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Davide Torsello Edit Profile

anthropologist , educator

Davide Torsello, Italian anthropologist, educator. Postgraduate Research scholarship, Ministry Education, Japan, 1994-1998. Director Applied Research Eastern Europe, 2009; Member of Japan Anthropology Workshop, European Association Social Anthropologists, American Anthropological Association.

Background

Torsello, Davide was born on December 29, 1968 in Lecce, Italy. Son of Claudio Torsello and Fiorenza Chironi.

Education

Bachelor in Japanese Language & Culture, Oriental University Institute, Naples, Italy, 1993. Master of Arts in Cultural Anthropology, Hirosaki University, Japan, 1998. Master of Science in Social Anthropology, London School Economics, 1999.

Doctor of Philosophy, Max Planck Institute Social Anthropology, Germany, 2003.

Career

Postgraduate researcher, anthropology University Hirosaki, 1995—1998. Associate professor, cultural anthropology University Bergamo, Italy, since 2006. Research consultant Forum Institute Social Research, Samorin, 2001—2003.

Visiting junior research fellow Collegium Budapest Institute Advanced Study, Hungary, 2004. Visiting lecturer University Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan, 2005. 2nd lieutenant Navy, 1993-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) La Sfiducia Ritrovata. Etnografia di un Villaggio Postsocialista della Slovacchia Meridionale, Dono, Scambio e Favore: Fondamenti e Sviluppi dell'antropologia Economica. Co-editor (with Melinda Pappova): Social Networks in Movement: Time, Interaction and Interethnic Spaces in Central Eastern Europe.

      Co-editor: (with Lucia Rodeghiero) Beyond Borders: Anthropological and Historical Approaches to Interethnic Relations in Eastern Europe.

Membership

Director Applied Research Eastern Europe, 2009. Member of Japan Anthropology Workshop, European Association Social Anthropologists, American Anthropological Association.

Connections

Married Melinda Torsello. Children: Marco, Matteo.

father:
Claudio Torsello

mother:
Fiorenza Chironi

spouse:
Melinda Torsello

children:
Marco Torsello

Matteo Torsello