Eva Birgitta Andersson Strand
Eva Birgitta Andersson Strand

Head of Centre

Primary fields of research

Textile production ,craft organisation and trade during the Iron and Viking ages in Scandinavia

Textile Production in the Bronze Age Mediterranean

Invisible Craft, Living Textile Handicraft & Experimental Textile Archaeology – rendering invisible textile production visible

Traditional Textile Craft - an Intangible Culture Heritage? 

Capturing our intangible past: Craft technology and experimental archaeology in digital space


Current research

Landscape of textile production for more information please see



Traditional Textile Craft - an Intangible Culture Heritage? for more information please see



Investigating textiles and textile production at Bronze Age Kültepe/Kaneš, Anatolia with with CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE and ÉCOLE DES HAUTES ÉTUDES EN SCIENCES SOCIALES, Paris France, research programme Ancient Textiles from the Orient to the Mediterranean (ATOM)”


Travelling with textiles – use and production - trade and exchange  Birka : Early Medieval Silk Road


Craft Technology and experimental archaeology in digital space (CEADS)




Fields of interest

Archaeology in Northern Europe and Mediterranean; textile production; craft organisation; trade; gender; archaeology and politic; archaeology and ethics; experimental archaeology, computer applications in Archaeology

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