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Marianna Marcella Bolognesi

Associate Professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/01 Historical and General Linguistics

Curriculum vitae

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2022- PI proj ABSTRACTION (ERC Starting Grant) ABSTRACTION: Unlocking meaning from experience through language.

2022-... Associate Professor at University of Bologna, Italy.

2019-2022 Senior Assistant Professor (rtdB) at University of Bologna, Italy.

2017-2019 Research Associate at University of Oxford, UK.

2015-2017 EU-awarded Marie Curie Postdoctoral researcher, University of Amsterdam, NL.

2013-2014 Postdoctoral researcher (6 months) at VU University Amsterdam, NL.

2008-2011 Ph.D. Linguistics, Università di Torino, IT.

2004-2007 MA, Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Università di Pavia, IT.

1999-2003 BA, Foreign Languages and Linguistics, Università di Pisa, IT.



2019-ongoing LILEC Experimental Lab member, University of Bologna, IT.

2019-2021 External staff - University of Birmingham, Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics MA supervisor for distance MA programmes in Applied Linguistics and TESOL.

2018-2019 Junior Research Fellow - Jesus College, University of Oxford, UK.

2018-pres. Executive Committee - RaAM Research and Applying Metaphor.

2015-pres. Research Area coordinator - Metaphor Lab Amsterdam

(Research Area: Metaphor and Multimodality)

2012-2018 PI - Metaphor Geeks Lab, Siena, IT.

2008/2015 Faculty member, Intercultural Education and Research Center SIS, Siena, IT



2022 ERC starting grant ~ 1.4 million EUR

2019 Jesus College Major Grant Scheme Funds ~ 3000 EUR

2015-2017 Marie Curie individual research fellowship (IEF) ~ 187,000 EUR

2016 KNAW Royal Dutch Academy of Science symposium grant - 3200 EUR

2016 ABC Amsterdam Brain and Cognition symposium grant - 2500 EUR

2016 Network Institute Amsterdam symposium sponsorship - 500

2014 Network Institute Amsterdam research sponsorship - 2000 EUR

2013 Network Institute travel grant - 1000 EUR

2008-2011 PhD fellowship - Università di Torino, Italy ~ 36,000 EUR

2009 Italian Ministry of Research visiting PhD fellowship (UCL London, UK) - 1500 EUR

2006 EDiSU scholarship (Universität Konstanz, Germany) -1500 EUR

2005-2006 European Commission Erasmus scholarship ~ 1200 EUR

2005 EILC European Commission scholarship, Jagellonsky University, Krakow -500 EUR