Blogging archaeology, ed. by Doug Rocks-Macqueen & Chris Webster

Sprache der Dinge - Language of Things

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In the last few weeks this blog has been a little bit quieter than usual and now the reason for this can be seen on the net: blogging archaeology is out!

Thanks to Dougs and Chris´ invitation I wrote an article called “Why archaeological blogging matters: personal experiences from Central Europe and South America” for their online publication “Blogging Archaeology”, based on an earlier draft on “What are the goals of archaeological blogging?“. The book has been presented officially on Saturday at the session “Archaeological Blogging” at the SAA in Austin, Texas. It consists of different contributions, from rather scholarly papers to personal experiences, but what unites us is the belief that blogging archaeology, in all its different versions, is relevant to our discipline, the public and to all of us who wish to promote archaeology to an ever wider audience, using the web and social media.
I am very…

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