Davide Papotti is associate professor at the University of Parma where he teaches Cultural Geography. His research is focused on the relationships between geography and literature, place marketing and tourism marketing, immigration and multiculturalism in Italy, geography of food, local development and tourism in the middle river Po valley. He published Geografie della scrittura. Paesaggi letterari del Medio Po (Pavia 1996), Alla fine del viaggio (with Luisa Rossi, Reggio Emilia 2006), L'altro e l'altrove. Antropologia, geografia e turismo (with Marco Aime, Pbe Ns, 2012).
Narrating cities: strategies of urban interpretation in a series of contemporary Italian short novels (3 hours)
Friday Feb 20th 2015, 2.30-5.30pm, Room 7M, Palazzo di San Clemente, Via Micheli 2