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Matteo Paoletti

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of the Arts

Academic discipline: L-ART/05 Performing Arts

Short Bio

Matteo Paoletti is a senior assistant professor at the University of Bologna. He develops his research in the field of Economics and organisation of theatre, Opera staging and relationships between theatre and cultural diplomacy.

He is PI of Performing arts, economics, and cultural policies. New interpretative paradigms between aesthetics and social sciences (PRIN 2022), Theatre and music between two shores of the Mediterranean: cultural connections between Italy and Tunisia (Global South 2022) and Migrantheatre/Migration perspectives in Europe (UNA Europa 2021).

He is an Expert Advisor of the European Commission and of the Swiss National Science Foundation.

He was a Cultural attaché at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For the Italian National Commission for UNESCO oversaw the 2003 Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage.

He is the editor of the Routledge companion to the history of theatre and migration, in press.

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+39 051 20 9 2031

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Dipartimento delle Arti
Via Barberia 4, Bologna - Go to map

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Mondays: 9.30 (starting 30th September)

Students reception takes place in my study in via Barberia 4 - Seat of the Department of the Arts.

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