She has obtained her Ph.D at the Ce.R.Co. Insitute (Centro di Ricerca e Studi sulla Complessità) at the University of Bergamo, Italy, and later worked as a scholar at the University of Torino, obtaining a post-doctoral fellowship on new monasticisms in post-industrial society.
Since 2009 she is a professional journalist, writing for the major national magazines on issues of life styles, women, spirituality and religious trends in complex societies.
Her last upcoming publication tackles the issue of body and sexuality from a post-humanist perspective.
She joined FBK in July 2017.
An interview with the researcher Sara Hejazi: born in Iran and educated in Italy, she is an anthropologist with a focus on religions, gender perspectives and identity construction through body practices and symbolsMay 7, 2018
In recent years, in particular after the Twin Towers attacks on September 11, 2001, growing attention has been paid to Islam, until then generically associated with sandy dunes and pointed minarets and then increasingly recognized within the Western world as unsuspecting and exotic next door tenantMarch 26, 2018
From the discovery of fire to the printing of the Bible, technology has never stopped involving religion. FBK's ICT and Humanities Centers work in synergy on the implications of an app that can virtualize objects and places of worship.March 8, 2018