Cecilia De Bernardi

PhD Candidate

PhD researcher

Field of science


  • representations, Sámi researcher, history, religion, culture, discourse analysis, critical realism, indigenous tourism, authenticity, tourism labels

Linguistic skills

Italian: mother tongue

Swedish: fluent

English: fluent

French: basic understanding/speaking

Finnish: basic understanding/speaking

Research interests

My research mainly focuses on indigenous tourism and in particular Sámi-related tourism. I am also interested in questions of authenticity and touristic labels. The paradigm of my research is Critical Realism.

Teaching interests

I teach tourism research, destination development and different topics related to my research.

Other skills

I am a skilled translator and I have worked as a mother tongue teacher for several years and as an interpreter on occasion

Role in the preparation of funding applications for a research group

Preparation of EU project application

ID: 437876