User:LorenzoCalvelli

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I am a tenured Lecturer in Ancient History at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice. In 2005, I earned a European Doctorate degree in «History and Archaeology of the Mediterranean countries» thanks to a cotutelle agreement between Ca' Foscari and the Université Paris X Nanterre. Before getting a permanent position at Ca' Foscari in 2011, I was a graduate or postgraduate research fellow at the following institutions: University of Cyprus (1999), Svenska Institutet i Rom (2000-2001), University College London (2002), Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes - Paris (2004), Institute of Classical Studies - London (2004), American Academy in Rome (2005), Warburg Institute - London (2007-2008), Villa I Tatti - Harvard (2009-2010), CEDANT - Pavia (2010). In 2015 I was a visiting fellow at the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies (Princeton University). My research interests focus on the administrative and political history of the late Roman Republic and the early Empire, on Latin inscriptions and early Christianity in the Venice region, and on the reception of classical antiquity. In 2009, I published my book «Cipro e la memoria dell'antico fra Medioevo e Rinascimento. La percezione del passato romano dell'isola del mondo occidentale», which was awarded the Honor Prize "Caterina De Cia Bellati Canal" in 2012. I am the author of over 40 contributions published as book chapters or articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as in conference proceedings. I have been an invited lecturer in several European academic institutions and have spoken at numerous international conferences, both in Italy and abroad. I have regularly served as a blind reviewer for programmes sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Education and by the European Union, as well as for manuscripts submitted to scientific journals. Since 2005, I have taught Roman History to BA students at Ca' Foscari to which charge Latin Epigraphy for MA students was added in 2011. In 2012 and 2013 I taught for the ESSEP Programme (European Summer School in Epigraphy - Poitiers) and in 2014 for the Fall School in Digital Humanities organised by Ca' Foscari and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Since 2015 I teach for the Ca' Foscari - Harvard Summer School. I am a member of the Association Internationale d'Épigraphie Grecque et Latine, the British Epigraphy Society, the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, and the Associazione Italiana di Cultura Classica. I also serve in the Editorial Board of the series «Mediterranean Nexus», published by Brepols, and «Venetia / Venezia - Quaderni di storia e antichità lagunari», published by L'Erma di Bretschneider. I am an Associate Editor of the online periodical «Current Epigraphy», based in the UK, and a member of the scientific board of «Italia Epigrafica Digitale». I am a charter member and member of the academic board of Terra Italia ONLUS, the largest Italian non-profit association for the study of ancient Italy (of which I was Secretary General from 2013 to 2015). I am the Principal Investigator of a major three-year research project sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Education on fake Roman inscriptions, entitled «False testimonianze. Copie, contraffazioni, manipolazioni e abusi del documento epigrafico antico». The project will last from February 2017 to February 2020. For a full list of my publications please visit: [1] [2]

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