2019

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.

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.

11 January 2019

Symposium "Anatolia between the 13th and the 12th Century b.C.E."

Symposium

The Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino and the Dipartimento di Studi Storici of the University of Torino are the promoters of an international symposium organized by Professor Stefano de Martino on the subject of the transition between Bronze Age and Iron Age in Anatolia.

The symposium will be held on January 22-23, 2019 - Sala Principi d'Acaja Palazzo del Rettorato Via Verdi n. 8 Turin - Italy.

 Symposium program [PDF]

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