Fabio L. Grassi
(Enabled, in the call 2012, by the competent national commissions to be ASSOCIATED PROFESSOR in FOUR academic fields: Modern History, Contemporary History, Near East Cultures and History of International Relations; Enabled, in the call 2016, by the competent national commissions to be ASSOCIATED PROFESSOR and FULL PROFESSOR in History of International Relations and to be ASSOCIATED PROFESSOR in Contemporary History).
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Born in Rome in 1963.
Summer scholarships to study in Turkey for the years 1985 and 1988. Degree in Arts, 1986. Scholarship for PhD from 1990 to 1993.
PhD, 1994 (thesis on “Italy and the Turkish Question 1919-1923: public opinion and foreign policy”). Winner of post-doctoral scholarship, 1997.
From 2005 to 2008 Visiting Professor of Contemporary Turkish History for the Specialised Degree in Mediterranean Civilisations and Societies, “Gabriele D’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy.
From 2005 to 2009 Senior lecturer of Italian language in the Department of Didactic of Foreign Languages (Faculty of Sciences of Education) of Yildiz Technical University - Istanbul;
In 2010 and 2011 Senior lecturer of “Political Developments and Social Movements in the World and in Turkey in 20th Century” and “European Union and Enlargement Process” (both taught in Turkish language) in the Department of Humanities and Social Studies
Martin R. Baeyens
Active painter, graphic artist and designer.°04-04-1943.
1968 graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Ghent recent new name: School of Arts - University Ghent Belgium.
1968-2008 Was professor and Chairman of the Design department of the School of Arts - University Ghent Belgium.
He released a long list of sole exhibitions (127) in Belgium and other countries, he participated in (1078) group exhibitions worldwide and was awarded for (159) international contests and exhibitions.
In the ex-libris and the graphic world he takes an important and special place. He realized until today, (855) ex-libris from which most of them are in silk screen and CGD.
Nature is at the centre of his art work. He seeks for a balance between technology and nature and uses therefore electronic circuit print plates.
In his free graphic he is also specialised in silk screen. He prints his works himself, a technique in which he is a perfectionist.
For 40 years he was professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (School, of Arts University College Ghent)
As visiting lecturer he was active at the Frans Masereel Centre for Graphic in Belgium, the Texas Tech University in Lubbock USA and in several university’s in China, Turkey and North Cyprus. For Erasmus (educational exchange project) he was invited to the academies of Barcelona, Lisbon, Krakow, Limerick and Dalian.