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Stefano Piastra

Associate Professor

Department of Education Studies "Giovanni Maria Bertin"

Academic discipline: M-GGR/01 Geography

Director of Single Cycle Degree in Primary Teacher Education


Keywords: Historical Geography; Cultural Geography; Landscape Geography; Italy & China; Travels and Travellers; Genius Loci, Places, Identity; Historical Migrations; Didactics of Geography.


Research Themes:

- Man-Environment Interactions in Gypsum Areas

- Man-Environment Interactions in Sulfur Mining Districts

- Land reclamation in badlands areas and present-day management issues

- Man-Water Interactions in the Emilia-Romagna Region

- Landscape Evolution in the Po River Delta

-  Landscape in Literature

- Italians in the 'Old Shanghai' (1842-1941)

- Italian travellers to China/Chinese travellers to Italy (17th-20th centuries)

- Cartographical and geographical issues between Europe and China (16th-18th centuries)

- Places, Memory, Local Community

- Historical Migrations, Identity, Memory

- Protected Areas and Local Community

- Toponymy

- Didactics of Geography and Environmental Education