Alexandra Livarda

     Identificadores científicos (ORCID ID; Researcher ID): 0000-0002-4503-1287

      Afiliación: Institut Català d’Arqueologia Clàssica (ICAC)

      Categoría: Ramón y Cajal Researcher

      Líneas de investigación: arqueobotanica (semillas), arqueologia de l’alimentación

Principales proyectos que lidera actualmente:

 • PID2019-107605GB-100, The Aegean ‘Dark Ages’ revisited: a novel approach to old debates on agricultural economy and food culture (DarkRevisited), Institut Català d’Arqueologia Clàssica (ICAC), IP: Alexandra Livarda (ICAC). 2020-2023 

Principales PROYECTOS de investigación de los últimos 5 años:

 • Palaikastro Phase 4 (PALAP), University of Nottingham, UK, IP: Carl Knappett (University of Toronto, Canada). 2012-2016  

 • IAF-2018-013, Shaping the Archaeology of Culinary Practices, University of Nottingham, UK, IP: A. Livarda. 2018-2019  

Principales PUBLICACIONES de los últimos 5 años:


Livarda, A. and Kotzamani, G. 2020. Plant resources and subsistence in the Late Minoan mountain ‘villa’ at Zominthos, Crete. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. On-line first DOI: 10.1007/s12520-020-01203-1.

Livarda, A. 2019. Investigating Roman diet through archaeobotanical evidence. In Erdkamp, P. and Holleran, C. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Diet and Nutrition in the Roman World, pp. 51–63. Abingdon and New York: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-8153-6434-4.

Livarda, A. and Kotzamani, G. 2019. An exploration of the social role of plants in rituals in prehistoric Aegean with reference to the site of Xeropolis, Lefkandi, Euboea. In Lemos, I.S. and Tsingarida, A. (eds.) Beyond the Polis. Ritual, rites and cults in Early and Archaic Greece (12th-6th centuries BC), pp. 289–302. Études d’Archéologie 15. Bruxells: CReA-Patrimoine. ISBN 9782960202922.

Kotzamani, G. and *Livarda, A. 2018. People and plant entanglements at the dawn of agricultural practice in Greece. An analysis of the Mesolithic and early Neolithic archaeobotanical remains. Quaternary International 496, 80–101. (*corresponding author).

Livarda, A.; Madgwick, R. and Riera Mora, S. (eds.) 2018. The Bioarchaeology of Ritual and Religion. Oxford, Oxbow. ISBN 978-1-78570-828-2.

Cañellas-Boltà, N., Riera-Mora, S., Orengo, H.A., Livarda, A., Knappett, C. 2018. Human management and landscape changes at Palaikastro (Eastern Crete) from the Late Neolithic to the Early Minoan period. Quaternary Science Reviews 183, 59–75. 

Preece, C.; Livarda, A.; Christin, P.-A.; Wallace, M.; Martin, G.; Charles, M.; Jones, G.; Rees, M. and Osborne, C.P. 2017. How did the domestication of Fertile Crescent grain crops increase their yields? Functional Ecology 31(2), 387–397.

Livarda, A. 2017. Tastes in the Roman provinces: an archaeobotanical approach to socio-cultural change. In Rudolph, K.C. (ed.) Taste and the Ancient Senses, pp. 179–196. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-84465-869-5.

Orengo, H.A., Livarda, A. 2016. The seeds of commerce: a network analysis-based approach to the Romano-British transport system. Journal of Archaeological Science 66, 21-35.