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Caterina Fratesi

PhD Student

Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: M-STO/06 History of Religions

Curriculum vitae


She obtained a bachelor's degree in Antropologia, religioni, civiltà orientali, and a master's degree in Antropologia culturale ed etnologia from the University of Bologna. In the academic year 2022/2023, she attended the first year of the Scuola di Specializzazione in Beni Demoetnoantropologici (University of Perugia), where she received a scholarship funded by the University of Perugia and the I.C.P.I. (Ministry of Culture).

She is currently enrolled in the doctoral program in Scienze Storiche e Archeologiche. Memoria, Civiltà e Patrimonio (University of Bologna).

Academic Activities

In the academic year 2022/2023, she served as a tutor and provided educational support for the teaching of Storia delle religioni at the University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà. In the same academic year, she was a member of the commission for activity F (seminars and internships) for the bachelor's degree program in Antropologia, religioni, civiltà orientali, and for the master's degree program in Antropologia culturale ed etnologia.

Since 2023, she have been affiliated with the A.I.S.S.C.A. – Associazione Italiana per lo Studio della Santità dei Culti e dell'Agiografia.

Scientific Activities

From 2019 to 2023, she conducted various research projects at the Observatory on Religious Pluralism (O.P.R.) of GRIS - Socio-Religious Research and Information Group (Bologna). In 2022, she conducted archival research at the Archivio Storico dell’Ospedale di Pavullo nel Frignano (MO).

She has organized several seminar lectures and collaborated in the organization of a national and an international conference.

Other Activities

In 2023, she served as responsible experimenter for a pilot study at the RFL Psychiatric Residence - Recovery for Life in Limbiate (MB).

In the same year, she collaborated in the preparation of the exhibition entitled Bologna sarà transitoria, ma io mi sento a casa: studiare, abitare, vivere all’ombra delle Due Torri at the MEUS – Museo Europeo degli Studenti (Bologna).