Short Bio

Federica Turco succesfully completed a PhD in Semiotics at University of Torino. After her degree in Science of Communication, with a graduation thesis about the relationship between media events, urban image and semiotics of space, she has conducted a doctoral research concerning the representation of women in Italian serial TV fiction and putting forward her own model for a gender-oriented analysis of audio-visual products.

She has collaborated, as a researcher, with several Research Centres of the University of Torino and with local cultural associations, where she has conducted researches on: social communication campaigns, communication strategies of local governments, equal and gender studies, mega event communications, media and public opinion. She teaches Semiotics of Gender at University of Turin.

Currently she is Communication and Research Manager at CIRSDe, The Research Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies of the University of Turin and she is project manager of several projects concerning gender issues. Moreover she is the Gender Equality Manager of the University of Turin.