Dr Monica Palmero Fernandez

  • Lecturer (Archaeology)

telephone: 0141 330 4916
email: Monica.PalmeroFernandez@glasgow.ac.uk

Rm 315, Molema Building, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5164-9115

Research interests

Dr Monica Palmero Fernandez is a Lecturer in Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology.

Monica received her PhD in Mesopotamian Archaeology from the University of Reading in 2019. Her PhD research explored the relationship between religion and early state formation in Mesopotamia, focusing on temples dedicated to the goddess Inanna/Ishtar.

Her central research interests include:

  • The Archaeology of Power and Early State Formation
  • Gender Archaeology
  • The Archaeology and History of Early Mesopotamia
  • The Archaeology of Religion and Ritual
  • Ancient Near Eastern Religion and Mythology
  • Archaeological Approaches to Inscribed Objects and Writing
  • Critical Heritage and Heritage in Conflict/Post-Conflict

Monica has worked on archaeological and heritage projects in Spain, Greece and Iraq. She is currently involved with the following projects:

  • RASHID International (Research, Assessment and Safeguarding of the Heritage of Iraq in Danger). Researcher.

Publications

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2020

Palmero Fernández, M. (2020) Using DSLR to 'scan' colour slides: learning from the Digitising Jemdet Nasr 1988–1989 project. Internet Archaeology, 55, (doi: 10.11141/ia.55.10)

Matthews, R., Rasheed, Q. H., Palmero Fernández, M. , Fobbe, S., Nováček, K., Mohammed-Amin, R., Mühl, S. and Richardson, A. (2020) Heritage and cultural healing: Iraq in a post-Daesh era. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 26(2), pp. 120-141. (doi: 10.1080/13527258.2019.1608585)

2019

Fobbe, S., Palmero Fernández, M. and Matthews, R. (2019) Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review: Concerning the Republic of Iraq. Project Report. RASHID International, Munich. (doi:10.5281/ZENODO.3871824).

Mohammed-Amin, R. K., Fobbe, S., Palmero Fernández, M. and Nováček, K. (2019) Cultural Rights and Public Spaces in Iraq. Project Report. RASHID International, Munich. (doi:10.5281/ZENODO.3871834).

2018

Palmero Fernández, M. (2018) Louise M. Pryke: Ishtar. (Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World.) xv, 240 pp. London: Routledge, 2017. £105. ISBN 978 1 138 86073 5. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 81(2), pp. 333-335. (doi: 10.1017/s0041977x18000927)[Book Review]

Palmero Fernández, M. (2018) Gender, religion, and power in ancient Mesopotamia: some methodological considerations on Inanna/Ištar. In: Budin, S. L., Cifarelli, M., Garcia-Ventura, A. and Millet Albà, A. (eds.) Gender and Methodology in the Ancient Near East: Approaches from Assyriology and Beyond. Series: Barcino monographica orientalia (10). Universitat de Barcelona: Barcelona, pp. 199-222. ISBN 9788491680734

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Number of items: 6.

Articles

Palmero Fernández, M. (2020) Using DSLR to 'scan' colour slides: learning from the Digitising Jemdet Nasr 1988–1989 project. Internet Archaeology, 55, (doi: 10.11141/ia.55.10)

Matthews, R., Rasheed, Q. H., Palmero Fernández, M. , Fobbe, S., Nováček, K., Mohammed-Amin, R., Mühl, S. and Richardson, A. (2020) Heritage and cultural healing: Iraq in a post-Daesh era. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 26(2), pp. 120-141. (doi: 10.1080/13527258.2019.1608585)

Book Sections

Palmero Fernández, M. (2018) Gender, religion, and power in ancient Mesopotamia: some methodological considerations on Inanna/Ištar. In: Budin, S. L., Cifarelli, M., Garcia-Ventura, A. and Millet Albà, A. (eds.) Gender and Methodology in the Ancient Near East: Approaches from Assyriology and Beyond. Series: Barcino monographica orientalia (10). Universitat de Barcelona: Barcelona, pp. 199-222. ISBN 9788491680734

Book Reviews

Palmero Fernández, M. (2018) Louise M. Pryke: Ishtar. (Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World.) xv, 240 pp. London: Routledge, 2017. £105. ISBN 978 1 138 86073 5. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 81(2), pp. 333-335. (doi: 10.1017/s0041977x18000927)[Book Review]

Research Reports or Papers

Fobbe, S., Palmero Fernández, M. and Matthews, R. (2019) Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review: Concerning the Republic of Iraq. Project Report. RASHID International, Munich. (doi:10.5281/ZENODO.3871824).

Mohammed-Amin, R. K., Fobbe, S., Palmero Fernández, M. and Nováček, K. (2019) Cultural Rights and Public Spaces in Iraq. Project Report. RASHID International, Munich. (doi:10.5281/ZENODO.3871834).

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Grants

2019 British Institute for the Study of Iraq – Research Grant: Digitisation of Jemdet Nasr
Project funded by the British Institute for the Study of Iraq to digitise diapositives from the 1988-89 excavation of the site of Jemdet Nasr in southern Iraq, under the direction of Prof Roger Matthews. Website is expected to be live by April 2020.
www.reading.ac.uk/jemdet-nasr

2017 British Institute for the Study of Iraq – Outreach Grant:
For the organisation of the 7th Oxford Postgraduate Conference in Assyriology
www.oxfordassyriology.wordpress.com

2017 British Institute for the Study of Iraq – Conference Grant:
For the organisation of the 6th Oxford Postgraduate Conference in Assyriology
www.oxfordassyriology.wordpress.com

Additional information

Interviews & Public Conferences

Esteem

  • 2020 Time & Mind Journal Editorial Team