Dr. Esther Elizalde Marquina
She holds a degree in Humanities from the University of Navarra (2005) and a PhD in Art History from the same university (2012). She was a student intern at department of Art History in the last years of degree program, which she joined as staff researcher at training (Professor teaching assistant), becoming in turn part of the academic staff of the Chair of Heritage and Navarrese Art.
In 2014 she was in charge of the Technical administrative office of the International Conference on: Fortified Heritage: Management and Sustainable Development held in Pamplona (15-17 October), organized by the project Fortius: evaluation tourist and cultural of the fortified heritage of Pamplona and Bayonne. She has also been part of its Scientific committee .
Previously, she worked as a Fellow during the 1st phase of the project of research: "20th Century Architecture in Spain, Gibraltar and the French regions of Aquitaine, Auvergne, Languedoc-Rousillon, Limousin, Midi-Pyrénés and Poitiou-Charente", financed by the Community Initiative INTERREG III B Southwest and sponsored by the Iberian DOCOMOMO Foundation.
During the academic year 2006-2007, she enjoyed a scholarship of training in the Museum Service of the General Administration of Culture and Tourism of Navarra in the area of artistic and cultural activity of the Museum of Navarra, where she coordinated the exhibitions: "Rafael Moneo. Museums. Auditoriums. Libraries" and "report de Pío Baroja".
Civil and military architecture of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are two of the topics to which he devotes his preferential lines of research , as he has made clear in various publications, national and international conferences. In June 2011, the qualifying Jury of the XXXV Contest of Historical Archaeological research "award Manuel Corchado", organized by the association Spanish Friends of the Castles in Madrid, awarded him a second prize as merit to his work: "The recovery of the Citadel of Pamplona in the twentieth century", published in the magazine of the same association.
Likewise, his doctoral thesis : "Evolución del recinto amurallado de Pamplona, 1808-1973: entre la mejora, el derribo y la recuperación patrimonial", directed by Dr. D. D. José Javier Azanza López, was published by the City Council of Pamplona in December 2012, with the degree scroll: Pamplona place fuerte 1808-1973. Del derribo a símbolo de identidad de la ciudad.
In 2014 he participated in the collective work El patrimonio fortificado pirenaico (s. XVI-XIX) also published by the City Council of Pamplona, with the inventory of 44 fortifications located in the Pyrenees and under the degree scroll: "Recorrido por las Principales Fortalezas Pirenaicas (s. XVI-XIX)". At present, apart from his research work within the Chair, he continues his work professor in the extra-university field.