Giuseppe Motta is assistant professor of History of Internal Relations at Sapienza University of Rome, where he gained a Phd in History of Europe. He has dedicated many books and articles to the conditions of national minorities and to the ethnic conflicts in Central-Eastern Europe, carrying out his researches in the archives of Rome, Bucharest, Cluj, Sydney, Geneve and Bruxelles. In 2013-2015 he was the editor in chief of the “Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies” and he is a member of the scientific committee of the review “Scienze e Ricerche”, and of the editorial board of the “Istorijski casopis - The historical review”, which is published by the Institute of History of Belgrade. He is also a member of the scientific committees of the Phd courses in European History at Sapienza University of Rome, of the Institute of Italian-Romanian Studies of the Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj (Romania) and of the Observare research center of the Autonomus University of Lisbon (Portugal). He has worked as contract professor at the universities of Viterbo (2003-2004), Babes-Bolyai of Cluj (2003-2006), and Bergamo (2005-2009) and as visiting professor with the staff mobility of the program Basileus – Erasmus Mundus 2009 at the university of Sarajevo. He has also worked as researcher for the Ia-d center of the Tor Vergata University (2008-2009) and for the department of contemporary and modern history at Sapienza University of Rome (2007). He has also cooperated with several cultural organizations such as Isgap (Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policies), Moses Mendelsohn Zentrum of Potsdam, Istituto nazionale di studi romani, association RelazionInternazionali of Rome, Institute for International Studies of Cluj (Romania), Institute Jacques Maritain, “Dizionario biografico degli italiani” Treccani, and with the e-learning department of the university S. Pio V of Foggia.
Prof. Motta has coordinated numerous research projects: he led a unit of research PRIN 2008 program and was the coordinator of various Sapienza university projects in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2014. Prof. Motta has organized several international conferences, and has published several books and articles about the history of Eastern Europe and in particular of national minority issues. In 2012 he was recognized by the Miur Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale as
associate professor in Modern History (11/A2) and History of International Relations (14/B2).