1 1(a) Curriculum Vitae Roberto Cipriani is Full Professor of Sociology at the University of Rome 3, where he is Chairman of the Department of Sciences of Education. He has been visiting professor at the University of Berkeley. He is Past President of the Italian Sociological Association. He has been Professor of Qualitative Methodology at the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil), and of Political Science at the Laval University in Québec, and of Qualitative Analysis in Federal University of Pernambuco- Recife. He is also former Past President of the ISA Research Committee for the Sociology of Religion. He has been Editor-in-Chief of "International Sociology" (I.S.A. official journal), and member of the Executive Committee of the AISLF (International Association of French Speaking Sociologists) and of the IIS (International Institute of Sociology). He is member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for the Sociology of Religion. He has done research in Greece, Mexico, and Spain, and has produced some research-movies. He is President of the Council of National Sociological Associations in the European Sociological Associations. He is National Coordinator for Sociological Research Evaluation in Italy, and referee for many international journals, Framework Program (EU), Universities and Departments evaluation, national research funds (e.g. Consolider, a multidisciplinary financing programme in Spain). University Career and Position From 1997, Full Professor in Sociology at the University 'Roma Tre'. 2000, Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Buenos Aires and Lecturer in Qualitative Methodology , Appointed Professor in Sociology at the University 'Roma Tre'. 1994, Habilitation as Full Professor in Sociology of cultural processes. From 1994 to 1997, Full Professor in Sociology of religion at the University of Chieti. From 1993, General Secretary of the 'Euro Arab Social Research Group', based in Tunis , Professor of sociology of religion at the Faculty of Sociology at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' , Associate Professor in Sociology of knowledge at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'. 1989, Lecturer in Political Science at the Laval University in Québec. 1985, Lecturer in Biographical Methodology at the University of San Paulo in Brazil , Visiting Scholar at the University of Berkeley. 1981, Habilitation in General Sociology , Temporary Professor in Sociology at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' and then appointed in Sociology of knowledge. 1974, Assistant Professor in Sociology at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'. 1972, Assistant Professor habilitation in sociology of organization at the University of Padua. Researcher degree in moral and social sciences at the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'. 1971, Master degree at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' in Philosophy, supervisor Prof. Franco Ferrarotti and , Grant to study and research at the 'Luigi Sturzo' Institute in Rome. Postgraduate course in sociology at the School of the Faculty of Political Science at the LUISS University in Rome. 1968, Master degree in literature at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza', on sociology, supervisor Prof. Franco Ferrarotti. Prizes and Recognition From 2001, Director of Department of Sciences of Education at the University Roma Tre.
2 From 1986 till 1994, Founder and Coordinator of the post-graduate course in Theory and Qualitative Analysis at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' , Coordinator of the Division of cultural processes in the Department of sociology at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'. 1987, Winner, ex aequo, of the international "Pitrè - Salomone Marino" prize for the book "Il Cristo rosso" (Red Christ). 1983, 1986, 1990, 1997, and 2004 Winner of the "Premio della Cultura" (Culture outstanding) by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers. Membership Founder and Coordinator (from the beginning to 2001) of the International Master, second level, on Culture and Religion Sciences in University Roma Tre. Founder and Coordinator (from the beginning in 2011) of the International Master, second level, on Sociology: Theory, Methodology, Research in University Roma Tre. Member of the Conseil International de Rédaction of the journal "Sociétés" and member of the Consejo Editorial of the journal "Sociedad y Religión". Member of the Board of Editors of the "Journal of Contemporary Religion". Member of the Council of Reference of the journal "Implicit Religion" , Member of the Executive Committee of the 'Institut International de Sociologie' and , Member of the Executive Committee of the Italian Association of Sociology , Secretary of the Research Committee for Sociology of religion in the International Sociological Association and , Member of the Executive Committee of the 'Association Internationale des Sociologues de Langue Française' , Member of the Executive Committee in the PhD programme in Theory and Social Research at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' , Member of the Executive Committee of the 'Société Internationale de Sociologie des Religions' , Member of the Institute of Sociology of the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' , Chairman of the same Committee. Editorial boards , Editor in Chief of the journal of the International Sociological Association: "International Sociology". Member of the editorial board of the "Encyclopedia of Religion and Society", edited by W. H. Swatos, Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, Ca., Conferences Organization 2000, Organization of the International Conference "Religious Phenomenon Today: Tradition, Change, Rejection", for the World Meeting of University Professors. 1995, Organization of the International Conference A.I.S.-A.I.S.L.F. "Tradizione e innovazione. L'approccio sociologico di lingua italiana e francese" (Tradition and innovation. The sociological approach of the Italian and French language). 1993, Organization of the International Conference "Religions sans frontières?". 1983, Organization of the International Conference on "Legittimazione e società" Current research grant: Religion and politics in Brazil and Italy (University Roma Tre: 8.500,00 euros). Ongoing application for work related to the proposal: Religiosity in Italy (PRIN: ,00 euros): European research Council ( euros).
