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Dr Francesca Fulminante

Dr Francesca Fulminante

Dr Francesca Fulminante

Senior Research Fellow

43 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1UU
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Research summary

My research to date has focused on urbanization in the Mediterranean during the 1st Millennium BC with a particular interest on central Italy.

My work investigates the development of complex societies in Rome and the surrounding regions both as macro- economic and socio-political processes (e.g. social stratification, settlement organization and craft community practices) but also in their relation to intimate and personal habits such as mother-child relationship and infant feeding practices. 

In particular, one of my projects is studying community practices, analysing archaic metal votive objects in central Italy with XRF.

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As a young Classicist and Archaeologist in Rome I was trained in Latin and Greek languages and Roman and Greek civilizations and obtained an MA (hon) and MPhil at La Sapienza, Rome. I then worked on (and continue to contribute to) excavations in key sites for Mediterranean Archaeology such as Rome, Veii, Pompeii, Crustumerium and more recently Gubbio-Perugia, where I had the role of Deputy-Director.

I came to England in 2004 to complete my PhD at the University of Cambridge on the political and physical landscape of early Rome, analyzed by using GIS tools and published by CUP in 2014 ...

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Recent publications

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