Emmanuele Curti

Matera, Italy

Emmanuele Curti is an archaeologist and cultural manager. After studying in Perugia, in 1992 he moved to London, working in UCL and Birkbeck College from 1992 to 2003, and then the University of Basilicata until 2015. His research has been on issues related to the process of acculturation in Greek/Roman times and he has also worked on projects in Pompei and Jordan. In the past several years, his focus has shifted towards politics/economies of cultural heritage and the transformation of the humanities disciplines. He is involved with projects focused on cultural tourism, cultural heritage, digital culture, etc. He is currently working for Matera 2019, the European Capital of Culture.