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Mr Jose Oscar Encuentra

Mr Jose Oscar Encuentra

Research interests

  • Maritime Archaeology
  • Maritime Trade in Ancient Rome
  • Shipwrecks

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Address: B65a, Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, SO17 1BF (View in Google Maps)


Jose Oscar is Postgraduate Researcher at the Centre for Maritime Archaeology within the School of Humanities.

His main research focuses in the Maritime trade activities of Narbo- Martius in Roman Antiquity and the answers that shipwrecks can provide on the role and typologies of this maritime trade linked with the port system of Narbonne.

Because of his academic background in Political Sciences and History, He is also interested on the topic of the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage, the implementation of the 2001 UNESCO Convention worldwide and the study of the activities and strategies of Treasure hunters. 

Jose Oscar is an experienced underwater archaeologist who has been involved in several projects and underwater excavations in UK, France, Spain, Belgium and Bolivia. 

He has been visiting lecturer at the University of Perpignan, France and the University 'Externado' in Bogota, Colombia.

Academic Qualifications

2013 - MA Maritime Archaeology (Distinction), University of Southampton.

2011 - PGC Underwater Archaeology, University of Nîmes, France.

2001 - PGC Education, University of Barcelona, Spain.

1996 - BA International Politics, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain.

1996 - BA History & Geography, University of Barcelona, Spain.

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