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European Regional Master's Degree in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe

Irene Dioli's profile

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Full title: MA


Main scientific activities

  • PHD student in Diversity Management and Governance
  • Research interests: cultural studies, LGBTQ studies and policies, EU integration and international cooperation

Books and other main publications

  • Il mestiere del cinema nei Balcani. Storia di un’industria e dei suoi protagonisti dagli anni settanta ad oggi, Rovereto, Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, 2009

Edited Books

  • “Welcome to Queeroslavia”, Introduzione ai queer studies nei Balcani, in Antosa, S. (ed.), Omosapiens II. Studi e ricerche sugli orientamenti sessuali. Spazio e identità queer, Roma, Carocci Editore, 2007, pp. 183-187

Main recent articles

  • “Back to a nostalgic future: the queeroslav utopia”, in Sextures E-Journal for Sexualities, Culture and Politics, 2009, 1:(1)
  • “Kinoslavia: il microcosmo dell’industria cinematografica da Tito alla globalizzazione. Analisi comparativa dell’industria cinematografica nei paesi (ex) jugoslavi dagli anni settanta ad oggi”, in L. Chiodi, I. Dioli, F. Martino, E. Gjikaj, and A. Puto (eds.), Un’altra storia europea: l’industria cinematografica e i suoi protagonisti nei Balcani dagli anni Settanta ad oggi, Trento, Archivio Trentino, 2008, pp. 7-26
  • “Welcome to Queeroslavia. Introduzione agli studi queer nel territorio ex jugoslavo”, in E-samizdat Journal of Slavonic Studies – Gender and Queer Studies in Eastern Europe, 2008, VI (2-3), pp. 77-81
  • “Female homosexuality, patriarchy, and nationalist communities”, in A. Hodzić and J. Postić (eds.), Transgressing Gender: Two is not enough for gender (e)quality: The Conference Collection, Zagreb, CESI & Women’s Room, 2006, pp. 145-152


  • Lecturer: The Western Balkans towards European Integration and vice versa. Master’s programme in Sustainable Development – MISS (Bologna University, Faculty of Agriculture), 2009
  • Research projects: "Another European history: Balkan cinema industry and its protagonists from the Seventies to date" (Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, Caritro), 2007-2009; "Documentary cinema in the Mediterranean area" (Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, BabelMed, RAI Radio Televisione Italiana - Marketing Department), 2009; "Bad memories. Places, symbols, and narratives of the Balkan wars" (Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso), 2008

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