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Federico Ferretti

Full Professor

Department of Education Studies "Giovanni Maria Bertin"

Academic discipline: M-GGR/01 Geography

Curriculum vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE ET STUDIORUM (SYNTHESIS)

 

EDUCATION

2007- 2011: Joint PhD in Geography, Universities of Bologna and Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne. Supervisors: Professors Marie-Claire Robic and Franco Farinelli. Dissertation: L’Occident d’Elisée Reclus, l’invention de l’Europe dans la Nouvelle Géographie universelle (1876-1894). Passed on 14/02/2011, with distinction (très honorable avec les félicitations du jury).

2005 - 2007:MA Degree in Geography University of Bologna, with distinction (110 e lode). Dissertation: Il mondo senza la mappa. Élisée Reclus e i geografi anarchici (Supervisors: Professors Franco Farinelli and Béatrice Collignon).

2002 - 2005: BA Degree in Geography, University of Bologna, with distinction (110 e lode). Dissertation: Dalla geografia universale al sistema mondo. Fernand Braudel e la geografia (Supervisors: Professors Ivo Mattozzi and Stefano Torresani).

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

2021 –

Full Professor of Geography, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Educazione “G.M. Bertin”

2015 - 2021: Associate Professor at University College Dublin (UCD) – School of Geography (full-time, permanent position), tenured in 2016, promoted in 2018 [Teaching, Scholarship and Administration]

2014 – 2015: Research Fellow (Collaborateur Scientifique) at the University of Geneva (Switzerland), Faculty of Psychology and Sciences of Education (FPSE), project Geography, public education and libertarian pedagogy in Switzerland and in Europe (XIX-XXI centuries) (FNS, Interdisciplinary Division, grant number 150119).

2014 – 2015: Research Fellow (Collaborateur Scientifique) at the University of Geneva (Switzerland), Department of Geography and Environment, project Dispositifs spatiaux du spectacle du Monde, Genève 1894-1914 (FNS, Interdisciplinary Division, grant number 152808).

2014 Lecturer at the Federal University of Latin-American University Integration (Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana - UNILA), Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, for the BA Majors in Geography and International Relations.

2012 – 2014: Research Fellow and Contractual Teacher (Collaborateur Scientifique et chargé de cours) at the University of Geneva (Switzerland), Department of Geography and Environment, Écrire le monde autrement: géographes, ethnographes et orientalistes en Suisse Romande (1864-1920), des discours heterodoxes. (FNS, div. 1, 2012-2015, grant n. 140274). Plus Cultural Geography Teaching.

2011 - 2012: Research and Teaching Fellow (Ingénieur en analyse de sources) in the Paris École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales – EHESS (France).

2005-2008 - Professional collaborations with the University of Bologna:

  • December 2005. Project “Bibliographic and cartographic research”, consisting in the redaction of bio-bibliographical files for the DISCI (Historical Dictionary of the Italian Cartographers). Scientific Supervisor: Professor Stefano Torresani.
  • September-October 2006. Collaboration for the Historical Map Exposition “Il mondo in scala. Le rappresentazioni del territorio nelle carte Dal Pane”. Scientific Supervisors: professors Carla Giovannini and Stefano Torresani.
  • January-February 2007. “Realisation of the Learning Object for the Module of Geographical Information Systems”: redaction of materials in e-learning modality for the Bachelor course. Scientific Supervisor: Professor Stefano Torresani.
  • June-July 2008. Iconographic research for the Department project “Historical landscapes of Emilia Romagna”. Scientific Supervisor: Professor Carla Giovannini.

2005 – 2011: Public servant at the Province of Reggio Emilia (Italy) – Service of Employment plus Departmental Archives (on leave for doctorate in 2008, 2009 and 2010).

