Lorenzo Nigro

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L-OR/05 ( Archeologia e storia dell'arte del vicino oriente antico )
Istituto italiano di Studi Orientali
Studio 107
Telefono 0649913907
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 Lorenzo Nigro (Roma 1967), MA, PhD, Professore Associato di Archeologia e Storia dell’Arte del Vicino Oriente antico, e Professore di Archeologia Fenicio-Punica presso la Facoltà di Filosofia, Lettere, Scienze Umanistiche e Studi Orientali dell’Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, è il Coordinatore della Sezione di Orientalistica del Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Antichità della stessa Università. Ha preso parte a numerose spedizioni archeologiche nel Vicino Oriente (tra cui quelle di Tell Mardikh/Ebla, in Siria, negli anni 1989-1997, e di Tell es-Sultan/Gerico, in Palestina, in qualità di co-direttore negli anni 1997-2000 e poi come direttore tra il 2005-2011). È attualmente Direttore della Missione archeologica a Mozia (centro fenicio della Sicilia occidentale; dal 2002) e Direttore della Missione archeologica in Palestina e Giordania della stessa Università (dal 2005), che conduce gli scavi nella città fortificata dell’Età del Bronzo Antico, precedentemente ignota, di Khirbet al-Batrawy in Giordania settentrionale, e nel sito di Tell es-Sultan/antica Gerico.
è autore di tredici monografie concernenti l’archeologia pre-classica di Siria e Palestina e l’archeologia fenicio-punica; e più di 130 articoli in riviste italiane e straniere sull’archeologia di Palestina, Giordania, Siria, Libano, Iraq e Iran nei periodi pre-classici, interessandosi principalmente di archeologia della Palestina e del Levante meridionale.
Si è laureato a Roma con il Prof. Paolo Matthiae con una Tesi su “L’architettura palatina della Palestina nelle età del Bronzo e del Ferro. Contesto archeologico e sviluppo storico”, pubblicata come monografia nella serie Contributi e Materiali di Archeologia Orientale (volume V, Roma 1994), e ha conseguito il titolo di Specializzazione con una tesi su “La ceramica delle favissae del Bronzo Medio nell’Area di Ishtar a Ebla”. Ha conseguito il titolo di Dottore di Ricerca con una Tesi su “Il repertorio ceramico delle Tombe Reali di Ebla e la cronologia ceramica della Siria interna nel Bronzo Medio”, pubblicata nella serie Materiali e Studi Archeologici di Ebla (volume VIII, Roma 2009).
Ha editato le serie Quaderni di Gerico (due volumi, il terzo in stampa), la rivista Vicino Oriente negli anni 2008-2009 (volumi XIII e XIV), e numerosi congressi e convegni internazionali, tra cui gli Atti del Sesto Congresso Internazionale di Archeologia Orientale (6ICAANE) pubblicati nel 2010 (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz). è attualmente l’editore della serie ROSAPAT (Rome “La Sapienza” Studies in the Archaeology of Palestine and Transjordan, sette volumi, l’ottavo è in stampa), e della la serie Quaderni di Archeologia Fenicio-Punica con i volumi Mozia X, Mozia XI e Mozia XII (il volume Mozia XIII è in corso di stampa), e QAFP IV e QAFP V (Roma 2010), e della serie Vicino & Medio Oriente.
È stato membro dei comitati organizzatori di numerosi convegni internazionali, tra cui il Primo e il Sesto Congresso Internazionale di Archeologia Orientale (Roma 1998 e Roma 2008); il convegno internazionale tenutosi a Gerico (Ariha 2005) e promosso dall’UNESCO, dal Dipartimento delle Antichità dell’Autorità Nazionale Palestinese e dall’Università di Roma “La Sapienza” per la ricerca archeologica e la valorizzazione turistica del sito di Gerico; e il convegno internazionale “Lebanon Symposium” sulla ricerca archeologica e la tutela del patrimonio archeologico del Libano organizzato sotto il patrocinio della Direzione Generale delle Antichità del Libano a Beirut nel novembre 2008. È il fondatore della Giornata Romana di Studi Moziesi “Antonia Ciasca”, dedicata all’archeologia fenicio-punica nel Mediterraneo Occidentale.
È stato curatore del Reparto Antichità Orientali - Museo Gregoriano Egizio dei Musei Vaticani (1998-2005), e ha insegnato Archeologia e Geografia Biblica presso l’Università Lateranense (Roma, 1996-2000) e presso il Pontificio Istituto Biblico di Roma (Roma, 2000-2006). È membro del Consiglio per le Relazioni Internazionali dell’Università di Roma “La Sapienza” con delega ai rapporti con l’UNESCO, e membro del Consiglio dei Docenti per il master inter-universitario per la formazione e gli scambi culturali e la tutela del patrimonio archeologico israelo-palestinese. È anche consigliere della Fondazione Whitaker di Palermo, per l’amministrazione e la valorizzazione dell’isola di Mozia.
