Genealogy, Heraldry and Documentary Sciences
INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES
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Individuals who are distinguished in the fields of genealogical or heraldic studies may be elected to the rank of Fellow in the American School. Fellowship is for life and no annual dues are collected. Fellows must be proposed by two or more faculty members of the School and approved by the Membership Committee. Nominations must be in writing and submitted to a member of the Membership Committee.
Generally, such individuals should possess a doctorate in history or a related field pertaining to genealogical or heraldic studies and have written extensively in the fields (i.e. having produced at least 25 articles and two books in the aforementioned areas). Exceptions are made based on international recognition and extensive publications.
Fellowship is limited to only 25 individuals. Fellows are entitled to use the postnomial F.Gen. (Fellow of Genealogy).
Honorary Fellows 2011
Ilia II of Georgia (2011)- Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, the Archbishop of Mtskheta-Tbilisi and Metropolitan bishop of Abkhazia and Pitsunda, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II (picture taken from the Georgian National Academy of Sciences)*
Giuli G. Alasania (2011) (Georgian: გიული გ. ალასანია) (born November 11, 1946, in Tbilisi), a Georgian historian and public figure, Doctor of Sciences (1987), Professor (1991), Vice-Rector of the International Black Sea University (IBSU) in Tbilisi, Head of the Stewardship Council and Professor of the University Of Georgia (UG), former Georgian University of Social Sciences (GUSS), Fellow of the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS, USA) since 2009. She is mother of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. She is a founder and President of the International Association "The Georgian Culture in Georgia and Abroad", organizer of many important cultural and scientific events. Prof. Alasania graduated from the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the Tbilisi State University (1969) and in 1973 received a Ph.D. degree in History. In 1987 received a degree of a Doctor of Historical Sciences (Dr.Habil.). In 1989-2006 she was Head of the Department of Source Studies of the Javakhishvili Institute of History and Ethnology (Tbilisi). Since 1990 she is a Professor of the Tbilisi State University. She is author of more than 100 scientific-research papers and about 10 monographs in the fields of the source studies of history of Georgia and the Caucasus, history of the Georgian culture, national self-determination. Prof. Alasania is a member of the Commission on the Sources of the History of Georgia of the Presidium of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences and member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal "Central Asia and the Caucasus" (Sweden). She is also an Honorary Fellow of the American School of Genealogy, Heraldry and Documentary Sciences (United States), whose certificate program is accredited by the College of Teachers, U.K. [From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia] - (see note below)*
Honorary Fellows 2013
Prof. Dr. Pier Felice degli Uberti. See additional information under Chancellor and faculty sections.
Dr Richard C F Baker (2011) - Dr. Baker is Principal of The Inst. of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies (IHGS). After obtaining his Doctorate in Biochemistry from Imperial College, London, Richard went on to work in the pharmaceutical industry. Having a life-long interest in history, he came to genealogy in 1973, firstly as a hobby, before joining the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies atCanterbury in 1988. At the Institute, he was able to indulge his passion for heraldry whilst teaching family history and leading the Institute’s charitable research into inherited diseases. Richard has been a member of the Institute’s Council, Education sub-committee and Examination Board since 1993. He was made a Fellow of the Institute in 1994, was appointed Vice-Principal in 2004, and Principal in 2010. He accepted an invitation to become a Vice-President of the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives (AGRA) in 2009. A former member of the Executive Committee of the Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS), Family Record Centre User Group, Kew 2008 Advisory Panel and FFHSEducation Sub-committee, he still represents the Institute on various national bodies including British Genealogical Record Users Committee and the Probate Records User Group, Richard is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Scriveners and Freeman of the City of London, an active member of The Heraldry Society, a Council Member of the White Lion Society and an Associate member of the Académie Internationale d’Héraldique. He has attended International Heraldic Congresses at Ottawa (1996), Dublin (2002), Bruges (2004), St Andrews (2006), Stuttgart (2010), International Colloquia at Canterbury (1993), Troyes (2003), St Petersburg (2005), Xanten (2007), Verviers (2009), Fribourg (2011), National Congresses at Sherborne (2005), Canterbury (2006), Cambridge (2008), York (2010) and the Birmingham International Heraldic Conference (2011)
Michel Banville (2011) - Président - Bureau permanent des congrès internationaux des sciences généalogique et héraldique- Le Bureau permanent est une composante de la la Confédération Internationale de Généalogie et d'Héraldique fondée à Bruxelles (Belgique) le 13 novembre 1971 en vue de créer et d'entretenir des liens durables de collaboration entre les associations et fédérations ayant pour objet l'étude de la généalogie et de l'héraldique, de défendre les intérêts du monde généalogique et héraldique auprès des organismes nationaux et de soutenir les associations et fédérations nationales dans leurs relations avec les organismes officiels de leurs pays respectifs. - Vice-président - Fédération québécoise des sociétés de généalogie - Regroupe plus de 50 sociétés de généalogies et d'histoire. La Fédération se définit comme un organisme de regroupement et de représentation visant la promotion et l’épanouissement de la généalogie au Québec et à l’étranger.
Prof. Carlo Tibaldeschi (2011) è nato nel 1936. Già docente di Patologia Chirurgica presso l’Università di Pavia, ha svolto in quella sede le attività di insegnamento e clinico-scientifica, queste ultime testimoniate da diverse migliaia di interventi chirurgici e dalla pubblicazione su riviste italiane e straniere di oltre duecento contributi su argomenti attinenti ai trapianti d’organo – in particolare del fegato – e alla immunologia chirurgica. Partecipante e relatore a numerosi congressi scientifici nazionali e internazionali. Da sempre cultore di genealogia e di araldica, ha seguito lo sviluppo e l’affermarsi di queste scienze in seno alla cultura italiana contribuendo alla loro diffusione mediante la pubblicazione di numerosi saggi. Socio del Rotary Club Pavia dal 1978 nella classifica Associazioni ed Enti, Araldica. Fondatore dell’Istituto Araldico-Genealogico Italiano e dal 1993 suo vicepresidente; fondatore dell’Istituto Italiano per la Storia di Famiglia e dal 2002 suo presidente; membro della ; membro della International Commission for Orders of Chivalry; fondatore della Scuola di Genealogia, Araldica e Scienze Documentarie e Docente di Genealogia e di Araldica presso la stessa Scuola; Senatore Accademico dello “STUDIUM”- Accademia di Casale e del Monferrato per l’Arte, la Letteratura, le Scienze e le Varie Umanità (fondata nel 1476); socio fondatore dell’Associazione dei Possessori di Certificazioni d’Arma, Genealogia e Nobiltà, rilasciate dal Corpo dei Re d’Armi di Spagna; membro del Comitato Scientifico e redattore di «Nobiltà», rivista di Araldica, Genealogia, Ordini Cavallereschi; membro del Comitato Scientifico de «Il Mondo del Cavaliere», rivista internazionale degli Ordini Cavallereschi. Ha preso parte e svolto relazioni a Convegni, Congressi e Colloqui nazionali e internazionali organizzati dagli organismi del settore (Académie Intenationale d’Héraldique e Académie Internationale de Généalogie).
* In 2010, the IAPSR merged with the American School. Hon. Fellows of the International Academy for the Promotion of Scientific Research (Documentary Sciences) were made Hon. Fellows of the School.