Anna Siri, PhD

Sociologist, University of Genova, Italy. Researcher at UNESCO Chair in Anthropology of Health Biosphere and Healing Systems School of Medicine, University of Genoa, Italy.

Anna Siri, PhD, is co-founder of the UNESCO Chair in Anthropology of Health, Biosphere and Healing Systems, and she is responsible for the projects of the Museum of Ethnomedicine A. Scarpa of the University of Genoa. Her main interests are the interconnections between migration, health, social vulnerability and inequalities in health services access. Anna obtained the Seal of Excellence delivered by the European Commission that recognizes that the project proposal “GENIE”, submitted under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions call H2020-MSCA-IF-2020, evaluated by an international panel of independent experts, was scored as a high-quality project proposal in a highly competitive evaluations process.

She collaborates with international research centres in the valorisation and promotion of the material and immaterial cultural heritage linked to peoples' traditional healing practices. Anna Siri has received some important awards from MIBACT and the Ligurian Academy of Sciences and Letters. She works on international development cooperation in Central and South America (Santo Domingo, Peru, Paraguay), Africa (Morocco, Benin), and Indonesia, promoting anthropological approaches in humanitarian intervention contexts. She has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Genoa for over 15 years and teaches Health Anthropology at the School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She collaborates in the dissemination and promotion of anthropological research through innovative methodologies for the open sharing of science. Also, she organises conferences and museum exhibitions at the national and international level around the ethnomedical collection A. Scarpa and the activities promoted by the University of Genoa and by the UNESCO Chair.

She has consolidated experience in European projects and has been writing and coordinating numerous research projects funded under the prestigious MSCA and H2020 programmes, as well as teaching and science dissemination projects funded by the Italian Ministry of Culture, Foundations and EACEA under the Erasmus Plus KA 2 Strategic Partnership programme. She is scientifically active with more than 85 publications, including 8 books, 20 book chapters, and 36 articles published in scientific journals of international relevance (of which 25 are on Scopus). She has 21 peer-reviewed articles published in conference proceedings. In the last 10 years, she has organised 6 international conferences and 3 temporary exhibitions and has been invited to more than 30 international conferences, workshops and symposia.

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