Giona Tuccini

Department of Italian Studies, Faculty of Humanities

Professor Tuccini specialises in the field of mysticism and religion in Italian literature (poetry and prose), medieval/early-modern Italian authors, as well as in Italian prose, cinema and drama of the 20th century, in particular on Pier Paolo Pasolini and Enrico Pea, of whom Tuccini is an undisputed authority.

Tuccini’s research and leadership skills have seen him filling a number of important advisory roles. These include serving as co-editor of the book series “Novecento Inquieto”, and as panellist and research specialist for the scientific evaluation of Italian research of the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research.