Mostra_Fragilita_del_segno_3National Archaeological Museum of Florence, piazza Ss. Annunziata 9b
From September 23 settembre to November 26, 2017

Opening hours:
Tuesday – Friday: 8.30 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. (final entry 6.15 p.m.)
Saturday-Monday: 8.30 a.m.– 2.00 p.m. (final entry 1.15 p.m.)
info IIPP: 055 2340765 –

The exhibition “The Fragility of the Sign. Rock Art of Africa in the Italian Institute of Prehistory and Protohistory Archive”, under the patronage of UNESCO, is organized by the Istituto Italiano di Preistoria e Protostoria, in collaboration with Polo Museale della Toscana/Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze, Virgilio Sieni / Centro di produzione sui linguaggi del corpo e della danza, Ufficio UNESCO del Comune di Firenze, Università di Firenze – Funzione per lo Sviluppo di Prodotti Multimediali, with MIUR contribution.

Realized by Anna Revedin, Luca Bachechi, Andrea De Pascale, Silvia Florindi, the exhibition highlights some of the most ancient and extraordinary artistic testimony of humanity, situated in places that are currently inaccessible as a result of domestic and international conflicts. It also aims to draw attention to the need to preserve this inestimable but fragile Heritage of Humanity by presenting images that document its state of conservation prior to the criticalities of recent decades.

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Preistoria e Protostoria della Puglia – Studi di Preistoria e Protostoria 4

Copertina PREISTORIA (piatto 211_dorso 29 mm).pdf New IIPP title: Studi di Preistoria e Protostoria 4
Preistoria e Protostoria della Puglia
Francesca Radina ed.
1 Vol. 615 pp. w/b + DVD with the short notes, IIPP, Firenze 2017, ISBN 978-88-6045-060-9, 90 €

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Projet DIM – Domaine d’Intérêt Majeur “Ancient and Heritage Materials”

We receive and report: Chers/chères collègues, Veuillez trouver ci-joint cet appel à candidature pour une thèse dans le cadre d’un projet DIM (Domaine d’Intérêt Majeur “Ancient and Heritage Materials”) Sujet thèse Phd Position CR2P IPANEMA Merci d’avance de la diffuser auprès des personnes qui seraient intéressées. Cordialement, Didier MERLE Maître de Conférences HdR Chargé de … Read more

Catalogue of the exhibition “The Fragility of the Sign”

copertina catalogo fragilità
The catalogue of the exhibition “The Fragility of the Sign. Rock Art of Africa in the Italian Institute of Prehistory and Protohistory Archive” (A. De Pascale & L. Bachechi eds.), contains a rich selection of images from the “Paolo Graziosi” Photographic Archive. The illustrations accompany scientific texts which are written by experts but in such a way as to be accessible and particularly interesting for the greater public as well.


Language: italian/english
173 pp. col., IIPP Firenze 2017
ISBN 978 88 6045 062 3
Price € 25


IV Annual Meeting of Prehistory and Protohistory – Application of emerging technologies to Italian Palaeolithic and Mesolithic case-studies

IV Annual Meeting of Prehistory and Protohistory, Ferrara (Italy), 7-8 February 2018
Application of emerging technologies to Italian Palaeolithic and Mesolithic case-studies

Scientific Committee: Marta Arzarello, Federica Fontana, Marco Peresani, Carlo Peretto, Ursula Thun Hohenstein
Location: University of Ferrara, Aula Magna di Economia, Via Voltapaletto 11 – Ferrara

The deadline for the submission of both talks and posters proposals is November 30, 2017 mail


Wells of Wonders

Wells of Wonders
New discoveries from Cetamura del Chianti
9 June / 30 September 2017

Opening: 9 June 2017, 5.00 PM

Stefano Casciu Direttore del Polo museale della Toscana
Anna di Bene Soprintendente SABAP Siena Grosseto e Arezzo
Frank Nero Direttore Centro Studi Florida State University


Associate Research Directors 2018

We receive and report from DEA in Paris Chers Tous, Veuillez trouver ci-dessous l’appel à candidature Directeurs d’Etudes Associés 1e Appel 2018, programme de mobilité internationale invitant des personnalités scientifiques étrangères originaires de tous les continents. Le formulaire de candidature en ligne seulement, ainsi que le détail de l’appel, des conditions d’admission et de sélection … Read more