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Day of Archaeology 2011

Friday 29th July 2011 was the Day of Archaeology, an international online event organised by a group of like-minded archaeologists, as part of the Council for British Archaeology’s Festival of British Archaeology. The idea behind the event was to showcase the sheer variety of work that archaeologists do in their jobs, to help highlight how […]

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Archaeology Blogs

I have just published a list of archaeology blogs that I subscribe to via RSS. I have also created a bundle in Google Reader for those, like me, can’t live without an RSS reader. It seems that blogging has been quietly gathering momentum in archaeology since I first started noticing blogs in 2004, and blogging […]

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New International Heritage and Conservation News blog

It seems like an age ago that I blogged about the use of the web, particularly blogging, to communicate better issues related to heritage conservation, particularly as it is a field in the broader heritage sector which is perhaps most shrouded in mystery. Communication has tended to be aimed purely at the professional with public […]

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National Museums Liverpool Blog

A superb example of how blogging can work for a museum (or any heritage organisation), is exemplified by the National Museums Liverpool blog. I visited it a while ago, when it was first set up, hoping that it would be successful. I’m always pleased to see bold experiments with technology in the heritage sector. I […]

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On Boundaries

Just a quick note to alert people to a new blog called “On Boundaries“. It’s run by a duo consisting of a theoretical physicist (reivers) and a medieval scholar (gesta), who will use the blog to explore the boundaries that are arbitrarily drawn between the two approaches to understanding the world. There’s not much on […]

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