Esperança Huguet Enguita

Postdoctoral Visiting Researcher (R2), Research Department.
Member, Research team: Christian and Late Antiquity Archaeology.
Fields of expertise: Instrumentum domesticum (ceramology, etc.), Late Antiquity, Production and Commerce in Antiquity.
ORCID code: 0000-0002-8853-0908
Brief CV

She started her degree in History at the University of Valencia. In 2000, she was granted a scholarship to study at the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice and, in 2001, she was granted another one for the University of Barcelona. She ended her studies in 2002 and started to work in several excavations. She obtained various scholarships in order to do research about Roman ceramics from public institutions such as Valencia’s City Council and other regional institutions (Diputación de Valencia). In November 2016, she defended her doctoral thesis about ”La ceràmica comuna de la ciutat romana de Valentia (segles II aE-III dE)” with Excellent Cum Laude. She is a researcher in Roman ceramics and has worked in Spanish excavations in Valentia, Saguntum, Lesera, Llíria, Riba-roja del Túria, and also in international excavations in Pompei (Italy) and Magdalensberg (Austria). She collaborates with different public institutions such as the University of Valencia, Servei d’investigació Prehistòrica of Diputació de València, Servei d’Investigació Arqueològica Municipal of the City Council of València and the Institut Català d’Arqueologia Clàssica of Tarragona. In addition, she develops her work as a private archaeologist (Nomber collegium 16.076 since 2006) and, for a time, she was part of the company of archaeologist Arsesken S.L. Professionally, she has been an archaeology technician and/or responsible for archaeological material from various excavations in Llíria (Las Ventas), València (Abocador del Negret, Plaça Nàpols i Sicília), Sagunt (Av. del País Valencià,  Roman Villas de San Marcos and San Cristòbal, La Vallaeta), Quartell (El Racó), el Forcall (Lesera), Torís (La Carència and el Garroferal de la Blanca), Pompeia (Casa di Arianna, Via degli Augustali) and Riba-roja del Túria (València la Vella) among other. She was organized of SECAH’s Congres in Valencia (2017). Her dedication to service to society led her to take some training in the cultural aspect of heritage as well as conducting several courses in anthropology and cultural tourism in Venice (2000/01 University Ca ‘ Foscari), Barcelona (2001/02 University of Barcelona) and Valencia (2009 Fundación Cañada Blanch). This also prompted the vocation to be coordinator of the children’s exhibition “Vaja quina història, el pas del temps a través dels clicks de playmobil” (2014/15 CEIP Dr. López Rosat), was exhibition’s curator “Valentia i la ceramica romana” in the Archaeological Centre de l’Almoina and the translator into Valencian of the Almoina archaeological Guide. She publicated the book “Arqueología de la cerámica romana de Valentia” in 2017. Since 2017 she’s author leader in the Pompeia Archaeological Reaserche Project: Porta Stabia in the american team (University of Cincinnati and American Academy in Rome). In addition, she has published more than twenty articles in national and international magazines always about Roman pottery. At present, she combines her work in the City Council of Valencia, with the research in the visigothic site of Valencia la Vella and the research of ceramics from Pompei in the American Academy in Rome. She really likes Republican and Imperial Roman ceramics.