Institute for Mediterranean Studies

Juan Carlos Moreno García

Senior researcher
Department of the Ancient and Byzantine World

Juan Carlos Moreno García (PhD in Egyptology, 1995; Habilitation, 2009) is a CNRS senior researcher at the Sorbonne University in Paris. He has published extensively on pharaonic administration, socio-economic history, landscape organization and the structure of the state, usually in a comparative perspective with other civilizations of the ancient world, and has organized several conferences on these topics. He is also invited lecturer at the École Normale Supérieure (Paris) and at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Recent publications include Power and Regions in Ancient States: An Egyptian and Mesoamerican Perspective (2022), Markets and Exchanges in Pre-modern and Traditional Societies (2021), The State in Ancient Egypt: Power, Challenges and Dynamics (2019), Dynamics of Production in the Ancient Near East, 1300-500 BC (2016) and L'Égypte des pharaons. De Narmer à Dioclétien (3150 av. J.-C.-284 apr. J.-C.)(2016). He is also chief editor of The Journal of Egyptian History (Brill), area editor (“economy”) of the UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology and editor of the Egyptological series “Cambridge Elements: Ancient Egypt in Context” (Cambridge University Press) and “Multidisciplinary Approaches to Ancient Societies (MAtAS)” (Oxbow Books), in collaboration with Gianluca Miniaci.