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Carla Giovannini

Alma Mater Honorary Professor

Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna

Curriculum vitae

Full Professor of Geography at the University of Bologna. She studies in the field of Urban Geography and Historical Geography. She is currently conducting research on Italian beaches.

Education and previous positions

Graduated in Letters from the Faculty of Humanities and Philosophy at the University of Bologna , she has held research fellow, associate professor and full professor.

Teaching activity

Since 1990 she has been working as an undergraduate as a Titular Teacher for Bachelor's Degree in Arts and Philosophy and now in the School of Arts and Letters. She is currently Professor of Urban Geography at the University of Bologna's Master Degree Course in Geography and Territorial Processes and Geography for Degree courses in History and Letters. She is responsible for Workshops Seminars and Internships in the Second Cycle Degree in Geography and Territorial Processes

Scientific activity

She currently represents the University of Bologna in the E-Gea research center (formed with the University of Modena and Bari). Performs funded research: Ravenna City Virtual Guide and Visualizing Versilia  for the realization of two web gis and experimental portals for displaying and enhancing the landscape and the territory. She is writing a volume on the Italian Beaches and a Geography handbook  for the University.

Institutional activities and academic assignments

Since July 2015 she is Director of the Second Cycle Degree ( master) in Geography and Territorial Processes. She is a member of the College of Doctoral Research in History Culture and Civilization.

She was the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Philosophy of the University of Bologna from 2008 to 2012, vice-dean of the same Faculty during 2005 -2008.

Component of the University Senate of Bologna during 2008-2012.

Member of the Board of Governors of the University of Bologna during 2004- 2007

Membership in scientific and editorial committees

Since 2010, she is a member of the Management Committee of the Magazine Memoria e Ricerca