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Chiara Bresciani

Doctoral Candidate The Cairns Institute, James Cook University & University of AarhusAnthropology
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Biographical Info

Chiara Bresciani studied Management of Cultural Heritage, Anthropology curriculum (BA) and Anthropology (MA, cum laude) at the universities of Venice and Bologna, Italy. She has also completed an International Master in Inter-Mediterranean Mediation (MIM) in Italy and France and has worked in the communication industry. Since 2013, she is a PhD student at the Cairns Institute, James Cook University (Australia). She has worked on alcohol use in an Indigenous Huave village in Oaxaca State, Mexico, focusing on different patterns of alcohol consumption and on the religious healing of alcoholism. Her current research is a critical study of Huave agency and cultural heritage, and among her research interests there is the relationship between drunkenness and agency. As a part of her PhD, she plans to spend a period at the Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research at Aarhus University. She is part of the Tropical Research Network (TRN), a collaborative network of eight Australian universities for multidisciplinary research in the Tropics, and of the Anthropological Laboratory for Tropical Audiovisual Research (ALTAR) at James Cook University.

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