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Research Unit Islamic Archaeology
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Institut für Orient- und Asienwissenschaften
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Giacomo Ponticelli, M.A.

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Giacomo Ponticelli

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Ph.D. dissertation Project

"Rural settlement dynamics in southern Jordan. Investigating the late medieval landscapes of Shawbak in the Crusader, Ayyubid and Mamluk periods"

Supervisor: prof. Bethany Walker

 Education

  • September 2021 – current: PhD student, Islamic Archaeology Research Unit, BIGS-OAS, Bonn University (supervisor: prof. Bethany Walker).
  • April 2021: Medieval Archaeology MA degree, 110/110 cum laude, University of Florence (supervisor: prof. Michele Nucciotti; co-supervisor: prof :Bethany Walker).
  • October 2019 – February 2020: MA Archaeology Erasmus student, Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland). 
  • September 2019: participated in the UNINET Summer School for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, Lublin University of Technology (Poland). 
  • 2015 - 2018: BA Degree in History of Archaeology, Fine Arts, Archives and Libraries, 110/110 cum laude, University of Florence (supervisor: prof. Guido Vannini; co-supervisor: Dr. Elisa Pruno).
  • 2011 - 2015: Biotechnologies Bachelor’s student, University of Florence (not completed).
  • 2006 - 2011: High School Diploma at Liceo Scientifico “Guido Castelnuovo”, Florence.


Field Experience

 

  • 11/06/2021 - 11/14/2021: Square Supervisor at Khirbet Shbeikeh, Shawbak, Jordan, director prof. Michele Nucciotti.
  • 10/23/2021 -10/14/2021: Field Surveyor, environs of Shawbak, Jordan.
  • 10/08/2021 - 10/21/2021: Assistant Square Supervisor and Square Supervisor at Tall Hisban, Bonn University, director prof. Bethany Walker.
  • 09/16/2019 - 09/20/2019: participated in the excavation project at Modlnica, Jagiellonian University, director prof. Jacek Polenski.
  • 11/04/2019 - 11/28/2019: Field Surveyor, environs of Shawbak, Jordan.
  • 06/28/2019 - 08/04/2019: Assistant Square Supervisor in Shawbak castle, Shawbak, Jordan, University of Florence, director prof. Guido Vannini.
  • 10/08/2018 - 12/01/2018: Assistant Square Supervisor at the Jāyya palace, Shawbak, Jordan University of Florence, director prof. Guido Vannini .
  • 09/17/2018 - 09/28/2018: participated in the excavation project “Castelluccio di Rignano: indagini archeologiche”, University of Florence, director prof. Guido Vannini.
  • 07/22/2018 - 08/04/2018: participated in the excavation project “Villa romana di Aiano/Torraccia di Chiusi”, UCL Louvain, director prof. Marco Cavalieri.
  • 09/18/2017 - 10/06/2017: participated in the excavation project “Castelluccio di Rignano: indagini archeologiche”, Università of Florence, director prof. Guido Vannini − 07/10/2017 - 08/04/2017: participated in the excavation project “Montaccianico”, University of Florence, director prof. Guido Vannini.
  • 05/8/2017 - 05/20/2017: participated in the excavation project “Pieve di Stribugliano”, University of Florence, director prof. Michele Nucciotti.
  • 09/19/2016 - 09/30/2016: participated in the excavation project “Castelluccio di Rignano: indagini archeologiche”, University of Florence, director prof. Guido Vannini.
  • 07/18/2016 - 08/05/2016: participated in the excavation project “Montaccianico”, University of Florence, director prof. Guido Vannini.


Research and Work Experience

 

  • September 2021- November 2021: Postgraduate ERASMUS trainee, CNRS Paris, posted at IFPO Amman (Jordan).
  • November 2020 - ongoing: WP4 GIS intern, CURBATHERI – JPI project (University of Florence).
  • March 2019: Collaborator, CAMNES Association, “Rethinking Osiris” International Conference, Florence.
  • January 2019: Collaborator, CAMNES Association, “ICHAJ14” International Conference, Florence.
  • October 2018 - current: member of the international project “Medieval Petra: Archaeology of the Crusader/Ayyubid settlement in southern Jordan”, University of Florence, director prof. Michele Nucciotti
  • 2017 - 2018: Collaborator, Cultural Promotion Association “THEMENOS”.

 

List of Publications

 

  • Ponticelli G., 2020, The view from ‘pre-Crusader’ Shawbak: towards a first contextualization through GIS visibility and spatial analyses, in «Studies in Ancient Art and Civilizations», 24, pp. 153-157.
  • Ponticelli G., 2019, La ‘lunga durata’ del controllo militari della Val di Caprio in Lunigiana attraverso le analisi di visibilità (secoli VI-XIII), in V Ciclo di Studi Medievali (Atti del Convegno 3-4 giugno 2019, Firenze), NUME, pp. 98- 104.


IT Skills


  • GIS software: QGIS, ArcGIS, gvSIG, Global Mapper
  • Remote sensing: SCP plugin for QGIS, SNAP ESA software.
  • Database: PostgreSQL/PostGIS, SpatiaLite, Microsoft Access.


Qualifications

 

  • June 2019: C1 English Level Certificate (IELTS), attained at the British Council of Milan (Florence).
  • July 2012: C1 English Level Certificate (Cambridge ESOL), attained at the British Institute of Florence.


Memberships

  • 2021-current: Chercheur Associé at IFPO
  • 2019 - 2020 member of NUME (Nuovo Medioevo).
  • 2019 - current: European Archaeology Association.
  • 2017 - current: member of the “Centro Studi Lunensi”



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