Economy + Geopolitics
Born in Genoa, Italy, she studied in London, Moscow, and Boston before becoming an international reporter, which led her to spend several years in Southern Africa and Australia, where she was awarded her PhD in Comparative Literature. Arianna teaches as part of the Italian Studies program at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and is the Cultural Events Coordinator for the Dante Alighieri Society of BC.She is a member of the Writers' Union of Canada and the Literary Translators' Association of Canada. She holds Canadian, Australian, and Italian citizenship. She is the author of several books in Italian and in English, including the novel “The Afrikaner”, a penetrating story whose narrative describes the sociocultural context of post-apartheid South Africa, and “Il Quintetto di Istanbul”, a fascinating work that takes us inside the minds of five transcultural authors.