Tiziano Bielli, MA
Tiziano Bielli (1987) initially studied medieval and contemporary art history. He holds a BA in Cultural Heritage Studies and a MA in Art History from the University of Pisa. He also has a Diploma di Licenza (specialised 2nd-cycle diploma) from the Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa). Subsequently, he obtained another MA in International Studies focusing on migrations governance, always at Pisa University. In his thesis he compared the dissemination of Buddhism in the United Kingdom and Italy carrying out research at the University of Leeds. Throughout his second MA, he also worked as a museum assistant and collaborated with a non-governmental organisation in the field of international cooperation. From October 2019 to September 2020 he received a grant from the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Lucerne. Since October 2020 he has been working on the SNSF-funded project titled "Engaging for the Common Good in Italy. Studying the Effects of Public Funding of Buddhist Organisations on Initiating Civic Engagement Activities".