Avio Edoardo Elia (1214697) - Curriculum Indian Subcontinent - 33rd cycle – Grant holder
11/2017 – present: Ph.D candidate at the Italian Institute of Oriental Studies (ISO), University “La Sapienza” (Rome), Italy. Curriculum “Indian Subcontinent.”
Project title: Representing sex-workers in contemporary Banaras: The (a)moral intercourse between sacred and profane.
Supervisor: Prof. M. Matta
08/2014 – 06/2015: Visiting Faculty, Teacher of Italian Language and Culture, G.D. Goenka University, New Delhi, (India).
08/2012 – 05/2015: Teacher of Italian Language and Culture at the Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, New Delhi, (India).
08/2013 – 06/2014: Visiting Lecturer, Department of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Delhi, (India).
2013: Masters Degree in Oriental Languages and Civilization (LM-36) at Faculty of FILOSOFIA, LETTERE, SCIENZE UMANISTICHE E STUDI ORIENTALI, University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ (Italy).
2010 : Bachelors Degree in Oriental Languages and Civilization (class 11), Faculty of STUDI ORIENTALI, University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, (Italy).
06/ 2018- Lecture: The case study of Varanasi’s sex-workers: The (a)moral-induced displacement in Manduadih. At the Conference ‘Modalities of Displacement in South Asia, Leiden University, (The Netherlands).
11/ 2018- Lecture: Mobile phones and social media in the red-light district of Banaras. At the International Conference ‘Technology and Society: Diversity, Development and Community change”, University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’.
2018: Translation of ““Nagarvadhuyen akhbar nahi padhti”” Italian Title: “Le spose della città non leggono i giornali” EV Edizioni, Macerata, Italia (forthcoming).