Dr. Manuel Fernández-Götz

Manuel Fernández-Götz is Chancellor Fellow at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology of the University of Edinburgh. He studied Pre- and Protohistoric Archaeology as well as Ancient History at the universities of Seville, Madrid and Kiel, doing research placements at the VU University Amsterdam, University College London, the École Pratique des Hautes Études and the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, and the Römisch-Germanische Kommission of the German Archaeological Institute in Frankfurt am Main. Between 2008 and 2011 he completed his binational PhD at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel and the Complutense University of Madrid on the transformation of Iron Age societies in northeast Gaul.Before joining the University of Edinburgh as a lecturer, he worked as coordinator of the Heuneburg project in the State Office for Cultural Heritage Baden-Württemberg (2011-2013).His main area of interest is archaeology and social identities. He has authored around 90 publications on Iron Age societies in central and western Europe, and the archaeology of identities from a theoretical perspective.

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