Around the Archaeology Blog-o-sphere Digest #5

October 5, 2014


Here is the run down of posts by archaeology blogs in the last week. Purpose I am highlighting some of the other archeo-blogs out there but instead of focusing on the whole blog I am going to be collecting all their posts from the previous week . Also, I realize not everyone uses an RSS reader and […]

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Fairy Godmothers Do Exist- Crowdfunding Archaeology

October 3, 2014


Crowdfunding websites have sold themselves as places where projects can get exposure and more donations than if people did the work on their own.  I have been skeptical of this narrative. I have just had a hard time believing there would be a large number of strangers surfing crowdfunding websites looking to give money and […]

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You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger! The Money of Crowdfunding Archaeology and Heritage

October 2, 2014


Using the list that Thomas gathered together of crowdfunded Archaeology projects I conducted some research about crowdfunding in Archaeology*. First up, the distribution of money given by individuals to Archaeology crowdfunded projects. The results are absolutely fascinating. First, take a look at the People Not Stones project: Levels Number Giving Total Amount  $               1 1  $           1  $               […]

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Crowdfunding Archaeology- a view from the trenches

September 30, 2014


A bit of spur of the moment decision but this week I will be focusing on crowdfunding in Archaeology. I promise I will get to finishing up my series on publishing in Archaeology. A little later in this series I am going to sit down and have a talk with Lisa Westcott Wilkins. She is the Managing […]

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Crowdfunding Archaeology some Data, Finally!

September 29, 2014


In Archaeology, I feel like we are perpetually having the same conversation — ‘you know it would be great if someone gathered data on (insert topic)’. There is never enough time to research all of our ideas. About a year ago I had that very same conversation about crowdfunding in Archaeology.  Luckily, someone has gone out […]

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Around the Archaeology Blog-o-sphere Digest #4

September 28, 2014


The forth Archaeology Blog-0-sphere round-up. Still working out the problems but thanks to everyone who has suggested a blog or how to do it all better (apologies still trying to work out indenting). Hope you enjoy the reading. Info I am highlighting some of the other archeo-blogs out there but instead of focusing on the […]

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