Alessandro Potì

MA in Prehistory
Alessandro Potì
in C2

University of Cologne
Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology

    Weyertal 125
50923 Cologne
Germany 
     
    Phone:   +49 (0)221-470 2881
  E-mail:   apoti1@smail.uni-koeln.de

CRC 806 - Project Affiliation:

Project C2
Upper Pleistocene to Middle Holocene Contacts between North Africa and Europe and their Palaeoenvironmental Context

Project Z3
Integrated Research Training Group (IRTG)

Scientific Interests:

  • Lithic technology
  • Palaeolithic Archaeology
  • Archaeology of Mobility
  • Landmark-based geometric morphometrics

Ph.D. Research Topic:

Technical change and environmental change in the Iberomaurusian. A case study from Ifri El Baroud, Morocco

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gerd-Christian Weniger

2nd Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Richter

Education:

Since 02/2014: Ph.D. student at the Institute for Prehistoric Archaeology, University of Cologne

2013: M.A. in Prehistory, University of Ferrara (Italy)

M.A. thesis: Approccio morfo-geometrico allo studio delle schegge debordanti déjeté del sito di Pirro Nord (Apricena, Foggia)

2010: B.A. in Cultural Heritage - Archaeology, University of Trento (Italy)

B.A. thesis: Il territorio dei cacciatori raccoglitori del Sudovest americano. Un approccio etnografico sulla base dei documenti di Eusebio Francesco Chini

Field Work:

  • 2015. Ifri El Baroud, Saka (Morocco) - Excavation campaign
  • 2014. Ifri n' Ammar, Afsou (Morocco) - Excavation campaign
  • 2014. Ifri n' Etsedda, Ouled Daoud (Morocco) - Excavation campaign
  • 2013. Boara, Ferrara (Italy) - Archaeological survey
  • 2013. Ferrara (Italy) - Archaeological survey
  • 2013. San Pietro in Casale, Bologna (Italy) - Archaeological survey
  • 2012. Centro Interporto, Bologna (Italy) - Archaeological survey and excavation
  • 2012. Castelo Velho da Zimbreira, Santarém (Portugal) - Excavation campaign
  • 2011. Riparo Mochi, Imperia (Italy) - Excavation campaign
  • 2011. Pirro Nord, Foggia (Italy) - Excavation campaign
  • 2011. Spessa, Verona (Italy) - Paleontological survey
  • 2011. Ciota Ciara, Vercelli (Italy) - Excavation campaign
  • 2010. Riparo Gaban, Trento (Italy) - Excavation campaign
  • 2010. Val di Sole, Trento (Italy) - Archaeological survey
  • 2010. Riparo Mochi, Imperia (Italy) - Excavation campaign
  • 2010. Abrigo de la Boja, Murcia (Spain) - Excavation campaign
  • 2009. Riparo Gaban, Trento (Italy) - Excavation campaign
  • 2008. Ribeira da Atalaia, Santarém (Portugal) - Excavation campaign

Conference Papers:

Kehl M. Potì A., Klasen N., Bartz M., Mikdad A., Linstädter J., Weniger G-Ch., 2017. Formation processes and chronology of archaeological sequences at Ifri n'Ammar and Ifri El Baroud - New insights into human occupation in the Western Maghreb during the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic. AK Wüstenrandforschung, Raischholzhausen, 03-04 February, 2017. Scientific communication.

Potì A., 2016. Recent research at the Iberomaurusian site Ifri El Baroud, Eastern Rif. INSAP - Rabat, Morocco, October 20, 2016. Public lecture.

Kehl M., De Andres-Herrero M., Bolin V., Otto T., Potì A., Weniger G-Ch., Ludwig P., Shao Y., 2016. Disparitäten der Besiedlungsmuster zwischen dem letztglazialen Maximum und Heinrich Stadial 1 auf der Iberischen Halbinsel und in Marokko. DEUQUA-Tagung 2016, Dresden, 25-30 September, 2016. Scientific communication.

