CV

 1. Research

2017- Researcher at the ETHICS Lab (EA 7446) of the Lille Catholic University

2014-2020 Postdoctoral researcher, University of Porto; Research funded by the Portuguese National Research Foundation (FCT); Title of the project: “Digital Hermeneutics. Philosophical Investigations Into Digital Media and Technologies”

2016-2017 (December-March) Visiting professor, MICA (Médiations, Information, Communications, Arts) Lab, University of Bordeaux Montaigne

2016-2017 Assistant professor (fixed-term) (Attaché temporaire de l’enseignement et de la recherche) in contemporary philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Burgundy, Dijon

2015 (January-July) Visiting Researcher, COSTECH (Knowledge, Organization and Technological Systems) Lab, University of Technology of Compiègne

2013 Postdoctoral researcher, University of Verona; Research funded through the PRIN (Research Project of National Interest) “Beginning, Progress, Modernity and Tradition”, leaded by Prof. G. Piaia (University of Padua); Title of the project: “Dilthey’s Weltanschauungslehre and some contemporary variations on it”

2011-2012 Postdoctoral researcher, Fonds Ricoeur/EHESS Paris; Research funded through the “Oratoire-Ricoeur” fellowship; Title of the project: “The notion of efficacious word in Gerhard Ebeling and Paul Ricoeur”

2. Teaching

2017-2018 Part-time lecturer at the ISTC Stratégies & Communications Institute, Lille (36 hours)

2016-2017 (December-March) Visiting professor, MICA (Mediations, Information, Communication and Arts) Lab, University of Bordeaux Montaigne; Lectures at the doctoral school (école doctorale) on digital culture (10 hours)

2016-2017 Assistant Professor (Attaché temporaire de l’enseignement et de la recherche) in contemporary philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Burgundy, Dijon; Courses for undergraduate students (192 hours): political philosophy, general philosophy, aesthetics and philosophy of art, philosophy of language, history of modern ideas, ancient philosophy, anthropological philosophy

2015-2016 Part-time lecturer (vacataire), Department of Communication and Media studies, University of Paris 13; Seminar for graduate students on the ethics and politics of Big Data (15 hours)

2014-2016 Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Philosophy, University of Porto; Seminar for graduate students on digital culture (15 hours in 2014-2015 + 15 hours in 2015-2016)

2008-2013 PhD student and postdoctoral researcher, Department of Humanities, University of Verona; Seminar for undergraduate students, introduction to contemporary philosophy (24 hours per year for five years)

3. Education

2008-2011 PhD in Philosophy, University of Verona; Thesis funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research; Thesis title: “The Hermeneutical Experience of the Inner Word. Heidegger, Gadamer and Ricoeur Interpreters of St. Augustine”

2009-2010 (September-February) Visiting researcher, Fonds Ricoeur/EHESS Paris

2008 (June-October) Visiting researcher, Berlin State Library

2005-2007 MA in Philosophy, University of Verona; Dissertation’s title: “Heidegger and Aristotle. On the Essence of Human Freedom” (110/110 cum laude)

2001-2004 BA in Philosophy, University of Verona; Dissertation’s title: “Leibniz and Duns Scotus. On God’s Free Will” (110/110 cum laude)

2004-2005 Visiting student, University of Geneva

2002-2003 Erasmus student, Albert-Ludwig University, Freiburg im Breisgau

4. Other skills, competences, and outputs

Languages: Italian (mother language), English, French, German, Portuguese, Latin, Ancient Greek

Associate researcher at the COSTECH Lab, University of Technology of Compiègne

Member of the scientific committee of the journal Etudes Digitales, http://amage.eu/digitales/

Member of the editorial board of the journals Azimuth and Lo Sguardo (since March 2017), http://www.azimuthjournal.com/, http://www.losguardo.net

Reviewer for journals such as Journal of Design and Science, Social Theory and Practice and Etudes ricœuriennes/Ricoeur Studies

Basic knowledge of R programming

Participation to several science popularization initiatives such as the television shows “C’era una volta il web” on RAI Filosofia and “Lo Stato dell’Arte” on RAI5, the “IoT Week” organized by the MESHS Lille in June 2016, the “5th citizens’ forum” in Poitiers in November 2015, the interviews released for the blogs “Netnologia” and “Solotablet” and several seminars at the Verona Folks University

5. Funding and grants received so far

2019-2022 Research project “From Data to Wisdom” funded by the Portuguese National Research Foundation for 36 months (239.000 euros) (coordinators José Higuera, José Mairinhos, Alberto Romele)

The project “PHILDATA. Philosophy of Big Data” presented in 2015 to the French National Research Agency (ANR) in the context of the program “Acceuil de Chercheurs de Haut Niveau” for a 490K euros funding has been shortlisted, but not funded: http://www.agence-nationale-recherche.fr/fileadmin/aap/2015/selection/achn-selection-2015.pdf

6. Individual Fellowships

2017-2020 Renovation of the fellowship  of the Portuguese National Research Foundation (FCT)

2017 Three-month fellowhip for visiting professorship from the University of Bordeaux Montaigne

2014-2017 Three-year fellowship of the Portuguese National Research Foundation (FCT)

2014-2017 Three-year fellowship from the South African National Research Foundation (NRF) (refused)

2013 One-year fellowship (assegno di ricerca) through the PRIN (Research Project of National Interest) “Beginning, Progress, Modernity, Tradition”

2011-2012 One-year fellowhip (“Oratoire-Ricoeur” fellowship) from the Fonds Ricoeur and the Oratoire du Louvre

2011 Grant for the publication of the PhD thesis from the University of Verona

2008-2011 Three-year fellowship for PhD from the Italian Ministry of Universities, Education and Research