GIANLUCA VACCA, Undersecretary for the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Italy
Gianluca Vacca was born in Rome, Italy, on the 3rd of October 1973. After his classical studies in Rome, he moved to Pescara, Abruzzo, in 1993. He graduated with honors in Literature at “Gabriele d’Annunzio” University of Chieti and Pescara in 1998. For two years he was an honorary fellow in Italian literature in the same university, where he participated in conferences and published several papers. From 2004 he has been a teacher of literature and Latin. In 2013 he was elected deputy to the Italian Parliament in the XVII legislature for the 5 Star Movement. During the legislature he was a member of the VII Commission of the Chamber of Deputies (Culture, Science and Education), dealing mainly with school, university and research. In the 2018 general election he was re-elected deputy in the XVIII legislature for the 5 Star Movement. Since the 12th June 2018 he is serving as the Undersecretary for the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities.