Full Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Literatures at the University of Bologna, Roberto Vecchi holds the chair of Portuguese and Brazilian Literature (since 1993). Head of the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Univeristy of Bologna, he was also coordinator (2010-2013) of the Iberian Studies PhD program, where he is responsible for the branch of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies. He has also taught at the University of Venice, Parma and Milan. He is Fellow Researcher of the CES (Centro de Estudos Sociais) of University of Coimbra, researcher at the ELAB, Laboratório de Estudos Literários Avançados at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and, in Brazil, he is CNPq resarcher. He is Honorary Professor of Lusophone Studies at the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at the University of Nottingham (UK). He is the President of AIL, the International Association of Lusitanists (2014-2017).
Main research topics include: Portuguese and Brazilian Interdisciplinary Studies, Postcolonial studies (South Atlantic, Lusophone Postcolonialisms, Lusophone African cultures etc.); Portuguese and Brazilian Thought (Theory); Critical Theory (especially intersections between Subaltern Studies, Political Philosophy etc.); Conceptual History.
Full CV and list of publications available (Italian and English) here.