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Maria Chiara Giorda

Since three years she is involved within a European team (Unil, Université de Lausanne, Max Planck Institut – Göttingen) in a project about religious places in urban spaces, in terms of conflict’s dynamics, inclusion/exclusion, cultures and practices of citizenship.

After her Ph.D. at the École Pratique des Hautes Etudes, V section, Sorbonne Paris (2007), supported by FBK, Trento, she obtained the National academic qualification as Associate Professor in History of Religions (2013). Since 2012 she is professor and coordinator of the section Sociology and Media of the Master in Religions and Cultural Mediation, Sapienza University of Rome, temporary Assistant Professor of “History of Religions” at the University of Torino and Bologna and coordinator of the Scientific Committee of Benvenuti in Italia Foundation.

Among her last publications: Giorda 2016 (with S. Pastorelli, eds.), Les écoles confessionnelles/Confessional Schools Konfessionelle Schulen, in: Eurostudia, Volume 11, numéro 1, 2016, p. i-93: http://www.erudit.org/re vue/euro/2016/v11/n1/index.htm l;Giorda, (with Becci, Burchardt) 2016, Religious Super-Diversity and Spatial Strategies in Two European Cities,  «Current Sociology»,  pp. 1-18; Giorda 2015 (with Filoramo, eds.), Monastic transmutation. Monks in the crucible of secular modernity, special issue of “Historia Religionum”; Giorda 2015, Secularism and Citizenship in Italian Schools, in “Diversities”: http://newdiver sities.mmg.mpg.de/?page_id=971 .

Spotlight's articles

  • Lecture on radicalism and extremism, at Palazzo Montecitorio. The Committee invited researcher Maria Chiara Giorda as an expert of the subject to provide some clues about it and suggestions for the making of the bill to preventing violent fundamentalisms cases.
    October 2, 2016