Masters programme in Archaeology. Faculty of Philosophy and Arts.
Dolores Sevilla graduated in History from the University of Granada in 2009, having also completed courses on hieroglyphics. She was given an internship at the library of the Department of Ancient History at the University of Granada, where she worked on data base cataloguing. In the year 2010, she was granted a Masters in Archaeology by the University of Granada, for her thesis “The Evolution of Royal Funeral Architecture in Ancient Egypt (Dynasties 0-II)”, and her involvement in the excavation of the Alfar Romano de Hornos de Cartuja (Roman clay ovens), of Granada. She has carried out field work for the Mortuary Temple of Thutmosis III Project in Luxor, Egypt. She was involved in excavation documentation and cataloguing for the Project during the 2010 campaign.
Her areas of interest include the Palaeolithic and Neolithic archaeology of the Iberian Peninsula, France and Great Britain, zoo-archaeology, anthropology, Egyptian funeral architecture, Early Egypt, the Old and New Egyptian Kingdoms, and the necropolis of Thebes and of Abydos.
Linda Chapon got her degree in History in the University of Granada in 2009. During the years 2009/2011, she did, in the same University, the Master in archaeology and the Master in Physical and Forensic Anthropology.
She has participated in archaeological excavations in different chronological and geographical settings particularly, in the sphere of the Ancient Egypt, in the Temple of Millions of Years of Thutmosis III Project in 2010, through a internship agreement with the Department of Prehistory and Archaeology of the University of Granada. She participated, as well, in the Qubbet el-Hawa Project, a necropolis situated in Aswan, and directed by the Profesor Alejandro Jiménez Serrano of the University of Jaén.
Since october 2013 to october 2016, she is going to participate in the Temple of Millions of Years Project and to undertake a thesis focuses on the study of the sandstone reliefs documented in the temple. It is a project which has its place in a collaboration agreement, with the aim to develop research studies focused on this temple, fruit of an accord between the Banco Santander, the Temple of Millions of Years of Thutmosis III Project, and the universities of Tübingen and Granada.
Roberto García graduated in History from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 2006. He obtained a degree in Library Science and Documentation from the University of Granada in 2011, when he also commenced a Masters in Archaeology. Roberto acquired multi disciplinary experience in 2006 at the Atlantic Centre of Modern Art (CAAM) in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. During 2008, he participated in trials in the library of the Faculty of Theology of Granada, helping with data entry, the allocation of classification codes and the cataloguing of materials.
Between 2009 and 2010, Roberto concentrated on new technologies, such as web design, research and development, receiving the Promotion of Innovation Award from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. During 2011, Roberto participated in archaeological excavations in Poblà de Ifach en Calp (Alicante), under the auspices of the Archaeological Museum of Alicante. At the current time, he is working on a conservation and site management project at the “Santa Constanza” Copper Mines in Granada, with a view to an industrial archaeology thesis for his Masters in Archaeology
Juan Jesús Padilla Fernández graduated in History from the Complutense University of Madrid in 2009. He obtained his Masters in Archaeology from the University of Granada in 2010, specialising in the prehistoric period, the ancient and the medieval world.
Juan Jesús has attended seminars related to the study of pottery production processes and technologies in antiquity. He has also been an active participant in the laboratory, investigating pottery remains from the archaeological site of Ulaca (Ávila, Spain). His archaeological experience commenced in 2004, when he collaborated and worked as a technician for Artra S.L and Arquex S.L at a series of archaeological sites, such as Peñalosa (Baños de la Encina, Jaén), Santorcaz (Madrid), El Cerro de la Cruz (Almedinilla, Córdoba) and Vascos (Navalmoralejo, Toledo). Juan Jesús is in the process of researching for his doctorate at the University of Granada. He is also carrying out experimental archaeology works with pottery.
María Franco González graduated from the University of Malaga in 2008. In 2009, she embarked on the Masters programme in Archaeology and Territory at the University of Granada, opting for the area of classical archaeology. In 2009, she commenced a Masters in Physical and Forensic Anthropology at the University of Medicine of Granada, in order to specialise in the application of anthropology to archaeology within funerary contexts and the necropolis.
She has participated in numerous courses and seminars on the subjects of archaeology and the forensic sciences. She has participated in archaeological excavations, as a student and via scholarship, including the Greek city of Ampurias (Girona, Spain) and the Ibero-Roman site of Valdeherrera (Zaragoza, Spain).
