Doctor in Medieval History (University of Paris-Sorbonne, Paris IV, 1997); Doctor in Geography and History (University of Santiago de Compostela, USC, 1997), and European Doctor (USC). He develops his teaching and research work at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) since 2002; having previously been Assistant at the University of Paris IV (Paris-Sorbonne) (1990-1995), Professor of Medieval History at the University of La Rochelle (1997-1999) and of Ancient History at the University of Alcalá de Henares (1999-2002). Former Member of the Casa de Velázquez (School of Higher Hispanic Studies) and a fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, among other various post-doctoral research grants, including at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the ‘Max Planck Institute of History’ in Göttingen (Germany). He has been visiting professor at various universities (Toulouse, Bordeaux, Coimbra, Porto, Berlin, Venice, Siena, Rome, Florence, EPHE-Paris, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires). Between 2004 and 2008 he was Director of the ‘Spanish Archaeological Mission’ in Conimbriga (Portugal). He is also an Associate Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Member of the ‘National Society of Antiquaries of France’, based in the Louvre Museum (Paris); Associate Member of the Centre Michel de Boüard (CRAHAM, Uni. Caen-Normandie/CNRS). He has directed, as principal investigator, a score of national and international scientific projects. He is the author of close to twenty monographs, as author, editor and/or coordinator, as well as more than a hundred long articles, book chapters and publications in Proceedings of National and International Scientific Congresses. He was also curator of the exhibition ‘In Tempore Sueborum. The time of the Suevi in Gallaecia (411-585). The first medieval kingdom of the West’.
Forschungsaufenthalt an der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz bis Ende April 2021
Forschungsprojekt: Das spanische Felsenkloster San Pedro de Rocas