I became interested in preindustrial technology through archery, boomerangs, throwing sticks, and spear throwers in the 1980s.
I am currently at the beginning of my dissertation in the field of architectural history with the broad topic of the construction methods of the Scandinavians of the early Middle Ages.
I have a degree in Natural Sciences and I am currently finishing my MSc in Natural System Sciences at the University of Turin.
My researches focus on the microscopic and biomolecular analyses of ancient dental calculus.
I am a PhD candidate at the Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE) at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. My research focuses on the use of organic tools (i.e., osseous and wooden tools) in Aboriginal Australia and Palaeolithic Europe
I started in 1997 to work at Ekehagens Forntidsby, where I got in contact with flintknapping. Worked there for 8 years as schoolinstructor, prehistory technologies as flintknapping. I worked with Uppsala, Lund and Malmö universities with different Flint/stone experiments.
Studied prehistoric and classical archeology at the University of Würzburg 2008-2013.
Now working in an unrelated field, but still interested in experimental archaeology.
Castellum Drive-in Museum (Woerden, NL), Limes Visitor Centre NIGRVM PVLLVM (Zwammerdam, NL), Park Matilo (Leiden, NL)
My career in experimental aspects of ancient ship design and construction started in 1981 with the construction of the late Tim Severin's Sindbad Voyage. Following that my interests expanded to maritime archaeology and ethnography.
Retired carpenter historic building consultant, conservator, MA Cons York UK, At present studying Anglo-Saxon and Viking woodworking, preparing Article/book on reconstruction of Anglo-Saxon buildings based on archaeological evidence and not by guess-work.
As a multifaceted craftsperson I have always been interested in the ''making of" anything really, but more specifically tools, practical objects and decoration. Working with ceramics and incense during my BA ignited more of the interest in experimental archaeology.