Dr Rocco Bernasconi - personal details
Role: AHRB Research Associate
AHRC Research Associate for the project on the "Typology of Pseudepigraphic and Anonymous Jewish Literature c.200 BCE to 700 CE.”. Graduated from Bologna with a dissertation on Jewish Theological Responses to the Shoah, then took an MA in Jewish Studies in Manchester (with distinction), writing a dissertation on Reasons for Norms in Mishnaic Discourse (published in Melilah and downloadable from http://www.mucjs.org/MELILAH/articles.htm). My PhD thesis in Bologna and Paris–Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (Sorbonne) was on Amei ha-aretz and Kutim in the Discourse of Mishnah and Tosefta. I have worked as a post-doctoral researcher for the University of Bologna.