European University Institute State of the Union
Speakers -  State of the Union


Maria Romana De Gasperi

Maria Romana De Gasperi is Honorary President of the De Gasperi Foundation in Rome. Born in Trento, she worked as the personal assistant of her father Alcide De Gasperi, Prime Minister of Italy from 1945 to 1953 . Mrs De Gasperi has assembled the archive of De Gasperi’s documents deposited at the Historical Archives of the European Union in Florence. She collaborates weekly with the Avvenire newspaper and has published various books, among others: De Gasperi uomo solo, Mio caro padre and La nostra patria Europa. A graduate from the University of Rome, Mrs De Gasperi holds a honorary doctorate from the University of Timisoara.