María is a member of the archaeological team working at the annual campaigns in Tarazona and Moncayo, and participated in the preventative campaign at the Roman theatre of Malaga for the construction of an interpretation centre. At the current time, she is working on the anthropological study of the late Roman skeletal remains of Cortijo Blanco (Granada, Spain).
Since October 2014 she participates in the Temple of Millions of Years Project and undertakes a thesis focuses on the study of the material with epigraphic documented in the temple. It is a project, which has its place in a collaboration agreement, with the aim to develop research studies focused on this temple, fruit of an accord between the Santander Bank, the Temple of Millions of Years of Thutmosis III Project, and the university of Tübingen.
Mª Cristina López Rodríguez Graduate in History by the Universidad de Granada in 2011. During her academic formation she has completed different courses in Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing and has attended to different seminars hold between the University of Seville and the University of Granada. She has also participated in the "Jornadas de Jovenes Investigadores de Arqueología" (Symposium of Young Researchers in Archaeology) with a study in Experimental Archaeology, that took place in Santiago de Compostela (Spain) in 2012.
In her career as an archaeologist she has worked in different systematic excavations in Spain and Ukraine, where she started specializing in Use-Wear Analysis. Recently she has worked on different digs and exhumations of common graves from the Franquist period in different towns located in the Province of Granada (Spain).
Nowadays she is obtaining her Masters Degree in "Archaeology and Territory" in the Universidad de Granada, finishing her Masters Investigation Essay in Use-Wear Analysis and Experimental Archaeology.
Purificación Marín Díaz Graduate in Art History (2007) and History (2010) by the University of Granada. Between 2007 and 2008 she carried out different specialization courses in Hieroglyphic writing, in 2009 she obtain the CAP (Certified Authorization Professional) and in 2011 obtained her Masters degree in "Archaeology and Territory" by the University of Granada and at the end of the same year she obtained the FPU-MED scholarship for her PHD.
During her carrier as an researcher she has participated in a several international congresses, her papers having treated artistic activity, the function of artisans in the Ancient period and resource raising. Since 2012 she is member of the HUM-296 Research Group and is a research member of the R+D project HAR2009-11824. During her carrier as an archaeologist she has worked in systematic excavations in Spain and Italy, as also urban digs in the province of Granada (Spain). She also participates in different studies of archaeological material located in the Archaeological and Ethnographical Museum of Granada.
Currently she is working on her PHD thesis on muse and pictorial decoration of domestic spaces in the roman world, from a productive (creative processes) and social (conducts of prestige and selfrepresentation) point of view.
Marta Carratalá Guijarro graduated in History in 2011 by the University of Granada. In 2012 she obtained the Masters in Archaeology in the same university. She has also coursed different national and international seminars in archaeology, prehistory an ancient history. In 2010 she started specializing in Bronze Age metallurgy.
She has participated in different systematic archaeological excavations with different Spanish universities such as Els Vilars (University of Lleida), Baelo Claudia (University of Cadiz) or the Motilla de Azuer (University of Granada), as in other urban excavations. Since 2008 she has been collaborating with the Department of Prehistory and Archaeology of the University of Granada with the Collaboration Scholarship of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports. Her latest investigation is centered on the diffusion of archaeological heritage to non specialized publics, having written her Masters Final essay on this same concept, creating a didactic program for children for the archaeological complex of Carmona (Seville). Actually she is working on her doctoral thesis centered on musalisation and public presentation of archaeological sites and its utility as a resource for the diffusion of history.
Rafael Serrano Ariza is graduated in History by the University of Córdoba in 2001 and in 2003 finished his Doctorate in the same university. In 2011 he obtained the Masters degree in Prehistoric Archaeology of the Ancient and Medieval World of the University of Granada, imparted by the Department of Prehistory and Archaeology, specializing in prehistoric archaeology, specifically in Bronze Age. In 2011 he also obtained a Masters in Physic and Forensic Anthropology, imparted by the Department of Legal Medicine, Toxicology and Physic Anthropology, of the Medical University of Granada with the intention of applying anthropological knowledge to funerary archaeological contexts, specializing in evidence of violence on human remains. He has also coursed a great number of seminars in archaeology as in forensic sciences.
