University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Vittorio Iervese is Professor in Sociology of Cultural and Communicative Processes at the Department of Linguistic and Cultural Studies, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
He conducted research on visual culture, visual sociology, cultural design, festival studies, conflict management, intercultural communication, social participation, sociology of childhood. His latest researches are on the use of still and moving images to build narrative memories (SHARMED. Shared Memory and Dialogue) and a study on new digital platforms for audiovisual and culture (CLAP – Cultural Lab Platforming). Since 2017 he is President of Festival dei Popoli – Istituto Italiano per il Film di Documentazione Sociale, with which he collaborated since 2007 in the programming of the competition and for which he curated several sections and retrospectives. He is the director of the advanced course in Digital Humanities (Dhialogue) and the Festival of interactive and immersive transmedia narratives (VRMF – Virtual Reality Movie Festival)
Verein zur Förderung von Kunst und Kultur am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz e.V.