Sanna Lipkin has special knowledge in identity and childhood theories and methodologically she has specialized in textile research. These have directed both her PhD studies (Textile-making and social identities in central Tyrrhenian Italy from prehistory to the Republican period) and post-doctoral career (Funerary attire both in ancient Italy and Post-medieval Finland). In addition to archaeology, she has studied sociology and educational sciences, and her research interests include developing theories of past social interaction. She enjoys travelling and meeting new people, which has promoted her international collaboration and researcher mobility periods. Her current research project, funded by the Academy of Finland, focuses on child death and social identity in Post-medieval Finland.
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Research visit at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Anthropology. The visit was part of Academy Research Fellow -project activities. Sanna Lipkin holds an unsalaried Research Assistant Professor post at the SUNY at Buffalo.
Research period in Rome to study Prehistoric and Archaic textiles and funerary attire. Research was conducted in collaboration with Soprintendeza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Roma and funded by Osk. Huttunen and Kone Foundations.