Katharina is a prehistoric archaeologist working at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Her main research interests include the archaeology of the human body, gender, identity and personhood as expressed through funerary practices and art. She specialises in the Bronze and Iron Ages of Europe. As a mother of two young boys, she gathered some practical experience in addition to her theoretical interest in motherhood.
- Photoshop and Klimt, or retouching older women and breasts out of history
- Why we don’t make cheese from mummy’s breast-milk
- The word’s first incubators: not for the faint-hearted
- What did prehistoric people know about conception?
- Cold Case Schleinbach: why it makes sense to preserve skeletons in situ
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Today is the official start date of my ERC Starting Grant project “The value of mothers to society: responses to motherhood and child rearing practices in prehistoric Europe”. The European Research Council offers competitive grants for top researchers from all … Continue reading
We have been very busy lately – work on our Bronze Age case studies is progressing well, not least because three researchers have joined our team. We are working on all fronts – filling data bases, recording sites in GIS, … Continue reading
Two months into our project, we have been busy. The first task was to re-write a large grant proposal for the ERC in order to secure funding. This would enable us to broaden out the chronological scope of the project … Continue reading