Francesco Carrer obtained his PhD from the University of Trento, Italy, in 2012. His main research interests are in ethnoarchaeology, the archaeology of pastoralism, and the application of quantitative methods to the analysis of historical and archaeological landscapes. He has published in numerous international, peer-reviewed journals, and is involved in several research projects in the Alps. He is currently Research Associate at the McCord Centre of the Newcastle University, UK.Viola Gheller obtained her PhD from the University of Trento, Italy, in 2014. She works on late antique history, with a particular focus on clashing religious identities and the role of religion in the creation of barbarian ethnic and political identities. She has published several articles on her research topics, and edited a number of collective books and conference proceedings. Working with the cultural association “Rodopis”, she has organised and chaired seminar series and postgraduate conferences, including the “Invisible Cultures” international meeting.