João Muralha Cardoso


Postdoctoral Researcher - Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas/Universidade Nova de Lisboa




Research Group

 Representations, Discourses, Materialities, and Uses of the Past












He completed his PhD in Archeology in 2008 and a Master's in Archaeology in 1996 from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto. He finished his degree in 1986 at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon. Did a Post-Doc. between 2011 and 2016. He is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He has taught 11 subjects, and is currently responsible for 4 (Prehistory; Prehistoric Archaeology of Societies of Hunters and Collectors; Prehistoric Archaeology of Societies of Farmers and Metallurgists and Protohistory). He has 60 publications, including 1 book, 11 book chapters, 39 in specialized magazines. He coordinated 7 issues of journal numbers, including one that is indexed to the Web of Science. He gave 61 lectures, either as a guest or submitting proposals and made 41 scientific expeditions as coordinator. Co-supervised 4 doctoral theses and 4 master's dissertations. He has served on 10 academic juries and participated in the organization of 7 colloquia / congresses / events. Received an award from the Association of Portuguese Archaeologists. Does scientific refereeing in two journals and belongs to 4 scientific committees. He was a PhD and Post-Doctoral Fellow, was researcher in 6 projects, Principal Investigator in 3 projects and Co-Principal Investigator in 1. Member of the evaluation committee of PIPA Projects and Specialist in the field of Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in the evaluation committee of university and polytechnic higher education (A3Es) He works in the area(s) of Humanities with an emphasis on History and Archaeology. In its Science Vitae curriculum, the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural production are: Prehistoric Archaeology; Prehistoric architectures; Monumentalized hills; Neolithic; Copper Age; Bronze Age; Landscape archaeology; Rock Art; Schematic Art; Cultural Heritage; archaeological excavations; field walking.