Brina Škvor Jernejčič studied archaeology at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. During her PhD studies, she was a young researcher in National Museum of Slovenia in Ljubljana. Her thesis was a comparative analysis of the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age urnfield cemetery in Ljubljana, central Slovenia.
The objective of her current post-doc project “Intercultural contacts between the south-eastern Alpine region and the western Carpathian area in the second half of the 2nd millenium BC” is to understand why (motives and reasons) these intensive intercultural contacts between different prehistoric communities living in both research area appeared, how (mechanisms) did they functioned and who (agents) was involved in this contact. At Topoi she is a post-doctoral fellow in the project (B-4-4) Shifting Things and Identity. She investigates the dynamics of cultural interactions (e.g. exchange of objects, goods, ideas and knowledge), their formation and transformation during the Middle and Late Bronze Age.