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Here, I post everything personal. From new publications to talks I give or gave. Also, when something interests me, but does not fit somewhere else, this will be the place.

Sitting on the beach to show how relaxing Denmark can be


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Travel to Denmark (without Copenhagen)

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2021-09-10

Recently, I did travel to Denmark. I visited Funen, an island around the city of Odense, Zealand, an even bigger island around the city of Copenhagen and Møn, a rather small island in the southwest of Denmark. To avoid the big city of Copenhagen in times of Covid-19, I…

A guy holding a chromebook


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The life of an archaeologist: What I am currently up to (2021)

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2021-08-13

So this is kind of a strange post format. Instead of talking about my research or interesting productivity tips, I want to talk about what I am doing at the moment. Basically about the life of an archaeologist. I don’t do this to tell a personal story, but to…

Three coffee cups


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Personal Productivity

The value of coffee for learning

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2021-07-09

Who wants to drink a coffee? I would argue, nearly everyone. Coffee has been part of my life since I was going to school and that is a long time ago. If you meet new colleagues, a coffee is the perfect way to start a conversation. Also, when going…

A coffee cup on a desk showing work to be done.


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Freelance as a scientist

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2021-05-14

During my time as a student, I needed to earn some money. So I did some typical student jobs, like delivering advertisement or repairing computers. I was also part of several projects at my university or other institutions, but I always wanted to work as a freelancer. Create a…

A smartphone displaying the Facebook Login Page and some Scribble tokens forming the words "Social Media"


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Why I quit Facebook

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2021-04-16

A couple of weeks ago, I quit Facebook, after I was part of it for over.. phew I don’t know anymore! Probably for over ten years. Facebook was one of my websites that I visited daily. I wouldn’t say that I obsessed about it, but I did check it…

This image shows an empty lecture hall at a university.


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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…

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


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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 environments….

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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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