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Andrea Zanotti

Full Professor

Department of Legal Studies

Academic discipline: IUS/11 Ecclesiastical and Canon Law

Curriculum vitae

Andrea Zanotti is a full professor of canonic law at the Law Faculty of the University of Bologna. In the same city, he also holds the office of Rector of the Collegio dei Fiamminghi. From 1982 to 1984 he practised law. Since 1983, he has contributed effectively to the policies of the University in Bologna, as well as to the organization of the university's 900-year anniversengono confermati.ary celebrations and for the Magna Charta Universitatum, signed by more than 600 European rectors in September 1988.

He was member of the ITC Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the 1995 and 2002 terms.

He has worked for several research groups, both at national and at international level. In 2003 he acted as reviewer for the VI Framewok Programme of the European Union, and from 2003-2004, by appointment of the President of the Italian Council of Ministers, he coordinated a working group of the national committee for biosecurity and biotechnolgies. 

He is a registered freelance journalist.

From October 2004 to February 2007, President of the ITC (Istituto Trentino di Cultura) of Trento. From March 2007 untile December 2010 he was President of Fondazione Bruno Kessler, an interdisciplinary research institution that has inherited all faculties, duties and obligations of Istituto Trentino di Cultura.

In 2011 began the drafting of a new monograph entitled The Church among new paganism and oblivion. A return to the origins of the canon law of the third millennium? that sees the light in 2012 for the types Giappichelli of Turin, a book  already positively reviewed both in Italy and abroad. Also in 2012 held the teaching of canon law also at the University of Ferrara.  He became vice-president of the Fondazione Marino Golinelli of Bologna. In 2013, he continues to teach, as in 2012, "Comparative analysis of religious rights" at the Department of Law of the University of Bologna. In 2014 he is the Director of the "Terminus" Editorial Series of the Department of Legal Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, which serves as a tool for interdisciplinary comparison and collaboration between the ordinary professors of the various scientific areas. The stated intent is to rediscover, in a time of radical changes of civilization and like was happened at the origin of the Bolognese Studium, some great themes that will mark our future. The first volume is dedicated to "The Responsability Principle", followed by the second "Which Future After Democracy". In 2016 he became President of the Golinelli Foundation, who also served as the first secretary since the 1988, year of the birth.