He has participated in many archaeological excavations with a grand chronological range such as Epipaleolithic in La Cueva del Ángel (Lucena, Spain), the Argaric site of Cerro de la Encina (Granada, Spain), the prehistoric oppidum of Gondole de Le Cendre (Auvergn, France) and the medieval castle of Carcabuey (Córdoba, Spain), and has also collaborated registering and inventorying the remains stored in the Interpretation Center of the Battle of Bailén with the objective of creating a new inventory for the new local museum. He is vice-president of the association of Friends of the Museum of Carcabuey “Ben Mastana” and is actualy working on the creation of the Archaeological Impact Risk Report of Carcabuey.
Ismael Macías Fernández graduated in History from the University of Granada in 2012. In 2013, he obtained his Master in Archaeology by the University of Granada. During his academic formation he has participated in pottery studies from the archaeological site of Isturgi (Los Villares de Andújar, Jaén) and he also has worked in differents archaeological excavations with Spanish Universities, like Bilbilis (University of Zaragoza), Begastri (University of Murcia), Baelo Claudia (University of Cádiz), Los Bañales (UNED), the excavations of the "Patio de Banderas", located in "Alcazar de Sevilla" (University of Sevilla) or international, such the archaeological site of Villa San Silvestro (University of Perugia) or the Sanctuary of Diana (University of Perugia), both in Italy.
Currently, Ismael is starting his PhD about Roman domestic architecture in the south of Baetica Province. He is member of the HUM-798 Research Group and he is research member of the project HAR2010-17507, which is directed by Mª Isabel Fernández from University of Granada. Also, he works with the project of the Sanctuary of Diana, which is directed by F. Coarelli and P. Braconi from the University of Perugia.
Inmaculada Delage González is graduated in History from the University of Granada in 2013. During her academic training, she completed several courses on Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing (2009- 2010) and has attended several seminars offered by the University of Granada. In 2014 she obtained the title of Master in Archaeology offered by the University of Granada.
During her academic training she has been involved in the study of ceramic remains from the archaeological site of Isturgi (Los Villares de Andújar , Jaén ) as well as in different national archaeological excavations, such as: Los Bañales (UNED of Tudela ) or the Alfar Romano Hornos de Cartuja ( Granada ) , and international: Villa San Silvestro (Università di Perugia ) and the Sanctuary of Diana at Nemi (Università di Perugia ), both located in Italy.
Her areas of interest are ancient archeology, pottery and dissemination of historical and archaeological heritage.
Elías Sánchez Cañadillas obtained in the year 2013 his graduate degree in History at the University of La Laguna in Canary Islands. And in the year 2013-2014 he got his Master in Archaeology at the University of Granada. His research was about the application of stable isotopes on human remains. His practical experiences includes lab work and excavations in different archaeological sites, among them the Roman City of Pollentia (University of La Laguna and University of Barcelona), the Villa San Silvestro excavations (Universitá di Perugia), the settlement of Fuente Nueva 3, in Orce, Granada (Universitat Rovira i Virgili), among other practical experiences in Andalucía and the Canary Islands. As complimentary formation, he has realized courses about introduction on Egyptian hieroglyphs and chemical analysis applying in archaeology.
He is starting to focus in his PhD research, which is going to be dedicated to the study on mobility of prehistoric populations using stable isotope studies from human remains.
Vasileios Balaskas has studied Classical Philology in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens from 2009 to 2013, focusing on ancient Greek and Latin language. During his bachelor degree he attended a six-month international study in the University of Liège. He continued his studies in Spain, acquiring a master in Archaeology in the University of Granada as a scholarship holder of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Spain. His dissertation topic researched Greek Nationalism and its impact to Greek Archaeology.
Vasileios has participated to a range of archaeological excavations from Neolithic to Paleochristian Period, in Greece and Spain, as well as to a project of Archaeological Ethnography in Crete as a member of the “Initiative for Heritage Conservancy”. He is also taking a course in Hieroglyphics and he is currently in search of his Doctorate Program. His research interests include Roman Archaeology, Roman Pottery, Archaeological Ethnography and Archaeology in Education.
Masters programme in Artistic Creation, Production and Dissemination. The Alonso Cano Faculty of Fine Arts. University of Granada.
