Meet the team

The team was deployed as follows:

At York: Martin Carver (PI), Ol Craig (Organic residue analysis and co-ordination), Jane Thomas-Oates (organic residue analysis), Léa Drieu (PDRA; organic residue analysis, amphorae), Jasmine Lundy (PhD, organic residue analysis, cuisine), Michelle Alexander (stable isotope analysis), Alice Ughi (PhD, stable isotopes), Nathan Wales (aDNA analysis), Aurore Monnereau (PhD, aDNA), Veronica Aniceti (PhD, animal remains), Malin Holst (human remains), Helen Goodchild (geophysics), Neil Gevaux (digital media), Madeleine Hummler (field supervisor survey; publication).

At Rome: Alessandra Molinari (Co-director of Research, early medieval Sicily), Vivien Prigent (coins and seals), Paola Orecchioni (PDRA, field supervisor, ceramics), Antonino Meo (PDRA, field supervisor, ceramics), Francesca Colangeli (PhD, glass and metalwork), Gabriele Ciccone (PhD, visual systems), Alfonso Mammato (coins).

At Lecce: Girolamo Fiorentino (palaoecology), Milena Primavera (plant remains) and post-graduate team.

We have an advisory panel who help to frame programmes and interpret results: Lucia Arcifa (Professor of Archaeology at Catania), Annliese Nef, Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Chris Wickham (former Professor of History, University of Oxford), Eduardo Manzano (Centro de Ciencas Humanas y Sociales, Madrid), Giuseppe Barbera (University of Palermo).

Administration. Each University (York, Rome Tor Vergata, Lecce) has a separate contract with ERC. The PI is Martin Carver and the co-ordinating manager is Jo Tozer (York).

Directors

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Alessandra Molinari
Rome
Co-director
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Martin Carver
York
PI

Team

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Alice Ughi
York
Stable Isotopes
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Antonino Meo
York
Ceramics
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Aurore Monnereau
York
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Camilla Speller
York
aDNA analysis
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Francesca Colangeli
Rome
Glass and Metal
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Gabriele Ciccone
Rome
Visual systems and aerial photography
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Girolamo Fiorentino
Salento
Palaeoecology
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Helen Goodchild
York
Geophysics
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Jane Thomas-Oates
York
Analytical Chemistry
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Jasmine Lundy
York
Organic residue analysis
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Léa Drieu
York
Organic residue analysis
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Madeleine Hummler
York
Editor
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Malin Holst
York
Human remains
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Michelle Alexander
York
Stable isotope analysis
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Milena Primavera
Salento
Plant Remains
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Nathan Wales
York
aDNA analysis
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Ol Craig
York
Organic residue analysis
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Paola Orecchioni
Rome
Records
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Veronica Aniceti
York
Animal Bone
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Vivien Prigent
York
Coins and seals

Advisors

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Annliese Nef
Paris
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Chris Wickham
Oxford
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Eduardo Manzano
Madrid
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Guiseppe Barbera
Palermo
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Lucia Arcifa
Catania
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Stefano Vassallo
Palermo

Administrators

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Jo Tozer
York
Co-ordinating manager