Hannah Strehlau M.A.

Hannah Strehlau M.A.

E-Mail: hannah.strehlau@zbsa.eu • Telefon: +49/(0)4621/813 – 548 • Fax: +49/(0)4621/813 – 535

PhD thesis

Origins and influences on early Gotlandic picture stones: a study on the A-stones and their parallels in Scandinavia and in the Roman Provinces. [working title]

Research interests
  • 1st millennium especially Late Antiquity, Migration Period, Vendel/Merovingian Period in continental Europe and Scandinavia
  • Gotlandic picture stones, pre-Christian religion, funerary archaeology, cross-cultural interaction, images, visual culture, oral culture
Vita

Born on September 30th 1991 in Essen (NRW)

09/2019: PhD student at ZBSA, Schloss Gottorf

08 – 12/2018: Excavation work for Upplandsmuseet (Sweden)

08/2016 – 06/2018: Master at University of Uppsala (Sweden)

04/2012 – 06/2015: Bachelor at Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz

Scholarships

DAAD 2-year scholarship for Master studies in Sweden

University theses

Bachelor thesis: Das Gräberfeld von Vendel in Uppland und seine Bedeutung für die Chronologie des frühmittelalterlichen Skandinaviens.

Master thesis: Animals in burial contexts: an investigation of Norse rituals and human-animal relationships during the Vendel Period and Viking Age in Uppland, Sweden.

[https://uu.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:1228075/FULLTEXT01.pdf]

Publications

H. Strehlau, Das Gräberfeld von Vendel in Uppland, Schweden. Ber. Arch. Rheinhessen u. Umgebung 9, 2016, 141-160.
H. Strehlau, Early Gotlandic Picture Stones and Their Parallels to Roman Tombstones in Portugal and Spain. ZBSA Jahresbericht, 2019, 24f.
H. Strehlau, Origins and Influences on Early Gotlandic Picture Stones – a PhD Proposal. ZBSA Jahresbericht, 2020, 24.

Conference presentations

Inventering, katalogisering och digitalisering vid Gustavianum [Inventory, cataloguing and digitalisation at Gustavianum] presented together with John Worley, curator at Museum Gustavianum in Uppsala at Riksantikvarieämbetet’s Samlingsforum 2017 in Lund (Sweden)

Animals in burial contexts – An investigation of Norse rituals and human-animal relationships presented at the annual EAA conference 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.

Migration Period picture stones from Gotland – Comparisons to other stone monuments and metalwork presented at the annual EAA conference 2021 in Kiel.

Migration Period picture stones from Gotland as witnesses of an oral culture presented at the annual EAA conference 2021 in Kiel.