Xurxo Ayán Vila

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Biografia

Xurxo Ayán Vila (Galiza, Spain, 1976) is an Extraordinary Bachelor’s Degree and Doctor in History by the University of Santiago de Compostela (2012), specializing in Archaeology. He currently enjoys a research contract of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

He has been trained and has worked in five leading Spanish research groups in Management of Cultural Heritage in which it has developed in a pioneering way lines in Public Archaeology, Community Archaeology and Archaeology of Contemporary Past. He has published in prestigious reviews as World Archaeology, Journal of Contemporary Archaeology and Archaeologies. His latest published books are Arqueología: Una introducción a la materialidad del pasado (Alianza Editorial, 2018) and Altamira vista por los españoles (JAS editorial, 2015). He is currently co-director of the project International Brigades archaeological project and director of the projects Archaeology of the Spanish civil war and socialization of the heritage in the Mount of San Pedro (Basque Country, Spain) and Valorization of the Saint Lawrence hill-fort (Galicia, Spain).

Áreas de Investigação

  • Arqueologia comunitária
  • Arqueologia dos fascismos ibéricos
  • Socialização do património
  • Etnoarqueologia

Publicações destacadas

  • Ruibal, Alfredo González & Xurxo Ayán Vila. Arqueología. Una introducción al estudio de la materialidad del pasado. Madrid: Alianza Editorial, 2018. [link]
  • Ayán Vila, Xurxo M.. “Altamira 1937: Grotta Aperta—Conflict Archaeology of a World Heritage Cave,” Archaeologies 13 (2017): 250-277. [link]
  • Prieto, Manuel & Xurxo M. Ayán Vila. ““Although The Loneliness is Great, Greater Yet is the Love of my Country”: Archaeology of a Military Outpost on the Topaín Hillock (Antofagasta Region, Chile),” Journal of Contemporary Archaeology 1 (2014): 323-350. [link]
  • González-Ruibal, Alfredo, Yonatan Sahle & Xurxo Ayán Vila. “A social archaeology of colonial war in Ethiopia,” World Archaeology 43 (2011): 40-65. [link]

Projectos principais

  • Investigador principal do projecto “Arqueologia do Estado Novo” — Acolhido pelo IHC – NOVA FCSH e financiado pela Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (CEECIND/04218/2017). 2019-
  • Investigador no projecto “Red Internacional de Estudios Críticos del Patrimonio Cultural del Desierto de Atacama” — Coordenado por Fernanda Kalazich (Instituto de Investigaciones Arqueológicas y Museo R. P. Le Paige de San Pedro de Atacama, Universidad Católica del Norte) e financiado pelo CONICYT (Chile). 2017-2019 [REDES 170225] [link]
  • Coordenador do Proxecto Arqueolóxico castro de San Lourenzo  — Acolhido pelo INCIPIT – Instituto de Ciencias del Patrimonio (CSIC, Espanha) e financiado pela Xunta da Galiza, o Concello da Pobra do Brollón e ABANCA (Espanha). 2016- [link]
  • Co-coordenador do projecto “The International Brigades Archaeology Project”, em conjunto com Alfredo González Ruibal (INCIPIT, CSIC)  — Financiado pelo CSIC (Espanha), pela University of Nottingham (Reino Unido) e pela Universidad del País Vasco (Espanha). 2014-2018 [link]

 

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