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Anna Chiara Fariselli

Full Professor

Department of Cultural Heritage

Academic discipline: L-OR/06 Phoenician and Punic Archaeology

Head of ISA — Institute of Advanced Studies

Head of Department of Cultural Heritage

Curriculum vitae

Graduated in Classics at the Bologna University, she has achieved the title of Expert in Archaeology at the School of Specialization in Archaeology and the Ph.D. in African Antiquities. She was Researcher in Phoenician and Punic Archaeology at the Conservation of Cultural Heritage Faculty of Bologna University, from the year 2000, and Associate Professor from the year 2014. From the 2019 she is Full Pofessor. Between 2000 and 2007 she has taught Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. From 2007 she holds the course of Phoenician and Punic Archaeology. From 2000 until 2015 she was editor of the Rivista di Studi Punici, after Byrsa, Rivista di arte, cultura e archeologia del Mediterraneo punico. From 2015 she was was a member of the Scientific Committee of the magazines Byrsa; Albahri. Entre Oriente y Occidente. Revista Independiente de Estudios Históricos (Albahri. Between East and West. Magazine Independent of Historical Studies); from 2016 she was member of the Scientific Committee of the magazine Folia Phoenicia. Now she is Scientific Director of the magazine Byrsa. Scritti sull'antico Oriente mediterraneo. From 1988 she has participated in different excavations in Italy and to the foreign countries, in some of which she has developed functions of coordination and/or direction on the field. In particular way, has completed researches in Central Sicily in cooperation with the Soprintendenza BB.CC.AA. of Caltanissetta and, in the collaboration with the Bologna and Cagliari Universities and with the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici delle Province di Cagliari e Oristano, she has conducted activity of excavation and prospecting in Sardinia, in the Punic-Roman site of Tharros. She has carried out museum sets and has participated in the ideation of new exhibitions, in Sicily and Sardinia. She has participated in different National and International Conferences and Congresses of Phoenician and Punic Archaeology, and of Classical and Musical disciplines. Since 2012 she is the Scientific Director of the archeological excavation in the Southern Phoenician and Punic cemetery of Tharros-Capo San Marco (OR) and in the Isthmus, where she highlighted a Punic artisan district. Since 2018 she is the Scientific Director of the archeological excavation on the cardo maximus.

She is director of the Past Lab. in the DBC.

 Since November 2021 she has been the rector's delegate for interdsciplinarity in the team of the Vice Rector for the Research.