The image shows the title of my dissertation: "From Layard to Lara Croft"


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Academia Personal

The defense of my PhD

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2022-05-13

Last Wednesday, I actually had my PhD defense. It was intense, but I am very very happy, that it is over now. I usually don’t get nervous anymore when I speak in front of people, but this was something else. It lasted 1,5 hours, but after that, I got…

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Movies

Why “Eternals” IS a bad movie

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2022-05-06

Nearly one year ago, I wrote an article called Why “Eternals” will be a bad movie. After finally watching it, I can confidently say, that I was not wrong. In this article I want to describe the movie from my perspective and illustrate wider implications movies like Eternals have.

What…

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Academia Personal

Musk will buy Twitter – Where will we meet next?

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2022-04-29

So Elon Musk will buy Twitter. Who cares you ask? I actually do and I do care for several reasons. It is not about granting free speech or flexing with his unbelievable amount of money. It is about much more and this holds true especially for academia in my…

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Academia Personal

Looking back at writing my PhD

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2022-04-22

So I finished writing my PhD last December and it was in evaluation until recently. Now, I am preparing for my defence, which will take place in mid-May. I was thinking about how my PhD was determining my life in the last couple of years and how one simple…

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Productivity

The Eisenhower Matrix

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2022-04-15

Today, I would like to talk about a VERY simple concept for time management. It is called the Eisenhower Matrix and it is supposed to help you with deciding which tasks need your attention and which don’t. I also want to talk about how this method can help in…

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Games

Detroit: Become Human – One of the best games I ever played

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2022-04-08

Believe it or not, but I am playing videogames for over 36 years now. There were times in my life, where I played a lot and I therefore know also a lot of games. Recently, I played Detroit: Become Human and it was one of the best narrative games…

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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