David Barreiro Martínez

Birth Place: Madrid
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He is a technical expert of the Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas - CSIC) and member of the Instituto de Ciencias del Patrimonio (Incipit).
He took a degree and a doctor’s degree at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). Doctoral thesis: “Arqueología y Sociedad: propuesta epistemológica y axiológica para una Arqueología Aplicada” (USC, 2005), directed by Felipe Criado (Profesor of the CSIC) and José Carlos Bermejo (Profesor of the USC).
His research lines verse on cultural landscapes, applied archaeology, theory of heritage management, archaeological impact management, archaeological heritage and cooperation and sustainable development.
He carries out thecnical activities related to cultural heritage directed to the archaeological impact management derived from the execution of different projects with effects on the territory. He has directed many actions to avaliate and correct the archaeological impact in public works.
He is the technical responsible for “Archaeology in Contemporary Europe (ACE)” (2007-2012), a project financed by the European Union and directed by the Institut National de Recherches Archéologiques Preventives. The Incipit collaborated in the organization of the project together with other thirteen institutions all over Europe, trying to promote contemporary archaeology on a European scale, emphasizing its cultural, scientific and economical dimension and incorporating the interest of the general public.
He has also coordinated “Intervención y puesta en valor de los sitios arqueológicos de A Lanzada (Sanxenxo) y O Castro (Ribadumia)”, a project developed between 2010 and 2011 thanks to an agreement of the CSIC with Pontevedra County Council. The aim of the agreement was the restoration of two historical spaces made up of A Lanzada and O Castro archeaeological sites by means of an integrated action strategy (excavation and consolidation of the remains) and a strategy of accesibility, visibility and social communication.
He writes scientific articles about archaeology and its applications in the present-day context both regarding methodology and epistemiology. In 2011 he will publish Arqueológicas 2: Hacia una Arqueología Aplicada, Bellaterra, Barcelona.
He organized and coordinated postgraduate courses developed by the USC and the  IEGPS: “La gestión del impacto arqueológico desde la arqueología del paisaje”, Santiago de Compostela (2002) and “La gestión del impacto arqueológico desde la arqueología del paisaje”, with Xesús Amado Reino at the University of Montevideo (2001). He also coordinated “El tratamiento patrimonial de los bienes arqueológicos”, a module within the specialization course on Archaeological Management of Cultural Heritage, organized by the University of Santiago de Compostela in 2001).
He usually participates in conferences and seminars about cultural heritage management and other related matters: III Jornada de Patrimoni Cultural: Qüestions d’actualitat de l’Arqueologia (Palma de Mallorca, 22nd October 2009), organized by the ARCA (Associació per a la revitalitzaciò dels centres antics) or the ‘III Seminario Internacional de Arqueología del Municipio de Envigado’ (Antioquia, Colombia, 4th August 2009).