Curriculum Vitae et studiorum
Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione
Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum
University Career and Position
Master degree in literature at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza', on sociology, supervisor Prof. Franco Ferrarotti.
1969-70 and 1970-71
Grant to study and research at the 'Luigi Sturzo' Institute in Rome. Post-graduate course in sociology at the School of the Faculty of Political Science at the LUISS University in Rome.
Master degree at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' in Philosophy, supervisor Prof. Franco Ferrarotti.
Assistant Professor habilitation in sociology of organisation at the University of Padua. Researcher degree in moral and social sciences at the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'.
From 1974 till 1981
Assistant Professor in Sociology at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'.
Temporary Professor in Sociology at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' and then appointed in Sociology of knowledge.
Habilitation in General Sociology.
Visiting Scholar at the University of Berkeley.
Lecturer in Biographical Methodology at the University of San Paulo in Brazil.
Lecturer in Political Science at the Laval University in Québec.
Associate Professor in Sociology of knowledge at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'.
Professor of Sociology of religion at the Faculty of Sociology at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'.
General Secretary of the 'Euro Arab Social Research Group', based in Tunis.
Habilitation as Full Professor in Sociology of cultural processes.
From 1994 to 1997
Full Professor in Sociology of religion at the University of Chieti.
Appointed Professor of Sociology at the University 'Roma Tre'.
Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Buenos Aires and Lecturer in Qualitative Methodology.
Directeur d'Etudes - Maison des Sciences de l'Homme - Paris.
From 1979 till 2011
Invited Professor of Cultural Antrhopology at Lateranense Pontifical University of Rome
Invited Professor of Sociology of Religion at Gregoriana Pontifical University of Rome
From 1995 till 1997
Member of Administration Council at the University of Chieti
From 1997 till 2015
Full Professor of Sociology at Roma Tre University
Prizes and Recognition
1983, 1986, 1990 and 1997
Winner of the "Premio della Cultura" (Culture outstanding) by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.
Winner, ex aequo, of the international "Pitrè - Salomone Marino" prize for the book "Il Cristo rosso" (Red Christ).
From 1986 till 1994
Coordinator of the post-graduate course in Theory and Qualitative Analysis at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'.
From 2001 till 2012
Director of Department of Education at the University Roma Tre.
From 2008 till 2012
Member of Academic Senate at the University Roma Tre.
Member of the Conseil International de Rédaction of the journal "Sociétés" and member of the Consejo Editorial of the journal "Sociedad y Religión".
Member of the Board of Editors of the "Journal of Contemporary Religion".
Member of the Council of Reference of the journal "Implicit Religion".
Member of the executive committee of the 'Institut International de Sociologie'.
Member of the Institute of Sociology of the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'.
Member of the executive committee in the PhD programme in Theory and Social Research at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'.
Member of the executive committee of the 'Société Internationale de Sociologie des Religions'.
1985-1988 and 1992-2000
Member of the executive committee of the 'Association Internationale des Sociologues de Langue Française'.
Secretary of the Research Committee for Sociology of religion in the International Sociological Association.
Chairman of the same committee.
1987-1989 and 1998-2001
Member of the executive committee of the Italian Association of Sociology.
Vice President of the Italian Sociological Association.
President of the Italian Sociological Association.
Member of the executive committee of the Societé Internationale de Sociologie des Religions.
Member of the editorial board of the journal "International Sociology".
Member of the editorial board of the "Encyclopedia of Religion and Society", edited by W. H. Swatos, Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, Ca., 1997.
Editor in Chief of the journal of the International Sociological Association: "International Sociology".
Advisory Editor of "Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology".
Co-Editor of "Annual Review of Italian Sociology".
Organization of the International Conference on "Legittimazione e società" (Legitimation and society).
Organization of the International Conference "Religions sans frontières?".
Organization of the International Conference A.I.S.-A.I.S.L.F. "Tradizione e innovazione. L'approccio sociologico di lingua italiana e francese" (Tradition and innovation. The sociological approach of the Italian and French language).
Organization of the International Conference "Religious Phenomenon Today: Tradition, Change, Rejection", for the World Meeting of University Professors.
Organization of the International Conference "Education Antinomies in XXI Century"
FNAQ - Forum Nazionale Analisi Qualitativa
General Academic Outstanding Information
President of the Council of National Associations in the European Sociological Association
Chancellor Dunning Trust Lecturer at Queen's University of Victoria, Canada.
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