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Stefano Campana

University of Siena
Landscape Archaeology - Lecturer
Siena Area, Italy
Stefano Campana comes from Switzerland originally but has been working for the past fourteen years at the University of Siena in Italy. He is one of Italy’s most active and inventive young lecturer, specializing in landscape archaeology, remote sensing, GIS and ubiquitous communication for purposes of research, recording and conservation. His work is focused on the understanding of past landscapes from prehistory to the present day, with particular emphasis on Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. The principal context for his work has been Tuscany) but he has also participated in and led research work in the UK, Turkey, Palestine and Turkmenistan. Since 2006 he has been a member of the academic staff at the University of Siena (Italy), in the Department of Archaeology and History of Arts, where he has engaged in teaching and research as Lecturer in Ancient Topography. He has been active in the international sphere for many years and has established a sound reputation for innovative research and the rapid publication of books and articles in national and international journals and in the conference proceedings for meetings in which he has been involved as organizer and/or participant. In 2011 he has been proposed and admitted as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London (FSA) and in 2012 he has been invited as member of the General Management Board (GMB) of HIST, the Governing Board of the International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage, under the auspices of UNESCO and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
He currently leads a research team of eight archaeologists in the Laboratory of Landscape Archaeology and Remote Sensing at the University of Siena and has directed numerous research projects, field surveys and excavations. In 2009 he founded a spin-off company of the University of Siena, ATS s.r.l., aimed at technology transfer for Cultural Heritage. Although experienced in many practical fields his abiding passion lies in academic work.

My Moderators Sessions

Thursday, October 31

10:00am CET