Berta Maluenda graduated in Fine Arts at the University of Granada in 2009. During 2008 – 2009, she obtained optimal results for her research: Survival of primitive techniques in current animation, for the Fellowship in Initiation Research at the University of Granada. During the same period, Berta was awarded the Partnership Grant for the Department of Drawing at the University of Granada from the Ministry of Education and Science. She attended a number of additional training courses, such as Child Illustration, Digital Illustration, Stop Motion Techniques, and Light and Art Projects. She has taken part in several seminars and collective exhibitions.
Berta obtained her Masters in Artistic Creation, Production and Dissemination at the University of Granada in 2010, continuing her doctorate in the field of non-digital animation. She is currently working in the field of video art, animation and creative illustration.
Juan José Megías holds an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts from the University of Granada (Spain). In 2010, he obtained his Masters in Artistic Creation, Production and Dissemination from the University of Granada. He has attended courses on digital illustration, programming in Adobe Flash and computer animation. Currently he is working on his doctorate, developing his investigation in the artistic field.
He has participated as a cartoonist and writer in several comic books. He has worked as a cartoonist in newspapers and regional magazines as "El Batracio Amarillo". He is the author of various animated short films, including "Trofeo Vikingo" and "Problems in Paradise". As webmaster, he has developed several projects, including the website of the NGO "SOS Children's Villages", the blog "Dibujando en el salón" for the Alonso Cano Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Granada, and the website of the archaeological excavation project "Thutmosis III Temple Project" in Luxor, Egypt.
He is currently working as a cartoonist, graphic designer, webmaster, 2d animator and on a number of audiovisual projects.
Manuel González Bustos graduated in Fine Arts from the University of Granada in 2007, continuing his studies under the Erasmus Program in Bourges, France. In 2008, he undertook the Graphic Design course and the CAP course (Teaching Qualification) at the University of Granada. He worked on two internships (the Eurodysea and the Argo programmes) in creative advertising in Brussels, Belgium during 2009. In 2010, Manuel worked as a language assistant in Martinique (France). He obtained his Masters in Artistic Creation, Production and Dissemination from the University of Granada in 2011.
Manuel participated in the Festival of Music and Dance of Granada In 2011. His work of music, dance and real time audiovisual was selected by the MUVI3 “visual music " competition board. He also undertook additional training courses related to Drawing, Synaesthesia and Recent Technologies in the audiovisual field. He is currently working on drawing, creative illustration, graphic design, and video art.
Nieves Fdez. de Cañete Rodríguez graduated in Fine Arts from the Alonso Cano Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Granada in 2010. She obtained her Masters in Artistic Creation, Production and Dissemination from the University of Granada in 2011.
Nieves works on the corporate images of the jewellery brand, Espaliú, and the Equestrian Centre Mascotario Cenes. She worked from 2004 to the present on models and designs for the Office of Health of the Junta de Andalucía. She taught graphic design at the FORTEM Institute and provided training courses for workers. She has worked on the creative teams of the agency Grupo Sur, in Granada, the advertising agency Alternativa in Granada, and the advertising agency Solución, in Madrid. She also worked on posters for both training and news for the Choir and Performing Acts group of the BB. AA faculty of Granada. She has also worked on architectural studies in Granada.
Alvaro Ortega Braza (1984) Graduate in Fine Arts by the University Miguel Hernández de Elche en 2008. In 2006 he obtained the ERASMUS scholarship in Sicily (Italy) where he was chosen representative artist of the "Accademia di Belle Arti" of Catania in the "Fondazione Gaetano Morgese" art contest in Bari.
He actively works in the design and creation of scenarios and wardrobe for the "Gran Teatro Falla" in Cadiz (Spain). In 2009 he obtained the CAP (Certified Authorization Professional) by the Universidad de Granada. He continues his education carrying out different courses in new technologies, transdisciplinary art and dancepreformace.
In 2011, he obtained a Master Degree in "Drawing: Creation, Production and Diffusion" by the University Granada. This year he has started his PHD at the University of Granada in the Drawing Department.
Actually he is working in the field of illustration, painting, wardrobe design, graphic design and visual arts with different national and international exhibitions.
