Giuseppe Motta is Assistant Professor at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, where he teaches Eastern European History and Modern History. He is a member of the Institute for Italo-Romanian Studies of Cluj, Romania, and is the author of several articles and books on the conditions of national minorities in Eastern Europe. His publications include: The Legacy of the First World War: The Minority Issue in Transylvania, (2014); Robie. La schiavitù dei rom in Valacchia e Moldavia, (2013); Less than Nations: Central-Eastern European Minorities after WWI (2013); The Italian Military Governorship in South Tyrol and the Rise of Fascism (2012); Ardeal. Le origini della Transilvania romena (2011); and Le minoranze nel XX secolo. Dallo Stato nazionale all’integrazione europea (2006).