Daniele Vitali
Daniele Vitali

Daniele Vitali is a specialist in Celtic archaeology and Protohistory (Iron Age period).

He was full professor of Archaeology at the University of Bourgogne-Franche Comté, at the University of Bologna (Italy) and professor holding the International Chair at the Collège de France (Paris, France).

He was the scientific director of archaeological projects in Italy, France, and Hungary. Investigated contexts include Monte Bibele (Monterenzio, Bologna), Monterenzio Vecchio (Bologna), Albinia (Grosseto), Povegliano Veronese (2007-2009); Bibracte (France) and Sajopétri (Hungary).

He has organized and supervised various international conferences on the Celtic culture, (e.g. ” Les Celtes et l’Italie du Nord- The Celts and Northern Italy “, in Verona – 2012.

The scientific work of Prof. Vitali includes collaborations with various Italian and international institutions and experts: e.g. Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris (Ch. Peyre); Ecole française de Rome (S. Verger) AOROC (Archéologies d’Orient et d’Occident- UMR 8546 CNRS – ENS) (T. Léjars, S. Verger), Eötvös Lorànd University (Budapest) (M. Szabo), UMR 6298 ArTeHiS (P. Méniel, J.- P. Guillaumet, J.-P. Garcia), UMR 5608 -TRACES, Toulouse (L. Benquet) ; UMR 7041 ARSCAN (F. Laubenheimer) ; Bibracte – Centre Archéologique Européen ; Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Veneto ; Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana (P. Gambogi).

He has authored about 300 journal articles, catalogues, and monographs.