andrea amato

Born in Lecco in 1993. In December 2016 he graduated in History at the University of Milan with a thesis in Medieval and Modern Numismatics, entitled «L’uso della lingua araba nella monetazione dell’Italia normanna» (supervisor: Prof. Lucia Travaini).
In November 2019 he obtained the title of master’s degree cum laude at the University of Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum in Historical and Orientalistic Sciences with a thesis in Islam and History of Islamic art, entitled «Il processo di acculturazione nell’Eurasia del X Secolo: Tracce e testimonianze arabo-musulmane nell’Europa norrena alla luce del rituale funebre rūs»  (supervisor: Prof. Mattia Guidetti; co-supervisor: Prof. Caterina Bori).
In May 2020 he completed the Plures course of the Master “Religious pluralism and historical knowledge” at the Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII.From 1 October 2020 he began the three-year scientific specialization course in Religious Sciences at the Alta Scuola Europea of the Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII.

Publications

AMATO, Andrea, «Shahāda, martelli di Thórr, croci e swastike: i darāhim come talismani nell’Eurasia del X secolo», published in Archivi di Studi Indo-Mediterranei (awaiting peer-review for Rivista di Studi IndoMediterranei).