Research Programmes and Projects – University of Copenhagen

CTR > Research Programmes an...

Research Programmes and Projects

Capturing our Intangible Past

By Eva Andersson Strand
Craft Technology and Experimental Archaeology in Digital Space. Methods to illuminate how the body and mind are involved in the production processes behind ancient technology and the creation of objects.
Read more

Cloth Cultures in and Beyond the Viking Age

A Scandinavian research network for front-line investigations and disseminations of scientific studies of clothing, household textiles, textiles for warfare and trade. The network will offer state-of-the-art knowledge with analysis of material evidence as well as written sources, and a forum for discussion and dissemination.
Read more

Fashioning the Viking Age

The aim of the project Fashioning the Viking Age is to create new and archaeologically well-founded interpretations and reconstructions of the Viking Age dress. The project is a cooperation between Ulla Mannering, the National Museum, Eva Andersson Strand, Centre for Textile Research at UCPH, and Lejre Land of Legends.
Read more

Margrethe Hald’s Archive

A grant from Agnes Geijer’s Foundation has made it possible for weaver and art historian Ulrikka Mokdad to digitalize the Margrethe Hald archive and to make her work accessible to both academic researchers and the public. The digitalization will take place from 1 January to 30 April 2019, and will result a full bibliography as well as copies of articles, books, slides and photos, which will all be available on the CTR homepage.
Read more

Skin, Fur and Leather Terminology

An international collaborative skin terminology project to examine the leather, fur and skin terminology in a diachronic way.
Read more

The Fabric of My Life

The Fabric of My Life (FABRIC) is a collaborative project between cultural institutions in DK, GR, and DE with the aim to innovate and test new methods in the cultural sectors concerning migration history, to empower refugee women and to train cultural workers and design students.
Read more


THREAD is a dynamic and innovative collaboration of diverse partners from business, design, education, research and refugee support agencies aiming to achieve life-changing results for women who are forging new lives in Denmark.
Read more