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Patrizia Battilani

Full Professor

Department of Economics

Academic discipline: SECS-P/12 Economic History

Short Bio

After a degree in Economics and Management I took my research doctorate in Political economy during which I spent 9 months at the London School of Economics

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.

I work on Innovation in cultural tourism and I sit on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Tourism History (Taylor and Francis publisher). From 2012 to 2016 I was Director of the Degree Programme in Tourism Economics and from 2018 to July 2021, I head the Cast, the Center for advanced studies in tourism of the Bologna University.

In addition I work on Social Innovation and since 2014 I sit on the Scientific Board of the Postgraduate Master in Economics of cooperative enterprises at the University of Bologna.
I published extensively on economic history, business history and tourism studies

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+39 051 20 9 2618

Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche
Piazza Scaravilli 2, Bologna - Go to map

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Office hours

Prof.Battilani - office hours in my office at the Rimini Campus

Friday, March 24 at 2,30 pm

Monday, April 3 3,30 pm

Thursday, April 20 at 12 pm

or on Teams platform, times to be agreed

You can also get in touch with me by E-mail to the following address:

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