PEDRO MANUEL LOURENÇO GONÇALVES, MSc PhD

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Biography


Degree in Architecture from the Lusíada University at Lisboa (1997). Master degree in Geosciences, field of Environment and Territory Planning, from the University of Coimbra (2008). Doctorate in Archaeology from the University of Cambridge (2019). Specialised in geoarchaeology, sediment analysis and landscape studies. Since April 2019, research associate at the ÖAI/ÖAW in the frame of the FWF-Zukunftskolleg funded project »Temenos and Territory«. 

Detailed biography

Detailed biography

RESEARCH POSITIONS

since April 2019

Post-doc researcher (Geoarchaeology), Austrian Archaeological Institute (OeAI), in the frame of the Austrian Science Fund-Zukunftskollegs project (ZK48FWF00X1) »Temenos and Territory«

since 2017

Archaeologist (Field assistant and Consultant in geophysical prospections), Eastern Atlas GmbH & Co. KG. (Berlin)

2015

Archaeologist (Field assistant), Cambridge Archaeological Unit

2011

Instructor and Field Assistant, Mit-Rahina Field-school (Egypt)

2006–2011

Architect (senior), Frazão & Vitorino, Architects (Leiria, Portugal)

1997–2006

Architect (junior/senior), José Fava, Lda. – Associated Architects (Leiria, Portugal)

EDUCATION AND DEGREES

2011–2019

PhD degree in Archaeology by the University of Cambridge, Dissertation »Landscape and environmental changes at Memphis during the dynastic period in Egypt«

2004–2008

MSc degree in Geosciences (field of Environment and Territory Planning) by the University of Coimbra, Dissertation »Holocene evolution of the River Lis and Lagoon of Pederneira«

1992–1997

BA (Hons) in Architecture, Lusíada University at Lisbon

AWARDS

September 2011

The Egypt Exploration Society: Research fieldwork support funding

2011–2015

Foundation for Science and Technology (Portugal): PhD Full studentship SFRH/BD/70177/2010

ADVISORY BOARD MEMEBRSHIPS

since 2013

ICArEHB – Interdisciplinary Center for Archaeology and Evolution of Human Behaviour, University of Algarve

2011–2019

The Charles McBurney Laboratory for Geoarchaeology, University of Cambridge

since 2006

GEEvH – Study Group on Human Evolution, University of Coimbra (Portugal)

CURRENT PROJECTS

»Temenos and Territory. Economic Power and Social Impact of the Sanctuary of Artemis in Ephesos in the Roman Imperial Era and beyond«

▪ Ancient Riverine Landscapes of Southern Upper Egypt (OeAI Cairo)

▪ Landscape and environmental changes at Memphis during the dynastic period in Egypt

MOST IMPORTANT COOPERATION PARTNERS (OF THE LAST 5 YEARS)

▪ Judith Bunbury (St. Edmund’s College, University Cambridge)

▪ David Jeffreys (University College London)

▪ Erich Draganits (University of Vienna)

▪ Irene Forstner-Müller (OeAI Cairo)

▪ Francesc Conesa (McDonald Institute, University Cambridge)

▪ Vera Aldeias (University Algarve)

▪ Cornelius Meyer (CMP)

Publications

Publications

HERAUSGEBERSCHAFTEN

2014

Current Research in Egyptology 2013, Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Symposium (Oxford & Philadelphia 2014) (mit K. Accetta, R. Fellinger, S. Musselwhite, W. P. van Pelt), ISBN: 9781782976868

MONOGRAPHIEN

2019

Landscape and environmental changes at Memphis during the dynastic period in Egypt (PhD dissertation, Cambridge, 2019) doi: 10.17863/CAM.35048

 

BEITRÄGE UND ARTIKEL

2017

Development of the Memphite Floodplain: Landscape and Settlement Symbiosis in the Egyptian Capital Zone. In H. Willems and J.-M. Dahms (eds) The Nile: Natural and Cultural Landscape in Egypt. Mainz Historical Cultural Sciences series vol. 36: 71–96. Bielefeld, 2017. (mit J. Bunbury, A. Tavares, B. Pennington) Doi: 10.14361/9783839436158-003

2012

Holocene landscape and environmental changes in the capital zone of Egypt: an interdisciplinary approach to evolutionary processes. In J. Cascalheira and C. Gonçalves (eds) Actas das IV Jornadas de Jovens em Investigação Arqueológica – JIA 2011, Volume II. Faro, 2012. (mit K. Spence, J. Bunbury). ISBN: 9789899766624

2010

The Holocene evolution of the Lis River – a historical, geomorphological and sedimentological approach. In M. C. Freitas and C. Andrade (eds) Proceedings of the Iberian Coastal Holocene Palaeoenvironmental Evolution – Coastal Hope 2010: 59–60. Lisboa, 2010

Presentations

Presentations

VORTRÄGE (5 wichtigste Vorträge der letzten 5 Jahre)

10.05.2019

“Ancient Urban Landscapes: a geoarchaeological approach for modelling environmental change and urban development”. Landscape Studies in the Near East: the Next 100 Years. Chicago (USA).

12.03.2015

“The landscapes of Memphis: the urban, geomorphological and environmental transformations on the dynastic capital of Egypt”. 5th Iberian Congress of Egiptology. Cuenca (Spain).

20.03.2013

“Memphis deep under the silt: a geoarchaeological approach”.

Current Research in Egyptology XIV. Cambridge (UK).

07.12.2012

“From the Old Kingdom to the Middle Kingdom: understanding Memphis landscapes using borehole sampling data”. 2nd Geoarchaeological Conference in Warsaw. Warsaw (Poland).