Nel 2010 ha vinto tre premi per le scoperte nel Palazzo delle Asce di Rame nel sito di Khirbet al-Batrawy in Giordania: “Premio Provincia Capitale”, “Premio Colosseo” e “Premio Sapienza Ricerca”.
 


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CV Lorenzo NIGRO (orcid.org/0000-0003-3262-315X): Rome, 13th December 1967. EDUCATION 1992 MA Sapienza University, Rome. Near Eastern Archaeology, 110 cum Laude 1997 PhD Sapienza University, Rome. Near Eastern Archaeology: published: MSAE VIII Nigro 2009. CURRENT POSITION 2005 - 2015 Associate Professor (I got the habilitation as Professore Ordinario [SSD 10/N1] in 2014) of Near Eastern Archaeology and Phoenician Punic Archaeology, Dept. of Oriental Studies (IISO), Sapienza University, Rome. 2013-today Director of the Museum of Ancient Near East, Egypt and Mediterranean of Sapienza Univ. PREVIOUS POSITIONS 2000-2005 Senior Lecturer of Near Eastern Archaeology, Dept. of Sciences of Antiquity, Sapienza. 1998-2005 Curator of the Egyptian Gregorian Museum (Dept. of Oriental Antiquities) Vatican Museums, City of the Vatican. FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS 2014 Archaeological Institute of America Samuel H. Kress Lectureship 2015-16 (€20,000). 2012 Honor Frost Foundation (London) – Research Award 2012 (€11,200) 2010 Award “Sapienza Ricerca” attributed by Sapienza University Board of Research (out of 100). 2010 “Colosseo” Award by Comune di Roma (not monetary). 2010 “Provincia Capitale” received by Provincia di Roma (not monetary). 1999 St Damasus Scholar – Carsten Niebuhr Institute of , University of Copenhagen. SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS 2005 - today 8 Postdocs (Sala, Spagnoli, Orsingher, Montanari, Ripepi, Kilani, Ripepi, Gallo) / 20 PhD Students/ 100 MA students, Dept. Sciences of Antiquities, Sapienza University, Rome. TEACHING ACTIVITIES 2000 - today Near Eastern, Levantine, Phoenician-Punic Archaeology: Faculty of Letters, Sapienza, Rome. 2000-2006 Invited Professor of Biblical Archaeology, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome. 1996-today Invited professor by several Universities (Copenhagen, Sassari, Naples, Paris, etc.). ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP AND INTERNATIONAL POSITIONS 1998-2005 Member of the Scientific and Administrative Board of the Vatican Museums. 2000-2014 Coordinator of the Oriental Sect. of the Dept. of Sciences of Antiquity, Sapienza. 2000-today Scientific Editor of the journal Vicino Oriente (peer-reviewed Journal of Archaeology). 2004/5-today Direction of three major archaeological Expeditions to Motya and Jericho/Batrawy; personnel and scholars involved over 30; budget around € 20,000 p.a.+ grants for collaborators. 2011-2013 National Coordinator of the PRIN 2009 Project “The Seven Plagues” involving international team of 15 scholars, budget € 194,198 over two years. Since 1992 Author/editor of peer-reviewed 20 monographs and 170 published chapters, papers, articles, reviews, reports (https://uniroma1.academia.edu/LorenzoNigro). ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS 1998 and 2008 First and Sixth International Congress of the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (1st ICAANE) – Rome – member of the founding and of the organizers Committee. 2002-today “Giornata Romana di Studi Moziesi A. Ciasca” (conference held annually in Sapienza University concerning Motya and excavations in Western Sicily) founder and organizer. INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES 2000 - today Faculty member, Faculty of Letters and Philosophy, Sapienza University, Rome. 2002 - today Graduate Stud. Advisor (Oriental CV), Dept. of Sciences of Antiquities, Sapienza, Rome. 2006 - 2012 Member of Faculty Committees (Resarch, Didactic, Programmation), Sapienza University. 2008 - 2014 Member of the International Committee of Sapienza University, Rome. 2012 - 2014 Member of the Research Board of the University - Sapienza University, Rome. 2010 - today Member of the Counsel of the Foundation G. Whitaker, Palermo, Italy. COMMISSIONS OF TRUST 2012 “Futuro in Ricerca” panel member, Ministry of University and Scientific Research, Italy. 2013 Review SIR panel member, Ministry of University and Scientific Research, Italy. 2013 - today Editorial Board of the Journal “Restauro Archaeologico”, University of Florence. 2013 Scientific Advisory Board (for excavations), Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium. 2014 - 2015 Scientific Advisory Board, Ca’ Foscari University - Venice. 2014 - today Scientific Advisory Board for PhD, Tel Aviv University. MAJOR MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES 2010-today Palestine Exploration Fund, London. 2012-today American Schools of Oriental Research, Boston. 