POLITECNICO DI TORINO (POLITO)
Interuniversity Department of Regional
and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST)
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES (UCLA)
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
The Inter-university Department of Regional & Urban Studies and Planning (DIST) is the reference structure for the Politecnico di Torino and the University of Turin in the cultural areas that study the transformation and the governance processes within a territory, as considered in its physical, economic, social, political, cultural aspects and their interrelationships, in a integrated sustainability perspective.
The DIST promotes, coordinates and manages research, teaching and third mission activities aimed at the educating the change agents of tomorrows’ challenges for a sustainable management of our territories.
The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA is a premier research organization dedicated to the creation, dissemination, and conservation of archaeological knowledge and heritage. The Cotsen Institute is home to both the Interdepartmental Archaeology Program and the UCLA/Getty Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation. It provides a forum for innovative faculty research, graduate education, and public programs at UCLA in an effort to have a positive influence on the academic, local and global communities. The Cotsen Institute is at the forefront of archaeological research, education, conservation and publication and is an active contributor to interdisciplinary research at UCLA.