Silvana has worked in 15 research projects funded by the European Union
and has a long experience of social research at international level,
which spans more than 25 years of scientific activity.
She is member of ESA – European Sociological Association
(RN11 – Network of Emotions and RN RN02 – Sociology of the Arts), DGS – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie
(Section: “Kultursoziologie”), AIS - Associazione italiana di Sociologia
. She is a member of the advisory board of Sociologia italiana - Ais Journal of Sociology
She is member of EAJS - European Association for Jewish Studies and AISG - Associazione italiana per lo studio del giudaismo.