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DHDL update

The equipment has now been installed for the Digital Humanities Distributed Lab. Two existing lab spaces at Avenue have been revamped. Digital Humanities Lab 1 (65/1085) has 9 imacs setup for time based media creation and editing. There is also a wall mounted screen and an apple TV to allow sharing of content from the imacs and other apple devices. Digital Humanities Lab 2 (65a/3043) is optimised for spatial and graphical digital humanities. Continue reading →

Introducing ‘A Connected Island?’: how the Iron Curtain affected Archaeologists

After the Second World War the Iron Curtain sliced through the very centre of Europe forming a very real divide in both political and daily lives. In the second half of the 20th century the Soviet regime introduced a new structure to the academic institutions to countries like Poland, Hungary and former Czechoslovakia, including restrictions on contacts with the Western world and ideological pressure previously unknown in these parts of Europe. Continue reading →

Lecture in Tartu: Digital Archaeologies: Imaging, Fieldwork and Simulation of the Ancient World

I have finished writing my talk for tomorrow at the University of Tartu. The abstract is below. I am going to concentrate on the data capture aspects of the Portus Project and the data visualisation components of our work at Catalhoyuk, with some mention of the RCUK PATINA project and the AHRC RTISAD project. Tomorrow will be my last full day in beautiful Estonia. An amazing place. Continue reading →

CFP workshop historical network analysis

Since a few years a group of German scholars regularly convenes to discuss the potential and issues surrounding the use of network methods for the historical discipline. Marten Düring is one of the prominent people in this group, and he presented his work at The Connected Past symposium here in Southampton in March 2012 (you can see a video of his presentation on the TCP website). Continue reading →

Portus lecture live stream

This page will contain the live feed of the lecture by the director of the Portus Project Professor Simon Keay given on 9 October 2012 at 6pm UTC. If you would like to tweet questions to Professor Simon Keay send them to @ArchCRG and include #portusproject. Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode. Continue reading →

Rise of the ACRG editors

If you crave archaeological computing news and original articles then you are in the right place. From this month onwards a different ACRG member will edit the ACRG blog each month. They will make you aware of events, calls for papers, new publications, and describe all of the great new work that is being done constantly by ACRG members. Matt Harrison will take the helm in October. Continue reading →

Dreamtime stories

If you ever feel stressed, bored or have lack of ideas get out of the office and do some fieldworks. When you come back you are filled with energy and full of motivation. That’s at least how it has been for me. I had a great opportunity to attend to rock art documentation project in Western Australia, Kimberley with the ACRG student Eleanora and the team from University of Western Australia. Continue reading →