Violeta Moreno MegíasPhD in Archaeology University of Seville


Violeta Moreno Megías is a Post-Doc researcher. She holds a BA in History (2011), a Master in Archaeology (2012) and a PhD in Archaeology (2017) from the University of Seville (Spain). She specialized in pottery studies in Protohistory and Ancient History of the Western Mediterranean. Her research interests go from Archaeometry to the technological and organizational aspects of pottery production and their cultural implications. She has lectured at the University of Seville and the Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznań (Poland).

Violeta has been Visiting Researcher at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) and University of Sheffield (UK) (as PhD candidate), La Sapienza University of Rome (Italy) (as PhD candidate and Post-Doc), Austrian Archaeological Institute (Austria) (Incoming Fellow), Spanish School of History and Archaeology of Rome (Italy) (Post-Doc) and Human and Social Science Center - CSIC (Spain) (BA). The international stays provided her with abilities and competence in innovative methodologies applied to the study of archaeological materials from a humanistic point of view. She has extensive archaeological fieldwork experience thanks to her collaboration with numerous teams in Spain and Italy.

She has been awarded with several prizes for her outstanding academic performance and research activities, including the Extraordinary Doctorate Award. Her many publications include a monograph about Punic tableware, relevant peer-reviewed journal papers and book chapters about pottery studies. Furthermore, she is part of research projects from the University of Seville, University of Lleida, Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznań and CSIC.