2022 – ad oggi – Ricercatore di tipo B (RTDB) – Università degli Studi di Milano
2021 – Postdoc – Centre for Urban Network Evolutions, Aarhus University
2018-2021 – Assistant Professor – Centre for Urban Network Evolutions, Aarhus University
2017-2018 – Teaching Fellow in Roman Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
2016-2017 – Teaching Fellow in Byzantine Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
2015-2016 – Postdoctoral research fellow – TÜBİTAK – Koç University, Istanbul
2011-2014 – Dottorato (Ph.D.) in Archeologia – University of Edinburgh
2009-2011 – Laurea Magistrale in Archeologia – Università degli Studi di Milano
2005-2008 – Laurea Triennale in Scienze dei Beni Culturali – Università degli Studi di Milano
Interessi di ricerca
- Archeologia delle frontiere tardo antiche – in particolare in Siria, Turchia e Georgia
- Sviluppo urbanistico tra il quarto e l’ottavo secolo d.C.
- Cultura materiale (ceramica)
Volumi e curatele
(con A. Gnasso, T.J. MacMaster, B.N. Morris (eds), The Long Seventh Century. Continuity and Discontinuity in an Age of Transition. Proceedings of the 2013 Edinburgh Seventh Century Colloquium (University of Edinburgh, 28–29 May 2013). Oxford: Peter Lang, 2015.
Palmyra after Zenobia (AD 272–750): an archaeological and historical reappraisal. Oxford: Oxbow books, 2018.
(con S. Barker, C. Courault (eds), City walls in Late Antiquity: an empire-wide perspective. Proceedings of a conference held at the British School at Rome and the Swedish Institute of Classical Studies in Rome on 20-21 June 2018. Oxford: Oxbow books, 2020.
The White Ware from Palmyra (Syria). Preliminary data from the new excavations in the South-West quarter, in N. Poulou-Papadimitriou, E. Nodarou, V. Kilikoglou (eds), LRCW 4. Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae in the Mediterranean. Archaeology and archaeometry. The Mediterranean: a market without frontiers, Oxford: Archaeopress, 2014, pp. 649-655.
Understanding social identities through the ceramic evidence. The case of “Quartiere degli Artigiani’ in Calvatone-Bedriacum, in D.B. Casasola, T. Cvjetićanin, P.M. Kenrick, S. Menchelli (ed.), Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautores Acta 43. From Broken Pottery to Lost Identities in Roman Times. Bonn: Archaeopress, 2014, pp. 393-400.
(con B.N. Morris), Re-evaluating the Edinburgh 7th century colloquium experience, in A. Gnasso, T.J. MacMaster, B.N. Morris (eds). The Long Seventh Century. Continuity and Discontinuity in an Age of Transition. Proceedings of the 2013 Edinburgh Seventh Century Colloquium (University of Edinburgh, 28-29 May 2013), Oxford: Peter Lang, 2015.
The potential of archives for archaeological research on sites in conflict zones. A case study, in Archaeological Review from Cambridge 2016, pp. 102-124.
Palmyra and its ramparts during the Tetrarchy, in E. Rizos (ed.), New cities in Late Antiquity. Documents and Archaeology (Bibliothéque de l’Antiquité Tardive), Turnhout: Brepols, 2017, pp. 71-83.
The post-Roman occupation of the northern courtyard of the Sanctuary of Baalshamin in Palmyra; a reassessment of the evidence based on the documents at the Fonds d’Archives Paul Collart, Université de Lausanne, in Zeitschrift für Orient-Archäologie 9 (2017), pp. 180-199.
The unpublished archival material from the Fonds d’Archives Paul Collart, University of Lausanne; remarks on the numismatic record of the Sanctuary of Baalshamin, in Rivista Italiana di Numismatica e Scienze Affini 119 (2018), pp. 15-30.
Rome and the Tzani in Late Antiquity. A historical and archaeological review, in Anatolian Studies 68 (2018), pp. 131-150.
Pinpointing unrest at Palmyra in the early Islamic period. The evidence from coin hoards and written sources, Études et Travaux 31 (2018), pp. 183-196.
(con E.W. Sauer, J. Nokandeh, H.O. Rekavandi, M.B. Bayati, F. Caputo, M. Heise et al., Forts and megafortresses, natural and artificial barriers: the grand strategy of the Sasanian Empire, in M.H.A. Hossein Azizi Kharanaghi, M. Khanipour, R. Naseri (eds), Proceedings of the International Congress of Young Archaeologists, Tehran: Iranology Foundation, 2018, pp. 236-256.
Geç Antik Çağ’da Tzanika’nın (Kuzeydoğu Anadolu) sınır savunma sistemine ilişkin notlar, Belleten 297 (2019), pp. 427-438.
(con D. Naskidashvili, J.R. Snyder), Towards a high-definition approach to the study of Byzantine fortifications. The case study of Tsikhisdziri (western Georgia), in Anatolica 45 (2019), pp. 181-192.
(con A. Kakhidze, F. Harley, D. Naskidashvili, A Late Antique church at Napurvala hill (Pichvnari, western Georgia) and its associated cemetery. A reappraisal based on the surviving evidence at the Batumi Archaeological Museum, in Phasis – Greek and Roman Studies 21–22 (2019), pp. 140-170.
Forgotten borderlands: northeastern Anatolia in the 6th century, in I. Jacobs, H. Elton (eds), Asia Minor in the Sixth Century AD. Current Research and Future Directions, Oxford: Oxbow books, 2019, pp. 79-90.
The city that would not fall. Palmyra in late antique and early Islamic times, in A.M. Nielsen, R. Raja (eds), The Road to Palmyra, Copenhagen: NY Carlsberg Glytoptotek, 2019, pp. 255-268.
(con S. Barker, C. Courault), Approaching late-antique city walls with an Empire-wide perspective, in E.E. Intagliata, S. Barker, C. Courault (eds.), City walls in Late Antiquity: an empire-wide perspective. Proceedings of a conference held at the British School at Rome and the Swedish Institute of Classical Studies in Rome on 20-21 June 2018. Oxford: Oxbow books, 2020, pp. 1-7.
A tale of three cities. Remarks on urban survival in the south-west Black Sea coast from Late Antiquity to the Middle Byzantine period, in Nea Rhōmē. Rivista di Studi Bizantinistici 16 (2020), pp. 7-31.
Recensione a M. Karambinis, The island of Skyros from Late Roman to Early Modern times. An archaeological survey (Archaeological Studies Leiden University, 28). Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2015, in Journal of Greek Archaeology 2 (2017), pp. 473-476.
Recensione a A.U. De Giorgi, Ancient Antioch: from the Seleucid Era to the Islamic conquest. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015, in American Journal of Archaeology 121.3 (2017).
Recensione a J. Harris. The Lost World of Byzantium. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2015, in Journal of Greek Archaeology 2 (2017), pp. 455-456.
Recensione a K. Winther-Jacobsen, Kristina and Lâtife Summerer (eds), Landscape Dynamics and Settlement Patterns in Northern Anatolia during the Roman and Byzantine Period (Geographica Historica 32). Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart 2015, in American Journal of Archaeology, 123.2 (2019).
Recensione a P. Niewöhner (ed.), The archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia. From the end of late antiquity until the coming of the Turks. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, in Journal of Greek Archaeology 4 (2018), pp. 486-487.