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Francesco Solinas, Ph.D.

Francesco Solinas, born in Campi Salentina (LE) on 06 November 1973.

In 2003 he obtained the Old Order Degree in Conservation of Cultural Heritage at the University of Salento - Lecce, with the experimental thesis in Bioarchaeology: archaeobotany: "Archaeobotanical investigations in the Messapian Vast. The Megaron of Piazza Dante: plant remains in relation to indigenous cults ".

In 2009 he completed the PhD in Archeology (XX cycle) in "Prehistory of Mediterranean Countries", at the University of Suor Orsola Benincasa in Naples, research project: "Applications of new archaeobotanical methodologies for research and diversification of the grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) in the Aegean area ".

Since 2003 he has been working as an Archaeologist and Archaeobotanical specialist in collaboration with various universities, institutes, territorial administrations and private entities, both in Italy and abroad (Turkey, Greece). His research activity is conspicuous, assisted by publications in the archaeological and archaeobotanical sector.

From 2001 to 2004 he held the role of Assistant Professor in the course of: "Paleobotany: Bioarchaeology" Faculty of Letters, Course in Conservation of Cultural Heritage University of Naples Suor Orsola Benincasa; from 2004 to 2012, Contract Teaching in "Anatomy of wood", Faculty of Letters, Course in Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Diagnostics and Restoration, University of Naples Suor Orsola Benincasa.

Currently for the academic year 2020/2021 holds the role of subject expert in the teaching of Archeology of Magna Graecia - Master's Degree in Classical Literature UniSalento - Lecce.

Since 2018 professional member of Mediterranean Archeology Department - IRIAE (International Research Institute for Archeology and Ethnology) – Naples.

Accredited by the MiC as operator authorized to draft the document of "Archaeological Evaluation in the Preliminary Project of Public Works" (n ° 1152); enrolled in the lists of the Mic as "Archaeologist of I Fascia" (n ° 1972).

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