The Eifeltower of Paris


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A short trip to Paris

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2022-10-14

From Monday to Thursday, I made a short trip to Paris. Just for fun, especially after the stressful week from before. I had mixed feelings about Paris and I can say, everything was upside down. What I was looking forward to turned out to be disappointing and what I…

Thre bags with the emblem of the University of Cologne on them


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Academia

Preparing a conference

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2022-10-07

So when this post goes live, the conference I am co-organising is nearly over. But as I am over-organised these days anyway, I prepared this post in advance. I did this to let you know, what preparing a conference is like and what I needed to take care of….

A board game with people playing it. Photo by Karthik Balakrishnan on Unsplash


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Academia Games

Call for Papers: The Age of #Archaeogaming

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2022-09-30

Together with Aris Politopoulos and Csilla Arise from the VALUE Foundation, I co-organise a session at the International CAA conference in Amsterdam next year. The session will be about #Archaeogaming and I couldn’t be more excited! If you are into the topic, please consider applying!

What is the #Archaeogaming session…

A typewriter with a paper in it. On the paper the word "daedline" is written.


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Academia

Deadlines

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2022-09-23

Oh how I hate deadlines. Aaand I love them. Wait, what? Yes, it is complicated. Currently, I am writing an article and I have a very tight deadline (it is actually today!). This, naturally, stresses me out, but, paradoxically, motivates me at the same time to work more. So…

A bunch of Marvel comic books


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Movies

New animated series about archaeology

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2022-09-16

So I don’t know if this is good news or bad, but Andy Samberg, comedian from SNL and creator of the police-comedy-series Brooklyn 99 will create a new animated series about archaeology! The catch (or should I say twist) is, that in his world, archaeologists are β€œthe coolest people…

Photo of people using the CAVE, a virtual environment


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Technology

I visited a CAVE!

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2022-09-09

So for years I was hearing about CAVEs (Cave Automatic Virtual Environment), which is a room full of screens to simulate a virtual environment. I knew that these were very expensive and therefore only a few universities actually have one. The big thing about it: A CAVE should enable…

Sebastian Hageneuer
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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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