Our Staff

Adele Boggio

Adele Boggio

Adele Boggio graduated in Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Torino. During her studies, she attended courses of Chinese Laguage and Culture at Shenzhen University and at East China Normal University of Shanghai. In 2013 she teached Italian language at Guilin University of Electronic Technology. Since 2014 she cooperates with the Institute on several  Italian and Chinese Language projects; she is currently working as Secretary of the Institute.

 

Chiara Bucci

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Chiara Bucci, born in Genoa, graduated in Languages and Civilizations of Asia and Africa in Turin University, with a thesis on historical issues. After several years as Intercultural Educational Mediator (Language and Cultural Support Teacher), she was awarded the Chinese language teaching qualification by the Italian Educational Bureau at The University for Foreign Students in Siena. She is currently teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Genoa, at “G. Deledda” High School.

 

Chen Yiming

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Chen Yiming graduated in Chinese Language and Literature in 2012, and then enrolled Central South University to specialize. From February 2015 to January 2016, she taught Chinese language and culture courses for CPIK in South Korea, where Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) rewarded her the title of “Excellent Chinese Teacher Volunteer”. She got the Certificate for Mandarin Proficiency Tester in July 2017, and worked in the Confucius Institute at University of Turin as a Chinese teacher since September 2017.

 

Erika Dall'Agnol 

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Erika Dall’Agnol graduated from University of Torino in July 2011 and got her post-graduation degree in Translation in July 2016. She studied in Beijing Yuyan Daxue in 2006 (three months), 2010 (six months), and 2013 (one-month intensive programme). Since October 2015 she cooperates with the Confucius Institute: this school year she is in charge of Chinese Language classes at Spinelli middle school (in Torino) and Galilei High School (in Avigliana). She currently works part-time at office.

 

Fabio de Martino

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Fabio De Martino graduated in Languages and Civilizations of Asia and Africa at the University of Torino. After several years of collaboration with chinese associations, he is currently working as a translator and interpreter for schools, health facilities and public entities. He teaches chinese language for the Institute since 2017.

 

Clarissa Forte 

Clarissa Forte graduated from Turin University in November 2003 and teaches Chinese language at Liceo Carlo Botta, (Ivrea). She obtained her PhD (Chinese cinema) in 2011 at Turin University (Dams).
She cooperates with Turin University since 2011, by organizing yearly Chinese films projections.

 

 

 

Pier Giorgio Giraudo

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Graduated in four-year course of Chinese Language and Culture at the Beijing Language Institute of Beijing University. Major in Chinese Contemporary Art  at Hangzhou Art Academy. Training for teaching  in the international schools through three international IB workshops dedicated to the languages in acquisition in MYP and DP. Currently working as  Chinese Teacher at the Deledda International School of Genoa; teacher  for Chinese Art (CLIL) at the International Language High School Grazia Deledda of Genova. Cooperates with the Confucius Classroom in Genoa, and also with some companies as a freelance. The field of research are: Chinese language, Chinese art and architecture, calligraphy.

 

Giada Lakos 

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Giada Lakos graduated in Chinese Language and Literature in 2002. Since 2003 she has been an intercultural mediator and she has also been working as an interpreter and translator. Currently she takes part in the Turin University project “Marco Polo and Turandot” as Chinese speaking teacher for students graduated from Chinese high-schools. Since December 2014 she has been cooperating with the Confucius Institute of Turin as Chinese language and cultural teacher in the Primary school of Barge in the project “AQUILA E DRAGONE".

             

Li Ruoyi 

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Li Ruoyi graduated in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at Nanjing Normal University in 2017. She is currently attending a Master program in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at East China Normal University. She is a qualified Chinese teacher for high school. She has taught for primary learners in International College for Chinese Studies at NNU, and worked for Chinese Testing International to make out questions in mock examination of HSK3-HSk6. Since September 2018 she cooperates with the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.

 

Li Xiangning

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Li Xiangning graduated from Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) obtaining her Bachelor degree of Arts in English literature in 2016. She is currently attending a Master degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages at Shanghai East China Normal University.  In 2016 she taught Chinese language at the International College of NPU and at Council on International Educational Exchange of Shanghai. In 2017 she worked as Chinese spoken language teacher at the Institute of Global Chinese Language Teacher Education in East China Normal University. Since September 2017 she cooperates with the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino.

 

Li Wei

In 1987 Li Wei graduated from the French language literature of Xi'an International Studies University.
From 1987 to 1989, she worked as a French tour guide in Xi'an CITS. Since 2001 engaged in Chinese teaching in Genoa of Italy. 
Her tutoring students have been awarded the Chinese Bridge competition for foreign middle school students. She won the "Excellent Turtor" prize awarded by the Chinese Embassy Culture Department in Rome.

