Manuel Fernando Perales Munguía

Manuel Fernando Perales Munguía, Prof


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Bachelor of Social Sciences and Bachelor of Archeology from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Magister in Legal Anthropology from the National University of Central Peru and graduated from the Master's Degree in Peruvian Art History from the Catholic University of Santa María. Professor at the Continental University and archaeologist of the Qhapaq Ñan Project-National Headquarters of the Ministry of Culture. His main fields of interest correspond to the study of the forms of territorial and sociopolitical organization, resource management, settlement systems, architecture and roads among Andean pre-colonial and early colonial societies, with emphasis on the central Peruvian highlands. He is the author of several publications on his specialty in Peru and abroad, having won in 2010 the National Contest for Subsidies for Science, Technology and Technological Innovation Publications of the National Council of Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC), with the book Villages of the Hatun Mayu. History, Archeology and Anthropology in the Mantaro Valley, co-published with Carlos Hurtado and José Luis Álvarez. In 2012, he received the Student Membership Award from the American Anthropological Association (AAA) of the United States of America. Likewise, in 2014 he obtained first place in the XVI Biennial of the College of Architects of Peru (category "Research, theory and criticism") with the book Tradition and modernity in the architecture of Mantaro, published co-authored with Jorge Burga, César Moncloa, Josué Sánchez and Juan Tokeshi, under the editorial seal of the Continental University.