2019

12 November 2019

Conference “Archeologia del Buddismo nello Swat”

Conference “Archeologia del Buddismo nello Swat”

Thursday, 21 November 2019, at 18:00
MAO Museo d’Arte Orientale,
Via San Domenico, 11 – Torino


On the occasion of the exhibition “Sulle sponde del Tigri. Suggestioni dalle collezioni archeologiche del MAO: Seleucia e Coche” (MAO Museo d’Arte Orientale, 21 September 2019 - 12 January 2020), the MAO Museo d’Arte Orientale hosts a lecture regarding the archaeology of Buddhism in Swat. The conference, about the results obtained during over 60 years of archaeological activities in one of the crucial regions of Buddhism, will be held by Professor Ciro Lo Muzio, professor at the Italian Institute of Oriental Studies of the University of Rome La Sapienza.

Free admission subject to seats availability.


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22 October 2019

Training courses for Iraqi officers of the SBAH

Training courses for Iraqi officers of the SBAH

Turin, 25 October 2019 – 05 November 2019


On October 25th the trainings courses for Iraqi officers of the State Board of Antiquities and Heritage of Baghdad, which are guests in Turin until November 5th 2019, start. These lessons, which are part of the European EDUU Project (Education and Cultural Heritage Enhancement for Social Cohesion in Iraq), coordinated by the University of Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum and by the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino per il Medio Oriente e l'Asia, are held by professors and researchers of the Politecnico of Turin. Several issues related to remote sensing activity by GIS and photogrammetry applied to the archaeological analysis and museum studies will be addressed.


23 September 2019

Workshop “Cultural Heritage and Illicit Trafficking in a Fragmented Middle East”

Workshop “Cultural Heritage and Illicit Trafficking in a Fragmented Middle East”

Thursday October 17, 2019
University of Turin – Aula Magna
Via Giuseppe Verdi, 8 – Turin, Italy


The University of Torino co-organises the international conference " Cultural Heritage and Illicit Trafficking in a Fragmented Middle East" on Thursday, 17 October 2019, Aula Magna Rettorato, via Verdi 8. The conference deals with the political situation of states such as Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, and the damages suffered by cultural heritage in those countries. The conference is organised in partnership with Istituto Affari Internazionali and researchers coming from all over the world give lectures. Workshop program (PDF)


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16 September 2019

Conference "Protocolli di intervento e best practices nell’archeologia a rischio."

Conference

Conference - "Protocolli di intervento e best practices nell’archeologia a rischio. Esperienze a confronto nel campo della tutela dei beni archeologici a rischio in teatri di conflitto e di catastrofi naturali: casi studio dalle attività del MiBAC, delle Università e del Comando Carabinieri TPC"

The Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino participates in the conference entitled "Protocolli di intervento e best practices nell’archeologia a rischio", which will be held on Monday 16 September 2019 at the Complesso Monumentale del San Michele in Rome, organized by the Istituto Centrale per l’Archeologia.

The CRAST’s activities of protection and preservation of the Iraqi archaeological heritage and of support to the Iraqi authorities will be presented within the speech of Professor Stefano de Martino and Professor Carlo Lippolis entitled "Gli interventi del Centro Scavi Torino in Iraq per il recupero del patrimonio culturale iracheno”


Complesso Monumentale del San Michele, Biblioteca delle Arti, Via di San Michele a Ripa 22, Roma
16 September 2019, 9:00-18:30


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12 September 2019

Exhibition “Sulle sponde del Tigri. Suggestioni dalle collezioni archeologiche del MAO: Seleucia e Coche”

Exhibition “Sulle sponde del Tigri. Suggestioni dalle collezioni archeologiche del MAO: Seleucia e Coche”

September 21, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Mao Museo d’Arte Orientale, via San Domenico 11, Torino
Inauguration: September 20, 2019, at 6 pm


On Saturday, the 21st of September 2019, the exhibition “Sulle sponde del Tigri. Suggestioni dalle collezioni archeologiche del MAO: Seleucia e Coche", dedicated to the collection of archaeological finds from the excavations conducted since 1964 by the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino at the Mesopotamian capitals Seleucia and Coche and stored  in the museum of Turin, opens to the public. This exhibit, developed in the frame of the project Collezioni (in)visibili, represents an extraordinary opportunity for bringing to the knowledge of a large audience the history of these cities, and the history of the Turin researchers who discovered them.


