Since 2016, Sofia works in experimental archaeology and living history, with textile research or recreating historical clothing, especially in the Medieval Iberian Peninsula and Europe, accepting costume commissions for reenactment and other events, guiding workshops about these subjects and part
I am a research assistant at the German Archaeological Institute. Currently I am writing my PhD on “Ancient Near Eastern Amulets“ at Freie Universität Berlin (DE). Since several years I am giving workshops on gruitbeer and mead production at Museumsdorf Düppel.
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.
My interest in experimental archaeology started at the age of seventeen when I entered the re-enactment world. It was at the meeting point of both my passions for archaeology and craft.
I have recently submitted my PhD thesis in partnership with the University of Exeter and the University of Reading. My research investigates the evidence, use and performance of stone-tipped spear technologies among Neanderthal populations in the European Middle Palaeolithic.
I am a prehistoric archaeologist and I have always been interested in experimental archeology and historical re-enactment. I studied Archaeology first at the University of Modena and then at the University of Bologna where I graduated with Prof.
I’ve been possessed by the classical world since Latin class, but only got involved with it decades later. As a living history member of Legio XX in the Washington DC area, we have shifted our focus to education and interaction with students and the public.
My name is Florian Messner and currently I'm writing my PhD in medieval archaeology at the University of Innsbruck. In my work I aim to thoroughly examine all extant swords from the 10th to the 15th century from the region of historical Tyrol.
Graduating in 2012 from the University of York with an MA in Medieval Archaeology. My professional focus is on the archaeology of the Viking Age in the British Isles, concentrating on Viking Age Burial practices.