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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.

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


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Academia Archaeology

Small project funded!

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2024-01-05

I have good news! Before Christmas, I did apply for a small funding scheme to finance a sub-project of mine. I got the news that it got funded! This is great as it allows me to travel to three museums to do some scanning and using the data to…

A laboratory with a big table and two RTI domes on top, which look like a big and a small pizza oven.


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Academia Archaeology

Meet and Greet: Testing RTI in Switzerland

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2023-11-24

So last week I made a trip to the University of Basel in Switzerland testing RTI. As part of a trilateral project called “Meet and Greet” I have a position for scanning various objects with a 3D scanner and our RTI domes. In Basel, I was a guest at…

A picture of the city of Darmstadt


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Academia Archaeology

DiKopA: Our first network meeting in person

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2023-11-17

So I already reported on a project I am involved in called DiKopA. It is a German name that translates to “Digital competencies in Archaeology”. We are basically a group of lecturers and students that think about how to make teaching and learning in Archaeology easier with digital methods….

Screenshot of the game "Along the Nile" where the protagonist is running through an Egyptian city.


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Academia Archaeology Games

New batch of Archaeogames!

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2023-11-03

A year ago, I reported of an Archaeogaming course I have created. I also showed you the results (games) the students created. This year, I did the course again and we have again new Archaeogames that actually all look awesome! We cover underwater archaeology, excavation ethics, and even play…

Someone typing on a typwriter, symbolising that we want to write a book. Photo by Thom Milkovic on Unsplash.


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Academia Archaeology

Publishing a new volume!

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2023-09-01

So, I have already written about our plans to organise an event on decolonising Archaeology. Also, how we moved that event to the ICAANE in Copenhagen. The workshop was great and this week we finally decided to move on with a publication of the individual presentations! This feels great…

Image of the ancient Roman north gate in Cologne with a comic drawing of a young woman and a dog


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Academia Archaeology

Progress Report ArchaeoTrail course

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2023-07-21

So, a while ago I posted about a new ArchaeoTrail course that I am giving, where students create ArchaeoTrails through Roman Cologne. Well, a couple of weeks ago, the semester ended and we had a look at the nearly done ArchaeoTrails and I have to say: Impressive!

What was the…

Copenhagen | Photo by Nick Karvounis on Unsplash


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Academia

The 13th ICAANE in Copenhagen

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2023-05-26

So this week, I was in Copenhagen, Denmark to participate in the 13th International Conference of the Archaeology of the Ancien Near East (ICAANE). I co-organised a workshop on decolonising the orientalist narrative in archaeological practice and it was one of the most interesting workshops I have been to.

What…

A 3D rendering of the burial chamber in Cologne-Weiden


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Academia

Current course on ArchaeoTrail

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2023-05-12

I have reported about my courses in the past. Today I want to talk about a new course that I give at the University of Cologne (2023). In collaboration with a colleague of the Archaeology of the Roman Provinces in Cologne, I am giving a course on creating an…

Cover of the workshop on AI in academic teaching


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Academia Technology

Workshop on AI in academic teaching

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2023-05-05

Earlier this week, I took part in a workshop on Artificial Intelligence and academic teaching. The workshop was organised by the department of Teaching and Study of the University of Cologne. It was focused on teaching staff and students of the university and I learned quiet a lot about…

Screenshot of the software Scrivener


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Academia Productivity

Scrivener

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2023-04-21

If you are a writer, then you know how difficult it can be to organise your thoughts and ideas into a coherent piece of writing. Whether you are writing an academic paper or a book, keeping track of all the research, notes, and drafts can be a daunting task….

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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