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Ulla Mannering

Ulla Mannering

Senior researcher

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

2010-present                      Senior Researcher and Research programme manager of Textile Crafts and Cultures at the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Textile Research, The National Museum of Denmark

2009-2010                      Associate Professor and Research programme manager of Textile and Costume from Bronze and Early Iron Ages in Danish Collections at the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Textile Research, The SAXO Institute, University of Copenhagen

2005-2009                          Post doctoral position as Research programme manager of Textile and Costume from Bronze and Early Iron Ages in Danish Collections at the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Textile Research, The SAXO Institute, University of Copenhagen

2000-2005                          Ph.D. scholarship at the Department of Archaeology, University of Copenhagen. Work on dress in Scandinavian iconography of the 6-11th centuries AD. Funded by the Danish Research Council for the Humanities

1999-2000                          Research assistant at the Department of Archaeology, University of Copenhagen, for the Mons Claudianus Textile Project. Analysis and publication of Roman costumes from Egypt. Funded by NOS-H

  

EDUCATION

2006                                    Ph.D. from University of Copenhagen. Dissertation called Billeder af dragt. En analyse af påklædte figurer fra yngre jernalder i Skandinavien

1998                                    Cand.mag. from the Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen in prehistoric archaeology

1995                                    M.phil. from the Ancient Textile Unit, University of Manchester

1992-1993                          Postgraduate student at the Ancient Textile Unit, University of Manchester, England

1987-1992                          BA student at the Department of Archaeology, University of Copenhagen

 

FURTHER ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE QUALIFICATIONS

January 2001                      Konservatorskolens efteruddannelseskursus in Fibre and fabric cross-sections, School of Conservation, Copenhagen

January 2001                      Det Arkæologiske Nævns Efteruddannelsesseminar i Yngre Germansk Jernalder, Vikingetid og tidligste middelalder. Perioden ca. 600 til 1100 e.Kr., Museums Højskolen, Sorø

November 2001                  Videnskabsteori, University of Copenhagen

December 2001                  Pædagogisk Lynkursus, University of Copenhagen

May 2002                            Almen Videnskabsteori, University of Copenhagen

 

December 2007, January

& March 2008                     Research Management Course no. 7, Copenhagen Business School

  

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Since 1991                          The Mons Claudianus Textile Project

1994-1995                          Research project on flax and nettle fibres in the Archaeological Research Centre at Lejre

Since 2005                          Textile and Costume from the Bronze and Early Iron Ages in Danish Collections (CTR), research programme manager

Since 2007                          Dress and Identity, European Project, spokesperson for Study Group 1 with Annemarie Stauffer, Cologne, Germany

Since 2008                          The Vorbasse Textile Production Pilot Project

 

TEACHING

1998                                    Håndarbejdets Fremmes Seminarium, Copenhagen

1999-2005                          Participated in the teaching at the Department of Archaeology, University of Copenhagen with lectures at BA and MA level on the following topics:

Textile and Clothing in the Stone Age

Textile and Clothing in the Bronze Age

Textile and Clothing in the Iron Age

Experimental archaeology

Dress and iconography

Since 1997                          Participated regularly in the teaching at the School of Conservation, Copenhagen with lectures at BA level on the following topics:

Prehistoric textile and costume

Experimental archaeology

2006                                    Kolding Design School, Denmark, 2 hour lecture in an MA course in History of Costume:

Iron Age society, tools and costume

Since 2006                          Regularly invited at the Department of Archaeology, University of Copenhagen to lecture in MA course in Textile and Clothing in Bronze and Iron Age.

Since 1998                          Regular lectures at Folkeuniversitetet in Copenhagen, Roskilde and Århus

 

EXCAVATIONS

1988, 1992                          Excavations in Denmark

1991, 1992, 1993                Excavation and textile registration at Mons Claudianus, Egypt

  

EDITORIAL WORK

Since 2006                          Co-editor of CTR publications

Since 2008                          Co-editor of Archaeological Textiles Newsletter

2008                                    Website of the prehistoric section of the National Museum of Denmark

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Since 1998                          Det Kongelige Nordisk Oldskriftselskab

Since 2005                          The steering committee for the North European Symposium for Archaeological Textiles (NESAT)

Since 2008                          The editorial board of Archaeological Textiles Newsletter

 

CONFERENCE & SEMINAR ORGANISATION

May 2000                            Organiser of the international seminar Textiles from Roman Egypt, Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen

November 2001                  Organiser of the seminar Billede og betydning, Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen

March 2003                        Co-organiser of the international conference Ancient Textiles. Production, Crafts and Society, Lund and Copenhagen

January 2007                      Responsible for the organisation of the International conference Textiles in Context, CTR, Copenhagen, Denmark

May 2008                            Responsible for the organisation of 10th North European Symposium for Archaeological Textiles, Copenhagen, Denmark

  

 

ACADEMIC & ADMINISTRATIVE TASKS

2001                                    Responsible for the Library at Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen

2002-2003                          Specialetante, Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen

16th March 2007                 Opponent at Marianne Vedelers Doctoral defence at the University of Oslo, Norway

2007                                    Scientific Evaluator for the Austrian European Science Foundation

2008                                    Scientific Evaluator for the Estonian European Science Foundation

Knowledge of languages

Fluent: Danish, English

Reading and speaking: German, French

Education

Prehistoric Archaeologist, M.Phil, cand.mag, Ph.D

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