Eva Birgitta Andersson Strand
Head of Centre
SAXO-Institute - Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
Karen Blixens Plads 8, 2300 København S, 11B Bygning 11B (Afsnit 2), Building: 11B-1-18
Primary fields of research
Textile production, craft organisation and trade during the Iron and Viking ages in Scandinavia
Textile Production in the Bronze Age Mediterranean
Invisible Craft, Living Textile Handicraft & Experimental Textile Archaeology – rendering invisible textile production visible
Traditional Textile Craft - an Intangible Culture Heritage?
Capturing our intangible past: Craft technology and experimental archaeology in digital space
The textile landscape, particularly textile economy in the Viking Age: See projects for Fashioning the Viking Age and Cloth Cultures in and Beyond the Viking Age on the CTR website: www.ctr.hum.ku.dk.
Science in textile archaeology - experimental and digital archaeology. See the project Practises of Practise: Between Crafts People and Digital Tools.
Also archaeology and textile research in the Near East, particularly Anatolia, as well as in the Aegean.
Fields of interest
Archaeology in Northern Europe and Mediterranean; textile production; craft organisation; trade; gender; archaeology and politic; archaeology and ethics; experimental archaeology, computer applications in Archaeology
Developed and runs the course in Textile Archaeology - a Hands-On Course, allowing students to combine hands-on experience with the textile processes and the theoretical science of their chosen discipline.
Teach prehistoric archaeolgy at Saxo Institute.