Giampiero Bellingeri

Università Ca' Foscari Venezia

Giampiero Bellingeri

Associate professor at Ca’ Foscari University since 1986, where he teaches Turkish Literature and Language. The research areas of G. Bellingeri are: Turkish literature in Iran and Trans-Caucasia (XVI-XX centuries); Turkish-Venetians cultural relations in the XVIII century; Turkish-Russian, Caucasian and Central Asian literary relations in Czarist and Soviet times; research on literary texts in Ottoman Turkish in Venetian libraries and archives (Turkish commentaries on the novel of Alexander; the Mappamondo cordiforme of Cazi Acmed, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana); descriptions and comments on the Turkish people of the Caucasus and Central Asia in Venetian sources after Marco Polo and up to the fall of the Venetian Republic; contemporary Turkish literature – including the translation and dissemination to the Italian public of authors such as Orhan Pamuk, Yahya Kemal, Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu, Nâzım Hikmet, Mario Levi, Sunay Akın, Ahmet Altan, C. S. Taranci, Oğuz Atay.