Paloma Berggren (She/Her)

Paloma is an archaeologist and anthropologist based in Sweden. Her main research interests include contemporary Archaeology, the politics of display, uncomfortable heritage and museum practices.   

Her academic background includes a BA in Anthropology/ Archaeology track and a Master in Prehistoric Archaeology from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She also holds an M.Sc in Social Anthropology and an M.Sc in South -East Asian Studies (China track) from Lund University. 

Her academic work concentrated on studying household archaeology in early settlements and researching the intersections of ethnographic methods and their role in heritage making processes.

Paloma has participated in different community-based archaeological projects in South America with Guaraní and Aymara indigenous communities in the Bolivian dry forest and the Andes. She has done additional research in Urban Anthropology in Cuba focused on Afrocuban religious practices. 

Currently, she collaborates as an independent consultant on heritage issues and the gap between the relationships connecting carbon footprint, museum objects and the subjectivities of carbon-constrained societies.