Ilaria Caloi is Lecturer in Aegean Prehistory at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice since 2018. She has obtained her Degree in Aegean Archaeology at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (2003), her MPhil at the Italian Archaeological School in Athens (2007) and her PhD at the University of Florence (2010). After her PhD, she carried out her research activities abroad (Bristol, Strasbourg, Louvain-la-Neuve, Cincinnati) in order to experience different cultural scenes and to achieve new approaches to Aegean studies. Results obtained have been published in four monographs (two co-authored), three edited books, more than 40 papers and three reviews. She took part to more than 30 conferences and she organized three international conferences.
Since 2000 she has been working on Crete, where she acquired excellent expertise in Minoan pottery during her collaboration with the Italian Archaeological School of Athens (Phaistos, Kamilari, Ayia Triada), the French School of Athens (Malia, Dreros) and the UCLouvain (Sissi). From 2014 to 2018 she also worked at Pyla-Kokkinokremos in Cyprus in collaboration with the UCLouvain.