A field of plants with a shield and the number 100. Photo by Marcel Eberle on Unsplash


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100 posts!

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2022-11-25

This is my 100st post, which means that I can call myself a blogger since 100 weeks! Except I do not call myself a blogger really, I call myself an archaeologist that blogs. This started out as an experiment, but over time developed into a habit. Time to have…

The entrance hall of the British Museum. Photo by Nicolas Lysandrou on Unsplash


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My trip to the British Museum in London

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2022-11-18

So last weekend I went to the British Museum in London for work. Unfortunately, due to some circumstances, I couldn’t proceed as planned and have to return in January. But on the other hand, I had some time to have a look at a couple of museums while I…

The skeleton of a Mammoth in a glas display. Photo by John Benitez on Unsplash.


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Converting to Mastodon: A much needed guide

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2022-11-11

So recent events once more triggered a mass exodus… No well, let’s call it a movement from Twitter to Mastodon. In this comprehensive article, I want to talk about some things I have learned using Mastodon and why I like it so much. The only thing missing is people,…

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A workshop about Virtual Reality

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2022-11-04

Last weekend, I spent my time in a little German town called Weiden in Bavaria. I participated in an interdisciplinary workshop on Virtual Reality and the potential to use it to talk about the past. Little did I know, that I was the only archaeologist there in a room…

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Why I quit Academia.edu

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2022-10-28

Well it should be obvious why, right? No? Oh let me tell you, Academia.edu is not the friendly neighbour that invites you to his home. You get invited and even some food, but the good wine and the freshly made dish is for someone else. Someone who pays your…

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The start of a new project

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2022-10-21

So two weeks ago, I started a small new sub-project at the University of Cologne, that is part of a bigger project at the University of Jena. It is not my first time leading a team, but it is in an academic context. For the next six months, I…

Sebastian Hageneuer
Germany

Hi! My name is Sebastian. I am an archaeologist, a university lecturer, freelancer, guitarist, 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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