Luigi Pinchetti

E-Mail: l.pinchetti(at)

Telefon: + 49 (0)228/73-7205

Dienstsitz: Lennéstr. 1, Raum 3.002, 53113 Bonn

Postanschrift: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Graduiertenkolleg 1878, Lennéstr. 1, D-53113 Bonn


Curriculum Vitae


since 2016 Doctoral research student at the University of Bonn, within the Graduate School 1878 “Archäologie vormoderner Wirtschaftsräume”.

Dissertation Title: Exploring connectivities in Southern Italy between the fall of the Roman Empire and the rise of the Church, AD 0-1000.

2013 – 2015 Master of Arts (cum laude) in “Archaeology of the Mediterranean Region and the Near East” at Leiden University.

Thesis Title: The Biferno Valley in Late Antiquity. A multiscalar approach to rural settlement patterns of Southern Central Italy, AD 280-600.

2010 – 2013 Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) in Medieval Archaeology at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

Thesis Title: Todi nel Medioevo: per una prima indagine archeologica.

Academic Experience

Since  2015 Research Assistant for Dr. J. A. C. Vroom (Leiden University). Duties: GIS analyses, Database management.


Since 2014 Jelsi, (Molise), team leader in the survey campaigns of the LERC project (Leiden University).
2015 Campo della Fiera, Orvieto (Umbria), participation in the excavations of the so-called “Fanum Voltumnae” (Perugia University).
2012 Rocca, Spoleto (Umbria), participation in the excavations of the courtyard of the Medieval castle (University of Rome “La Sapienza”).
2012 Università di Roma “La Sapienza”, Facoltà di Scienze Umanistiche, field drawing workshop at the site of Veio, località Campetti (University of Rome “La Sapienza”).
2011 Castello di Monreale, Sardara (Sardinia), participation in the excavations (University of Rome “La Sapienza”).

Research Interests

  • Late Antique and Early Medieval Archaeology
  • Landscape Archaeology
  • GIS applications to the archaeological data
  • Survey Methods
  • Remote Sensing


  • Pinchetti, L. 2015. The House behind the Production Centre. Social Identities in Molisan villae rusticae, in Y. Boswinkel, A. Meens, S. Tews and S. Vroegop (eds), A Theoretical Approach to Ancient Housing. Graduate School Workshop 24th– 25th April 2014 (Graduate School of Archaeology Occasional Papers 15). Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden. 41-46.

Dissertation project

Exploring connectivities in Southern Italy between the fall of the Roman Empire and the rise of the Church (AD 0-1000).

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Sabine Schrenk, Prof. Dr. Michael Heinzelmann