The Atlas of Italian Giallo. Media history and popular culture (1954-2020)

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 22 Sep 2023

2 Sep 2023
Job Information

Università degli Studi di Torino
Research Field

Cultural studies
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Leading Researcher (R4)
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Established Researcher (R3)

Application Deadline

22 Sep 2023 - 23:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

To be defined
Job Status

Not Applicable
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

The project investigates the "giallo" in the context of Italian cultural and media history and of the related synergies between cinema, radio, television, publishing, music industry, and comics. The focus is particularly on Rai TV productions between 1950s and 1980s. Within the project and the larger national research group, the fellow will be expected to conduct research on the following topics in particular:
- Italian TV and radio productions - both fiction and entertainment - variously related to the giallo genre between 1954 and 1984
- Giallo in the theoretical TV debate and in relation to other national and international media theoretical contexts;
- Theoretical survey and analysis of audiovisual texts related to intermedial macro-themes (e.g., trial, scientific investigation, justice) and leading personalitities
- Participation in editorial initiatives and dissemination of the research group activities and results, and in particular in the organization of the final conference

Additional Information
Eligibility criteria

The Call (published on Albo d'Ateneo no. 4163 on 01/09/2023) containing the selection requirements and how to apply is available at .

Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:

  • Italy

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence:

  • All

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies:

  • All

Selection process

By qualifications and interview (in Turin, Italy). Dates and venues of the interviews are published, by the date of the deadline, on the official notice board of the website of the University of Turin ( ). The application must be presented by online procedure at - for informations:

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