3 Scientific Interests Sociology: theory, history of sociology, sociology of knowledge, sociology of culture, sociology of religion, methodology, quantitative approach, qualitative approach, computer-assisted content analysis, research techniques, visual sociology, life histories, Anthropology: theory, ethnography, methodology, field research, Europe and Latin America. History: official and non official documents, archives investigation, Southern Italy and Mexico. Funding National Scientific Coordinator of a PRIN (Progetto di Ricerca di Interesse Nazionale Research Project of National Interest), from 2004 to 2007, on The Qualitative Analysis, with the participation of seven universities and a budget of more than ,00 euros. National Scientific Coordinator of ALFA Project on Religion and Politics. Latin America and Europe Perspectives, network ALFA-PUERTAS, with the participation of CLAEH (Montevideo), EHESS (Paris), Deusto University (Bilbao), PUCP (Lima), UBA (Buenos Aires). Publications The total amount of articles, reviews, books, and other scientific essays is 767 (March 2012). The total amount of visual titles is 13 (March 2012). For more details: Impact Google scholar: 159 essays (considering only first 20 pages); 482 quotations (only first 10 articles, first page). 1(b) 10-Year-Track-Record Overview 2008, Directeur d'etudes - Maison des Sciences de l'homme Paris; from 2008, Member of Academic Senate at the University Roma Tre; , Vice President of the Italian Sociological Association; , President of the Italian Sociological Association; , , Member of the Executive Committee of the Societé Internationale de Sociologie des Religions; , Member of the editorial board of the journal "International Sociology"; from 2004, Advisory Editor of "Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology"; , Co-Editor of "Annual Review of Italian Sociology"; , Organization of FNAQ - Forum Nazionale Analisi Qualitativa (National Forum of Qualitative Analysis); / , President of the Council of National Associations in the European Sociological Association. Top 10 publications (in journals) Religions in Europe, Religion, 39, 2009, pp ; L analyse qualitative comme approche multiple, Sociologies, novembre 2009, pp ; Visual sociology and religion, Annual review of the Sociology of Religion, vol. 1, 2010, pp , with E. C. Del Re; About religion in contemporary societies, International Review of Sociology/Revue Internationale de Sociologie, 21, 1, March 2011, pp ; Diffused Religion and Prayer, Religions, 2, 2011, pp ; Diffused religion and civil society in Italy, Italian Sociological Review, 2, 2011, pp. 1-10; «Religione invisibile» o «religione diffusa» in Italia?, Studi di Sociologia, 3, 2002, pp ; Invisible Religion or Diffused Religion in Italy?, Social Compass, 50 (3), 2003, pp ; The
4 Imagination and Society: the Role of Visual Sociology, Cognitive Processing. International Quarterly of Cognitive Science, 9 February 2012, supplement issue on Social Agents. From Theory to Applications, guest-edited by Poggi, D Errico, Vinciarelli, with E. C. Del Re, pp. 1-9; Dallo spirito allo sport e viceversa. Il gioco della vita quando la vita è in gioco, Religioni e Società, XXVI, 71, Settembre-Dicembre 2011, pp Research monographs, chapters, translations (a cura di), Pellegrini del Giubileo, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2002, pp. 240, in collaborazione con C. Cipolla; (a cura), Il fenomeno religioso oggi, Urbaniana University Press, Roma, 2002, pp. 800, in collaborazione con G. Mura; (a cura), Giubilanti del Percorsi di vita, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2003, pp. 316; Il pueblo solidale. Nahuatzen: