Degree Ceremony, Friday April 20, for eleven students on the Graduate Degree Course

On Friday April 2012, at nine o’clock, in the Aula Magna of the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, the degree ceremony will be held for eleven students on the “Graduate Degree Course in the Promotion and Management of the Gastronomic Heritage and Tourism”. Here is the list of the students, ten from different Italian regions, and one from France.

Piedmont

Silvia Federica Boldetti, 25, Turin, with a thesis on “Il dolce: indagini semiotiche per progettare un locale dedicato” (Sweetness: semiotic studies to plan a dedicated eating place). Supervised by Pierluigi Basso, lecturer in Semiotics and Food Communication;

Eliana Bruno, 25, Castagnole delle Lanze (Asti), with a thesis on “Cascina Castiglione Nuovo: l’acqua e la terra. Elementi di caratterizzazione per una riscoperta del territorio, anche in chiave progettuale” (Cascina Castiglione Nuovo: water and the earth. Characterizing elements for a rediscovery of the local area with a view to future planning). Supervised by Giovanni Perri, lecturer in Enogastronomic Tourism and Geography;

Michela Bunino, 26, Torre Pellice (Turin), with a thesis on “The Ten Values of Food. A planning proposal for a new form of gastronomic communication”. Supervised by Franco Fassio, lecturer in  Systemic Approaches to Gastronomy;

Edoardo Sangalli, 25 anni, Pancalieri (Turin), with a thesis on “Riscoperta e valorizzazione delle aree marginali: la viticoltura eroica” (The Rediscovery and Promotion of Marginal Areas: Heroic Viticulture). Supervised by Giovanni Perri, lecturer in Enogastronomic Tourism and Geography;

Paolo Torrero, 25, Diano d’Alba (Cuneo), with a thesis on “Premiato Pastificio Afeltra: tradizione ed innovazione” (Premiato Pastificio Afeltra: tradition and innovation). Supervised by Claudio Malagoli, professor of Agrifood Economics.

Lombardy

Mattia Oriani, 25, Cusano Milanino (Milan), with a thesis on “Made in Italy: utopia o realtà?” Analisi di mercato e nuove frontiere di sviluppo del progetto Academia Barilla per la difesa e la promozione della cultura enogastronomica italiana” (Made in Italy: utopia or reality? Market analysis and new frontiers of development for the Academia Barilla project for the defense and promotion of Italian enogastronomic culture). Supervised by Claudio Malagoli, professor of Agrifood Economics.

Veneto

Matteo Breda, 24, Padua, with a thesis on “Formaggio in Villa: il gusto di organizzare un evento” (‘Formaggio in Villa’: a taste for event organizing). Supervised by Giacomo Festi, lecturer in Food Writing and Advertising.

Tuscany

Luca Girolami, 24, Serravalle Pistoiese (Pistoia), with a thesis on  “Volontariato e territorio. Il caso Dynamo Camp” (Voluntary work and Local Area. The Dynamo Camp case). Supervised by Paolo Corvo, lecturer in Sociology.

Abruzzo

Giovanni Angelucci, 25, Chieti, with a thesis on “I patrimoni della gastronomia cubana: i Granai della memoria” (The Cuban Gastronomic Heritage: Granaries of Memory). Supervised by Piercarlo Grimaldi, dean and lecturer in  Cultural Anthropology.

Puglia

Mariangela Longo, 24, San Vito dei Normanni (Brindisi), with a thesis on “Il modello distributivo per il cibo di qualità: il caso Selecta” (The distribution model for quality food: the case of Selecta). Supervised by Valter Cantino, lecturer in Agrifood Business Management.

France

Norma Marie Jeanine Paoli, 27, Bandol, with a thesis on “Les aliments font escale: la négociation des valeurs gastronomiques au marché de Rungis” (Food makes a stop: the negotiation of gastronomic values at the Rungis market). Supervised by Giacomo Festi, lecturer in Food Writing and Communication.