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Topic Modeling Greek Consumerism

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I’m experimenting. Here’s what I did today. 1. Justin Walsh published the data on which his book, ‘Consumerism in the Ancient World’, rests. 2. I downloaded it, and decided I would topic model it. The table, ‘Greek Vases’, has one row = one vase. Let’s start with that, though I think it might be more useful/illuminating to decide that ‘document’ might mean ‘site’ or ‘context’. But first things first; let’s sort out the workflow. 3. […]

Open Access Journal: Zeitschrift für Indologie und Iranistik

Zeitschrift für Indologie und Iranistik Zeitschrift für Indologie und Iranistik / hrsg. im Auftr. der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft. Leipzig : [Brockhaus [in Komm.], 1922 – 1936  Bd. 1 (1922)  Bd. 2 (1923)  Bd. 3 (1925)  Bd. 4 (1926)  Bd. 5 (1927)  Bd. 6 (1928)  Bd. 7 (1929)  Bd. 8 (1931)  Bd. 9 (1933-34)  Bd. 10 (1935-36)   See the full List of Open Access Journals in Ancient Studies (0)

Spatial Humanities postdoc at Rice

Hi all There’s a Spatial Humanities postdoc at Rice that may be of interest to an antiquista. HT Humanist. All the best L. Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:57:55 -0500 From: “Humanities Research Center” Subject: Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities Rice University’s Humanities Resea (0)

Réseaux sociaux et contraintes dans l’Antiquité Tardive. Actes de la journée d’études (Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, 27 juin 2013)

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Revue des Études Tardo-antiques Supplément 1 (2013-2014) Réseaux sociaux et contraintes dans l’Antiquité Tardive. Actes de la journée d’études (Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, 27 juin 2013), édités par ARIANE BODIN et TIPHAINE  MOREAU, juillet 2014, 331 p. (ISSN 2115-8266). [publication en ligne : 21/07/2014] Sommaire  Préface par Ariane Bodin et Tiphaine Moreau – p. 3-6. Introduction TIPHAINE MOREAU  Réseaux sociaux et contraintes dans l’Antiquité Tardive. Réflexions liminaires  - p. 7-28. Contraintes et réseaux familiaux CHRISTOPHE BADEL  Le rôle […]

Ludi Lunt now open for Applications

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Baginton (UK), 5-7 September 2014 Ludi Lunt is a hack-camp event looking to find ways to help revive the appeal of the historic Lunt Roman Fort in Baginton just outside Coventry. Be part of this unique opportunity to spend a weekend with other creative people at this amazing location, devising ways to improve the visitor experience, reveal more of the site’s fascinating past and breathe new life into this cultural gem. Continue reading → (0)

Commodity Prices in Babylon 385 – 61 BC

Commodity Prices in Babylon 385 – 61 BC Author: R.J. van der Spek Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam The datafile: spreadsheet (.xls, 1.15 Mb)    |   Bibliography 1. IntroductionThe economic historian of the Ancient World is confronted with a lack of numerical data on wages and prices. There is of course evidence (see in general HEICHELHEIM 1930), especially from Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt (DREXHAGE 1991; MARESCH 1996; CADELL & LE RIDER 1997) and Delos (REGER 1994), but not on […]

Sharing multimedia on Wikipedia now easier with new tool

By Liam Wyatt, Europeana GLAM-Wiki Coordinator Galleries, libraries, museums and archives (GLAMs) can now make their digital content visible in Wikipedia articles more easily than ever before with the new GLAMwiki Toolset built by Europeana. Several years in development, this tool gives cultural organisations the ability to mass-upload their own images, videos and sound recordings to Wikimedia Commons in the same way that they have done with other platforms like Flickr for years. For the […]

Interactive digital art opens New Zealand’s 31 day festival

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Digital art by Urale and Hollis opens celebrations of Maori New Year A new interactive digital installation is set to open this year’s Matariki Festival in New Zealand, which celebrates Maori New Year. The installation works through a virtual performer on a digital screen who interacts and responds to viewers’ behaviour as they approach the screen. The artists of the project have stated that traditional dances and battles of the Maori communities and from the […]

Sessions 5 -8 from the 2014 Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage Now Online

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Today the Museum of Underwater Archaeology releases an additional twenty eight papers and four videos from the proceedings of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage. Introductory videos by session organizers describe the reasons for convening their panels and their hopes for future research paths. The sessions featured this week include: Session 5: […] (0)

ARKDIS at “Digital Heritage 2014 – Communities in Action”

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Digital Heritage is an annual conference organized by the Center for Digital Heritage. This year’s theme “Communities in Action” explored the concept of community in digital heritage research and practices. Catherine Clarke, professor in English at the University of Southampton delivered a keynote on the different points of departure different communities have when engaging in a heritage experience. Based on her work  developing digital heritage applications for British communities with differing spatial relations to their […]

Unaccompanied Children at our Borders: Can Museums Help?

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 The theme of the Alliance 2015 conference is Museums and Social Value. Leading up to that meeting in Atlanta, CFM will be hosting a number of guest bloggers addressing various aspects of museums and social justice. Last month, Robert Janes led off with a post on museums’ role in addressing social and environmental threats. For our second post in this series, Gretchen Jennings, who has blogged for several years about the need for “empathetic museums,” […]

Digital Preservation 2014 in Three, Two, One…

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Community Center Free – everybody welcome. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3f05316 And we’re off! Digital Preservation 2014 starts today and we’re really excited to welcome our colleagues from near and far to Washington DC this week for a full and packed program! Digital Preservation 2014, the annual meeting of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program and the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, provides opportunities to identify key work and developments in digital preservation guidelines, practices and standards throughout […]

Open Access Newsletter: Arabia Antica Newsletter

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Arabia Antica Newsletter   Issue 2014:1 Issue 2013:2Issue 2013:1  See the full List of Open Access Journals in Ancient Studies (0)

Interactive Technology in Education Conference Day 2

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On Day 2 of the ITEC conference Rob Sparks from Skyview High School told a compelling story about how one of his students was at home sick but didn’t want to miss out on his class. The student texted a friend in another class to ask for the phone number of a friend in her […] (0)

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