dalla cultura purépecha alla modernizzazione, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2005, pp. 256; Jubilee 2000: a Computer-Assisted Analysis of the Religion of Jubilant People, in Swatos (edited by), On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity, Brill, Leiden-Boston, 2006, pp ; (a cura di), L approccio qualitativo. Dai dati alla teoria nell analisi sociologica, Guerini Scientifica, Milano, 2006, pp. 192; Religion, in Ritzer (ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, Blackwell, Oxford, 2007, pp ; (a cura di), L analisi qualitativa. Teorie, metodi, applicazioni, Armando Editore, Roma, 2008, pp. 224; (a cura), Dai dati alla teoria sociale. Analisi di un evento collettivo, Anicia, Roma, 2008, pp. 208, in collaborazione con G. Losito; L intellettuale cattolico. Una ricerca sull associazionismo religioso e sulla formazione teologica, Borla, Roma, 2008, pp. 174, in collaborazione con L. Diotallevi, G. Giordan, R. Ricci; Manuel de sociologie de la religion, L Harmattan, Paris, 2004, pp. 384; Manual de sociología de la religión, Siglo veintiuno editores Argentina, Buenos Aires, 2004, pp. 360; Sociology of Religion: An Historical Introduction, traduzione in lingua cinese di Gao Shining, China Renmin University Press, Beijing, , pp. 342; Nuovo manuale di sociologia della religione, Borla, Roma, 2009, pp. 588; Corpo e religione, Città Nuova, Roma, 2009, pp. 512, in collaborazione con G. Mura (a cura); Secularization or diffused religion?, in Franzmann, Gärtner, Köch (Hrsg.), Religiosität in der säkularisierten Welt. Theoritische und empirische Beiträge zur Säkularisierungs-debatte in der Religionssoziologie, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden, 2006, pp ; Manual de sociologia da religião, Paulus, São Paulo, 2007, pp. 360; El pueblo solidario. Nahuatzen: de la cultura purépecha a la modernización, El Colegio Mexiquense, A. C., Zinacantepec, Estado de México, translación de Verónica Roldán, 2009, pp. 339; Manual de Sociología de la Religión, edición ampliada y actualizada, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, Buenos Aires, 2011, pp. 444; Islam in Europe, in Franco and Cervantes (eds.), Islam in the 21st Century, Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2010, pp ; Religion and Churches, in Immerfall, Therborn (eds.), Handbook of European Societies. Social Transformations in the 21 st Century, Springer, New York, 2010, pp ; What Can the Social Sciences Teach Us About the Relationships Between Cultural Identity, Religious Identity, and Religious Freedom?, in Glendon, Zacher (edited by), Universal Rights in a World of Diversity. The Case of Religious Freedom, The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Vatican City, 2012, pp Invited presentations (conferences) 2002, Secularization and Society University of Zurich; 2004, Qualitative Sociology University of Paris V; 2004, Jubilants of World Congress of International Institute of Sociology Beijing; 2005, Sociology of Religion and Secularization Sociology of Religion Association Paris; 2005, El caso de Nahuatzen ISA Research Committee 22 Zinacantepec, Mexico; 2005, Religions without Frontiers World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology Stockholm;
