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Patrizia Battilani

Associate Professor

Department of Economics

Academic discipline: SECS-P/12 Economic History

Head of Center for Advanced Studies in Tourism

Short Bio

After a degree in Economics and Management I took my research doctorate in Political economy during which I spent 6 months at the London School of Economics as visiting students.

Since 2002, I'm professor in Economic history at the University of Bologna. In July 2013 I developed my research activities at the university of Sidney and in 2017-2018 at the University of Glasgow, as visiting scholar.

I work on Innovation in cultural tourism and I sit on the the Advisory Board of the Journal of Tourism History (Taylor and Francis publisher). Since 2012 I've been Director of the Degree Programme in Tourism Economics of the University of Bologna. In October 2014, on the occasion of the Council of Europe Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum, I partecipated in the drafting of the Baku Declaration with respect to Cultural routes as drivers for sustainable social and economic development.

In addition I extensively publish on business history issues. Since 2014 I sit on the Scientific Board of the Postgraduate Master in Economics of cooperative enterprises at the University of Bologna.
Since 2018 I head the Cast, the Center for advanced studies in tourism of the Bologna University

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+39 051 20 9 2618

Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche
Via Angherà 22, Rimini - Go to map

Office hours

Office hours

In RIMINI, Complesso Alberti, room 1.08

Next office hours will be on

March 4th at 10 am

Until the re-opening of University, is it possible to schedule skype call with prof Battilani

March 12th at 3 pm

MArch 27th at 2 pm

IN BOLOGNA, Strada Maggiore 45, 2° Courtyard, Room 25

From January to April, to meet professor Battilani, please send an E-mail to the following address:


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