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Malaysian Viking film tries to pass off fiction as research

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You wouldn’t think of Vikings in Southeast Asia*, but a new movie made in Malaysia [...]

Call for sessions and Papers: 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage, May 12-16 2014

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The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and University of Hawaii welcome you to the Second Asia-Pacific [...]

Call for Proposals: Gerda Henkel Foundation M4HUMAN Fellowship programme

The Gerda Henkel Foundation is offering fellowships for experienced researchers in the humanities – including Archaeology, Art History, Prehistory and Early History. Applications close 15 June 2012.

Call for Proposals: Marie Curie Fellowships of the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Starting in 2011, the Gerda Henkel Foundation is offering Marie Curie Fellowships in the M4HUMAN (Mobility for [...]

Introducing the archaeograph

I mentioned working on another web project. Over the past couple of years I’ve been thinking more and more about the craft of photography in the practice of archaeology. Mostly because I work with rock art where digital photography has become the most common (and sometimes the only) way of recording them. So I’ve set [...]

Using the iPad to record rock art

This past year I’ve been working on a side project to use the iPad as the primary data collection device for recording rock art in the field, replacing paper forms that can number in the hundreds. Last week I presented the idea and the results of field testing at the Australian Archaeological Association Conference.

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Conference: Remote Access to World Heritage Sites

With virtual tours and 3D scanning becoming more and more viable, the idea of turning these technologies for remote access becomes increasingly compelling. Certainly for World Heritage Sites in danger and/or dispute, virtual tours may be one way for visitors to enjoy sites without leaving a physical mark – Borobudur, Angkor Wat and Preah Vihear [...]

New edition of BIPPA out

The latest Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistoric Association (BIPPA) has just been released online, featuring a number of papers that were presenting in Hanoi in 2009.

Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Vol 30, 2010

Description from the website: The Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association is an international, peer-reviewed, open access online journal. [...]

Call for Papers: 4th SSEASR Conference on Mountains in the Religions of South and Southeast Asia

Readers might be interested in this upcoming conference in the Kingdom of Bhutan (hey, I think the conference venue alone makes it worth the trip!)

Mountains in the Religions of South and Southeast Asia: Place, Culture, and Power 4th SSEASR Conference, Thimphu, Kingdom of Bhutan 30 June – 03 July, 2011

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A couple of archaeology links

Just wanted to share a couple of sites that I’ve come across in recent times:

Mobile Arch

Part of my pondering over whether I should get an iPad (or wait for the second generation one), Mobile Arch is a blog about the use of mobile technology with archaeology. The site’s quite young, but it promises [...]

Field Hack: Using your iPhone as a microscope

Here’s a handy tool for the field – using your camera phone as a microscope. This video shows you how you can use a cheap ‘toy’ microscope and attach it to an iPhone case and get image magnifications of 20-45X. Of course, there shouldn’t be a reason why you wouldn’t be able to adapt the [...]