Cultural Attaché at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Brussels, Belgium
Allegra Iafrate was born in Bologna in 1985. After graduating in violin, she attended the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, where she earned a degree in modern literature and a doctorate in art history. She has dedicated numerous essays to the cultural traditions of the Mediterranean world in the Middle Ages. She is currently in charge of cultural promotion at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and is director of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Brussels.