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Simona Bodo

Independent researcher

Via Voghera 6, I-20144 Milan
Tel.: +39 0289408159


Simona Bodo has an MA in museum management from City University London and is an independent researcher with a particular interest in the social agency of cultural institutions. In recent years, she has been acting as advisor of both public and private institutions in a number of research and training projects on the heritage and arts as vehicles of social inclusion and intercultural dialogue.

On these topics she has edited the following publications: Museums as Places for Intercultural Dialogue. Selected practices from Europe (with K. Gibbs and M. Sani, 2009); Periferie, cultura e inclusione sociale (with C. Da Milano and S. Mascheroni, 2009); Progettare insieme per un patrimonio interculturale (with S. Cantù and S. Mascheroni, 2007); Quando la cultura fa la differenza. Patrimonio, arti e media nella società multiculturale (with M. R. Cifarelli, 2006); Culture in movimento. Strumenti e risorse per una città interculturale (2005); Il museo relazionale (2003).

She is co-creator and editor of "Patrimonio and Intercultura" (, an on-line resource devoted to the intercultural potential of heritage education projects (English version available).