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By Jason Rhody Several projects funded by NEH’s Office of Digital Humanities have been featured in t [...]

Users are now able to create audio and video playlists with WordPress 3.9. They work as a shortcode, [...]

The Art & Science of Curation is a project which explores ideas around Curation and the role of [...]

Botanics Magazine (Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of [...]

One of the themes covered in CFM’s TrendsWatch 2014 report is the power of big data and data analyti [...]

Online Resources for Archaeological Research Workshop: This workshop will introduce archaeological r [...]

An Analytical Onomasticon to the Metamorphoses of OvidWILLARD MCCARTY, with MONICA MATTHEWS, AARA SU [...]

PhD Studentship in Digital Humanities / Information ManagementSalary Range: Stipend and fees Post ty [...]

Guest post by Maria Drabczyk, National Audiovisual Institute, Poland A pilot competition for the bes [...]

ieldran, the Early Anglo-Saxon Cemetery Mapping Project, is officially live and can be found here: i [...]

On 12 February 2014, the UKB has promised her support to the SCOAP3 project. UKB is the Dutch consor [...]

Dear Melbourne DH folk, Following the DHA 2014 conference in Perth, a group of us are keen to start [...]

Taylor & Francis Green OA Self-Archiving Policy is just fine for OA needs: 3.2 Retained rights I [...]

The following is a guest post from Jane Mandelbaum, co-chair of the National Digital Stewardship All [...]

Heidelberger historische Bestände: Archäologische Literatur – digital Zu den Beständen des Sondersam [...]

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Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History

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Journal of Ancient Near Eastern HistoryThe first issue of de Greuyter’s new journal edited by Steven Garfinkle and Marc Van De Mieroop is (at least for now) available without charge:

The Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History seeks to encourage and stimulate the study of the history of the ancient Near East, which is broadly [...]

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OpenGLAM progress and potential in Aotearoa New Zealand

Aotearoa New Zealand has an oft-repeated saying about itself: “We are a small country; we are far away; we don’t have much money, but this doesn’t stop us from doing significant things.” Sometimes, this is bluster and nation-building rhetoric, but in the case of digital cultural heritage, there is truth to this claim. New Zealand’s [...]

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Ann Degraeve

I studied Archaeology and Art history of the Ancient Near East at the University of Ghent, Belgium with a PhD on “Rocks and Minerals in Ancient Mesopotamia – an archaeological-philological research”. I participated in the Belgian excavations in Iraq (Tell ed-Der), Armenia (Akhtamir) and Jordan (Lehun). I also had the opportunity to lead an excavation [...]

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Internet Encyclopaedia of Brno History, the City on Display

Irena Loskotová1 / Olga Le?bychová2 (1 Faculty of Arts; Brno, Czech Republic / 2Masaryk University, Institute of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic)

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Internet Encyclopaedia of Brno History is a culturally informative portal which has been run by a wide team of experts from Brno research, cultural and educational institutions on [...]

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Dendrosimilarity and analyzing wooden settlement structures

Vincent MOM1 / Joachim SCHULTZE2 (1DPP Foundation, Dordrecht; The Netherlands / 2Archäologisches Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf , Germany)

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Development of a new computational technique to determine whether pieces of (archaeological) wood are from the same tree, or not.

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In order to determine whether pieces of wood are from the same tree, the authors developed [...]

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Interdisciplinary Education. – Digital Architecture meets Egyptology

Iman KULITZ / Peter FERSCHIN / Peter JANOSI (Technical University of Vienna, Austria)

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new approach on interdisciplinary education,

in the field of digital visualisation,

for students of architecture and egyptology

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Digital presentation methods for the transfer of knowledge are being applied more frequently in archaeology, however, predominately in the area of virtual reconstruction, [...]

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PERDITURUS: Preserving Nordic Medieval Culture

Kari UOTILA (Muuritutkimus Ltd, Turku, Finland)

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This project will combine different perspectives like monitoring the chemical characteristics, analysing of organic remains, 3D documentation, 14C dating and dendrochronological analysis. This approach will enable us to document the present state of the archaeological deposits very carefully and to simulate the history of the site and at [...]

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Archaeology is culture! – Comments on Archaeology and Public Relations

Armand BAERISWYL (Amt für Kultur – Archäologischer Dienst, Bern, Switzerland)

According to a survey conducted in 2008, the visit of monuments and historical or archaeological sites is one of the most popular cultural activities of the Swiss, taking second place closely behind attending concerts but before visiting museums, theater performances or festivals. Unthinkable? Not at [...]

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The Swiss-Egyptian Joint Mission in Aswan. An Urban Archaeological Project in Upper Egypt

Wolfgang MÜLLER (Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt, Switzerland)

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The main objective of the project is to monitor all building activity in modern Aswan and to establish an urban archaeological unit within the local inspectorate of the SCA (Supreme Council of Antiquities). Further aims are to introduce current standards of salvage [...]

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Archaeological research of Roman baths in the old town of Rijeka

Lea CATAJ (Croatian Conservation Institute, Zagreb, Croatia)

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This presentation highlights difficulties of working in urban areas where life continuously goes on for many centuries. Besides a complicated stratigraphy, the problem is the existing infrastructure. The issue is presented through the specific example of archaeological research in the centre of Rijeka ( Pul Vele crikve [...]

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Urban archaeology of Koper/Capodistria

Zrinka MILEUSNIC (University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia)

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Koper is one of the typical Mediterranean towns along the northern Adraiatic coast. It is located in the densely settled area. Its history is known only from the rich archival sources. Building activities in the 1980ies and during the last decade have intensified the research in the [...]

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