BROMBAL Daniele

Position Associate Professor
Telephone 041 234 9585
E-mail daniele.brombal@unive.it
Website www.unive.it/persone/daniele.brombal (personal record)
Office Department of Asian and North African Studies
Website: https://www.unive.it/dep.dsaam
Where: Palazzo Vendramin
Research Institute Research Institute for Complexity

 

 


Daniele Brombal



Born on Dec 22, 1982, in Belluno (Italy)



Work experience

 

 

 

Dates

2013.06 - present

Occupation or position

Assistant Professor  

Main activities and responsibilities

Research activities pertinent to the interaction between private and public interests in PRC. 

Teaching duties related to Chinese language and contemporary society.

Employer

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Department of Asian and North African Studies

Type of business

Higher education

 

 

Dates

2012.07 - present

Occupation or position

Project Manager 

Main activities and responsibilities

Coordinating academic exchange, training and research actvities in P.R.China, pertinent to the projects “Evaluating Policies for Sustainable Energy Investments” (EPSEI) e “Global Partners in Contaminated Land Management” (GLOCOM). Projects are implemented in the framework of the International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES), part of the Marie Curie Actions of the EU Seventh Framework Programme.

Employer

Euro-Mediterranean Center for Climate Change (CMCC); Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Type of business

Research, international cooperation

 

 

Dates

2013.04 - 2013.07

Occupation or position

Consultant

Main activities and responsibilities

Coordinating on field identification mission for civil society building and vocational training in the area of Yushu and Chengduo (Qinghai Province, PRC). Coordinating delivery of equipment and pre-identification mission in Baoxing county (Sichuan Province, PRC).

Employer

Associazione per la Solidarietà Internazionale in Asia-ASIA Onlus 

Type of business

Development Cooperation

Dates

2012.01 - 2012.09 

Occupation or position 

Contract Lecturer

Main activities and responsibilities

Lecturer in charge of the BA and MA courses of Chinese Language. Courses main contents include translation from Chinese into Italian of institutional and literary documents. Co-Supervisor of 3 MA thesis projects in the areas of social and health polices in P.R.China. 

Employer

Department of Asian and North African Studies

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy)

Type of business

Higher education

 

 

Dates

2012.04 - 2012.06

Occupation or position 

Consultant

Main activities and responsibilities

Assessing health care needs and provision in Panam County, Tibet Autonomous Region (P.R.China). Activities carried out in the framework of the EU co-funded project “Support to the health sector in Panam County”  ONG-PVD/2007/135122

Employer

Associazione per la Solidarietà Internazionale in Asia-ASIA Onlus 

Type of business 

Development Cooperation

 

 

Dates

2011.01 -  2011.05  (A.Y. 2010-2011, Second Semester)

Occupation or position 

Faculty Tutor

Main activities and responsibilities

Providing tutoring sessions in contemporary Chinese language to students of the MA degree programme in “Languages, cultures and societies of East Asia”. Activities focused on tutoring students on the translation of institutional documents from Chinese into Italian language. Co-Supervisor of 1 MA thesis project pertinent to health polices in P.R.China. 

Employer

Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, 

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy)

Type of business 

Higher education

 

 

Dates

2010.01 - 2010.12

Occupation or position 

Health Programme Officer

Main activities and responsibilities

Coordinating the implementation of technical assistance projects targeting rural hospitals in P.R. China, in the framework of the MAE/DGCS project “Soft Loan Health Programme - P.R.China Aid.7599”

Employer

Directorate General for Development Cooperation, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE/DGCS)

Type of business 

Development cooperation

 

 

Dates

2009.01 - 2009.12

Occupation or position 

Fellow of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA) at the Embassy of Italy in Beijing (P.R. China)

Main activities and responsibilities

Carrying out policy analysis pertinent to Chinese public and social policies. Liaising with Chinese health authorities, bilateral donors, UN agencies

Employer

  United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA) 

Type of business

Development cooperation 

Dates

2005.09 - 2005.10

Occupation or position 

Cultural mediator at Venice Police Flying Squad

Main activities and responsibilities

Interpreting during operations against exploitation of Chinese immigrant workforce

Employer

Ministry of Interior of Italy

Type of business

Cultural mediation

 

 

Research Activities

 

 

 

Dates

2012.07 - 2013.06

Qualification

Post-Doc

Principal subjects

Project Title: “Analysis of Decision Making Processes Related to Environmental Protection, Climate Change and pertinent health policies in the People’s Republic of China”. The analysis being carried out by the applicant focuses on the interactions among government bodies having jurisdiction over environmental and health issues (both in horizontal terms and vertical terms, i.e., centre-local relations), as well as the interactions between social needs, private interest groups and the Party-State authorities. 

Name of organisation

Department of Asian and North African Studies, , University Ca’ Foscari of Venice (Italy)

Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics, University Ca’ Foscari of Venice (Italy) 

 

 

Dates

2012.07 - 2012.09

Qualification

Marie-Curie IRSES Visiting Fellow

Principal subjects

Analysis of the influence of institutional factors (with special reference to private economic interests) on the procedures of policy oriented research, carried out by Chinese government authorities in order to assess environmental degradation.

