Gioacchino Campese, C.S.

Experiencing Rome through Community-Engaged Learning - Migration in Italy: Practical Perspectives from Rome

Gioacchino Campese cs, is a member of the Missionaries of St. Charles (Scalabrinians), a Roman Catholic religious order, currently serving as professor of theology of human mobility at the Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome (Italy). He has studied theology in Manila (Philippines), Chicago (USA) and Rome, where he earned a PhD in theology of mission. He has been ministering with migrants and refugees in Mexico, USA and Italy. He is also president of the Agenzia Scalabriniana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo (ASCS), an agency working with migrants and refugees in Europe and Africa in three main areas: integral welcoming, intercultural outreach and development cooperation.

At the Rome Gateway he teaches Experiencing Rome through Community-Engaged Learning Migration in Italy: Practical Perspectives from Rome. This course will offer a brief overview of the reality of migration in Italy complemented by the practical strategies of two non-governmental organizations in the city of Rome that have been welcoming and accompanying migrants and refugees on their journey toward integration.

Contact: gcampese@nd.edu