Roberto Beneduce

Roberto Beneduce is an Italian professor of cultural anthropology and a medical doctor specializing in psychiatry. He did his first medical-anthropological research in Mali on epilepsy and mental disorders and now continues to conduct his ethnopsychiatric research in Mali, Cameroon, and Mozambique. He also founded the Frantz Fanon Center in Turin, Italy, in 1996, which now has an office in Napoli as well. He has been the first to practice the project of a migration’s clinical (critical) ethnopsychiatry in Italy and to train young psychologists and psychiatrists, as well as cultural mediators, in this domain. 

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