Sergio Sánchez Alonso graduated in Fine Arts by the Faculty Alonso Cano of Granada (Spain) in 2011. In summer of this same year he obtained a scholarship of linguistic immersion granted by the MEC (Ministry of Education and Culture) studying one month abroad in London. The next year he decided to continue his studies in Fine Arts coursing a Masters degree in “Drawing: Creation, Production and Diffusion” imparted by the University of Granada, that granted him a scholarship in the Excavation of the Temple of Thutmose III. He has carried out different specialization courses and now a day works on field drawing, painting, illustration and graphic design.
Miguel Ángel Vázquez Vera studied Fine Arts in the University of Granada, were he graduated in 2011. In 2012 he obtained a Masters in “Drawing: Creation, Production and Diffusion” writing his Masters essay “A Study of Artistic Heritage for its Subsequent Application to Contemporary Narrative Drawing”.
Constanza Rodríguez Althviz has Master of Fine Arts from El Bosque University (Bogotá / Colombia, 2012), she worked in Acid Ink Tattoo Art as an illustrator and tattoo artist from 2008-2013, during these alternating years she worked extensively with personal artistic projects, making the curatorial part of "Art on show" El Bosque University from 2009 to 2012, where in the last year she exhibited her exhibition "Escaping from my Tale", she also took part in the collective exhibition of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bogotá named "Exlibris" in 2010, this was later followed by the sample of Faber Castell National drawing where in two consecutive years, 2011/2012 she took a major part as one of the artists. In January 2013 she participated as an exhibitor artist at Art Hall, which was diversely organized by the Swiss Colombo gallery Square House. During that year she also participated in conferences and was invited to take part in the thesis jury at universities in her hometown.
In the travel season to Frankfurt (Germany) she worked by illustrating and tattooing in the company 'Unik Arts'. Constanza also participated as a guest artist in the Spanish music festival Cádiz in late 2013.
In 2014 she obtained her masters in drawing, creation, production and dissemination in The University of Granada. Today she is part of the group of exhibiting artists named "SomosCaPAZes" foundation, which carries out research and production in the field of arts.
Liliana Muñoz Morenois graduated in Fine Arts by the Faculty Alonso Cano of Granada (Spain) in the year 2013. During her education she participated in innovative projects related to the drawing teaching, for example: “Use of Audiovisual resources for teaching-learning life drawing” (2012) or “Statue drawing applicate to the web” (2013).
In the 2014, she studied the Master in Drawing: Creation, production and diffusion, in the University of Granada, working also in the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea until that year.
Currently she is assistant in the research group HUM866: DIBUJO Y PROYECTO, at the same time that she continues to improve her knowledge in drawing, focusing in the teaching and methodology resources centered on this matter.
Isabel Puerto graduated in Fine Arts from the University of Granada (Granada, Spain) in 2015. During her training she specialized in the disciplines of sculpture and drawing in all its aspects, both traditional and digital. Thus in 2015 make the design of the corporate image for the company "Asesoría Jurídica Soledad".
In 2016 she obtained the official University Master in Drawing: Creation, production and dissemination by the University of Granada, with the main project, the reconstruction of lost assets through drawing: "Ecclesia Igneus: reconstruction of lost assets."
She participates in numerous exhibition activities in different art centers such as Medina Elvira Foundation or the Circle of Fine Arts in Pozoblanco, as well as the Spanish Music Festival of Cadiz in 2015.
In 2016, she performs practices in the excavation of the Temple of Millions of Years of Thutmose III.
Currently she belongs to the doctoral program in History and Arts (B01.56.1) of the University of Granada.
Juan Carlos Lara Bellón.Juan Carlos holds a BA in Fine Arts from the University of Granada obtained in 2017. During his years of studies, he specialized in techniques of digital art and the use of software applied to design, drawing and painting.
His fields of interest are illustration, editorial drawing and art related to videogames and films. In 2016, he was associated to a Grant program of the Drawing Department at the Faculty of Fine Arts. In 2017, he participated in the design of characters and scenarios for the adaptation of El Retablo de Maese Pedro by Manuel de Falla, in collaboration with the Vice-rector of the University Extension and the Orchestra of the University of Granada.
Since 2016, he works actively as a freelance artist in the field of editorial illustration and in 2018 he obtains his MA in Drawing: Creation, Production and Diffusion at the University of Granada, and he ass granted the Scholarship in the Thutmosis III Temple Project.
Currently, his artistic interests lean towards the recreation and diffusion of historic heritage and the creation and design of characters and scenarios for audio-visual productions related to entertainment.