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Martedì, 01 Settembre 2015 09:43

Informazioni TACREC

Il Presidente del Corso di Laurea informa gli studenti del Corso di laurea in Tecniche di Allevamento del Cane di Razza ed Educazione Cinofila (TACREC) che per il pensionamento di alcuni docenti, è stato necessario provvedere ad individuare le nuove Commissioni di esame con il Docente verbalizzante ricodando che l’esame sostenuto dovrà essere verbalizzato con il codice dell’insegnamento del proprio piano di studio reperibile sul libretto elettronico consultabile su Alice.

Sono pertanto inserite due tabelle:

Tabella 1 – Corrispondenza fra i corsi di insegnamento TACREC e l’attuale corso di Laurea.

Tabella 2 – Commissioni di esame e docente verbalizzante

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Giovedì, 21 Maggio 2015 10:21

Summer School

 Food and Innovation in Rural Transition: the Tuscany case (download.pdf)




EU and Non-EU students (University degree or Bachelor degree, Master degree) as well as PhD students.

For students who want to specialize in European Rural Development and to live a practical experience



Professors from the University of Pisa

Professors from the University of Florence

Professors from European Universities

Professionals of Public Institutions

Cooperatives and Associations

Officials of NGO's.

Meetings/interviews with special informants and stakeholders




Rural areas and agriculture are facing transition processes that will impact on the human wellbeing on a world scale. Professionals in rural areas need to perform new knowledge, competencies and skills. The course aims to increase awareness and competencies about food issues and transition in agriculture and rural areas and to prepare students in order to design future promising transitions pathways able to meet medium and long-term societal and consumer demands. The Course would provide students engaged with agricultural and rural studies an immersive experience on the Tuscan territory.


The course provides students with theoretical knowledge, methodological tools, and direct comprehension in order to better face local processes of rural transition and food issues to compare international visions on rural development in their diversity of approaches and applications.

Provided skills: Developed analytical and conceptual views; got familiar with concepts and tools of qualitative and participatory research; establish new connections and strategic visions in order to better understand and promote transition in rural areas; group working; to use visual methods.
The programme focuses on the following issues:
Innovation and Transition in rural areas and in agriculture
Local resources and territorial components
Multifunctional agriculture, concepts and implications
Changing role of food in rural development (Typical food and consumers)
Food sovereignty
Synergies in rural development
The role of communication in building sustainable rural development and alternative pathways of change in rural areas

1.000 euros covering participation, traveling and meals during field trips, a social event

Participants are asked to submit a CV before 30th April 2015 and will be notified of acceptance by 31st May, 2015. Payment and final registration will be possible after acceptance notification

Accommodation is guaranteed at an affordable price


Programm coordinators
Prof. Francesco Di Iacovo, Dept. of Veterinary Science, tel. +39 050 2216918 e-mail Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. E' necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. E' necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.

Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. E' necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.">Prof. Gianluca Brunori, Dept. of Agricultural Sciences, Food and Agro-Environmental, tel. +39 050 2218979 e-mail Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. E' necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.

Dr. Paola Scarpellini, Laboratory of Rural Studies Sismondi tel. +39 340 2885469 e-mail Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. E' necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.

BrochureSummerSchool201.jpgCOURSE ORGANIZATION

4 weeks residential of intensive course in a Tuscany rural village: SILLICO, Pieve Fosciana Municipality (Lucca Province) (from Monday to Friday):

2 weeks of theoretical and methodological background

2 weeks of field works - collecting, elaborating and reporting data

Overall load of 250 hours of activities (lectures, workshops and field trips) corresponding to 10 ECTS


The Course is organized in 3 parts:

1. Reviewing Rural Development Studies
2. Research Methodologies for local development
3. Food and Innovation in rural transition (case-studying)


Methods: Series of workshops that will introduce and reflect on methodology for fact-finding activity, analysis and reporting. A special focus will be given to visual methods as means for investigation, documentation and reporting. The instruments that will be used:

Interviewing methodologies
Visual activities
Group facilitation
Data elaboration
Reporting methods