Health and Illness: web narratives

Starting date
November 27, 2017
Duration (months)
Human Sciences
Managers or local contacts
Lonardi Cristina

The project aims to collect in different types of social network platforms (forums, blogs, association sites, facebook pages, ...) stories of patients / and stories of those who assist a person with chronic, chronic-degenerative disease and / or invisible and / or stigmatizing for the construction and implementation of a qualitative archive of "online" disease narratives. This archive will be used to initiate qualitative studies on the relationship between illness and the web and on the relationship between illness and the sharing of experiences among peers.


Funds: assigned and managed by the department

Project participants

Roberta Fraccaroli
Teaching Assistant
Cristina Lonardi
Associate Professor
Research areas involved in the project
Società inclusive e pratiche di cittadinanza


Research facilities