In 2010, I gained a doctorate in archaeozoology by studying medieval animal bone from Emden in Germany. However, I had been a keen embroiderer for as long as I can remember.
I became interested in EXARC activities during my MA with the University of Bradford, where I started looking more into the textile and cremation industries, particularly the role that smell performs within settlement archaeology.
My name is Ronja Lau, I studied prehistoric archaeology at the Freie Universität Berlin and since my Bachelor degree I'm dealing with textile archaeology and experiments concerning textile research.
I’m an Archaeologist, living in Austria, studies in Late Roman, Longobards, settlements, clothing. Focusing on ancient technology, with a good base experience in wood and in textile craftsmanship. In 2015, I started experimental Archaeology in textile technology, spinning, carding, and especially
I am in my final year of my PhD project (2017-2020) which is looking at textile production in Iron Age Britain. I am concerned with querying the functional attributes of textile tools as an assemblage and characterizing the circumstances of their discard.
MSc in Experimental Archaeology, University College Dublin, 2018
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Interested in: fire simulation, textiles, meadmaking, digital archaeology
Master's student in Archaeology at Cardiff University, specialising in British Prehistory and experimental/experiential archaeology. I am doing my dissertation on the use of experiential and experimental archaeology in studying prehistoric societies under the supervision of Ian Dennis.
I have graduated in 2015 from the University of Wroclaw with a BA in Archaeology and in 2019 I have completed MA in Artefact Studies on the University College London.