OXFORD CENTRE for LATE ANTIQUITY

Katharina Ulmschneider

Katharina Ulmschneider

D.Phil.; F.S.A.

Senior Research Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford

Fell Fund Researcher in Visual and Material Culture Archives and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Oxford

E-mail: katharina.ulmschneider@arch.ox.ac.uk

Blog: http://archaeologyarchivesoxford.wordpress.com/blog/

 

Research Interests

Archaeological archives and the history of archaeology in the 19th and 20th centuries

Lantern slide and glass plates images: the evolution of landscapes, monuments and places

Early medieval archaeology of northwest Europe: economy, markets, towns, coinage, minting, and the development of settlement hierarchies

Metal-detector finds and archaeology: interpreting metal-detector finds and sites in the landscape

Current Projects

Co-Director, HEIR (Historic Environment Image Resource) Project: creating an interdisciplinary research database providing information on changing monuments, landscapes, and environments, based on Oxford University’s early lantern slide and glass plate collections:
http://archaeologyarchivesoxford.wordpress.com/heir-project/

Funded by the Reva and David Logan Foundation, Fell Fund, and Citizen Science Alliance.

Researcher, Scoping Survey of Visual and Material Cultures archives in the Humanities and Social Science Divisions.
Funded by the Fell Fund.

Co-Director, Jacobsthal Project: investigating the life and work of the German wartime refugee archaeologist Professor Paul Jacobsthal:
http://www.arch.ox.ac.uk/jacobsthal.html

Funded by the Heritage Lottery and Reva and David Logan Foundation

Exhibitions

Persecution and Survival: A Wartime Refugee’s Story, The Gallery, Oxford Town Hall & Museum, 15 January to 10 March 2012

Publications

Books

2012: Persecution and Survival: The Paul Jacobsthal Story, Exhibition Book: Archaeology Archives Oxford (with S.Crawford).

2000: Markets, Minsters, and Metal-Detectors: Middle Saxon Lincolnshire and Hampshire, Oxford: British Archaeological Reports 307

Edited Books

Forthcoming 2014: European Celtic Art: Festschrift in Honour of Vincent Megaw, Oxbow Books (with C. Gosden & S. Crawford)

Forthcoming 2014: Ark of Civilization: Oxford and refugee academics in the arts during WWII, Oxford University Press (with J. Elsner & S. Crawford)

2003: Markets in Early Medieval Europe, 650-800, Windgather Press, Macclesfield (with T. Pestell)

Articles

Forthcoming 2014: ‘The Oxford Philological Society 1939–45 – “The Bund”?’, in S. Crawford, J. Elsner and K. Ulmschneider (eds.) Ark of Civilization: Oxford and refugee academics in the arts during WWII, Oxford University Press (with S. Crawford)

Forthcoming 2014: ‘The Cheshire Cat: Paul Jacobsthal and Oxford’, in S. Crawford, J. Elsner and K. Ulmschneider (eds.) Ark of Civilization: Oxford and refugee academics in the arts during WWII, Oxford University Press (with S. Crawford)

Forthcoming 2014: ‘‘Leopold Bloom I’ and the Hungarian Sword Style’, in C. Gosden, S. Crawford and K. Ulmschneider (eds.): European Celtic Art: Festschrift in Honour of Vincent Megaw, Oxbow Books (with S. Crawford)

Forthcoming 2014: ‘Introduction to Celtic Art in Europe: making connections’, in C. Gosden, S. Crawford and K. Ulmschneider (eds.): European Celtic Art: Festschrift in Honour of Vincent Megaw, Oxbow Books (with C. Gosden and S. Crawford)

Forthcoming 2014: ‘Children in the picture: early photographs of archaeological sites’, in S. Crawford and D. Hadley (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Childhood, Oxford University Press (with S. Crawford)

2013: ‘Sceattas and Early Broad Pennies found in the Isle of Wight’, British Numismatic Journal 83, 15–43 (with M. Metcalf)

2012: ‘Writing and experiencing internment: rethinking Paul Jacobsthal’s internment report in the light of new discoveries’, in G. Carr and H. Mytum (eds.): Prisoner of War Archaeology: Perspectives on the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Mass Internment of Soldiers and Civilians, Springer, 223–36 (with S. Crawford)

2011: ‘Settlement Hierarchy‘, in H. Hamerow, et al. (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Archaeology, Oxford University Press, 156–71

2011: ‘Paul Jacobsthal’s Early Celtic Art, his anonymous co-author, and National Socialism: new evidence from the archives’, Antiquity 85, 129–41 (with S. Crawford)

2011: ‘Post-war identity and scholarship: the correspondence of Paul Jacobsthal and Gero von Merhart in the Oxford Jacobsthal archive’, European Journal of Archaeology, 14 (1–2), 231–50 (with S. Crawford)

2011: ‘Paul Jacobsthal: Childhood, art and education in late 19th century Berlin: an autobiographical account’, Childhood in the Past 4, 11–30 (with S. Crawford)

2010: ‘More Markets, Minsters and Metal-detector finds – Hampshire a Decade on’, in M. Henig and N. Ramsay (eds.): Intersections: The Archaeology and History of Christianity in England, Oxford, Archaeopress, 87–98

2010: ‘Life between the nations – the wartime correspondence of German Refugee archaeologist Paul Jacobsthal’, British Archaeology 115, 30–33 (with S. Crawford)

2009: ‘Digging the dirt? British archaeology and women in the early 20th century’, Worcester College Magazine 17, 15

2005: ‘Are we rewriting the economic history of Anglo-Saxon England?’,  in H.-J. Häßler (ed.): Neue Forschungsergebnisse zur nordwesteuropäischen Frühgeschichte unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der altsächsischen Kultur im heutigen Niedersachsen, Studien zur Sachsenforschung 15, 517–31

2004: ‘John Thrupp, Anglo-Saxon Antiquarian, 1817–1870’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press

2003: ‘Introduction: The study of Early Medieval Markets’ in T. Pestell and K. Ulmschneider (eds.): Markets in Early Medieval Europe 650–800, Windgather Press, Macclesfield, 1–10 (with T. Pestell)

2003: ‘Markets around the Solent’, in T. Pestell and K. Ulmschneider (eds.): Markets in Early Medieval Europe 650–800, Windgather Press, Macclesfield, 73–83

2002: ‘Central Places and Metal-Detector Finds: What are the English ‘Productive Sites’?’, in B. Hårdt and L. Larsson (eds.): Central Places in the Migration and Merovingian Periods, Uppåkrastudier 6, Lund, 333–40

2000: ‘Settlement, Economy, and the ‘Productive Site’: Middle Saxon Lincolnshire AD 650–870’, Medieval Archaeology 44, 53–79

2000: ‘Burial and Grave-Goods: Interpretations of Change’, European Journal of Archaeology 3.1, 136–7 (review)

1999: ‘History, Archaeology, and the Isle of Wight in the Middle Saxon Period’, Medieval Archaeology 43, 19–44

 

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