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03 September 2019

New archaeological expedition at Old Nisa (Turkmenistan)

New archaeological expedition at Old Nisa (Turkmenistan)

On Tuesday 3 September 2019 the field activities of the CRAST archaeologists directed by Professor Carlo Lippolis at Old Nisa in Turkmenistan start again. The expedition, which will end on Saturday 5 October 2019, provides for the opening of new stratigraphic soundings and the re-examination of sectors already partially investigated during the last archaeological missions.

For more information on the mission, see: Projects - Turkmenistan - Nisa

18 July 2019

Italian Archaeological Mission at Karakorum (Mongolia), second campaign

Italian Archaeological Mission at Karakorum (Mongolia), second campaign

The Italian Archaeological Mission at Karakorum works on a project of public archaeology funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; on July 22, the second season of activities on the field begins.

The CRAST archaeology are going to work together with the Educational Department of the MAO-Museum of Oriental Art of Turin and the colleagues of the Museum of Karakorum in order to elaborate a set of set of educational activities for schoolchildren visiting the Kharakhorum Museum.

In the meantime, the CRAST archaeologists will start interviewing the local population; interviews will be used as a starting point for future actions aiming at promoting the historical-archaeological heritage of the Kharkhorin-Karakorum area and disseminating the results of archaeological research.

30 May 2019

Eighth Italian archaeological mission at Tulul al-Baqarat

Eighth Italian archaeological mission at Tulul al-Baqarat

Eighth campaign (March 30 - May 23, 2019)

A new excavation season started at Tulul al-Baqarat by the team of the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino directed by Professor C. Lippolis. The archaeologists planned to continue simultaneously the stratigraphic analyses in the two main excavation sectors, the enclosure of the religious complex on TB1 and the architectural structures for the access to the central terrace on TB7, investigated on the eastern slope of the relief.


For more information see:

Projects - Iraq - Tulul al Baqarat


 

27 May 2019

Conference "La scenografia del potere: ultimi ritrovamenti a Qantir-Pi-Ramesse"

Conference

The Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino in collaboration with the Dipartimento di Studi Storici dell’Università degli Studi di Torino organizes the conference "La scenografia del potere: ultimi ritrovamenti a Qantir-Pi-Ramesse" in which Henning Franzmeier (Roemer- und Pelizaeus- Museum Hildesheim) presents the most recent results of the excavation campaigns at Qantir-Pi-Ramesse.

The lecture take place at:

Palazzo Nuovo - Hall 11
Via Sant’Ottavio 20
Turin

June 3, 2019 at 2 pm

30 April 2019

In the capital of the steppe. A project of public archaeology in Mongolia.

In the capital of the steppe. A project of public archaeology in Mongolia.

The Ceramics Museum of Mondovì will be home to the new exhibition "In the capital of the steppe", open to the public from Saturday 11 May to Sunday 21 July. This exhibition recounts a project of public archaeology realised by the CRAST in the area of Kharkhorin, the ancient Karakorum, capital of the empire founded by Gengis Khan. The exhibition, created in collaboration with the MAO - Museum of Oriental Art of Torino, aims to present the partnership of the CRAST and the Ceramics Museum, while introducing an international project that brings together experts from different fields and providing a window into a distant and historically and culturally fascinating reality.

Museum of Mondovì
Piazza Maggiore
11 maggio - 21 luglio 2019

06 March 2019

Conference “Preliminary results of the 2016-2017 MI.ENLIL-ARAKHTUM survey”

Conference “Preliminary results of the 2016-2017 MI.ENLIL-ARAKHTUM survey”

On Tuesday, the 5th of March 2019, at 2.00 pm, the conference of Professor Abbas Ali al-Hussainy from the University of Qadisiyah took place in Palazzo Nuovo (ex sala lauree di Lettere, via S. Ottavio 20, Turin). The topic of the lecture was the presentation of the preliminary results of the archaeological survey carried out by Professor Hussainy in the al-Qadisiyah region in southern Iraq.

12 January 2019

Workshop - University of Udine

Workshop - University of Udine

Workshop
“Archaeological Landscapes of Mesopotamia between Prehistory and the Islamic Period (ALaM) Formation, Transformation, Protection and Enhancement”
University of Udine, 15-16 January, 2019

The International Workshop “Archaeological Landscapes of Mesopotamia between Prehistory and the Islamic Period (ALaM): Formation, Transformation, Protection and Enhancement” presents the results of some innovative landscape archaeology projects conducted by Italian universities (Udine, Milan, Turin, and Venice) and institutions. The CRAST participates by submitting the preliminary results of the ancient landscape analyses of the Mesopotamian archaeological areas of Tulul al- Baqarat and Seleucia.

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