José Antonio Fernández de Rota y Monter


Category: Anthropologist and writer
Birth Place: Madrid
Telephone: 981 23 36 47
Fax: 981 33 74 30
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 Curriculum

-He got a doctor's degree in Social Anthropology at A Coruña University, where he filled the offices of dean in the Faculty of Humanities -He is a member of the Spanish Academy of Moral and Political Sciences, the Scientific Committee of the transcultural International Institute for the mutual study on civilizations (Paris) and the Committee of Anthropology within the institution 'Consello da Cultura Galega'. -He carried out an important anthropological activity in Galicia and surrounding areas (both rural and urban), Belgium (his parents emigrated there) and the USA.

 Work & Activities

RESEARCH WORKS: -Cosmoloxía popular na ruralía galega: espacio e tempo. -Antropología histórica. -Economía cultural do desenvolvemento. -Implicaciones sociales del patrimonio. -Identidade, cultura e nacionalismo. -Tradición e cambio social. -Antropoloxía da cidade: Dinámicas cidadás. -Inmigración e cultura. -Etnografía de los antropólogos americanos. BOOKS: -Antropología de un viejo paisaje gallego. CSI-Siglo XXI, Madrid, 1984. -Gallegos ante un espejo. Imaginación antropológica en la historia. Edicións do Castro, Sada, 1987. -(Dir) Nos lindeiros da Galeguidade. Consello da Cultura Galega, Santiago. 1990. -(Dir) Espacio y vida en la ciudad gallega. Publication Service of A Coruña University, 1992. -Los protagonistas de la economía básica. La vanguardia ganadera y la casa en el Este de la provincia de A Coruña. County Council of A Coruña, 1998. -Betanzos frente a su historia. Sociedad y patrimonio. Caixa Galicia Foundation. He organised many scientific simposia, which then were published in different collective books such as: Lengua y cultura. Ediciós do Castro, 1987. The publication service o A Coruña University published this books: Rito y misterio (1991). Etnicidad y violencia (1996). Las diferentes caras de España (1997). Antropología de la transmisión hereditaria (1999). He also published 65 articles in collective works and specialised magazines. He wrote in Spanish, Galician, English, French, German, Italian and Chinese.