Institut für Archäologische Wissenschaften

Dr. Gino Caspari

Assoziierter Forscher

Vorderasiatische Archäologie

E-Mail
gino.caspari@iaw.unibe.ch
Postadresse
Mittelstrasse 43
CH-3012 Bern

11/2016 -

SNF Early Postdoc Mobility 

08/2013 bis 10/2016

Doktorat an der Universität Hamburg zu „Landschaftsarchäologie des prähistorischen Südaltais“

08/2014 bis 06/2015

Master of Arts in East Asian Studies, Columbia University, New York, USA
Fulbright Scholar

11/2012 bis 02/2013

Studium der chinesischen Sprache an der National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

09/2011 bis 08/2012

Studium der chinesischen Sprache an der Shaanxi Normal University, Xi‘an, China

08/2011

Master of Science in Business Administration, Universität Bern, Bern, Schweiz

07/2010

Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology, Universität Bern, Bern, Schweiz

Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals

G. Caspari, Assessing Looting from Space, in Heritage, 1, 2018, 320–327
G. Caspari - T. Sadykov - J. Blochin - I. Hajdas, Tunnug 1 (Arzhan 0) – an early Scythian kurgan in Tuva Republic, Russia, in Journal of Archaeological Research in Asia, 15, 2018, 82-87
G. Caspari - G. Plets - T. Balz - B. Fu, Landscape Archaeology in the Chinese Altai - Survey of the Heiliutan Basin, in Journal of Archaeological Research in Asia, 10, 2017, 48-53
G. Caspari - A. Betts - P. Jia, The Bronze Age in the Western Tianshan, China: A new model for determining seasonal use of sites, in Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 14, 2017, 12-20
G. Caspari - M. Jendryke, Archsphere - A cluster algorithm for archaeological applications, in Journal of Archaeologi­cal Science: Reports 14, 2017, 181-188
T. Balz - G. Caspari - B. Fu - M. Liao, Discernibility of Burial Mounds in High-Resolution X-Band SAR Images for Ar­chaeological Prospections in the Altai Mountains, in Journal of Remote Sensing 8/10, 2016, 1-10                                 

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings           

T. Balz - G. Caspari - B. Fu, Detect, Map, and Preserve Bronze and Iron Age Monuments along the Prehistoric Silk Road, in Proceedings EOBAR, 2016, 1-7
T. Balz - G. Caspari - B. Fu - S. Erasmi - R. Rosenbauer - M. Liao, Analyzing TerraSAR-X Staring Spotlight Mode Data for Archaeological Prospections in the Altai Mountains, in Proceedings APSAR, 2015, 1-5
G. Caspari, Ein Inventar der Hügelgräber im Altaigebirge - Kulturgüterschutz durch Fernerkundung, in Proceedings 9th ICAANE, 2014, 741-749
G. Caspari - T. Balz - J. Wang - S. Erasmi - R. Rosenbauer - L. Wei - M. Liao, Assisting Archaeological Prospections in Egypt and the Altai Mountains with Staring Spotlight TerraSAR-X Data, in Proceedings ADSAR, 2014, 1-7
G. Caspari - T. Balz - L. Gang - X. Wang - M. Liao. Application of Hough-Forests for the Detection of Grave Mounds in High-Resolution Satellite Imagery, in Proceedings IGARSS, 2014, 906-909
T. Balz - S. Erasmi - R. Rosenbauer - G. Caspari - M. Liao, High-resolution SAR data for archaeological prospections in Turkey and the Altai Mountains, in Proceedings ISEO, 2014, 250-254

Oral contributions to conferences (talk or poster)

