Mirela Hutinec, M.A. Archaeology and PhD student

Mirela Hutinec, M.A. Archaeology and PhD student

Mirela Hutinec, M.A. Archaeology and PhD student

National Archaeological Museum - Vučedol Culture Museum, Director

Born on November 5th1972 in Vukovar where she finished elementary and highschool. In 1991 she enrolled in the archeology program of the University of Zagreb where she graduated in July 1997. Since July 1997 she worked in the Vukovar Municipal Museum as curator and head of the archaeological collections. During her education and professional career she is a member of numerous professional archaeological research teams in Croatia and abroad, in various sites that cover all archaeological periods.Currently is enrolled in the Postgraduate Studies in archeology of the University of Zagreb with the title o fthesis „Eating Habitsin Vučedol Culture“, mentor of thesisis prof. Ph. D. Aleksandar Durman, with whom she co-leads archaeological research of the most important Eneolithic site – Vučedol, in which she participates and co-leads excavations since 2001. Head of the whole series of rescue excavations and surveys of the sites in Vukovar area, during which organizes and conducts educational work with students and archaeologists promoting the archaeological heritage of the Croatian Danube Region. The result of these studies, as well as the museological action and protection of museum collections, and numerous archaeological sites of  Vukovar are awho are now enrolled in the list of protected cultural monuments of the Republic of Croatia. She is the author of numerous exhibitions, lectures, and public ations of the results of their research. The author has finished twopermanent museum exhibitions (Vučedol Culture Museum and Vukovar Municipal Museum) and is now a director of the new National Archaeological Museum – Vučedol Culture Museum.