Renowned Italian writer, Nuccio Ordine joins the FACM Advisory Council


The FACM has incorporated to its Advisory Council Mr. Nuccio Ordine, renowned Italian writer and intellectual, whose contributions will be decisive in strengthening the lines of action of the FACM in the Mediterranean. Nuccio Ordine (Italy, Diamante, 1958) is Professor of Italian Literature at the University of Calabria. He studied Giordano Bruno and the Renaissance. He has been visiting professor at centers such as Yale, Paris IV-Sorbonne, IEA in Paris, CESR in Tours, the Warburg Institute or the Max Planck Society in Berlin. He is a member of the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He has seven honorary doctorates and the French Legion of Honor. He has published, among others, The Usefulness of the Useless (2013, translated into twenty-four languages), Classics for Life (2017), Three Crowns for a King (2022) and Men Are Not Islands (2022).
Ordine has stated that «it will be a great honor for me to be part of the Advisory Council of the FACM. The creation of a network of cultural relations between the different countries bordering the Mediterranean is not only important but necessary to cultivate dialogue and peace. »