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Flying 2014 – New sites photographed

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The 2014 AAJ flying season is well and truly behind us, the photograph cataloguing completed, and we can now start to really look and analyse what we have captured. We have been asked “When will the Aerial Archaeology in Jordan project be finished?”. Despite flying annually in Jordan since 1997, AAJ is far from finished and each year we surprise ourselves with all of the sites we haven’t yet photographed as we learn of them, […]



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Open Access Archaeology Digest #608

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A nice batch of Open Access (free to read) articles: Dover Castlehttp://bit.ly/12ONCoo A Contemporary Account of the Battle of Floddon, 9th September 1513. From a Manuscript in the possession of David Laing, Esq., LL.D., VPSA.Scot.http://bit.ly/16EzG3d A Newly Discovered English Mediaeval Chalice and Patenhttp://bit.ly/19JWOg8 Cruck Construction: A survey of the problemshttp://bit.ly/108r4tb Laughton Church chancel and other major church alterations in and around Lewes, East Sussex, c. 1740 – 1810: the roles of architects and local craftsmen.http://bit.ly/13WQaUG […]



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Professional Development for Possibilities Outside the Professoriate Track

As a doctoral student in rhetoric and writing who came to graduate school with an interest in the connections between the arts, social justice, and community-engaged scholarship and with experience working in various nonprofit settings focused on literacy and arts, I have always kept one eye on non-academic positions and the possibility of seeking out professional development, assistantships, and research opportunities that would situate me well to follow my gaze back to the nonprofit world […]



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New reviews: Scottish gender, Paris 1944, medieval magic and Poland

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Anyway, we begin with Gender and Enlightenment Culture in Eighteenth-Century Scotland by Rosalind Carr, as Stana Nenadic and the author discuss a useful and brave attempt to embrace a complex, ephemeral and hard to define phenomenon (no. 1694, with response here). Next up is Matthew Cobb’s Eleven Days in August: The Liberation of Paris in 1944. Karine Varley praises a book which is meticulously researched, engaging with a range of French, British and American archival […]



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How schools are using technology creatively: Minecraft, Digital Storytelling and MakeyMakey

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The Digital Learning Network and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums jointly hosted a half day event on 14th November at the Great North Museum, to discuss all things digital learning and innovation.  The main focus was to look at how schools are using technology creatively and how cultural organisations can learn from and support the best of what is happening in their classrooms.  Many schools and museums in the North East are using technology […]



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All the News That’s Fit to Archive

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The following is a guest post from Michael Neubert, a Supervisory Digital Projects Specialist at the Library of Congress. The Library has had a web archiving program since the early 2000s.  As with other national libraries, the Library of Congress web archiving program started out harvesting the web sites of its national election campaigns, followed by some collections to harvest sites for period of time connected with events (for example, an Iraq War web archive […]



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So you want to become a professor of Greek and/or Latin? Think hard about a PhD in Digital Humanities

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So you want to become a professor of Greek and/or Latin? Think hard about a PhD in Digital Humanities Gregory Crane (Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Digital Humanities at Universität Leipzig & Professor of Classics and Winnick Family Chair of Technology and Entrepreneurship at Tufts University) Leipzig November 2o, 2014 I decided to write this piece because this is the time of year when those who wish to become professional students of Greek and Latin […]



Monica Berti

@NCSS2014 Play ball!

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It’s that time of year. Right up there with Christmas morning, NCAA March Madness opening weekend, and the two meat dinner with ribs & hot links at Roy’s Pit BBQ. Yup. It’s NCSS conference time. I always learn so much. Meet so many people. And I always walk away better than when I walked in. And just like always, I’ll be trying to live blog sessions that I attend. So strap in. It’s gonna be a […]



glennw

@NCSS2014 Play ball!

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It’s that time of year. Right up there with Christmas morning, NCAA March Madness opening weekend, and the two meat dinner with ribs & hot links at Roy’s Pit BBQ. Yup. It’s NCSS conference time. I always learn so much. Meet so many people. And I always walk away better than when I walked in. And just like always, I’ll be trying to live blog sessions that I attend. So strap in. It’s gonna be a […]



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European High Level Conference on “Education in the Digital Era”

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Brussels, 11 December 2014 The European High Level Conference on “Education in the Digital Era”, organised by the European Commission in close cooperation with the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will be taking place on December 11th in Brussels. The event will enable interested stakeholders to discuss the opportunities and challenges of adapting education to a fast changing, digital society and economy, whilst shaping education’s place and priority in the EU’s […]



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New Open Access Journal: ISMAgazine: Periodico di informazione dell’Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo Antico (ISMA-CNR)

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ISMAgazine: Periodico di informazione dell’Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo Antico (ISMA-CNR) L’Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo Antico (ISMA) è nato nel 2013, dalla fusione dell’Istituto di Studi sulle Civiltà Italiche e del Mediterraneo Antico (ISCIMA) e dell’Istituto di Studi sulle Civiltà dell’Egeo e del Vicino Oriente (ICEVO). Svolge ricerche interdisciplinari di carattere storico, archeologico e filologico-epigrafico relative ad una vasta area geografica e ad un ampio arco cronologico: le attività dell’Istituto, infatti, riguardano le civiltà […]



Charles Jones

Compact Memory Judaica Periodicals Online

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[First posted in AWOL 11 April 2012, updated 19 November 2014] Compact Memory The collection contains 110 most important Jewish German newspapers and periodicals in Central Europe in the period from 1806-1938 and is one of the most important historic resources for Jewish Studies in modern times. The periodicals cover the complete range of religious, political, social, cultural and academic aspects of Jewish life.  The database contains ca. 700.000 pages as images, some periodicals have […]



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Open Access Archaeology Digest #607

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Learn more about Archaeology, History, Anthropology, etc. Open Access (free to read) articles: Examples of Mediaeval Sealshttp://bit.ly/1bzrctX Tides of Change? Shell Middens of the Mission Bay Area, San Diego, Californiahttp://bit.ly/1BNJfxl Notice of a Third Brass of Romulus Son of Maxentius, and other Coins found at Paestum.http://bit.ly/10GJXFF Description of an ancient tomb discovered near Stonehaven.http://bit.ly/10wo106 Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK



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