Mgr. Petra Tušlová, PhD.
Mgr. Petra Tušová, PhD. studied classical Archaeology at the Charles University where she obtained her degree in archaeology with MA thesis “Systematic Field Survey in Sherabad District” awarded in 2012 Jan Palach Price given on yearly basis to diploma thesis of extraodrinary scientific contribution. During her studies she participated on several international projects, namely in Macedonia, Bulgaria, Italy and Uzbekistan, and complemented her studies with one semester at Università degli studi di Padova, Italy (2013) and a semester at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski (2014). In 2020 she defended her PhD thesis themed “Roman and Late Antique Pottery from Ancient Thrace, Selected Assemblages from the Yambol District.”
In years 2009–2011 she was a member of the Tundzha Regional Archaeological Project taking place in Bulgaria (directed by A. Sobotková and Sh. Ross); in 2008–2014 she participated on the Charles University project at the archaeological site of Greek emporion Pistiros in Bulgaria (directed by J. Bouzek); and in 2010–2011 she become a director of a sub-project under the Czech archaeological mission in South Uzbekistan (directed by L. Stančo) focused on systematic and intensive field survey in lowlands of the Sherabad District. Her field experiences resulted in 2013 into the Yurta-Stroyno Archaeological Project focused on excavation and field survey of a hinterlands of Roman period vicus in Yambol Region, Bulgaria (project co-directed with B. Weissová and S. Bakardzhiev; still ongoing). Since 2017 she is a team-member of the project Frontier Studies. Investigation into Identity and Cultural Contacts in the Border Area of Ancient Macedonia (directed by M. Verčík and P. Ardjanliev), investigating hinterland of the Ohrid Lake in the Republic of North Macedonia.
Her professional interests include field survey, related methodology, GIS and Roman pottery and pottery studies in general (technological approaches, experimental archaeology including kiln building and experimental firing); archaeological petrography (with two weeks training in 2013 at the University College London by P. Quinn and by four months training in 2020-2021 at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen by S. Amicone).
At the Institute of Classical Archaeology, she has a position as Assistant Professor and Institute’s bursar; she is a co-ordinator of international mobility and ERASMUS+ programme; and a responsible person of a laboratory in Kampus Hybernská.