Catherine Krier

In 2013, Catherine Krier was awarded a Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology and History from the University of Freiburg, Germany. Subsequently, she enrolled in a bilingual Master’s programme in Classical Cultures at the University of Freiburg and the University Toulouse II – Jean Jaurès, France, which she finalised in 2016. In 2017, she graduated from Leiden University with another Master’s degree in Museum Studies and Archaeology. During her studies, she completed several academic internships in museums and on archaeological excavations in Germany, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.

As of July 2018, she will be documenting and digitalising the cultural heritage of the West African Dogon people in the research project 'DigiDogon: Digitizing Dogon heritage. The legacy of Abirè, the Dogon prophet’, funded by the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage. Her work also includes the curation of the generated database.

Keywords: cultural heritage of the Dogon, Mali, archaeology, museology, cultural heritage.

C.L.M. (Catherine) Krier
Former research staff