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September 10, 2019

May 13th, 7 p.m. We finally got there. After one of the shortest 20 hours trips of my life we finally got to Adigrat. Yes, I know… Where the heck is that? Well, think Africa, then go East, then find Ethiopia, and finally look up to Tigray, the northeastern region. Ther...

August 27, 2019

While on holidays (yes, we all got to enjoy nice off-time with families during August! ;-) the research did not stop completely and, as a result, we came back to work with two nice surprises on our desks!

First, the seminal publication of the project, with the resu...

April 18, 2019

So, you know when you look at the PEOPLE page and you see that one missing picture right at the center of the page? We are looking to fill that in with an actual person's photo! If you are looking for a postdoc starting from September 2019, and you are an expert on sta...

March 19, 2019

It has been two months since I arrived at ICRISAT. In less than one day I realised that this is a calm and green paradise inside India, nothing to do with the world outside! The campus is surrounded by fields, isolated from the chaos of the city, definitely the right p...

October 10, 2018

Disclaimer: this entry is a very personal reflection on how I think archaeology is too often presented to the public, both general as well as the scientific community and what are the risks associated. These are mainly rambling thoughts I have been having for a while a...

February 22, 2018

The main aim of this first fieldwork is very much to organise future fieldworks. The targets of this trip are mainly two. On the one hand we need to find suitable locations for the ethnoarcaheological work; on the other hand we need to understand practical aspects for...

February 15, 2018

Next week I am going to Pakistan for the first project's fieldwork. Actually, it's three projects' fieldwork combined: RAINDROPS (keep reading the blog for more details), ModAgro and PaleoAsia. The three projects are very interrelated as they approach similar research...

December 13, 2017

The first RAINDROPS event will be to co-host a one-day conference on Trends in Multidisciplinary Archaeology. This conference is part of the annual Archaeology day (Jornades de Arqueologia) organised by Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Humanities and the Institu...

November 29, 2017

Five months after submission (almost to the date) you get a communication through the participants portal. Subject: Initial information on the outcome of the evaluation of  proposal submitted to the Call for proposal.... Heart stops for five millisecond and t...

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