Eva Andersson Strand Biography – University of Copenhagen

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Eva Andersson Strand

Biography

Eva Andersson Strand is an archaeologist. Her primary area of research is textile production, craft organization and trade in Iron Age and Viking Age Scandinavia. She also specializes in in the Bronze Age Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean. In her textile research, she focuses on the study of textile tools and their find contexts. Furthermore, in her research she has developed methods in experimental archaeology and collaborates with textile technicians.

Eva received her PhD in Prehistoric Archaeology from Lund University, Sweden. She is one of the initiators of The Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre for Textile Research (CTR) where she holds the position of associate professor.

Eva manages several international research projects, among others, Invisible Craft, the Landscape of Textile Production and Tools and Textiles – Texts and Contexts textile production in Bronze Age Mediterranean.