2002 – 2005: Educator (‘Marconi’ Apartment Group – Social Support for Minors) at the Social Cooperative CSAPSA (Centro Studi e Analisi di Psicologia e Sociologia Applicate), Bologna (Italy)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • 2021-2025. Member of the Project Conflictos fronterizos en España y América latina (1840-2020), aproximaciones geo-históricas y actuales (GEOCONFRONT), PID2020-114088GB-I00, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Instituto de Historiografía Julio Caro Baroja). Principal Investigator: Professor Jacobo García-Álvarez (Universidad Carlos III).
  • 2021 - ... Member of the Project PTDC/GES-GCE/1330/2021 'Geografia portuguesa nos trópicos: instituições científicas, redes internacionais e práticas de pesquisa no contexto de colonialismo europeu tardio', Principal Investigator: Dr Francisco Manuel de Paula Nogueira Roque de Oliveira, submitted to FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.
  • From 2021. Member of the AGEI (Associazione dei Geografi Italiani)
  • 2018-2021: Member of the Geosciences and Geographical Sciences Committee of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA)
  • From 2018: Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society with Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG).
  • From 2018: Associate Member of the American Association of Geographers (AAG).
  • From 2018: Member of the LAGUK Group (Latin American Geographies in the UK) https://lagukinfo.wixsite.com/lag-uk/Members/Federico-Ferretti/Ferretti
  • From 2017: External member of the Research Cluster Historia de la Geografía y Geografía Histórica - Institute of History Julio Caro Baroja - University Carlos III – Madrid, and associated member of the Project Trazar la línea: teoría y práctica de las delimitaciones fronterizas luso-franco-españolas (1750-1936), Ministry of Economy Industry and Competitiveness and the European Regional Development Fund Research ProjectCSO2015-65301-P, 2016-2019.
  • 2017-18: Member of the Latin American Studies Association
  • From 2017: Member of the “Biblioteca Libertaria Armando Borghi”, Castelbolognese, Italy http://bibliotecaborghi.org/wp/
  • 2016: Member of the GEV (Extern Assessment Group) of the Italian Ministry of Education for the assessment of research produced in the period 2011-2014 in Geography.
  • 2014: Member of the Brazilian Network of History of Geography and Historical Geography (Rede Brasilis)
  • From 2014: Expert Member of the French Institute of Social History (IFHS).
  • 2013: Associate member of the research team Laboratório de Política, Epistemologia e História da Geografia (LAPEHGE), UFFRJ, Rio de Janeiro http://dgp.cnpq.br/buscaoperacional/detalhegrupo.jsp?grupo=0211706EOV4GQX
  • From November 2007: Member of the UMR 8504 Géographie-Cités, Équipe EHGO – Épistémologie et Histoire de la Géographie, CNRS, Paris (confirmed until 2023): https://www.parisgeo.cnrs.fr/spip.php?article112&lang=fr

 

EDITORIAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • 2020: Member of the Political Geography editorial board.
  • 2020-2022: Member of the Dialogues in Human Geography editorial board.
  • 2020: Member of the GEOGRAFIAS (UFMG) editorial board
  • 2020: Member of the Acronia. Studi di storia dell'anarchismo e dei movimenti radicali editorial board
  • 2019: Member of the Terra Brasilis editorial board (Conselho Consultivo)
  • 2019: Member of the Investigaciones Geográficas (UNAM) Editorial Council
  • 2018: Member of the Geografiska Annaler Series B – Human Geography editorial board.
  • 2018: Member of the Anarchist Studies editorial board.
  • 2017: Member of the Geography Compass editorial board for Historical Geography.
  • 2017-2020: Member of the AAG Review of Books editorial board.
  • 2016: Member of the Scientific Board of Revista Cerrados, Montes Claros, http://www.periodicos.unimontes.br/cerrados/index
  • 2016: Member of the International Advisory Board for ACME – An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, http://acme-journal.org/index.php/acme/index
  • 2016: Member of the Editorial Board for Germinal, Revista de Estudios Libertarios (Madrid).
  • 2013: Member of the Scientific Board of CONTINENTES: Revista de Geografia da UFRRJ, Rio de Janeiro, http://r1.ufrrj.br/revistaconti/?s=equipeEditorial
  • 2013: Member of the Editorial Board of Boletím Goiano de Geografia, Goiânia, UFG, http://www.revistas.ufg.br/index.php/bgg/about/editorialTeam and of the journal Élisée, Revista de Geografia da UEG, Goiânia, UEG, http://www.prp.ueg.br/revista/index.php/elisee/about/editorialTeam
  • 2012: Member of the Scientific Board of Espaço e Economia, Revista Brasileira de Geografia Econômica – Rio de Janeiro, UFRRJ, http://espacoeconomia.revues.org/78

 

