2018 season leaflet
For the end of dig in 2018 we prepared a publicity leaflet for the Commune of Castronovo di Sicilia celebrating the archaeology (click to download).
Publications and Communication
2015 Molinari, Alessandra. "Islamisation" and the Rural World: Sicily and al-Andalus. What kind of archaeology? in Sauro Gelichi and Richard Hodges (eds)
New Directions in Early Medieval European Archaeology: Spain and Italy compared. Essays for Riccardo Francovich (Brepols), 187-220.
2016 Molinari, Alessandra. Fortified and Unfortified Settlements in Byzantine and Islamic Sicily: 6th to 11th centuries.
In Neil Christie and Hajnalka Herold (eds) Fortified Settlements in Early Medieval Europe. Defended Communities of the 8th to 10th century
(Oxford: Oxbow), 320-332.
2016 Carver, Martin and Molinari, Alessandra. Sicily in Transition Research Project. Investigations at Castrononovo di Sicilia. Results and Prospects, 2015 FASTI ONLINE http://www.fastionline.org/docs/FOLDER-it-2016-352.pdf
2017 Carver, Martin and Molinari, Alessandra. Ricerche 2016 a Castronovo di Sicilia. Siciliy in Transition (Progetto ERC advance grant 2016-693600)
Notizario Archeologico Soprintendenza Palermo, n.23/2017 https://sicilia.academia.edu/NotiziarioArcheologicoSoprintendenzaPalermo
2018 Carver, Martin, Molinari, Alessandra, Aniceti, Veronica, Colangeli, Francesca, Giannini, Nicoletta, Giovannini, Fabio, Hummler, Madeleine, Mangiaracina, Caludio F, Meo, Antonino and Orecchioni, Paola.
Sicily in Transition. Interim report of investigations at Castronovo di Sicilia 2016 FASTI ONLINE http://www.fastionline.org/docs/FOLDER-it-2018-412.pdf
In Preparation/in Press
2016 Carver, Martin. Public works and Private lives: Sicily in transition between four regimes (British Museum)?
2017 Meo, Antonino and Paola Orecchioni. Proceedings of the Rome Amphorae Conference?
2017 Molinari, Alessandra. Ardizzone Festschrift
2018 Carver, Martin. The Norman impact in Sicily and in England compared
3 February Islamic Archaeology Day Institute of Archaeology UCL—Get tickets at Eventbrite
16 March Research Seminar at King's Manor York—16:15, Lecture Theatre K133
June Palermo archaeozoology
16 June Festival of Ideas Sictransit—Public Event King's Manor 10:00-14:00
July Leeds IMC sictransit
20 Aug—30 Sep FIELDWORK SEASON 2018
10 March Oxford Student Conference Sicily in Transition (Martin)
11 March Oxford Conference on Movement and Conflict
1 July Oxford Conference on Normans in the South (Alessandra)
5 Oct Castronovo di Sicilia Presentation to the town (Alessandra and Martin)
6 Nov Cambridge University Sicily in Transition (Martin)
16 Nov French School in Rome, amphora conference. Sictrans ORA programme (Ol Craig, Lea Drieu)
8 Dec University of York Norman workshop. Normans in Sicily (Martin)
14 Dec University of Newcastle on Tyne. Sictransit (Martin)
20 Dec University of Hull. Sictransit (Martin)
25 June British Museum Conference on Sicily Culture and Conquest
12 May Palermo Press Conference
28 August Castronovo
22 September Castronovo
The project website is sicilyintransition.org, which connects to the home websites of the participating institutions; Twitter feed is @sicarch; and the Facebook page is sicilyintransition.
The overall plan for Public impact and research impact is shown in Fig 4.