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I have been in Academia for the most part of my life and plan to continue doing so. During this time, I learned a lot about being an academic, learning and teaching as well as proficiency.

3D visualisation of a virus


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University teaching during Corona

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2021-04-02

I have been a university lecturer for about 5 years now and especially the last year was different. Although the pandemic is probably hitting the students more than the staff, university teaching during Corona is a drag. On the other side, teaching during Corona offered also advantages and the…

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Academia Personal

3 things I wish I knew when I became a university lecturer

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2021-03-12

I teach at the university since 2016 now and since then had a lot to learn. In other words, some things need practice. Suffice it to say, that it worked out and I can call myself now a university lecturer. But there are also a couple of things I…

A Rubik's Cube as a symbol of an unsolved problem


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Academia Productivity

Productivity Method: Postpone the Problem

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2021-01-29

So today I would like to introduce a productivity method, that I use myself since I can think of. Some call it procrastination or not being focussed. I however see big potential in my method of Postponing the Problem (PtP). It is not laziness nor fear from responsibility, for…

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Academia Archaeology Productivity Technology

How I use Zotero to organise all my citations

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2020-10-12

If you are writing academic papers or even books (like 🔗 this one) you are in need of a citation manager. Academic articles need citations or in other words sources. These sources need to be listed in some form at the end of (or within) each work. With them…

Cover of the book "Communicating the Past in the Digital Age"


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Academia Personal

Communicating the Past in the Digital Age – New publication!

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2020-02-11

My second edited volume is out now! After 🔗 Size Matters, the new publication Communicating the Past in the Digital Age is a volume on digital teaching and learning in archaeology. Therefore, it covers topics on archaeogaming, learning in the museum, digital tools in the classroom and digital learning…

Academia Archaeology

The reconstruction of Pi-Ramesse or how I was invited to Berlin

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2019-12-19
While I am not an Egyptologist, I was invited by the Freie Universität Berlin to talk about my work on the Ancient Egyptian capitol of Pi-Ramesse. I held the lecture together with my friend and colleague Henning Franzmeier, who is also the director of excavations in the old city of Rameses II.
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Academia Productivity

How to structure a ToDo list

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2019-11-11

ToDo lists are most certainly one of the most used and also most effective productivity tools out there. It doesn’t matter if you use fancy apps or simple paper post-it notes, as long as you write down what you need to do next, you are using a To-Do list….

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Academia Archaeology Personal

Monumentality in Archaeology: Size matters

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2019-10-15

When I think back, I wasn’t paying so much attention. Back in 2017 I was invited to give a talk about some work on monumentality that I have done before. This work consisted of calculating building materials of ancient Sumerian architecture. In other words, I reconstructed and calculated which…

Sebastian Hageneuer
Germany

Hi! My name is Sebastian. I am an archaeologist, a university lecturer, freelancer, guitarist, karateka and father. You could say I am quiet busy, so I learned to manage my time and energy to build good habits and still have space for myself and my family. Sounds difficult? Read here how I do it. Every Friday.

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