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Towards Counternarratives of Mediterrenean LandscapesRusellae LandscapeVeii

Towards Counternarratives of Mediterrenean Landscapes

Improving Critical Thinking in Archaeology

Rusellae Landscape

Developing new Paradigms in Landscape Archaeology

Veii

Shedding new Light on Past Urbanscapes

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project

The Emptyscapes project is an interdisciplinary program designed to stimulate changes in the way in which archaeologists in Italy study the archaeology of landscapes, leaving a site-based approach in favour of a truly ‘landscape’ perspective.

The aim is to promote

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Rusellae

Rusellae

The sample area in this case study lies in Central Italy, in Maremma, a wide costal region in southern Tuscany and northern Lazio bordering the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Rusellae was an important Etruscan and subsequently Roman city, which survived until the

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Veii

The city of Veii, situated about 15 km north of Rome occupied what is now a broad plateau of gently rolling countryside about 190 ha in extent.

The best way to begin discussion of this sample area is perhaps to

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Partners

partners

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The project has been funded within the Marie Curie action

(FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IEF n. 628338)

 

 

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Culture 2007 ArchaeoLandscpes Europe project

(Grant Agreement nr. 2010/1486/001-001)

 

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Latest Posts

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Emptyscapes got PRIN 2015 research funding

September 29, 2016 | No Comments

Emptyscapes – as part of a wider project (PI Marcello Guaitoli) – has been successfully selected within the Italian research framework “Project of National Interest” (PRIN). Emptyscapes Research Unit will be funded to carry on and expand research activity in Read more »

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Emptyscapes key-note at Paris

June 2, 2016 | No Comments

Emptyscapes PI has been invited to give a key-note and to partecipate to the round table on “Archaeological prospection and Sampling, a paradoxical divorce” at JIAP2016: Journées informatique et archéologies de Paris 7-10 Jun 2016 Paris (France).

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Emptyscapes Seminar Acknowledgements

June 2, 2016 | No Comments

We are writing to thank you all sincerely for contributing so generously to our seminar on archaeological survey work in the Mediterranean countryside. The meeting gave us a very interesting and successful opportunity to discuss important aspects of current activity Read more »

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FINAL PROGRAM – Emptyscapes Seminar, Cambridge (UK)

May 6, 2016 | 5 Comments

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY AND THE MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRYSIDE
Empty spaces & Empty phases: research questions, scales and methods

What’s new in archaeological survey in the Mediterranean countryside? After more than half a century of research and fieldwork, involving millions of hectares of survey, Read more »

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Emptyscapes Seminar, Cambridge (UK)

April 28, 2016 | No Comments

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY AND THE MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRYSIDE
Empty spaces & Empty phases: research questions, scales and methods

Venue – Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, UK.
Timing – 25 May 2016 (13:00) to at 26 May (14:00).

Abstract – What’s new in archaeological Read more »

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Public lecture, Siena (Italy)

March 20, 2016 | No Comments

On March 22nd, prof Giovanna Bianchi invites Emptyscapes project to be presented at the University of Siena.

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UAV LiDAR survey – Riegl

March 18, 2016 | No Comments

The virtual absence of LiDAR case studies for archaeological purpose in the Mediterranean area is both obvious and remarkable. The main reason may lie in differing methodological approaches, differing schools of thought or in cultural or environmental biases of various Read more »

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LANDMARKS, Orkney (UK)

March 10, 2016 | No Comments

From March March 12 to March 15, Emptyscapes project has been at Kirkwall, Orkney-UK.

LANDMARKS
Orkney, 12th-15th March 2016

Saturday 12th March: Papers, Orkney College
9.30 Assemble at College – Tea and coffee
10.00 Introduction
Dave Cowley, Mark Edmonds & Ingrid MainlandRead more »

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Key-note on Drones in Archaeology, Rome (Italy)

February 1, 2016 | No Comments

2nd International Conference of Aerial Archaeology: From Aerostats to Drones: Aerial Imagery in Archaeology
3-5 February 2016, Belgian Academy – Rome

Key-note talk
Expanding the Boundaries of Aerial Archaeology: from Balloons to Drones

In addition to traditional platforms for low-level Read more »

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Seminar, University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Italy)

December 15, 2015 | No Comments

Within the ongoing collaboration with ‘Progetto Veio’ at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ Dr Valeria Acconcia coordinates the organization of a working party including the research team of Prof Gilda Bartoloni (University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’), Prof Maria Teresa Read more »