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Luca Colliva

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Cultural Heritage

Academic discipline: L-OR/16 Indian and Central Asian Archaeology and Art History

Short Bio


Junior assistant professor at the Department of Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna and teacher in charge of the courses of Archaeology of Pre-Islamic Historical South Asia and Archaeology of the Indo-Iranian Borderland.

Since 1999 he collaborated with several archaeological missions in Asia,

He is italian deputy director of the Joint Iranian-Italian Archaeological Mission in Fars (ICAR-Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna) and, within the activities of the Archaeological Mission in Fars, he is currently co-director, together with Dr. Emad Matin,  of the LoP-Land of Persepolis project.

Since 2008 he is active in projects related to the archeology of Iraqi Kurdistan and since 2021 he is  Scientific Director of the Italian Historical-Archaeological Mission in Kurdistan (MiSAK) of ISMEO, the International Association for Mediterranean and Oriental Studies, and of the International Institute of Kurdish Culture in Rome.

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Dipartimento di Beni Culturali
Via degli Ariani 1, Ravenna - Go to map

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