Dr Maurizio Ascari
Visiting: October 2009-November 2009
Dr Maurizio Ascari of Bologna University came to Cardiff in November 2009 as part of the University Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow programme. This was jointly organised with Heather Worthington of ENCAP and the Crime Narratives in Context research network. Full details of his activities when he was here are as below. He also gave a paper at the symposium, 'Capital Crimes: Reading and Writing Crime and Cities' on 28 October, which will form part of a edited volume to be published in 2012 with University of Wales Press entitled: 'Capital Crimes: Crime Fiction in the City' and edited by Catherine Phelps and Lucy Andrews.
Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow activities 2009/10
The Capital Crimes colloquium was part of a series of events that were planned to coincide with the visit of Dr Maurizio Ascari (University of Bologna) to Cardiff University as a Distinguished Visiting University Research Fellow.
26 October 2009 - Research Workshop: Narrative and Intercultural Understanding,
Researcher and Graduate School in the Humanities - this workshop investigated key themes and debates in world literature, using extracts from a selection of novels written in the last quarter century across Europe, Asia and North America.
3 November 2009 - Forum: The Changing Face of the Humanities in European Universities
Debate with the participation of Dr Maurizio Ascari, University of Bologna and Prof Fernandio Galván, University of Alcalá
5 November 2009- Dr Maurizio Ascari ‘Cesare Lombroso and the Italian School of Criminal Anthropology’
A Crime Narratives in Context Research Seminar paper
6 November 2009 - Dr Maurizio Ascari "The God of our Idolatry!” Pilgrims and Heretics at the Birthplace of Shakespeare’
Cardiff Humanities Research Institute Annual Lecture (abstract) with Pre-Lecture Drinks Reception in foyer of Optometry Building.