BULIAN Giovanni

Professore Associato
Sito web
www.unive.it/persone/giovanni.bulian (scheda personale)
Dipartimento di Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa Mediterranea
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/dsaam
Sede: Palazzo Vendramin
Research Institute
Research Institute for Digital and Cultural Heritage
Research Institute
Research Institute for Green and Blue Growth

Giovanni Bulian has a background in both anthropology and humanities. He has conducted extensive fieldwork in Japan. His research activities focus on impacts and adaptations to extreme weather and seasonal climate change in the coastal areas of Shima Peninsula, the southern area of Ise Bay, the Sagami Bay coast of Miura Peninsula and the Tsugaru Peninsula. He is specialized in maritime resource management strategies, the social perception of climate change in small-scale farming and fishing economies, history of traditional forecasting knowledge. Other topics of interest: human agency and climate change, anthropological studies of space and place, fishing material culture, social issues in food production and consumption systems, conceptual and practical contributions of rural anthropology.  

Research interests: Environmental anthropology, Ethnoscience, Anthropology of religion, History of anthropology

Related Links: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Giovanni-Bulian  https://unive.academia.edu/GiovanniBULIAN

Academic education・qualification: National Scientific Qualification – Full professor (2021); National Scientific Qualification – Associate professor (2018); Ph.D. in Anthropology, Ethnology, Cultural Studies, University of Siena (2011); Master’s degree in Cultural Anthropology, Ethnology and Ethnolinguistics (ACEL) (110/110 summa cum laude), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (2007); Postgraduate Diploma, Kyōto Institute of Language and Culture (2005); Master’s degree in Oriental Languages and Civilizations, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (2004), visiting researcher at National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku), Department of Advanced Studies in Anthropology, Ōsaka (2014-2015).

Membership:  JAWS - Japanese Anthropology Workshop; AISEA - Associazione Italiana per le Scienze Etno-Antropologiche; ANUAC - Associazione Nazionale Universitaria degli Antropologi Culturali; EASA - European Association of Social Anthropology; COST - Eusopean Cooperation in Science and Technology