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Giuseppe Lepore

Associate Professor

Department of Cultural Heritage

Academic discipline: L-ANT/07 Classical Archaeology

Head of Advanced School of Studies on the city and region (SSCT)


Applications open for Mission to Agrigento's "Valley of the Temples" Archaeological Park

Students are informed that from Friday, April 19 to Sunday, April 28, 2024, registration will be open for participation in the 9th excavation, documentation and conservation diagnostics campaign in Insula III of the Hellenistic-Roman Quarter of Agrigento (Sicily, Italy).

Period of activity: single shift of about three weeks in June 2024 (the exact dates of the excavation will be communicated to participants after the selection).

To whom the call is directed: only students, postgraduates and doctoral students enrolled in courses at Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna can apply. Priority will be given to students and students who have taken the following courses:

Greek archaeology and art history (Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Heritage);
Archaeology and history of Roman art (Degree in Cultural Heritage);
Archaeology of the city of Magna Graecia and Sicily (Master's degree in Archaeological, artistic and landscape heritage: history, protection and enhancement);
Archaeology of the City of Greece (Master's Degree in Archaeological, Artistic and Landscape Heritage: history, protection and enhancement);
Doctoral students in Cultural and Environmental Heritage (DBC);
PhD students in Historical and Archaeological Sciences. Memory, Civilization and Heritage (DiSCi) and other doctoral students in related subjects at the University of Bologna;
Roman Archaeology (School of Specialization in Archaeological Heritage);
Archaeology of Romanization (School of Specialization in Archaeological Heritage);
Archaeology and History of Greek and Roman Art (Single-Cycle Master's Degree in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage).

How to apply: one's application should be submitted by sending an email from the institutional mail address, from Friday, April 19 to Sunday, April 28, 2024, to Dr. Michael Benfatti ( [] ) and in copy to Prof. Giuseppe Lepore ( [] ), with the subject line "AGRIGENTO 2023." Attached to the email should be:

- brief curriculum vitae showing any previous experience, examinations taken and grades, subject of degree (if defined), reason for application, year and Course of enrollment and matriculation, telephone contact.
- Self-certification on unstamped paper according to the following model: I, the undersigned ..., matriculation no. ...; enrolled in the ... year of ..., declare that I have regular certificate of attendance at the Course on Safety in Archaeological Sites and that I have been judged fit for duty by the competent doctor / I declare that I will enroll in the first Course on Safety in Archaeological Sites useful to accrue the required training and take the medical examination of fitness for duty in time for departure. I also declare that the required certificates and identity documents in my possession are valid and will be valid for the duration of the excavation campaign and I will deliver copies of them at the time of the start of the excavation activities. I declare that I am willing to show to the excavation director Prof. Lepore and the collaborator Dr. Benfatti, prior to entering the quarters, the certificate of negativity to Sars CoV-2 with swab taken within the previous 48 hours. I declare that I will inspect the documents and certificates necessary for the fulfillment of the trip on official state channels and that I will draw up and keep copies of them for the entire foreign stay. Finally, I declare that I am duly enrolled in a Course at the University of Bologna and that I have for the duration of the trip a certificate attesting to this fact.
Place, date and legible signature

Published on: April 15 2024