Orientalist and historian of religions. Was a student and collaborator of Fosco Maraini, University of Florence, where for some years he taught Japanese language and literature. Works from 1989 with the superior Institute of religious sciences in Florence, where he taught phenomenology of religion and, now, history of Eastern religions. He collaborates with the Theological Faculty of Central Italy and has been a lecturer of Japanese Archaeology at the University of Bologna (branch of Ravenna).
Web site https://silviocalzolari.org/