The road not taken: Modelling approaches to transport on local and regional scales

August 10, 2016

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Every Wednesday I post videos of papers given at archaeology conferences. This weeks session comes from the CAA conference. Session Abstract: Research on transport systems thus far has largely focussed on the documented and partly surviving road systems, ranging from the Roman imperial road systems known from the itineraries and the Peutinger Table to the road […]

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Ethics of Accepting Student Volunteers

August 8, 2016

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Today, well now Yesterday but when I wrote this it was Sunday and then I scheduled it to post for 10:30 on Monday, but I am digressing. Today/Yesterday, I had a conversation on Twitter with Dr Donna Yates, who you will know from such blogs as Anonymous Swiss Collector and Stolen Gods and her Culture Crime […]

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Methodology of archaeological simulation. Meeting of the Special Interest Group in Complex Systems Simulation

August 3, 2016

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Every Wednesday I post a session from an archaeology conference I have filmed. This weeks comes from the CAA conference. Session Abstract: Following its creation at the CAA2014 in Siena the Special Interest Group in Complex Systems Simulation invites all researchers with an interest in computational modelling to join the discussion on the challenges and […]

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Revealing by visualising: Geographic relations in cultural heritage databases

July 27, 2016

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Wednesdays cinema of archaeology conference videos. Again from the CAA conference. Session Abstract:  Cultural heritage databases can easy accommodate, and are often required to contain large quantities of data. It is a challenge to present and convey this data in a manner which provides a comprehensive overview, whilst simultaneously promoting new interpretations and understanding. To […]

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Linked pasts: Connecting islands of content

July 20, 2016

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Weekly video extravaganza of archaeology conference videos. This week I have something new for you – CAA conference. Session Abstract: While ever more archaeological and historical content is available online, direct connectivity between independent resources remains comparatively rare. Semantic Web and Linked Data approaches are just some of the possible mechanisms which can facilitate interconnections […]

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‘Humming with crossfire – short on cover…’? Revisiting and reflecting on ‘environmental archaeology: meaning and purpose’

July 13, 2016

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Your weekly dose of archaeology videos from conferences, the last TAG session: Session Abstract:  It is now nearly a decade and a half since the publication of Environmental Archaeology: Meaning and Purpose (edited by Albarella 2001), itself based on a TAG session held at the University of Birmingham in 1998. One of the core concerns […]

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Archaeological Research in Progress 2016

July 6, 2016

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Your weekly batch of archaeology conference videos. However, after several months of TAG I have a new conference for you- Archaeological Research in Progress! The Underexplored Archaeological Riches of the Borders Come Together: Recent Work by Adopt-a-Monument in Southern Scotland Sculpting the Past: Exploring the art and history of George Sutherland & Sons, Sculptors Recent […]

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