Dr. Paolo Cimadomo 2022-2025
Paolo Cimadomo is an archaeologist, working on the relationships between the environment and human actors. He received his PhD in Ancient History and Archaeology from the University of Naples ‘Federico II’ (Italy). During the last two years, he was the Principal Investigator of the CHAIN (Cities as Historical and Interconnected Networks) Project at the Department of Humanities of the University ‘Federico II’. The project involved several scholars, included architects, ancient historians, topographers and statisticians. Paolo’s interests cover several aspects of Eastern Mediterranean during Greek, Roman and Late Roman periods, such as social and economic interactions between Romans and native peoples, the reconstruction of past networks, and the analysis of land use and of climate changes. At the HCMH his research will focus on the connections between the evolution of social and economic institutions of the Southern Levant and the variability in the environmental conditions.