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Saverio Marchignoli

Associate Professor

Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-OR/17 Indian and Central Asian Philosophy, Religions and History

Curriculum vitae

Saverio Marchignoli is an associate professor at the University of Bologna since 2012. His research activity focuses on India's intellectual history (L-OR / 17: Philosophy, Religion, History of India and Asia central). Starting from an Indian perspective, he deals with philosophical problems both from a theoretical and a historical point of view. 

His education in Indian philosophy and religions took place at the University of Bologna (where he studied with GR Franci and A. Passi) and, for Bengali language and literature, at SOAS in London (where he studied with W. Radice and H Thompson).
From 2000 to 2006 he was research fellow at the Department of Linguistic and Oriental Studies at the University of Bologna.
Academic career
- From November 2006 to June 2012 he was a university researcher in the L-OR / 17 scientific-disciplinary field at the Faculty of Humanities and Philosophy at the University of Bologna;
- Since July 2012 is a professor associated in the same field.

Teaching activity
- From the academic year 2006-07 he teaches on Intellectual History of India, as well as Sanskrit and Indology, at the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy (then the School of Letters and Cultural Heritage Conservation).

- He has held courses in Philosophy of India at the Faculty of Cultural Heritage (Ravenna campus).

Scientific activity
- As a visiting researcher and lecturer he has worked many times in India, the United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom.
- He has participated as a speaker at numerous national and international conferences.
- From 2013 to 2017 he was the scientific coordinator of the European-funded project E-Qual, focusing on scientific-didactic collaboration between Indian and European universities.

Institutional activities and academic assignments
- From 2012 to 2014 she was Coordinator of the Degree Course in Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa.
- From 2012 to 2015, he was a member of the University of Education Preservation Quality Assurance Group.
- From 2013 he is Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Library of the Department of History Culture Civilization.