Antonela Barbir, doctoral candidate
Born in 1992 in Metković. She graduated Archaeology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. In 2017. she started the doctoral program in prehistoric archaeology at the Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Universtity of Zagreb. She started working at the Institute of Archaeology in 2018, where she is involved in the project Iron Age Female Identities in the Southern Carpathian Basin (FEMINE) (project leader: dr. Marko Dizdar)
From November 2016 to May 2018 she worked as conservator/archaeologist associate at Croatian Conservation Institute. From 2016 to 2017 she was associate on the project Archaeological investigations into the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene of the Lim Channel, Istria (ARCHAEOLIM) (project leader dr. I. Janković). She won an Award for excellence on Master's Degree on Department of Archaeology in Zagreb in 2016, and Stipend for excellence on Doctoral Degree on Department of Archaeology in Zagreb in 2017. She participated in numerous archaeological excavations including Romuald's cave, Abri Kontija 002, , Velika Pećina – Kličevica, Kaštel Štafilić – Resnik, Bojna – Brekinjova kosa, Nedelišće – Črečan and others.
- 2013 - DITECUR course (Digital technologies in cultural landscape research), Zagreb, Erasmus intenzive program (Slovenija, Austrija, Slovačka i Hrvatska)
- 2014 - Experimental stone tools production workshop workshop (Prof. J. Pelegrin i J. P. Texier) ( University of Zahgreb)
- 2014 – workshop Using experimental archaeology to determine pottery production technologies in prehistory (Department of Archaeology /Centre for Experimental Archaeology
- 2018. summer school Land use and exploitation of natural resources in the 1st millennium AD: New methods in archaeobotany, archaeometry and modeling (LabexMed-Aix-Marseille université – Centre Camile Julian, Institute for Archaeology, Municipal Museum of Poreč, Crikvenica Town Museum) and Integration of Archaeobotany with other Sciences of the Past workshop as a part of the project Mend the Gap.
Her main research interests are prehistoric archaeology, environmental archaeology, archaeobotany, archaeozoology and lithic analysis.