REVIEWER FOR JOURNALS AND BOOKS

  • Liverpool University Press from 2021
  • Dialogues in Human Geography from 2021
  • Globalizations from 2021
  • Geoforum from 2021
  • Social and Cultural Geographies, from 2020
  • Anarchist Studies, from 2020
  • Routledge, for the series Decolonizing the Classics, from 2020
  • European Journal of Political Theory, from 2020
  • Forum Italicum from 2020
  • Cahiers de Géographie du Québec from 2020
  • Environment and Planning D – Society and Space from 2020
  • Journal of Geography in Higher Education from 2020
  • Gender Place and Culture, a Journal of Feminist Geography from 2020
  • University of Minnesota Press from 2020
  • Sage Open from 2020
  • Annals of the American Association of Geographers from 2020
  • Education Sciences from 2019
  • Progress in Human Geography for 2019
  • Editions de la Sorbonne from 2019.
  • Transactions in GIS from 2019.
  • The Professional Geographer from 2019.
  • Political Research Exchange from 2019.
  • Area from 2019.
  • Geographica Helvetica from 2018.
  • Bollettino della Società Geografica Italiana from 2018.
  • Geotema from 2018.
  • Geography Compass, from 2018.
  • External reviewer for: P. Cloke, P. Crang and M Goodwin (eds.), Introducing Human Geographies, Routledge 2018 [2018].
  • International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, from 2017.
  • Journal of Historical Geography, from 2017.
  • Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, from 2017.
  • Journal of Geography from 2017.
  • Antipode, from 2015.
  • Geografiska Annaler series B, from 2015.
  • Political Geography, from 2014.
  • ACME, An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, from 2013.
  • Anthropology of Food from 2015.
  • GEOgraphia (Rio de Janeiro) from 2015.
  • Cybergeo, from 2015.
  • Annales de Géographie from 2015.
  • Società e Storia, from 2015.
  • Espaço e Economia, from 2015.
  • Rivista Geografica Italiana, from 2015.
  • Géoregards from 2016.
  • Dictionnaire critique de la Méditerranée, Réseau RAMSES, in 2013.

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS (Selection)

  • Irish Research Council’s Starting and Consolidator Laureate Awards Programme to perform the project Critical Development and geopolitics of hunger: voices from the ‘Global South’, 2019.
  • ‘Highly Commended’ Mention in the Journal of Historical Geography Best Paper Prize 2017, for “Publishing anarchism: Pyotr Kropotkin and British print cultures, 1876-1917”.
  • Rising Star Award for the best paper published in Geografiska Annaler Series B – Human Geography in 2017, for “Imperial ambivalences. Histories of lady travellers and the French explorer Octavie Renard-Coudreau (1867-1938)”.
  • Prize for the best paper published in the Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography in 2017, for “Tropicality, the unruly Atlantic and social utopias: the French explorer Henri Coudreau (1859-1899)”.
  • Imago Mundi Prize 2017 - (qualifying for the John Brian Harley Travel Grant) for the best paper published in Imago Mundi, the International Journal for the History of Cartography, in 2015 and 2016, with presentation at the International Conference on the History of Cartography (prize + travel grant).
  • Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Travel Grant for 2017. Project Historical Geographies of Critical Development. Targeting a research stay at the IEB (instituto de Estudos Brasileiros) in São Paulo – May and July 2017 and qualifying for the title of ‘RIA Charlemont Scholar 2017’.
  • UCD COSSL Research Funding Scheme to develop the project ‘Voices from the Global South’ as Reserve Applicant for the Irish Research Council Laureate Awards scheme 2017/18 (plus IRC travel grant)

 

ADMINISTRATION AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2019-2021 Director of Graduate Studies (Master and PhD Programmes) for UCD School of Geography

2019: Academic Host for Professor Marcus Power (University of Durham), visiting UCD School of Geography for a series of research seminars and guest lectures on Geopolitics and Development.

2019: External assessor for research fellowships applications, Fondation Maison Sciences de l’Homme, Paris.

2019: UCD Lead for the Graduate Students Exchange Agreement between UCD and UFRRJ -Rio de Janeiro Federal Rural University, 2019-2024.

2018: Internal Assessor for the CoSSL Research Funding Scheme, UCD.

2018: Founding Member of the UCD Group of Interest on Latin America and the Caribbean

2018: Co-responsible of the Anne Buttimer Archives at UCD (with A. Crampsie)

2016 – 2018 Director of Global Engagement for UCD School of Geography and member of the College Internationalisation Committee.

2016 – Organiser of the public event for the launch of the MSc Programme “Geographies of the Global South” – 29 February, 1 and 2 March 2016, UCD Campus, Belfield, with Philippe Rekacewicz, Marcelo Lopes de Souza, Javier Revilla Diez, Colin Scott, Alun Jones, Sinah Kloss, Clemens Greiner, https://www.ucd.ie/geography/newsandevents/upcomingevents/29february-2march2016-geographiesoftheglobalsouthweek/#d.en.311659