Giuseppe Valditara is the Italian Minister of Education.
He is Full Professor of Roman Private Law and History of Roman Public Law. He has taught at the University of Turin. During his career, he has held several seminars in many foreign international universities. He is enlisted in the Special Register of Lawyers at the Court of Appeal of Milan.
As a Senator of the Italian Parliament, he has been Member of the Commission on Education, University and Research, Member of the Bicameral Commission for Regional Affairs, Vice President of the Bicameral Commission on Childhood and Member of the Constitutional and Internal Affairs Commission.
He is the coordinator of “Lettera 150”, an initiative launched with a manifesto endorsed by over 150 university professors which has elaborated many reform proposals in different sectors, reaffirming the value of scientific knowledge and high competences, critical to defeat crisis and to build a new, more efficient Italy, based on freedom, responsibility and solidarity.
He is the author of several renown publications on Roman Private Law, Roman Public Law, Roman History and Italian Constitutional law. At European level, he has been the Italian delegate in the Horizon Europe Shadow Programme Committee. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Journal Iura, the Romanist Journal “SDHI”, and of the Spanish Journal “Seminarios Complutenses de Derecho Romano”. He has been Vice President of the Scientific Committee of the Journal “Federalismo e Libertà” and directs the series “I libri del Federalismo” and the cultural Magazine “Lettera 150”.