Daniel A.Torres, PhD

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Prof. Torres graduated in History at the University of Havana (2000); Master in Archaeology by the Cuban Anthropology Institute (2005); Doctor in Science of Arts (2015) and Titular Professor at University of Arts, La Havana. He is a specialist in Pre-Columbian Cultures of Cuba, archaeological prospection and subaquatic archaeology.  Beside Cuba, he has participated in archaeological expeditions in Peru and Haiti, and in subaquatic excavation in Spain. In 2012 he was awarded the National Geographic Society’s Emerging Explorer Award.

Prof. Torres is a UNESCO Consultant for the Caribbean Area, and he has many archaeological publications and a book about Tainan Culture. Right now he is Vice dean,  Faculty of Arts for Conservation of Cultural Heritage, University of Arts and teaches a course on Archaeology and Visual Instruments for Cultural Heritage Documentation. His last project is “Expedition Project”, devoted to the research, preservation and communication of the Pre-Columbian cultural heritage of Eastern Cuba.

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