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Estella Weiss-Krejci holds a PhD in cultural anthropology from the University of Vienna, Austria and was awarded her "venia docendi" in 2005. Her research interests are mortuary behaviour and political dead-body use in medieval and post-medieval Europe, Neolithic and Copper Age Iberia and among the ancient Maya. Dr. Weiss-Krejci regularly conducts archaeological field work in Belize where she investigates ancient Maya water storage features. She is also interested in travel literature about Latin America from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. She has been a recipient of grants awarded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, the Portuguese Science and Technology Fund FCT and the Fulbright Commission. Her research results have been published in peer reviewed international journals and edited books.

Contact:
estella.weiss-krejci@univie.ac.at

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