Kehl M., Potì A., Linstädter J., Mikdad A., Weniger G-Ch., 2016. A micromophological perspective on major sediment facies documenting Palaeolithic to Neolithic occupations in rock shelters of Northeastern Morocco. Landscape Archaeology Conference, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden, 22-25 August, 2016. Poster presentation.

Potì A., Broich M., Carrión Y., Eiwanger J., Gibaja Bao J.F., Götz S., Hutterer R., Jentke T., Kehl M., Linstädter J., López-Sáez J.A., Mikdad A., Morales-Mateos J., Nami M., Portillo M., Schmid C., Weniger G-Ch., 2016. Human-Environment Interaction in Late Pleistocene Morocco (Interaction Hommes / Milieux dans le Pléistocène Récent du Maroc). SAfA 2016, 23e Rencontre biennale, Toulouse, France, 26 June-2 July, 2016. Scientific communication.

Potì A., Broich M., Götz S., Linstädter J., Mikdad A., Nami M., Weniger G-Ch., 2016. Raw Material Procurement System in the Iberomaurusian of Ifri El Baroud. Inside-Outside Workshop, Cologne, April 6-9, 2016. Poster presentation.

Potì A., Linstädter J., Nami M., Mikdad A., Eiwanger J., Weniger G-Ch., 2015. L´occupation ibéromaurusienne du Nord-Ouest Africain: le cas du site d´Ifri El Baroud (NE Maroc). RMQ8, Nador, November 10-12, 2015. Scientific communication.

Potì A., Linstädter J., Nami M., Mikdad A., Eiwanger J., Weniger G-Ch., 2015. Iberomaurusian Lithic technology. New insights from Ifri El Baroud, NE Morocco. European Society for the study of Human Evolution (ESHE), 5th annual meeting. London, September 10-13, 2015. Poster presentation.

Weniger G-Ch., de Andres-Herrero M., Bolin V., Brückner H., Kehl M., Linstädter J., Potì A., Reicherter K., Tafelmaier Y., 2015. Late Glacial Rapid Climate Change and Human Response in the Western Mediterranean. Paleoanthropology Society Meeting, San Francisco, April 14-15, 2015. Poster presentation.

Potì A., 2014. Les Méthodes et les Techniques de taille préhistorique. INSAP - Rabat, Morocco, November 21, 2014. Public lecture.

Arzarello M., Arnaud J., Peretto C., Potì A., 2013. The Pirro Nord site (Apricena, FG, Southern Italy) in the context of the first European peopling: convergences and divergences. ESF EARTHTIME-EU Scientific Meeting, September 25-27, 2013, Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH) Paseo de Atapuerca, Burgos. Scientific communication.

Potì A., 2013. Morpho-geometrical approach to the study of the débordant déjeté flakes of Pirro Nord (Apricena, Foggia). European Society for the study of Human Evolution (ESHE), 3rd annual meeting. Vienna, September 20-21, 2013. Poster presentation.

Arzarello M., Arnaud J., Berto C., Buonsanto C., Giusti D., Luzi E., Peretto C., Potì A., 2013. Pirro Nord (P13). AAI, XX congresso degli antropologi italiani: “La variabilità umana tra presente e passato”, Ferrara, 11-13 Settembre 2013. Poster presentation.

Potì A., 2010. Il territorio dei cacciatori raccoglitori del Sudovest americano. Un approccio etnografico sulla base dei documenti di Eusebio Francesco Chini. I Congreso de Estudiantes sobre Historia, Cultura y Sociedad del Moroeste de México: Perspectivas de las Investigaciones Actuales. 10, 11 y 12 de Noviembre de 2010, Ciudad de México: Instituto de Investigaciones Antropologicas, UNAM. Poster presentation

Links:

http://www.uni-koeln.de/

A. Potì*, J. Linstädter, M. Nami, A. Mikdad, J. Eiwanger, G-Ch. Weniger

 

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