Inside the Glyptoteket in Copenhagen, showing various statues. Photo by Sebastian Hageneuer


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Glyptotek in Copenhagen

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2023-06-30

Oh man. I feel a bit ashamed, but after studying 21 years the Archaeology of West Asia, I just recently found my way into the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen. This museum does offer way more than objects from West Asia, but it was not the exhibition that caught…

The image shows the title screen of a YouTube video that is stored at the DiKopA YouTube channel.


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DiKopA YouTube Channel

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2023-06-23

So a while ago, I reported that we got funded for a project in Digital Competencies in Archaeology (German Abbreviation: DiKopA). We are still in the process of getting started and a website will come soon. So far, we managed to create a YouTube Channel and there are already…

Title image of Age of Empires IV


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Age of Empires IV

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2023-06-16

Recently, I started to play Age of Empires IV. For me, this game is not what I usually play, but many people told me that this game is actually good and offers serious education. So I had to try it out. It did not take long to realize what…

The pyramids of Gizeh. Photo by David McEachan


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Colonialist Cosplay

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2023-06-09

So, last month I wrote about visiting the ICAANE (International Conference on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East) in Copenhagen. One thing I didn’t mention back then was something that stroke me very odd. Apparently, there is an American couple, both Egyptologists, that like to dress in 1920ies…

3D render of the Ashurbanipal Banquet Scene | Β© Sebastian Hageneuer with kind permission of The British Museum


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Presenting progress progressively

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2023-06-02

I already wrote about my trips to London. I was able to scan the famous Ashurbanipal Banquet Scene in the British Museum. This week, I (together with the initiator of the project, Prof. Dominik Bonatz) was presenting some preliminary results. I presented at a research colloquium at the Freie…

Copenhagen | Photo by Nick Karvounis on Unsplash


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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.

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Cover of the book "The mystery of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon" by Stephanie Dalley. Background photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash.


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Book Review: “The mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon” by S. Dalley

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2023-05-19

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. However, its existence has always been a mystery – until Stephanie Dalley’s book. In “The mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon,” Dalley presents a compelling argument for the garden’s location in Nineveh and…

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


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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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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…

A board full of yellow notes representing Agile Practice. Photo by Daria Nepriakhina πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ on Unsplash


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Agile Practice

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2023-04-28

I recently learned, that I have an agile approach to work. I didn’t really know what agile practice was until recently and now can call myself an agile practitioner. Agile practices have become increasingly popular in the academic world. In this post, we take a closer look.

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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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