Giovanni in Fiore,
the migrations of entire populations, from whichever geographic
place of the Earth to other places, the advent in the last decade
of Internet and the World Wide Web, the tendency to the EuroMediterranean
- enlarging of Europe, the infinity of cultural interlaces,
in synthesis the
age of intercultural and global communication, push
me more and more towards the search
of my roots, from Calabria’s to the Mediterranean, to the common
roots of every man...
The Disappearing Society
Francesco Saverio Alessio and Emiliano
“I know this book won’t be a bestseller, but if it touches just one person then it will have been worth it,’ said Giancarlo Trepans,
at the Forum Dialog this afternoon to launch the ‘Writer’s Under
publishing programme by the two-year-old Italian publishing
house Neftasia Editore
is the author of the novel ‘How Long Since,’ one of the first titles
published in the series. The novel depicts an encounter between a
priest – one who has devoted his life to saving exploited children in
places like Sierra Leone and Chechnya – and a journalist who wishes to
record the stories.
Neftasia publisher Stefania Campanelli said the series will focus on publishing the works of writers who have
been persecuted, censored or exiled. One book will be published in the
series each month and a total of 15 titles is already planned.
Campanelli is seeking a partner to publish and distribute the books in
, a Chechen writer who lives in exile in
Norway, presented a short reading from his new collection of short
stories ‘The Green Sun,’
also among the first titles to be launched.
Also among the first four title are ‘I Am Guilty,’
a collection of
essays by the Bangladeshi writer Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury
and an anti-mafia tract by Italian journalists Emiliano
and Francesco Saverio Alessio
entitled The Disappearing Society
Dr. Johano Strasser, president of PEN Germany
, remarked that the ‘Writer’s Under
series is likely help raise awareness of the persecution of writers
beyond the obvious countries – China, Cuba, Iran, Eritrea and Myanmar.
‘This, in itself, makes the project a worthy thing to do
is already helping to instigate change: The publisher has convinced its hometown of has to join the International Cities of Refuge Network
) which offers a safe have to writers in exile
International Philosophy Convention in Sila - left to right: Michele
BORRELLI - Santiago
ZABALA - Giacomo
MARRAMAO - Gianni
VATTIMO - Francesco
Saverio ALESSIO - Mauro PIOLA - Carmelo
DOTOLO - photography by Carmine
--February - Member
of International Council of HERITAGE
--March - Voluntary
collaborated with Centro
Italiano di St. Georgen, Schwarzwald
--June - He talks about "Web
interpretation: A Florenses contemporary Escatology"
at the 1°
philosophy international festival in Sila.
--March - Member and counsellor for the immigration of Associazione
--January - Honorary member of Calabria
Mondo - Associazione Culturale dei Calabresi nel Mondo and counsellor for calabrian emigration history of this association.
founder and member of council of I.S.Ca.P.I.
Istituto Superiore Calabrese di Politiche Internazionali (Calabrian
Superior Institute of Internationals Politicals), Università
della Calabria (Calabrian
member of "Soka
and founder in San
Giovanni in Fiore,
FEDERICO e Pasquale
BIAFORA, of the Internet Site www.emigrati.it,
he believes that the study and the debate on the problems caused
by the mass emigration of our population and the consequent disintegration
of our Culture are on the base of every serious development plan
for the Florense and Calabrian territory. President
Emigrants Internet Association emigrati.it
Saverio ALESSIO in Paris, 2002
collaborated with HERITAGE, Florenses Emigrants Association,
of which he planned and realized the Internet Site after a research
operated with the President of this Association Pietro MAZZA;
the HERITAGE Association has melted itself in order to
divide in two Associations, dismissed the site, it has been absorbed
nearly entire by www.emigrati.it.
founder of the Mediterranean
Scientific Research Center - Mediterranean University S.r.l.*;
for this Society he cured the Diplomatic Relations of the «Casa
del Mediterraneo» in Italy and in the foreign
country, particularly in France from January 2002 to May 2003.
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Giovanni in Fiore in 1958, city where he achieves the High school Diploma and, subsequently,
the Diplomas of Master of Applied Art in Textile Art and in Fashion
and Costume Art. Lived and worked in Naples between 1976 and 1986, where he studied Architecture in the «Federico
II» University, and, in other periods of his life, in Pozzuoli, Prato, Cosenza, Rende, Florence, Rome, Crotone, Lives
sur Meuse, Andenne, Amboise, Paris, in Germany in St.
Georgen and Schramberg.
1978 he founded with Giuseppe OLIVERIO « GNIKS », a self printed review of culture, satire and politics;
in 1980, with Mario IAQUINTA, first place and
Silver Medal of de President of the Republic in the photographic
competition « CALABRIA
DA SALVARE » (Calabria to Save); in 1987 exposed,
on invite of Francesco
VENEZIA, in the XVII
TRIENNALE of Milan with a critical relief of the
underground of Naples; between 1988 and 1989 collaborated with
the Arch. Antonio LORIA to the writing of the RECOVERY
PLAN OF THE HISTORICAL CENTER of San Giovanni in Fiore;
with the ACQUARAGGIA he receives the « PRIZE RINO GAETANO
1990 » for the record « Gli ex-fuorilegge
si sposano ». --His photographys and designs are published on international
reviews and catalogue, some of his
songs are published in records of the Mediterranean Rock Band Acquaraggia.
in his Town at the «Fiera
beyond twenty years, with Professional
Studies of Architecture and with national and international Artistic
Florense 2002 - CAD - Computer Aided Design
--*(1) Dismissed as Associate and Vice-President of Mediterranean Scientific
Research Center - Mediterranean University S.r.l. the 15th December
2003 in order to assume the Presidency of emigrati.it
Italians Emigrants Internet Association ONLUS.
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