Fabio Vicini

Fabio Vicini,  October 20, 2020
Temporary Assistant Professor
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Palazzo Zorzi-Polfranceschi,  Floor 1° ala Vipacco,  Room 1.34
+39 045 802 8789
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Thursday, Hours 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM,   Palazzo Zorzi-Polfranceschi, Floor 1° ala Vipacco, room 1.34


Fabio Vicini is Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Human Sciences. In the past, he has been Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Istanbul 29 Mayis University, Istanbul (2014-2020), TÜBITAK Post-doctoral Researcher, Istanbul (2013-2014), and Research Fellow at BGSMCS, Berlin (2011). He received a Ph.D. in Anthropology and History from SUM – Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane (now Istituto di Scienze Umane e Sociali, Scuola Normale Superiore, Firenze) in 2013. In that same year, he was awarded the Malcolm H. Kerr Award in the Social Sciences by MESA. Fabio Vicini's work has appeared in several national and international journals, including Anthropology & Education Quarterly, Culture and Religion, ANUAC, and La Ricerca Folklorica. His latest book is titled Reading Islam: Life and Politics of Brotherhood in Modern Turkey (Boston and Leiden: Brill, 2020). He has conducted ethnographic researches in Turkey, mainly researching contemporary Islamic movements, Sufism, and religiously-inspired forms of civic engagement. His main interests include the Anthropology of religion and Islam; Secularism in Turkey, the MENA region, and Europe (Italy in particular); Political Theology; and Ethics. He is interested in following students whose research explores one or more of these topics, with particular regard to Europe, Turkey, the MENA region, Central Asia, and South-East Asia.


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