Dr Bolotta has commenced a two-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Religion and Globalisation Cluster in ARI with effect from 8 October 2015. He earned his PhD in Anthropology from University Bicocca of Milan, and his Master’s in Psychology from University San Raffaele of Milan. He has also worked with Thai scholars while on an exchange PhD student program at the Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University. His doctoral research is a multi-situated ethnography of religious, humanitarian and state institutional politics for poor children living in the slums of Bangkok (Thailand). He co-founded the research group “Sciences de l’Enfance. Enfants des Sciences” (SEES, http://sciences-enfances.org) and has worked with Psychologists Without Borders (PSF).