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1999: Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Orientali (hindi, sanscrito), Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia: 110 e lode
2005: Ph.D. (Middle Bengali literature and Bengali folk religions), Department of the Languages and Cultures of South Asia, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London
2007: SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London: Post-doctoral Research Associate in the Study of Religions.
2009: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (MA equivalent), University of Chester.

POSIZIONI ACCADEMICHE
Professore ordinario di storia delle religioni
Dipartimento di Scienze Storiche, Geografiche e dell’Antichità (DiSSGeA)
Università degli Studi di Padova

2012–2018: Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Chester
2009–2012: Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Chester
2007– 2009: Lecturer in Religious Studies, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Chester
2006–2007: Teaching assistant (Study of Religions; South Asian Religions). Department of Religious Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

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Monografie
FERRARI, F. 2015. Religion and Medicine in Hindu Folklore. The Goddess Śītalā and Ritual Healing in North India. London & New York: Bloomsbury.
FERRARI, F. 2012. Ernesto de Martino on Religion. The Crisis and the Presence. London & New York: Routledge.
FERRARI, F. 2011. Guilty Males and Proud Females. Negotiating Genders in a Bengali Popular Festival. Calcutta, London & New York: Seagull.

Curatele
FERRARI, F. e T.W.P. DÄHNHARDT (a cura di). 2016. Soulless Matter, Seats of Energy. Metals, Gems and Minerals in South Asian Traditions. London: Equinox.
FERRARI, F. e T.W.P. DÄHNHARDT (a cura di). 2016. Roots of Wisdom, Branches of Devotion. Plant life in South Asian Traditions. London: Equinox.
FERRARI, F. e T.W.P. DÄHNHARDT (a cura di). 2013. Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts. Non- Human Animals in South Asian Myth, Ritual and Folklore. London: Equinox.
FERRARI, F. 2011. Health and Religious Rituals in South Asia. Disease, Possession and Healing. London & New York: Routledge.

Capitoli in curatele
FERRARI, F. 2016. ‘Hinduism and Healing’. In: MALIK, A. and W. SWEETMAN (eds), Hinduism in India: Modern and Contemporary Movements, pp. 194-219. New Delhi: Sage.
FERRARI, F. 2016. ‘Agriculture, floriculture and botanical knowledge in a Middle Bengali text’. In: FERRARI, F.M. and T. DÄHNHARDT (eds) (2016). Roots of Wisdom, Branches of Devotion. Plant life in South Asian Traditions, pp. 241-269. London: Equinox.
FERRARI, F. 2015. ‘Devotion and affliction in the time of cholera. Identity, resistance and colonialism in Bengal.’ In: VARGAS-O’BRYEN, I. and XUN, Z. (eds), Disease, Religion, and Healing in Asia. Collaborations and Collisions, pp. 37-53. London & New York: Routledge.
FERRARI, F. 2013. ‘Alternative yoginīs with alternative powers. Singing the blues in the Cauṣaṭṭī Yoginī Devī Mandir of Vārāṇasī.’ In KEUL, I. (ed.), Yoginī in South Asia. Alternative Approaches, pp. 148-162. London & New York: Routledge.
FERRARI, F. 2010. ‘Old rituals for new threats. The post-smallpox career of Śītalā, the cold mother of Bengal.’ In BROSIUS, C. and U. HÜSKEN (eds.), Ritual Matters. Dynamic Dimensions in Practice, pp. 144-171. New Delhi, London & New York: Routledge

Articoli in rivista
FERRARI, F. 2018. 2018. ‘Narrating Ghaṇṭākarṇa, with special reference to Bengal. On multifunctionality and indigenization in Indian mythology.’ Studi e Materiali di Storia delle Religioni, 84(1), 187–233
FERRARI, F. e M. REFOLO. 2017. ‘The use of snuhī in Indian medical and ritual literature, with a note on Bengali Śaktism’, Traditional South Asian Medicine, 9: 84-119.
FERRARI, F. 2015. ‘“Illness is nothing but injustice.” The revolutionary element in Bengali folk healing,’ Journal of American Folklore, 128(507):46–64..
FERRARI, F. 2013. ‘The silent killer. The donkey as personification of illness in Northern Indian medical folklore’, Religions of South Asia, 7(1-3)249-270.
FERRARI, F. 2013. ‘Beyond order and madness. Death and the hereafter in the ethnographies of Ernesto de Martino’, Paradigmi (New Series), 31(2): 51-66
FERRARI, F. 2012. ‘Mystic Rites for Permanent Class Conflict: The Bāuls of Bengal, Revolutionary Ideology and Post-Capitalism,’ South Asia Research, 32(1): 28-38.

Area di ricerca

Storia delle religioni
Indologia
Storia della medicina (India)
Letteratura indiana (vedico, sanscrito, bengali medievale)
Filosofia indiana