Prof. Maurizio Tosi
Professore ordinario di Preistoria e Protostoria-Direttore Dipartimento di Archeologia dell'Università di Bologna
Sede di Bologna: P.zza San Giovanni in Monte, 2 - 40124 Bologna
Sede di Ravenna: Via San Vitale 28 - 48100 Ravenna
MASTER DEGREE: Faculty of Arts and Letters
- Research Scholarship
UNIVERSITY: London, Institute of Archaeology
PERIOD: 1969 January-June
UNIVERSITY: University of Rome "La Sapienza", School of Oriental Archaeology
FOREIGN LANGUAGES (IN ORDER OF FLUENCY): English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, and Persian.
Director (from 2007) and Full Professor of Palaeoethnology (from 1994) at the Department of Archaeology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy.
Co-director of the Combined Research Project “Earthquake and DNA” in Messina, studying the long term effects of the 1908 earthquake on the DNA of the inhabitants of Messina.
Member of the Commissione Aree Geografiche of the University of Bologna, responsible for the area of the Central Asia, from 2006 to present.
Director of the Italian Archaeological Project in India, from 2007 to present.
Director of the archaeological research project in San Vito lo Capo (Trapani, Italy), from 2006 to present.
Co-director of the Italian Archaeological Research Project in Hergla, Tunisia, from 2002 to present.
Director of the Italian Archaeological Project in Uzbekistan, from 1999 to present.
Director of the research project “The Archaeological Map of Pantelleria” (Department of Archaeology of Bologna University in collaboration with the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici of Trapani), from 1997 to present.
Co-director of the Italian Archaeological Project in Turkmenistan ("The Archaeological Map of the Murghab Delta"), from 1989 to present.
Cultural Attache in India, New Delhi (06/01/1989-01/01/1993).
Director of the British-French-Italian Joint Hadd Project in the Sultanate of Oman (Excavations of Ra's al-Jins and Survey of the Ja'alan Region), from 1985 to present.
Visiting Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, 2002.
Co-Director of the Italian-Russian-Turkmen Joint Research Project "The Archaeological Map of the Murghab Delta" in Turkmenistan, 1989-98;
Assistant-Director of the Italian Cultural Centre in India, New Delhi, 1989-91; Acting Director 1991-92.
Coordinator of the ERASMUS Project for the Chair of Palaeoethnology (University of Bologna), in collaboration with the Universities of Aachen, Amsterdam, Cambridge, Colejo de Jaen, London (Queen Mary College), Padova, Paris I, Roma "La Sapienza", from 1989 to 1992.
Visiting-Associate Professor at the Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 1987.
Honorary Research Associate, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC 1986-1989.
Member of the Italian Program for Archaeological Cooperation in the Arab Republic of Yemen, 1983, 1985-89.
Co-Director of the Joint German-Italian Program at Mohenjo Daro, Pakistan, 1983-86.
Chair-Professor of Prehistory and Protohistory of Asia at the Oriental Institute of Naples, 1981-94.
Director of the Italian Research Project on Prehistoric Sistan and Baluchistan, 1980-96.
Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Wellesley College, Wellesey MA, USA, 1978-79.
Director of the Italian Archaeological Expedition to Baluchistan and the Oman Peninsula, 1978-85.
Curator of Asian Prehistoric Antiquities at the National Museum of Oriental Art, Rome, 1977-81.
Chargé de Recherche at the French CNRS within the Archaeological Research Unit no. 10, Paris, 1977-78.
Assistant Professor of Prehistory and Protohistory of Asia at the Oriental Institute of Naples, 1975-81.
Member of the Italian Archaeological Mission to Iraq, 1974.
Assistant Professor of History of Oriental Archaeology at the Oriental Institute of Naples 1972-73.
Member of the Italian Archaeological Mission to Peru, 1968, 1970.
Director of the Italian Archaeological Mission to Iran, 1967-73; member 1974-78.
Research Associate, Institute of Palaeoethnology, University of Rome, 1966-68.
January-May 1969: British Council Research Grant.
1.2.1970-31.1.1973: Italian Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Three Years Research Grant on Asian Protohistory.
1974: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc. Three Year Grant no. 3070, to aid archaeological research on irrigation and land use in Prehistoric Sistan.
1981-1983: G. Gulbenkian Foundation Research Grant to aid excavations on Prehistoric fishermen sites in the Sultanate of Oman.
1981-1985: A.v.Humboldt-Stiftung Research Stipendium, issued in three periods: June-September 1981 at the Free University of West Berlin; June-September 1982 and June-September 1985 at Aachen RWTH (Rheinisch-Westfaelisch Technische Universitaet).
1985: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc. Three Year Grant n. 4636, to aid research on Prehistoric maritime adaptations through the study of patterns of Prehistoric settlement and economy in Coastal Oman.
1985: National Geographic Society, grant in support for "Studies of Craft Organization and Labour Specialization at Mohenjodaro, Pakistan".
1988-1992: European Union Study Coordination Program for Prehistory.
LISTINGS: Who's Who in the World, 1986-on.