Marie Louise Stig Sørensen is a University Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Cambridge. She has a long-standing interest in the European Bronze Age on which she has published extensively. She created, and has been the coordinator of, the University of Cambridge’s Postgraduate degree in ‘Archaeological Heritage and Museums’, one of the earliest degree courses in this field. She is PI of the EC-funded CRIC project (Cultural Heritage and the Re-construction of Identities after Conflict) as well as being a partner on several other projects, such as the EC-funded Forging Identities and Emergence of European Communities, the Leverhulme-funded project Changing Beliefs of the Human Body, and the excavation of the Bronze Age tell at Százhalombatta, Hungary. She is part of the Metal Research Team. She supervises a PhD working on the CinBA project and, with a post-doc research assistant, works on bronze objects, their shape and decoration. She is part of the research team investigating contemporary attitudes with responsibility for setting up data collection with regard to public participation. She contributes to publications and other forms of dissemination. She is a member of the CinBA steering committee.