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Riccardo Francovich Award 2019

SAMI, Matera 2018.

Riccardo Francovich Award 2019. VII edition, year 2019

La Società degli Archeologi Medievisti Italiani (SAMI) has established, starting from 2013, an award dedicated to the memory of Professor Riccardo Francovich, awarded to the Italian museum or archaeological park which, in the opinion of its Members and citizens participating in the vote, represents the best synthesis between the rigor of the contents scientific and effective communication of the same to the public of non-specialists.

The Judging Commission, chaired by Paul Arthur (SAMI President; Professor of Medieval Archeology, Univ. Salento), is composed of Eva degl'Innocenti (Director, National Archaeological Museum of Taranto), Francesca Morandini (Civic Museums of Art and History of Brescia), Fabio Pagano (General Directorate of Museums, MIBAC), Piero Pruneti (Director of Living Archeology), Giuliano Volpe (Professor of Medieval Archeology, Univ. Foggia), Anna Maria Visser (Professor of Museology, Univ. Ferrara).
The Commission has selected the following six museum-sites:

  • Byzantine and Early Middle Ages Museum of Abruzzo - Ducal Castle of Crecchio, Crecchio (Chieti)

  • Tyrolean Castle Provincial Museum (Bolzano)

  • National Archaeological Museum of Cividale del Friuli (Udine)

  • Castelseprio Archaeological Park and Torba Monastery (Varese)

  • Tower of Satriano in Tito (PZ) - Multimedia museum and archaeological area of ​​Satrianum

  • Nonantola Museum (Torre dei Bolognesi) and Benedictine and Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art, Nonantola Abbey (Modena)

Two separate votes are available, one reserved for SAMI members (bottom right) and one open to anyone who wants to express their preference (bottom left).
We remind you that it is possible to vote only once (providing a maximum of 2 preferences).

Voting is open until January 31, 2019.

We will publish the final ranking at the end of the voting.

The President Prof. Paul Arthur
The Secretary Prof. Federico Marazzi

Link to the web page on the SAMI website, for voting.

Richard Francovich.
Richard Francovich.