Backe, Annika

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Classical archaeologist, translator and author at CoinsWeekly

Annika Backe (*1974) finished her studies in Classical Archaeology, Ancient History and Art History with the Magistra Artium degree at the University of Freiburg im Breisgau in 2000. In 2004, she obtained her Doctor’s degree (PhD) with her thesis “Innocentissima aetas – Römische Kindheit im Spiegel literarischer, rechtlicher und archäologischer Quellen des 1. bis 4. Jhs. n. Chr.” (“Roman childhood as reflected in literary, legal and archaeological sources from the 1st to the 4th cent. AD”). 

After a two-year internship (Volontariat) at the Antikensammlung Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, a part of it spent at the Berlin Münzkabinett, she was involved in organizing the new permanent exhibition of sculptures at the Skulpturensammlung Dresden in 2007. Adding to several other projects, she was research associate of the Berlin Sculpture-Network in 2012.

Annika Backe writes articles in museum publications and journals like “Antike Welt” and “Archäologie in Deutschland” as well as scholarly contributions in national and international conference volumes. 

Annika Backe works with Ursula Kampmann since 2008. She translates texts and writes articles, among these the Who’s Who entries. She is involved in editing news, feeds the NumisDict and serves as contact person for different advertising clients. 

You can contact Annika Backe by email. 

This is her profile.

Information on the Berlin Sculpture-Network is available here.

And to take a look at the publication, including the relevant coins, that accompanied the exhibition “Antinoos – Geliebter und Gott” which Annika Backe curated, please click here.