Point Cloud of a lithic artefact


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Academia Archaeology

New publication: Structured light, Structure from Motion and lithic artefacts

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2022-04-01

So recently, I have published a new article together with Gianpiero di Maida of the Neanderthal Museum in Germany. The article is about his project called DISAPALE, but also about the comparison between a Structured Light Scanner and Structure from Motion. Wait, what?

Structured Light Scanner

So a structured light scanner…

A statue doing the facepalm gesture


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Cancelling our workshop and moving on

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2022-03-25

A while ago, I announced that I will be co-organising a conference on decolonising orientalist narratives of the past and present. Our idea was a dialogue between “the West” and West Asia. We got many great applications, but only a few from West Asia. So we are cancelling the…

Sign that demands change for climate


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Personal

6 things to do for a better life

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2022-03-18

In a recent article by the Guardian, Matthew Taylor refers to a study led by the University of Leeds, which identifies six simple things everyone can do to help the environment and reduce global warming. Basically, 6 things to do for a better life. I had a closer look…

Cover of the book History Disrupted by Jason Steinhauer


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Book Review

Book Review: History Disrupted by J. Steinhauer

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2022-03-11

In his first book “History Disrupted”, J. Steinhauer discusses how the internet, social media, Wikipedia and other media formats have changed how we perceive History. He calls this e-history, basically the way we communicate history over social media. I have read the book and here is what I think.

Social…

A man in front of many newspapers


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What’s up with the racist news?

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2022-03-04

The recent developments in Ukraine are devastating and shocking. As I am by no means a political expert or an expert on eastern Europe, I do not feel capable of contributing constructively to the current debate. I constantly read the news to stay informed of recent developments at least….

Cover of the book Race by Denise McCoskey


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Book Review: Race by D. McCoskey

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2022-02-25

This book was lurking in my shelf for quiet some time now as I never found time to read it. How unfortunate, as this book is one of the best reads I have had in the last years. In four chapters, Denise Eileen McCoskey describes the relationship of race…

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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