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Dr Maria del Carmen Moreno Escobar, Lcda, MSc, PhD, FHEA

Contact Dr Maria del Carmen Moreno Escobar (email at maria.c.moreno-escobar@durham.ac.uk)

Research Interests

  • Classical Archaeology
  • Landscape Archaeology
  • Computing applications in Archaeology
  • Roman Archaeology in the Mediterranean
  • Iron Age Archaeology in the Mediterranean
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Databases

Teaching Areas

  • Advanced Skills in Archaeology: Geographic Information Systems (UG course)

  • Advanced Skills in Archaeology: Remote Sensing (UG course)

  • Archaeology Practicals: landscapes and landscape archaeology (UG course)

  • Becoming Roman: From Iron Age to Empire in Italy and the West (UG course)

  • Practical Research and Study Skills: Geographic Information Systems (PG course)

Publications

Chapter in book

  • Moreno Escobar & M.C. (Published). GIS-Based Analyses. In The Ports of the Roman Mediterranean: A Sourcebook. Keay, Simon & Arnaud, Pascal Cambridge: British School at Rome Studies/Cambridge University Press.
  • Teichner, Félix, Salzmann, Christoph & Moreno Escobar, María Carmen (Published). La villa romana de La Olmeda 50 años después: más allá de las excavaciones arqueológicas clásicas. In Actas del Congreso Internacional "Las villas romanas bajo-imperiales de Hispania".
  • Earl, Graeme, Copeland, Penny, Miles, James, Moreno Escobar, M.C., Pagi, Hembo & Keay, Simon (Published). Recording the Archaelogical Excavations. In Uncovering the Harbour Buildings. Excavations at Portus 2007-2012. Keay, Simon, Earl, Graeme & Felici, Fabrizio Cambridge: British School at Rome Studies Cambridge University Press. Volume I. The Surveys, Excavations and Architectural Reconstructions of the Palazzo Imperiale and Adjacent buildings.
  • Keay, Simon, Campbell, Peter, Crawford, Katherine & Moreno Escobar, M.C. (Published). Space, Accessibility and Movement at the Portus Romae. In Space, Movement and the Economy in Roman Cities in Italy and beyond. Vermeulen, Frank & Zuiderhoek, A. London & New York: Routledge.
  • Teichner, Félix, Illarregui Gómez, Emilio, Hermann, Florian, Moreno Escobar, María del Carmen & Arribas Lobo, Pablo (2020). "Ver lo invisible": prospecciones geofísicas en yacimiento arqueológico de Tiermes (Montejo de Termes, Soria). In Estudios y recuerdos in memoriam Prof. Emilio Illarregui Gómez. Pérez González, Cesáreo, Arribas Lobo, Pablo & Reyes Hernando, Olivia V. Soria: Diputación de Soria. 105-123.
  • Moreno Escobar & M.C. (2020). Linking seascapes and landscapes: the case of Tarraco (Tarragona, Spain) during the Roman Empire. In Experiencing the Landscape in Antiquity. I Convegno Internazionale di Antichità – Università degli Studi di Roma 'Tor Vergata'. Cristilli, Armando, Gonfloni, Alessia & Stok, Fabio Oxford: British Archaeological Reports. 209-216.
  • Buzón Alarcón, Manuel, Carrillo Díaz-Pinés, José Ramón, Fábrega García, Tamara, Mendoza Álvarez, David, Moreno Escobar, M.C., Sánchez Romero, Milagros, Vargas Vázquez, Sebastián & Hidalgo Prieto, Rafael (2016). Apéndice. La base de datos "Villas romanas de la Bética". In Las villas romanas de la Bética. Hidalgo Prieto & Rafael Sevilla: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Sevilla. 781-796.
  • Moreno Escobar, María Carmen & Wheatley, David (2016). De columnas, necrópolis y puntos: Análisis espacial de las villas romanas y asentamientos rurales de Andalucía. In Las villas romanas de la Bética. Hidalgo Prieto & Rafael Sevilla: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Sevilla. 39-67.
  • Moreno Escobar & María Carmen (2016). Landschaftsarchäologie in einer hispanischen Montanregion: Zur Frage der Romanisierung der westlichen Sierra Morena. In Aktuelle Forschungen zur Provinzialrömischen Archäologie in Hispanien: Beiträge des DAAD-Kolloquiums im Mai 2015 in Sevilla. Teichner, Félix Marburg: Vorgeschichtliches Seminar der Philipps-Universität Marburg. 61: 107-112.
  • Moreno Escobar & María Carmen (2013). ARCA: Creating and integrating archaeological databases. In Archaeology in the Digital Era (Volumen II): e-papers from the 40th Conference in Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology. Southampton, 26-30 March 2012. Earl, Graeme, Sly, Tim, Chysanthi, Angeliki, Murrieta Flores, Patricia, Papadopuolos, Constantinos, Romanowska, Iza & Wheatley, David Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. 444-456.
  • Moreno Escobar & María Carmen (2012). The occupation of the Antequera Depression (Malaga, Spain) through the 1st millenium BC: A geographical and archaeologícal perspective into Romanisation. In Landscape Archaeology between Art and Science – From a multi- to an interdisciplinary approach. Kluiving, S.J. & Guttmann-Bond, E.B. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. 319-352.

