Fabián Cuesta-Gómez

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Fabián Cuesta-Gómez is an archaeologist with a Ph.D. in Archaeology and Prehistory from the University of Salamanca, where he previously graduated in History. He has been an integrated member of the IEM since 2016, where he develops his research on early medieval archaeology, centred on the territory of Alto Alentejo. He is principal investigator of PIPA VIDE, the research project to update the heritage inventory of the territory of Castelo de Vide, which promotes an in-depth view of historical landscapes from a longue durée perspective. He is a researcher in the FCT-funded FronTowns project (PTDC/HAR-HIS/3024/2020) which analyses the role played by small towns in the establishment of medieval borders. His works have been published as articles and book chapters and he has participated in the organization of scientific events and in the edition of books. 

He works professionally as an archaeologist in the intersection between heritage protection and private development, public construction, and local administration. He has worked extensively with field archaeology, particularly spatial analysis, and is a specialist in heritage visualization tools, having received extensive training in 3D modelling and photogrammetry. He collaborates in the training of Archaeology students at NOVA FCSH, particularly in fieldwork methodologies.