2008-today Member of the Committee for Lebanese Archaeology. RESEARCH PROJECTS Since 2000 I have devised, initiated, funded, directed, managed and published six international research projects in archaeological and landscape research. Research funding (excluding funded studentships) fieldwork amounts to over €750,000 + significant sponsorship and local support in kind. These projects have been sustained over several seasons, employed 20-40 assistants, students, specialists and liaised extensively with local authorities and academics. They involved important methodological developments, theoretical advances, and had academic and public impact. Archaeological Expedition to Motya (2002-ongoing): excavations were carried out in six different areas of the site focusing on major historical-archaeological themes: landing of Phoenicians, dating and function of the basin called ‘kothon’, urban layout through time and city fortifications. Results shed light not only on such topics but on the history of the whole Mediterranean and suggested a further development of research activities which is the object of this proposal. 20-40 staff (including specialists, PhD, etc.); results: 7 reports monograph and more of 60 articles published in 13 years (www.lasapienzamozia.it). Funding €250,000. Archaeological Expedition to Palestine & Jordan (2005-ongoing) which annually carries on archaeological excavations in the sites of Tell e-Sultan/ancient Jericho (Palestine) and Khirbet al-Batrawy (Jordan), carrying on also a systematic survey project in the Oasis of Jericho (Palestine) and in the districts of Wadi Zarqa and al-Mafraq (Jordan). www.lasapienzatojericho.it www.lasapienzatojordan.it. Nine reports monographs and more than 80 articles published in ten years. Khirbet al-Batrawy, a previously completely unknown city of the 3rd millennium BC. Within the activities of the ROSEPAJ (Rome Sapienza University Expedition to Palestine & Jordan), I directed the exploration of the necropolis of Khalet Jam’a (Bethlehem) and the newly opened excavation at Tell es-Sheikh Abu Zarad, Biblical Tapuah, a previously unexplored city in the hearth of Palestine (15 Km south of Nablus). Funding €150,000. JOAP The Jericho Oasis Archaeological Park (2014-ongoing), a pilot project funded by the Italian Cooperation (Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - DGCS) aimed at enhancing sustainable tourism development in the Jericho Oasis http://www.lasapienzatojericho.it/JOAP: Funding €449,000. PADIS Palestine Archaeological Database and Information System (2008-today) under the aegis of UNESCO – PI. A tool for protection, study and valorisation of the archaeological heritage of Palestine. Published monograph: Nigro (ed.) 2011; www.lasapienzatojericho.it/padis/: Funding €26,000. PRIN 2009 “The seven plagues. Catastrophes and destructions in Palestine and Egypt during the pre-classical period” (2011-2013) – National Relevance Project funded by the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research, PI. Theme: study of catastrophic events of natural or anthropic origin between Palestine and Egypt in pre-classical periods. Results published in the volume Nigro (ed.) 2014. www.lasapienzatojericho.it/ Prin%202009/Prin2009.php. Funding €198,194. Websites: . https://uniroma1.academia.edu/LorenzoNigro INVITED PRESENTATIONS, PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCES -examples 2014 Chairperson in the final discussion on Mediterranean colonization at the International Conference Ubi Minor... Le isole minori del Mediterraneo centrale in memoria di Giorgio Buchner - Ischia, ottobre 2014. 2014 Invited lecturer on water resources in ancient Mediterranean - Uppsala University. 2014 Invited lecturer on Motyé et les origines de la Sicile phénicienne - Université de Géneve. 2011 Invited lecturer on Motyé et le temple du Kothon: Halle Napoléon Musée du Louvre - Paris, September. 2011 Invited lecturer on “From Tyre to Motya: the temples and the rise of a Phoenician Colony” in the International Conference L’Histoire de Tyr. Au Témoignage de l’archéologie, Tyre, Lebanon, October 2011. EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP - SCHOLARLY RESEARCH INITIATIVES - My Research Projects have involved development, coordination and leadership of interdisciplinary and international teams, typically 12-20 specialist scientists, + advanced students and research assistants. - I have directed-co-directed these teams for 5-10 years’ durations successfully, and continuing (in Italy and in the Near East: Palestine, Jordan, Sicily), developing younger researchers through opportunities for scholarships, funding, publication and co-authorship/presentation of results also being the Editor of a refereed Journal. - I have consistently raised research funding to support my projects – amounting to over €1000,000. - Esteemed published outcomes – 20 well cited monographs and books (+ 3 in press), c 170 articles, papers in edited volumes, peer reviewed journals, and numerous interim reports, editorials and popular papers. - Organiser of several conferences and academic meetings – all with international speakers and impact. - Collaborative research with international institutions, museums, organisation, scientists. - International academic recognition – examiner, assessor, speaker, chairman, fellowships, national committees, TV, significant research fundraising, public dissemination, museum/site exhibitions, community involvement. - International Museum leadership (Vatican Museums) and University Museum (Sapienza Near East Museum) SCIENTIFIC LEADERSHIP PROFILE AND MY RESEARCH IMPACT HAVE BEEN RECOGNISED BY THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA KRESS LECTURESHIP FOR 2015-2016.


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