Name of organisation

Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES)

 

 

Dates

2009.01 - 2012.03

Qualification

Phd in Languages, Cultures and Societies (East Asian Studies Curriculum)

Principal subjects

PhD thesis title: “Rural Health Care in Contemporary P.R.China. Private Interests  and Social Needs in the Hu-Wen Era”.  The research work carried out by the during the PhD focused on the analysis of the processes of interaction between State and society pertinent to the health care sector in contemporary China. Research work focused in particular on the analysis of private interest groups, and their influence on both policy decision making process and implementation at local level of health policies. In the final chapter, a description is provided of possible avenues at disposal of private interests (in particular those of the pharmaceutical and biomedical industries) to become institutionalised in the Chinese political system. Results introduced in the thesis draw largely from evidence collected through fieldwork, conducted between 2009 and 2011.

 

Name of organisation

Department of Asian and North African Studies, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice (Italy)

 

 

Dates

2011.06 - 2011.07

Qualification

Visiting Scholar 

(Recommended by the Boston University Center for the Study of Asia, BUCSA)

Principal subjects

Public Policies in developing countries

Name of organisation

Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Range Future, 

Boston University, Boston, MA (USA)

 

 

Dates

2009.11 - 2010.11

Qualification

Visiting Scholar

Principal subjects

Public health management

Name of organisation

Health Reform and Development Center, School of Public Administration,

Renmin University, Beijing (P.R.China)

 

 

Dates

2008.02 - 2008.10

Qualification

Research Consultant

Principal subjects

Planning and carrying out research activities on field, focusing on health care needs and accessibility of health care services in rural areas of P.R. China. Activities conducted in the framework of the project   MAE/DGCS “Health Coordination Unit in Beijing - China Aid. 8607” 

Name of organisation

Directorate General for Development Cooperation, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE/DGCS)

 

 

 

Education and Training

 

 

 

Dates

2011.06 - 2011.07

Qualification

HSPH Scholarship Awardee for the workshop “Ethical Issues in Global Health Research”, June 20-24, 2011

Principal subjects

Ethical issues in conducting research on human subjects 

Name of organisation

Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), Boston, MA (USA)

 

 

Dates

2008.12 .

Qualification

UN/DESA Fellowship Programme Training Course

Principal subjects

Principles and working techniques of international development cooperation 

Name of organisation

United Nations System Staff College, Turin (Italy)

 

 

Dates

2005.09 - 2008.07

Qualification

MA in Languages and Economic and Legal Institutions of East Asia (Laurea specialistica in “Lingue e istituzioni economiche e giuridiche dell’Asia orientale”)

Principal subjects

China’s legal, social and political institutions; Chinese language 

Name of organisation

Department of East Asian Studies, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice (Italy)

 

 

 

 

Dates

2006.09 - 2007.07

Qualification

Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - China Scholarship Council fellow A.Y. 2006-2007

Principal subjects

Social security policies in P.R. China

Name of organisation

School of Public Administration, Renmin University, Beijing (P.R.China)

 

 

Dates

2005.03 - 2005.07

Title of qualification awarded

Visiting Student

Principal subjects

Chinese language

Name of organisation

Department of Chinese Language and Literature, East China Normal University, Shanghai (P.R.China)

 

 

Dates

2003.02 - 2005.07

Title of qualification awarded

BA in Languages and Economic and Legal Institutions of East Asia (Laurea triennale in “Lingue e istituzioni economiche e giuridiche dell’Asia orientale”)

Principal subjects

China’s legal, social and political institutions; Chinese language 

Name of organisation

Department of East Asian Studies, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice (Italy)

 

 

Research Interests

  • State-Society relations in contemporary China.

 

  • Policy decision making processes in contemporary China.

 

  • Processes of construction and representation of scientific evidence pertinent to policy-oriented research carried out by Chinese authorities.

 

  • Development policies in Tibetan areas under Chinese jurisdiction

 

Awards and 

Recognitions

 

 Awarded the ‘2012 Venice Ca’ Foscari University Research Prize,‘ category young scholars and PhD candidates   (Premi alla Ricerca 2012 - Categoria neo dottori di ricerca e dottorandi)   

 

 

 

 Awarded   the   ‘2011  Young   Sinologist  Award‘   by   the  Italian  Society  of   Chinese Studies    (Associazione   Italiana  Studi Cinesi, AISC),   for   the   area   History,    Politics, Law   and   Economy. 

 

 

Scholarship awardee for the workshop ‘Ethical Issues in Global Health Research’, June 2011,  Harvard  School of  Public  Health - Office for  Human Research Administration.

 

 

Awarded  Foreign  Expert  Certificate  for  the  period  Jan 2010 - Jan 2011 by the China Foreign Expert Bureau (on request of the Ministry of Finance of P.R.China). 

 

 

  Official invitation to reside in P.R.China issued in 2007 and 2008 by the Health Human Resources Development Center of the Ministry of Health of P.R. China.

 

 

Scholarship awardee China Scholarship Council - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy A.Y. 2006-2007.

 

 

Affiliations


Member of the Board of Directors, ASIA Onlus

Member of the Italian Society of Chinese Studies (Associazione Italiana Studi  Cinesi, AISC)

 

Member of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS)

 

 Member of the Italian Alpine Club (Club Alpino Italiano, CAI)