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      University of Bologna

PARTNERS

PARTNERS

University of Bologna

PARTNERS

Founded in 1088, the Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna (UNIBO) is known as the oldest University of the western world. Nowadays, UNIBO still remains one of the most important institutions of higher education across Europe and the second largest university in Italy. UNIBO is organized in a multicampus structure with 5 operating sites and, since 1998, also a permanent headquarters in Buenos Aires: 11 Schools, 33 Departments, 12 Research and Innovation Centers and more than 84.000 students. The UNIBO team coordinates the project and serves as leader of WP1 and 3.

The activity of the University of Bologna are conducted within the Department of the Arts (DAR), the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DISI) and the Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies.

The Department of the Arts (DAR) is the main research and educational cluster for disciplines such as visual, media and performance studies at the University of Bologna and the largest multi-focused Arts Department in Italy.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DISI) is one of the top Computer Science and Engineering departments in Italy, offering a broad spectrum of expertise ranging from theoretical computer science to software, hardware and application design and development.

The Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies (FICLIT) covers a vast range of theoretical approaches and disciplinary areas within the field of the Humanities. Its research and teaching make one of the best departments of Italian universities in the field of the Humanities, according to the latest public rankings.

Founded in 1088, the Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna (UNIBO) is known as the oldest University of the western world. Nowadays, UNIBO still remains one of the most important institutions of higher education across Europe and the second largest university in Italy. UNIBO is organized in a multicampus structure with 5 operating sites and, since 1998, also a permanent headquarters in Buenos Aires: 11 Schools, 33 Departments, 12 Research and Innovation Centers and more than 84.000 students. The UNIBO team coordinates the project and serves as leader of WP1 and 3.

The activity of the University of Bologna are conducted within the Department of the Arts (DAR), the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DISI) and the Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies.

The Department of the Arts (DAR) is the main research and educational cluster for disciplines such as visual, media and performance studies at the University of Bologna and the largest multi-focused Arts Department in Italy.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DISI) is one of the top Computer Science and Engineering departments in Italy, offering a broad spectrum of expertise ranging from theoretical computer science to software, hardware and application design and development.

The Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies (FICLIT) covers a vast range of theoretical approaches and disciplinary areas within the field of the Humanities. Its research and teaching make one of the best departments of Italian universities in the field of the Humanities, according to the latest public rankings.

Research team
Monica Dall’Asta

Monica Dall’Asta

Prof. Monica Dall’Asta is a scholar in Film and Media studies. Her research has dealt extensively with the history of popular culture in transnational perspective. Her work has particularly focused on feminist film history and theory, and on the role of montage for a constructionist concept of history. She is co-editor of the international Women Film Pioneers Project based at Columbia University (NY). She is the PI of the H2020 DETECt project.
Luca Barra

Luca Barra

Prof. Luca Barra is senior assistant professor at Università di Bologna, where he teaches Radio and Television History and Digital Media, and a former post-doctoral research fellow at Università Cattolica, Milan. His research mainly focuses on television production and distribution cultures, comedy and humour TV genres, the international circulation of media products (and their national mediations), the history of Italian television, and the evolution of the contemporary media landscape. He is the author of the books Palinsesto (Laterza, 2015) and Risate in scatola (Vita e Pensiero, 2012), and co-editor of Taboo Comedy (with C. Bucaria, Palgrave, 2015), Backstage (with T. Bonini and S. Splendore, Unicopli, 2015) and Tutta un’altra fiction (with M. Scaglioni, Carocci, 2013). He is an editorial consultant for Italian TV studies journal Link. Idee per la televisione.
Maurizio Ascari

Maurizio Ascari

Prof. Maurizio Ascari teaches English Literature at the University of Bologna (Italy). He is the author of multiple books, essays and edited collections on crime fiction. His Counter-History of Crime Fiction (2007) obtained a nomination for the Edgar Awards. His research has recently focused on the development of the psychological thriller and on the 20th century metamorphoses of the Gothic.
Ilaria Bartolini

Ilaria Bartolini

Prof. Ilaria Bartolini is a Computer scientist, with strong expertise in the fields of Multimedia Data Management and Web technologies. She has developed and spread worldwide query models for searching and browsing multimedia collections based on both the automatic characterizations of the content and its semantics, together with efficient and scalable query processing algorithms for highly differentiated users. She currently is EU ICT Coordinator of the H2020 DETECt project.
Andrea Di Luzio

Andrea Di Luzio

Andrea Di Luzio obtained his master’s degree at Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna with a 110/110 mark defending a thesis in Artificial Intelligence. He has in-depth knowledge of both frontend and backend Web Technologies, Data Mining and Artificial Intelligence techniques. He currently is temporary research fellow at Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering (DISI) in Bologna for the H2020 project DETECt with research topic: “Design of the DETECt Digital Framework and Web Portal”.
Donata Meneghelli

Donata Meneghelli

Prof. Donata Meneghelli is a scholar in Comparative Literature and Director of UNIBO Center for Literary Theory and Comparative Studies (Ce.TelC). She has strong expertise in the fields of narrative theory, intermediality, adaptation, nineteenth-century literature and visual culture. She is a member of the LACE European network and the steering board of the international PhD Programme in Comparative Studies at the University of Lisbon.