Dr. Stefanie Samida
Stefanie Samida, born in 1973, studied Prehistoric Archaeology at the Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen/Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel and Media Studies at the Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen. She wrote her doctoral thesis on “Science Communication on the Internet: New Media in Archaeology” and her latest research project is being devoted to “Heinrich Schliemann and his Excavations in the Mass-Press: Studies on Popularization of Archaeological Investigations in the Nineteenth Century” (funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation). In addition, she has organized a conference on “’Staging Sciences and Humanities”: Transmission and Reception of Knowledge in the 19th Century” (“Inszenierte Wissenschaft’: Vermittlung und Rezeption von Wissen im 19. Jahrhundert). Her research interests include archaeology and public/media, the history of archaeology, visualization practices in archaeology and archaeological theory. Her research in Topoi focused on “Staging the Past in Archaeological Open-Air Museums”.
In 2012 she joined the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam for leading the research project “Living History. Reenacted Prehistory between Research and Popular Performance”.


Further information on Stefanie Samida at the website of the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam.