Dr. Manuel Fernández-Götz is Reader in Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh, Executive Board Member of the European Association of Archaeologists, and winner of the Philip Leverhulme Prize in Archaeology. He has authored more than 140 publications on Iron Age societies in Central and Western Europe, the archaeology of identities, and the archaeology of the Roman conquest. Key publications include the monograph Identity and Power: The Transformation of Iron Age Societies in Northeast Gaul (2014), and the edited volumes Paths to Complexity: Centralisation and Urbanisation in Iron Age Europe (2014), Eurasia at the Dawn of History: Urbanization and Social Change (2016) and Conflict Archaeology: Materialities of Collective Violence from Prehistory to Late Antiquity (2018). He has directed fieldwork at the sites of the Heuneburg (Germany), Ardoch (Scotland), and Monte Bernorio, Huerta Varona, Sasamon and Puig Ciutat (Spain).
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Archaeology, Identity, Urbanization, Conflict.