ULDERICO BERNARDI, is full professor
of Sociology in the Department of Economics Sciences at the "Ca'
Foscari" Venice University. Study interests relate principally
to the phenomena of cultural persistence in social mutation, researched
amongst ethnic minorities, in Italian emigration communities and
within local cultures. Research and course work has been undertaken
in Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Brazil ( Univ. of Caxias
do Sul, Univ. of Florianopolis), Argentina, United States (California:
UC Los Angeles, UC Berkeley; Texas: Austin, San Antonio; New York:
CMS, Centre for Migration Studies), Canada (Montreal, Toronto,
Vancouver), and in various European states.
V. President for the Inter-university Centre of Venetian Studies
(CISV); Director of Documentation and Research Archives -Emigration
from the Veneto Region (ADREV); member of the Centre for Studies
at the Italian Academy of Cuisine; President of the Scientific
Committee at the"La Vigna" International Library (Vicenza).
Pubblicist, collaborating as a journalist and opinionist
with daily newspapers and magazines nationally and abroad.