Giovanni BULIAN

Professore Associato
Sito web (scheda personale)
Dipartimento di Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa Mediterranea
Sito web struttura:
Sede: Palazzo Vendramin
Research Institute
Research Institute for Digital and Cultural Heritage
Research Institute
Research Institute for Green and Blue Growth

Giovanni Bulian has an academic background in both anthropology and humanities. He has conducted extensive fieldwork in various regions of Japan. His research primarily revolves around studying the impacts and adaptations to extreme weather and seasonal climate change in coastal areas. His specialization lies in maritime resource management strategies, examining the social perception of climate change within small-scale farming and fishing economies, and the history of traditional forecasting knowledge.

Additionally, Giovanni Bulian's research extends to other subjects, including the exploration of human agency and its relationship to climate change, anthropological studies of space, the examination of fishing material culture, social issues within food production and consumption systems, as well as the conceptual and practical contributions of rural anthropology.

His research interests encompass a wide range of areas, including environmental anthropology, the anthropology of religion, and the history of anthropology.

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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:  Aggregate Academic of the Northeast section of the “Accademia dei Georgofili” - 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