I like the study of medieval castles and fortifications, not only for the military implications but for their construction methods, renovations and adaptations to new technologies through the eras an the many functions they had in a particularly society during their existence.
Construction of Buildings
I am involved in community archaeological excavation projects as well as experimental archaeology mostly based on the early medieval period. I also organise living history courses in Viking Age metalwork techniques.
I teach Medieval Archaeology and I make research from 1986. I am very interested to experimental, archaeometric and public experience in archaeology.
PhD in medieval archaeology since 2011. 18 years experience in various archaeological fieldwork: necropolises, churches. My present project is to create an archaeopark in the ASTRA Open-Air Museum from Sibiu, Romania.
I have started experimental archaeology since the first year of my PhD degree. Currently, my research is focused on better understanding of impact fractures that could be identified on the stone tools or more specifically, Mousterian points.
I am a non traditional student reentering academia after a 30 yr Hiatus. I was a volunteer with the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology for several years in my earlier years. I have now decided to return to gain a degree in Anthropology and Geology.
Since 1989 I have dealt with environmental education, organizing workshops and guided tours and naturalistic especially in the territory of the Alta Murgia National Park and in the major natural areas of Puglia, collaborating with schools, facilities for professional training, cultural circles ,
My work has always been about love for nature and the outdoors. I grew up on one of the oldest organic-dynamic horticulture companies in the Netherlands, Sloterland, and received love for nature from early start.
Giving lectures about Experimental Archaeology at the University of Hamburg since 2004, also in charge of the annual Experimental Archaeology Summer camp at the Stone Age Village of Albersdorf, Germany (AÖZA). Own Experiments on Neolithic Housing, ceramics, woodwork and textiles.