Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Maurizio Forte

Affiliation: Duke University

Maurizio Forte is the William and Sue Gross Professor of Classical Studies, Art, Art History, and Visual Studies in the Department of Classical Studies, Duke University.  He holds his degrees from University La Sapienza in Rome (Ph.D.) and the University of Bologna.  His areas of specialization are classical archaeology, particularly Etruscan and Roman, and digital and virtual archaeology; his current field work projects are at Catalhoyuk in Turkey); and Vulci, Tarquinia, and Cerveteri in Italy.  His most recent publication is Digital Cities in between History and Archaeology (ed. with H. Murteira, Oxford University Press, 2020).  Professor Forte is the AIA Cinelli Lecturer for 2020/2021.

Abstracts:


Discussion over the relevance of landscape and environment in the development of the Etruscan society. New spectral data from drone mapping give us new insights on this topic.

 

Short bibliography and/or website:

Uncovering Smart Archeology

I&E Graduate Fellow’s Work Brings History to Life

Antonio LoPiano, Vulci 3000 Archaeological Project

Revelations

Vulci 3000: A High-Tech Excavation

Vulci 3000: Technology in Archaeology

Using Today’s Technology to Discover an Ancient Past

Discussion on the impact of new digital technologies (data recording-digital simulations) and particularly virtual reality in archaeology.

 

Short bibliography and/or website:

Uncovering Smart Archeology

I&E Graduate Fellow’s Work Brings History to Life

Antonio LoPiano, Vulci 3000 Archaeological Project

Revelations

Vulci 3000: A High-Tech Excavation

Vulci 3000: Technology in Archaeology

Using Today’s Technology to Discover an Ancient Past

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