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  • Alberto Ambrosio, o.p.

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    Alberto Fabio Ambrosio is Italian and lives part-time in France, part-time in Turkey.

    He is a temporary teaching and research assistant, University of Lorraine.

    He studied philosophy and theology at the Dominican faculty in Bologna (SFD and STAB) where he obtained two bachelor’s degrees. He continued studying at Marc Bloch University in Strasbourg where he completed his master in Turkish language and literature, and D.E.A in Catholic theology. He started his research in religions history by focusing on the history of Ottoman Sufism.

    He completed a PhD thesis in modern and contemporary history in Paris IV (Sorbonne) entitled «Practices and doctrines of the whirling dervishes in the 17th centuries in the Ottoman Empire: the case of Ismâ‘îl Rüsûhi Ankaravî».

    After his PhD in 2007, he continued the research and the publication of his scientifics results and obtained the habilitation of supervising Catholic theology researches at the University of Lorraine, by presenting a research entitled: «The Sufism of the whirling dervishes. Researches in mysticism».

    He is an invited lecturer in many universities including the Pontifical universities (Pontifical Gregorian University, Pontifical University of St. Thomas, Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies) and University of Insubria (Como).

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