Margarita Díaz-Andreu is an ICREA Research Professor based at the University of Barcelona with many years of previous work experience at the Complutense University of Madrid and Durham University.
She has been researching and lecturing on heritage issues for more than a decade. Her interests include the social and economic value of heritage, World Heritage, the development of archaeological tourism, ethics, the politics of heritage, and the role of heritage within new migrant populations in Europe.
She has recently published a History of Archaeological Tourism (Springer, 2020).
She is the leader of GAPP, the Public Archaeology and Heritage Group, managing a dynamic group of young heritage experts who are developing heritage projects around the world. GAPP organises a regular series of seminars and is intensely involved in the dissemination of its projects to both specialists and the wider public.