5 2005, Qualitative Analysis of Religion - International Conference of Sociology of Religion Zagreb; 2005, Relevance of National and Regional Sociologies in a Global Context ISA International Conference Miami; 2005; Sociology of Religion - American Sociological Association Congress Philadelphia; 2005, The Jubilee Congress of European Sociological Association Torun; 2005, Politics, Religion and Laity CLAEH Montevideo - Project Alpha; 2006, Chancellor Dunning Trust Lecture Human Values Religious and Secular - Queen s University Kingston; 2006, Os Anjos da Sociedade Pós-Secular Fatima; 2006, Education, Science & Labour - University of Osnabrück; 2006, A propos du concept de religion, Maison de l Amérique Latine Paris; 2006, Interpréter la modernité religieuse - Marc Bloch University Strasburg; 2006, Sociologie de l Europe - Lisbon University; 2007, Religión y politica en Europa University of Buenos Aires Alpha Project; 2007, The Study of Religion in Local and Regional perspective University of Bergen; 2008; Pluralismo religioso en América Latina y Europa University of Deusto; 2008, Comparison perspectives in social sciences CERES-Tunis; 2008, Pilgrims of year 2000 in Rome University of Friburg, Switzerland; 2008, History and sociology of pilgrimage University of Lausanne; 2009, Le changement au sein de la famille University of Tanger; 2009, Religion in a Post-secular Age - World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology Yerevan; 2009, Visual and Qualitative Analysis of Religion International Conference of International Society for Sociology of Religion - Santiago de Compostela; 2009, Reform Laws and Lay State Colegio Mexiquense - Mexico City; 2010, Values Heritage and Diffused Religion, International Society of Empirical Research in Theology Rome; 2010, Human rights and social research - Federal University of Pernambuco Recife; 2010, Sociology of secularization - Universidad de La Laguna Tenerife; 2011, New Movements in Religion, European Association for the Study of Religion Budapest; 2011, Religion and sociology University of Bratislava; 2011, Computer-asssited qualitative analysis Federal University of Pernambuco Recife; 2012, Sociologies of Southern Europe Madrid; 2012, Visual sociology of Fallas University of Valencia. Research expeditions Valencia (Spain) Field research on Fallas (2009); Nahuatzen (Michoacán, Mexico) Archive and field research (2010); Haifa (Israel) Visual field research on The Holiday of Holidays Festival Beit-Hagefen (2011) Organization of International Conferences 2003, International Conference "Education Antinomies in XXI Century"; 2007, The Rythms of the Sacred ISA RC 54 - Farfa Abbey; 2008, World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology Budapest; 2012, World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, New Delhi. Prizes, academy Culture Prize 2004 winner; Finamore Prize Lanciano 2008; Nicola Zingarelli Prize Non Omnia Possumus Omnes 2012.
6 Founder and member of ASUS (Academy of Human and Social Sciences), since the foundation in Contribution to career of researchers During 43 years of academic career hundreds of students have been mentored (personally, and word by word) in their graduation or doctoral thesis. Tens of PhD candidates have been tutored, in Italy and abroad. Most of them have a Faculty position now. In particular many Full Professors have been members of research teams directed by Roberto Cipriani: Consuelo Corradi, Vittorio Cotesta, Marina D Amato, Paolo Montesperelli, Alessandro Ferrara, Luca Diotallevi, Carmelina Chiara Canta, Gabriella Turnaturi, and Sandra Chistolini, from the beginning of their career; Nikos Kokosalakis, Riki van Boeschoten, Federico D Agostino, Paolo De Nardis, Sergio Bolasco, Clemente Lanzetti, Angelo Turchini, Giuseppe Bove, Gianni Losito, Antonio Strati, Alberto Marradi, Rosalba Perrotta, Domenico Secondulfo, Graziella Mazzoli, Salvatore Abbruzzese, and others, during their career. The same for many other Associate Professors and Researchers: Claudio Tognonato, Cecilia Romana Costa, Milena Gammaitoni, Monica Simeoni, etc.