 

Ambra Macchieraldo

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Ambra Macchieraldo graduated in Chinese Language and Literature in Torino in 2005. In 2002 and 2005 she attended a Chinese intensive course in Beijing Language and Culture University. In 2013 she achieved teaching qualification (TFA) for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Italian High School. She has taught at Ivrea "Carlo Botta" International High School for three years (2012-2015). She now teaches Chinese language at Convitto Nazionale "Umberto I" International High School. 

             

Daniel Mana

Daniel Mana has graduated from Torino University in March 2006, and has been teaching chinese in Liceo of Torre Pellice since 2012, he has also been teaching in Liceo Porporato school since 2012. After graduation he has studied chinese in Beijing and has lived and worked in Shanghai as an interpreter for clothing industry for six years. He has been cooperating with the Confucius Institute of Torino since 2012.

 

Gabriele Noè 

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Gabriele Noè earned his M.A. in Language and Culture of Asia and Africa at Turin University in 2013. During his studies, he attended courses of Chinese and Business Chinese at Beijing Language and Culture University. In 2015 he achieved teaching qualification (TFA) for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in High School. He has been cooperating with the Confucius Institute since 2014, he teaches currently at Cuneo Peano-Pellico High School, at Ivrea Botta High School and at Turin A. Gambaro Junior School.

 

Luigi Ottolini

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Luigi Ottolini gained a MA in Chinese language and culture from Turin University in 2015 with a thesis on Chinese loanwords in English from a socio-linguistic perspective. He attended Chinese language and culture courses at Beijing Language and Culture University and Zhejiang University, and was a teacher of Italian as a FL in China. Since January 2016, he has been contributing to Turin University Confucius Institute teaching Italian to Chinese students within Marco Polo – Turandot programme and, since December 2016, Chinese language and culture in high schools.

 

  

 

Pang Cheng

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Pang Cheng graduated in Applied Linguistics at Jinan University of Canton in July 2017. He is a Chinese language teacher at the Institute of Global Chinese Language Teacher Education of East China Normal University of Shanghai. From March 2014 to March 2017 he taught Chinese Language at the Confucius Institute of Kyung Hee University in South Korea, where Hanban awarded him the title of "Excellent Chinese Teacher Volunteer". From September 2017 he cooperates with the Confucius Institute at the University of Turin.

             

Veronica Regis 

Veronica Regis holds an M.A. in Chinese language and literature and a PhD in Euro-Asian Studies (Applied Linguistics) from the University of Torino. She completed the state teaching certification for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Italian High School (TFA) at University of Siena. She has been working at the Confucius Institute of Torino since 2008 and served as a research assistant at the Centre of Advanced Studies on Contemporary China in Torino, from 2006 to 2012; at present she’s teaching Chinese at Altiero Spinelli International School (Torino) and at “G.F.PORPORATO” School (Pinerolo).

 

Ren Shenshen 

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Ren Shenshen, graduated in English Literature in Xi’an in 2017. She is currently pursuing a Master degree in English Translation and Interpretation in East China Normal University. From 2015 to 2016, she worked as a volunteer tour guide in Shaanxi History Museum in Xi’an. In 2016, she taught college English in Chang’an University. She also worked as a part-time online teacher during 2016 to 2018. Since September 2018, she cooperates with the Confucius Institute at Turin University.

 

Sara Sanna 

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Sara Sanna, MA in Chinese language and culture in Torino in 2012, has been awarded a scholarship by Hanban in 2010 for a stay in Shanghai’s East China Normal University; teaches for Confucius Institute since 2011 and is now teaching Chinese at "Liceo Linguistico Maria Ausiliatrice" in Torino.

 

Cosetta Tolu 

Cosetta Tolu has graduated from Turin University in 1997, and teaches Chinese Language and Culture in Genoa since 2005. 
She specialized in Chinese teaching at Milan University. Her courses include history, literature, civilization. 
Now she cooperates with the Confucius Institute of Turin since 2010.

             

Silvia Torchio

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Silvia Torchio graduated in Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Torino in July 2002. During her studies, she attended a course of Chinese Language and Culture at the Beijing Language University and in 2002, after the degree, she was awarded a grant by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to attend a one year specializing course in Chinese Language at the Fudan University, in Shanghai.
She is a translator and a publishing consultant. She organizes class to teach Chinese language to kids.
Since January 2017, she cooperates with the Institute as a teacher of Chinese language and culture in Casale Monferrato, at “Cesare Balbo” High School. She is also currently teaching Chinese at the Confucius evening classes.

 

Lidia Tammaro 

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Lidia Tammaro, after a period of advanced Chinese language courses in China (Shenzhen University and Shandong University), in 2012 obtained her MA degree at Turin University. Since then she works with the Confucius Institute of Turin University as Chinese language teacher and interpreter. In February 2018, after three semesters as visiting PhD student at East China Normal University, she received her PhD degree at Sapienza University of Rome, specializing in Chinese early medieval literature and literary philology (3rd-6th century). 

