Donatella Della Porta, internationally renowned sociologist and professor of Political Science at the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence, will receive on May 7th the title of doctor honoris causa from the University of Bucharest. The recognition was granted for her significant contributions to the study of social movements, as well as the impact that her research had on a broad  range of scientific fields  within the social and political sciences as well as humanities . On the occasion of the conferring ceremony, a conference will honor her work.