Tiziano Bielli, MA
Tiziano Bielli began his research journey studying medieval and contemporary art history. He obtained a B.A. in Cultural Heritage Studies and an M.A. in Art History, both from the University of Pisa. Subsequently, after a period of research in Paris at the École Normale Supérieure, he earned a Diploma di Licenza from the Scuola Normale Superiore. He then received a second M.A. in International Studies from Pisa University with a focus on migration governance and a thesis on Buddhism in England and Italy. In the meantime, he worked for a museum and a non-governmental organisation. For this degree, he carried out research at the University of Leeds, thanks to European Union Erasmus funding. He was then awarded an annual scholarship from the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Lucerne to develop his doctoral research project. Since October 2020 he has been working as a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Martin Baumann on a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation concerning the civic engagement of Italian Buddhist organisations.