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Michele Lavazza – CV

Education

October 2014 – April 2017

Master’s Degree in Philosophy

Università degli Studi di Milan

Thesis on Wittgenstein and transcendental philosophy of language (Wittgenstein e la filosofia trascendentale del linguaggio) (supervisor Prof. Paolo Spinicci, co-supervisor Prof. Renato Pettoello).

October 2016 – January 2017

Research stay in Paris with a scholarship from the University of Milan

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Three-months research stay at the UFR Philosophie of the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, under the supervision of Prof. Jocelyn Benoist, funded by the University of Milan’s scholarship programme for conducting part of the research related to the MA thesis abroad.

October 2012 – November 2014

Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy

Università degli Studi di Milan

Thesis on Cause and effect as structures of grammar in the later Wittgenstein (La causalità come struttura grammaticale nell’ultimo Wittgenstein) (supervisor Prof. Paolo Spinicci).

Professional experience

May 2021 – today (2022)

Instructional designer at W.Training S.r.l.

Since May 2021 he is employed at W.Training S.r.l. (Via Gramsci 1/M, 42124 Reggio Emilia) with the following responsibilities: designing solutions for digital learning (mainly interactive e-learning courses, HTML and MediaWiki websites), videomaking, and visual communication.

July 2018 – April 2021

Instructional designer at CT2 S.r.l.

Since May 2021 he is employed at CT2 S.r.l. (via Piero Capponi 9, 20145 Milano) with the following responsibilities: designing solutions for digital learning (mainly interactive e-learning courses, HTML and MediaWiki websites), videomaking, and visual communication.

February 2016 – April 2020

Editor-in-chief and vice-director at La Tigre di Carta – Rivista di arte e cultura

Between February 2016 and January 2017 he was editor-in-chief for the quarterly magazine La Tigre di Carta, ISSN 2420-8787; between January 2017 and April 2020 he was vice-director of the same magazine.

IT skills

Publications

Projects

December 2020 – today (2022)

Ludwig Wittgenstein Project

In December 2020 he founded the Ludwig Wittgenstein Project, a multilingual website that since January 2022 makes Wittgenstein’s works available online free of charge and with a free licence.

2010 – present (2022)

Wikipedia

Since 2010 he is a contributor of Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia. He made approximately 6000 contributions on the Italian-language version of the website and wrote approximately 160 new articles.

September 2015 – June 2016

Wikimania 2016

He was involved in the organisation of the 12th worldwide yearly conference of the Wikimedia movement, Wikimania 2016, which took place in Esino Lario, Italy, in June 2016. As a member of the “Programme Committee”, his role was “Co-general coordinator and chair of the sessions”.

Courses taught

A.A. 2015-2016

“Reading philosophy. Wittgenstein” (“Letture di filosofia. Opere di Wittgenstein”) at Unitre Milano

In academic year 2015-2016 he taught a 48-hour course at the Università delle Tre Età in Milan (via Ariberto 11, 20123 Milano).

A.A. 2014-2105

“Reading philosophy. Spinoza” (“Letture di filosofia. Opere di Spinoza”) at Unitre Milano

In academic year 2014-2015 he taught a 48-hour course at the Università delle Tre Età in Milan (via Ariberto 11, 20123 Milano).