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Asher Daniel Colombo

Full Professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: SPS/07 General Sociology

Short Bio

After PhD in Trento, I joined the University of Bologna in 1998. Editor of the journal "Polis. Studi e ricerche su società e politica in Italia". VS at Brown, Berkeley, Windsor. Articles on Eur. J. of Crim.; J. of Mod. It. St.; Death St.; Pop. and Dev. Rev.; Polis; Quad. di St. Econ.; Mondi Migranti; Rass. It. di Crim.; Quaderni di Sociologia; Rev. of Rel. Res. P.I. of the PRIN project "Death, Dying and Disposal in Italy: Attitudes, Behaviours, Beliefs, Rituals" (MIUR funding 2015FR7MKM). President of the Carlo Cattaneo Institute Research Foundation (Bo). Most recent publications: COLOMBO, A. e MOLINARI, R. (2023) “Displacement of Death From Home to Hospital in Historical Perspective: The Case of Italy, 1883–2013”, J Int Hist, 53 (3):439-469 | "Morire all'italiana. Pratiche, riti, credenze" (a cura di; Bologna, Il Mulino, 2022) | "La solitudine di chi resta. La morte ai tempi del contagio", Bologna, 2021 | COLOMBO, A. - VLACH, E. "Why Do We Go to the Cemetery? Religion, Civicness, and the Cult of the Dead in Twenty-First Century Italy , Rev Rel Res, 63, 217–243 (2021). 

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A.Y. 2023/24, Office Hours: Tuesday, 9.30-10.30 AM. Please, write to me by e-mail in advance. Remote calls can be asked for.

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