Maria Giulia Pezzi

University of Bergamo, Italy (UNIBG)
Maria Giulia Pezzi

Maria Giulia Pezzi is a social anthropologist, who joined Università degli Studi di Bergamo in October 2013 as a researcher for the WP4 ANTICORRP project, carrying on fieldwork research on anti-corruption practices in Lombardy, Italy. She defended her PhD in European Ethnology at KF-Universität in Graz-Austria in 2013 with a Dissertation in Anthropology of Tourism based on fieldwork ethnography in Lanzarote, Spain. She holds a honour MA in Anthropology from Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca-Italy, with a thesis in Anthropology of Kinship and Social Relations, based on research on trust issues among members of Japanese Religious Sect Soka Gakkai in Italy; as well a BA in Media Sciences from Università IULM Milano-Italy, where she defended a thesis in Ethnolinguistics. Her research fields are Economic and Political Anthropology, Anthropology of Tourism, Visual and Media Anthropology, and Religion Studies.