 

Manuela Vairus 

Manuela Vairus graduated  in Foreign Languages, major in Chinese Language and Literature, from Turin University in 2004. She spent six years in China to improve her Chinese language skills and then to get work experiences.  She went through extensive teacher training and now she is able to teach both adults and children. Since 2013 she has been teaching  Chinese language at Turin Confucius  Institute. In 2014 she attended a training on Chinese teaching L2 at Xiamen University, in Xiamen.  At present she is teaching Chinese at ITC Sommeiller and Confucius evening classes for adults.

 

Virginia Valesio

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Virginia Valesio graduated in Chinese Language and Literature from Turin University in 2004. In the same year she was awarded a grant by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to attend a one year specializing course in Chinese Language at the Shanghai University. From 2007 to 2015 she worked at the International Relations Office of the Politecnico di Torino as project manager of Sino-Italian international projects. At present she is teaching Chinese Language at the High School Convitto Nazionale Umberto I. In 2012 she obtained the official certification for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Italian High School (TFA) at University of Siena.

             

Barbara Viegi 

Barbara Viegi graduated in Torino in 2004, her degree thesis was focused on the translation of a Chinese contemporary novel. In the same year she moved to Beijing where she studied Chinese language at Renmin University of China, then worked for several Italian companies in Shanghai and Beijing, until 2012. In 2013 she moved back to Italy and started to work as Secretary of the Confucius Institute of Torino University.

 

Caterina Viglione 

Caterina Viglione graduated at Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia in 1994; she is translator of Chinese literature and professor of Chinese language at the University of Torino. She cooperates with the Confucius Institute since its establishment. She is specialized in modern and contemporary Chinese literature.

 

Wang Jingjing

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Wang Jingjing graduated at East China Normal University in 2011, and taught Chinese to foreigners at the same university since then. She also has taught in EMLYON Business School ,CIEE, East Mandarin School since 2008. Her courses include business Chinese HSK,HSKK, listening, speaking, reading specific courses. Since 2013 she cooperates with the Confucius Institute of Turin, preparing students for HSK and HSKK exams at Università Kore in Enna. Since September 2016 she works in Turin, preparing students for HSK exams.

 

Wang Yan

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Wang Yan in 2008 graduated in Fujian Normal University, China, and in 2011 majored in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language in De La Salle University, Philippines. She has more than 5 years full time teaching experience: she taught Chinese language to foreign students and teachers in the East China Normal University since 2012; she is working at the Confucius Institute of the University of Turin since September,2017.

             

Wu Wuqiong

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Wuqiong Wu graduated from Hangzhou Normal University (HZNU) with a degree in Chinese Language and Literature. He is currently studying teaching Chinese as a second language at East China Normal University (ECNU). He participated in the US Naval Summer Program in June 2016. From March to June 2017, he worked as an adjunct Chinese teacher at HZNU; From January to May 2018, he worked at Shanghai New York University (SH-NYU), where he taught an integrated Chinese course. Since September 2018, he has been teaching Chinese at the Confucius Institute at the University of Turin, Italy.

 

Yang Chongqi

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Yang Chongqi, who obtained a degree in education in social sports from 2016, is currently a postgraduate student in Taijiquan and traditional physical education classes in the Physical Education Department of the School of Physical Education and Health, East China Normal University, majoring in foreign Taijiquan teaching. He began teaching at the Confucius Institute at the University of Turin in September 2018. He is currently responsible for Chinese teaching at Spinelli Elementary School and Porporato High School at the Confucius Institute.

 

Anna Zanoli

Anna Zanoli graduated in Chinese Language and Literature in Torino in 2004. In 2005 she received a master’s degree in Services for the Immigrants at the same University. In 2001 and 2004 she attended an intensive Chinese course at Beijing Language and Culture University and Yunnan Normal University (Kunming). She worked as cultural mediator, social researcher and translator. She teaches Chinese at Liceo Internazionale “Carlo Botta” of Ivrea since 2010. In 2013 she achieved the state teaching qualification for teaching Chinese Language and Culture in Italian High School (TFA).

 

Zhang Anna

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Zhang Anna graduated from East China Normal University, majoring in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. She has worked in Confucius Institute of Torino University since January 2013 and teaches chinese language at Liceo Altiero Spinelli and Confucius evening classes for adults ( primary, intermidiate and advanced levels).

             

  Zhang Tianchi

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Zhang Tianchi is currently attending a Master degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages at East China Normal University. From March to July 2017, she was a project teacher of the Lyon Business School in France. From September 2017 to June 2018, she was a research fellow of the Chinese Department in Aarhus University, Denmark; She was responsible for the Chinese class and calligraphy class of the summer camp of the Confucius Institute at the University of Zayed, UAE and Basel University, local Chinese teacher training of Scotland and the UK. Since September 2018, she cooperates with the Confucius Institute at the University of Torino, Italy.