G. Caspari – T. Sadykov – J. Blochin – I. Hajdas, Fieldproject Tunnug 1 (Arzhan 0) – A princely kurgan of the earliest Scythian period, British Museum Conference Scythians and early nomads from Siberia to the Black Sea, London, Great Britain, 2017, < http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar/ event_detail.aspx?eventId=3878&title=Scythians%20and%20early%20nomads%20from%20Siberia%20to%20the%20Black%20Sea&eventType=Conference> (12.09.2017)
G. Caspari – A. Betts – P. Jia, Modeling Pasture - Microclimates and Seasonal Mobility, EAA, Maastricht, Netherlands, 2017, < http://www.eaa2017maastricht.nl/> (12.09.2017)
G. Caspari, The impact of looting on archaeology in the Eurasian steppe – A case study, Workshop on Connections between AMS Dating and Looted Antiquities, Zürich, Switzerland, 2017, < https://heritage-lost-eaa.com/2017/09/06/zurich-ch-workshop-on-connections-between-ams-dating-and-looted-antiquities/> (12.09.2017) (Comment: similar to the film project (see below “outreach activities”) this workshop talk addresses the issues evolving around illicit art trade and how they impact archaeology and cultural heritage)
G. Caspari – T. Balz, SAR-archaeology in dry environments, SARCON, Wuhan, China, 2017, < http://insar.lmars.whu.edu.cn/sarcon2017/index.html> (12.09.2017)
G. Caspari, A Potpourri of Spatiality – Landscape Archaeology and Spatial Data, CCANESA Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 2017
T. Balz - G. Caspari - B. Fu, Detect, Map, and Preserve Bronze and Iron Age Monuments along the Prehistoric Silk Road, EOBAR, 2016
T. Balz - G. Caspari - B. Fu - S. Erasmi - R. Rosenbauer - M. Liao, Analyzing TerraSAR-X Staring Spotlight Mode Data for Archaeological Prospections in the Altai Mountains, APSAR, 2015
G. Caspari, Ein Inventar der Hügelgräber im Altaigebirge - Kulturgüterschutz durch Fernerkundung, 9th ICAANE, 2014
G. Caspari - T. Balz - J. Wang - S. Erasmi - R. Rosenbauer - L. Wei - M. Liao, Assisting Archaeological Prospections in Egypt and the Altai Mountains with Staring Spotlight TerraSAR-X Data, ADSAR, 2014 
G. Caspari - T. Balz - L. Gang - X. Wang - M. Liao. Application of Hough-Forests for the Detection of Grave Mounds in High-Resolution Satellite Imagery, IGARSS, 2014
T. Balz - S. Erasmi - R. Rosenbauer - G. Caspari - M. Liao, High-resolution SAR data for archaeological prospections in Turkey and the Altai Mountains, ISEO, 2014

Outreach activities (e.g. public engagement in science, technology and knowledge transfer activities, scientific art performances, etc.)

G. Caspari, Feldforschungen im sibirischen “Tal der Könige.”, Alte Welt, 2018, 2, 5
G. Caspari, Im chinesischen Altai - Schatzsuche mit Hindernissen, Globetrottermagazin, 2017, 2/4, 70-73
G. Caspari – Trevor Wallace, Frozen Corpses Golden Treasures, trailer of documentary film project, 2017, < https://www.frozencorpsesgoldentreasures.com/> (12.09.2017) (Comment: documentary film on the impact of looting and illegal trade of artifacts on archaeology – trailer has been seen by more than 15’000 people. Finished project to be expected by 2019)
G. Caspari, The Treasures of Xinjiang, presentation at Explorer’s Club Annual Dinner Sunday, New York, United States, 2017, < https://explorers.org/events/detail/the_113th_explorers_club_annual_dinner/> (12.09.2017)
G. Caspari, Schätze und Eismumien, presentation at Explora Discovery Days, Laax, Switzerland, 2017, <http://www.discovery-days.ch/> (12.09.2017)
G. Caspari, Archaeology in Central Asia, presentation at Exploration Expo, New York, United States, 2016, < https://explorers.org/events/detail/exploration_expo_2016> (12.09.2017)
G. Caspari, Digitaler Nomadismus und Doktorat – Ein dreijähriges Experiment, Metopen - Nachrichten aus der Klas­sischen Archäologie an der Universität Hamburg, 2016, 8-9 <https://www.fbkultur.uni-hamburg.de/ka/pdfetc/metope/metope-no-2.pdf> (12.09.2017)