Chairman of Asgardia’s Government Ana Mercedes Díaz announced the appointment of Olimpia Niglio as the acting Minister of Culture.
The appointment is considered temporary until it is approved by Asgardia’s Parliament.
Professor Niglio, a graduate of the University of Naples Federico II (Italy), holds a PhD. in Architectural Conservation and a Master’s degree in Management of Art and Cultural Heritage (Business School Sole24Ore, Rome, Italy). She has more than 300 publications and is the recipient of six international awards for international cultural activities. She is a professor at Kyoto University (Japan), Universidad de Ibagué and Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano (Colombia), and has been a visiting professor in many universities around the world.
Professor Niglio has acquired great expertise in cultural heritage of the East and West as well as several topics of comparative history of art, architecture, and management of art. In the last decade, she researched the influence of Italian culture in Latin America and Japan. She has accomplished important research about the dialogue among cultures, and is now ready to offer her knowledge of the heritage of the civilizations to the people of the first Space Nation, Asgardia.
Dear Professor Olimpia Niglio! Welcome aboard!