Journal Article

  • Moreno Escobar, María Carmen, Ojeda Rivera, Juan Francisco & García Sanjuán, Leonardo (2020). Effects of Roman rule on the Settlement Geography of Southern Iberia: A GIS-approach. Oxford Journal of Archaeology 39(2).
  • Brughmans, Tom, Hanson, J.W., Mandich, M.J., Romanowska, Iza, Rubio-Campillo, Xavier, Collins-Elliott, S., Crawford, Katherine, Daems, Dries, de Haas, Timoon, Kelly, P., Moreno Escobar, M.C., Paliou, Eleftheria & Ritondale, M. (2019). Formal Modelling Approaches to Complexity Science in Roman Studies: A Manifesto. Theoretical Roman Archaeology Journal 2(1): 1-19.
  • García Sanjuán, Leonardo, Moreno Escobar, M.C., Márquez Pérez, Joaquín & Wheatley, David (2016). The Copper Age in the Lands of Antequera (Málaga): Introduction to the Settlement Patterns and Social Dynamics. Zephyrus 78: 35-65.
  • Aranda Jiménez, Gonzalo, García Sanjuán, Leonardo, Mora Molina, Coronada, Moreno Escobar, M.C., Riquelme Cantal, José Antonio, Robles Carrasco, Sonia & Vázquez Paz, Jacobo (2015). Evidencias de asentamiento y prácticas funerarias en los dólmenes de Menga y Viera en la Antigüedad: la intervención de 1988. Menga. Revista de Prehistoria de Andalucía 6: 253-289.
  • Moreno Escobar, María Carmen & García Sanjuán, Leonardo (2013). Sistematización e informatización del inventario de yacimientos arqueológicos de Tierras de Antequera: la base de datos ARCA. Menga. Revista de Prehistoria de Andalucía 4: 217-234.
  • Moreno Escobar & María Carmen (2011). Cambios y permanencias en la Depresión de Antequera (Málaga, España): Una mirada a la romanización a través de los Sistemas de Información Geográfica. Estrat Crític. Revista d'Arqueologia 5(I): 134-143.
  • Moreno Escobar & María del Carmen (2011). Romanización, paisaje y territorio en las tierras de Antequera (Málaga, España): estudio del cambio cultural a través del análisis arqueológico espacial. Romvla 10: 43-69.
  • Seetah, Krish, Balbo, Andrea, Calaon, Diego, Caval, Sasa, Farr, Helen, Pluskowski, Aleksander, Appleby, Joanna, Durand, Carine, Lightfoot, Emma, Morales, Jacob & Moreno Escobar, Maria del Carmen (2011). The Mauritian Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Project: exploring the impact of colonialism and colonisation in the Indian Ocean. Antiquity 85: 330.

Selected Grants

  • 2021: University of Lund & Vetenskapsrådet (Swedish Research Council) (Sweden) - Research Project Grant 'Beyond Ports: Movement and Connectivity in the Roman Mediterranean'
  • 2020: Instituto Catalán de Arqueología Clásica (Tarragona, Spain) - Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 2016: British School at Rome (Rome, Italy) - Resident Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 2015: Philipps-University of Marburg (Marburg, Germany) - DAAD Research Fellowship
  • 2008: Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain) - Doctoral grant