- Current Position
- Professor at University of Bologna, Dept. of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
- Sinologist and professor of Philosophies of Oriental Asia based in Bologna, Italy. She graduated in Philosophy at the University of Venice and, fifteen years later, received also a degree in Chinese Language and Literature and a PhD in Chinese Studies. Amina’s philological analysis and translation of classical Confucian texts – in particular the works of Xunzi (3rd century BC) and ancient Taoist sources like the Neiye – are placed in the framework of contemporary hermeneutical perspectives and intercultural debates, aiming at a collaboration between the institutions.
Il Cielo, gli uomini. Percorso attraverso i testi confuciani dell'età classica (English translation, Heaven and Men in Classical Confucian Texts), Cafoscarina, Venezia (2000).
Conflitto e armonia nel pensiero cinese dell'età classica: il ‘Trattato sui riti' di Xunzi (English translation, Conflict and Harmony in Chinese Classical Thought: Xunzi’s Lilun), Unipress, Padova (2004).
Neiye, il Tao dell’armonia interiore (English translation, Neiye, the Dao of Inner Harmony) Garzanti, Milano (2015).
Confucianesimo e taoismo (English translation,Confucianism and Taoism), EMI, Bologna (2016).