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Preservation in Pink

Genealogy Gems

  • Episode 171 - Coping with Change, and Genealogy Storytelling
    Do you have enough time to work on your family history the way you would like to? How about taking on someone else’s family history? In this episode I’ve invited someone who has jumped over his own family history to diligently working on a perfec…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 2:52pm -
  • Episode 170 - Interview with Lisa Kudrow of the TV series Who Do You Think You Are?
    Lisa shares her recent research successes:Getting in touch with a distant German cousin through MyHeritageOrganizing and “Visualizing” the German photos from her Great Grandmother’s Scrapbook (below is the inscription by Louise's siblin…
    - 38 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 12:06am -
  • Special Free Premium Episode
    Genealogy Gems Premium Podcast Episode #113Who Do You Think You Are? has become a worldwide television phenomenon, starting in the UK and making its way around the world, telling the stories of well-known celebrities in search of their family histo…
    - 59 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • Episode 169 - Blast from the Past Episode 14
    Catch a glimpse of the silent movie era and how it was an integral part of your ancestors’ lives. In this episode, I find out more about the silent movies my grandmother catalogued in her diary, and how they molded a generation.The cultural inf…
    - 69 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 1:27am -
  • Episode 168 - All About DNA and Genealogy
    Get up to speed on the world of DNA and Genealogy in this episode. We’ll explore in depth the ramifications of Ancestry closing down some of their DNA tests along with other businesses in their portfolio. Then you’ll meet Your DNA Guide, Diahan S…
    - 95 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 7:32pm -

Elizabeth M. Covart

  • Blog Vacation: I Will Return September 22, 2014
    Dear Friends, I have embarked on a cruise ship for Canada. Tim and I have traveled a lot this year, but we planned this trip as our vacation over a year ago. Well, Tim calls it “vacation,” I call it “French and Indian War Tour 2014.” I am wic…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 5:30am -
  • Boston Historical Events for the Week of September 15, 2014
    Boston Historical Events: A list of history-related events taking place in Boston between Monday September 15 and Sunday September 21, 2014.   Boston By Foot Thursday, September 18, 6-7:30pm, Walking Tour, Outside Charles/MGH T Station, $5 Members/…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 5:30am -
  • 5 Must-Have Experiences for History Graduate Students
    If you enrolled in graduate school today, what courses would you take? What experiences would you make sure you had before you graduated? For the last few weeks I have been reflecting on theses questions. A prospective graduate student asked me to…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 5:30am -
  • Revisions, Revisions
    Have you ever reached a point in your writing where it seems like no matter what words you put on to the page, they just rehash the same ideas and the same words over and over? By mid-August I had reached that point with Chapter 1 of my book. It was…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 5:30am -
  • Wednesday Link Roundup #66: Independence from England & Other Fun Links
    Wednesday Link Roundup: Links to the most interesting history, news, writing, and technology posts that passed through my RSS and Twitter feeds over the last week.   History The Continental Army proved a great place for doctors to get hands-on surgi…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 5:30am -

The Green Preservationist

  • New Blog, Same Goals – This is Why You Need to Follow ToolMade.org. Er, Please.
    The past couple of years have encompassed a whole lot of change and a largely absent blogger (sorry about that!), but everything still comes back to “sneaky preservation” on this blog. By “sneaky preservation,” I just mean converting the mass…
    - 5 Nov 13, 3:58pm -
  • Latino Outreach and the Conversación: Are We Trying To Preserve Too Much?
    A year and a half ago, I wrote a post that asked the question, “what the heck is a green preservationist?”…more recently, I’ve been asking myself the considerably more fundamental question of “what is a preservationist?” We’ve adapted o…
    - 6 Oct 11, 5:13pm -
  • We’re here, we’re poor, get used to it. It’s time to rally. Yes, still. And again.
    Yeah, this one’s ranty. I waited too long to write. So much has happened. Agendas have changed, a zillion people in architectural fields have been laid off due to downsizing and restructuring—an unbelievable number of architectural firms have clo…
    - 29 Sep 11, 11:49pm -
  • Announcing BuildingRevival.com: ¡Viva la Preservación Revolución!
    While it may seem like I’m a terrible person for not blogging for so long (yes, I am currently writing this in a hair shirt), I can assure you that I have been putting my green preservationy energies into other green preservationy things. One such…
    - 4 May 11, 9:00pm -
  • Let’s discuss Ruin Porn.
    I was reared on Stallone and Schwarzenegger films. From the time I left the womb, these movies provided respite for my mother, and bonding time for me and my father, who would invariably be blown away by the inventiveness of the latest blood altering…
    - 30 Jan 11, 9:03pm -

My Own Time Machine

  • FOTO FRIDAY: What I did on my summer vacation edition

    - 15 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 4:25pm -
  • Why I like old buildings
    Though my earliest memories are of a house of relatively modern vintage, that was simply where I lived.  The real world was all about old buildings: the wooden two-room schoolhouse for first and second grades that seemed straight out of a Norman Roc…
    - 55 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 1:31pm -
  • Happy Mother’s Day
    “You must not go into the burial places, and look about only for the tall monuments and the titled names.  It is not the starred epitaphs of the Doctors of Divinity, the Generals, the Judges, the Honourables, the Governors, or even of the village…
    - 11 May 14, 11:33am -
  • Foto Friday: Patterns

    - 2 May 14, 2:08pm -
  • Foto Friday: Not exactly mothballed

    - 25 Apr 14, 2:02pm -

ArchaeoBlog

  • NEW!Actually most of us think he’s a cool fictional character
    Why Archeologists Hate Indiana JonesIt’s not surprising that academics – hell bent on taking the fun out of everything – would hate our beloved and iconic movie version of them. But Canuto is no killjoy. His ironic tone and acerbic wit seem ho…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 2:12am -
  • NEW!Forgot this from a few days ago.
    Okay, probably over a week ago. Google Offers Street Views of Egypt’s MonumentsI just went around Giza a bit. You know, I like it. Not for someone who’s been there before (several times) because you already know what it looks like but for the pe…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 2:06am -
  • Richard II update
    I may have linked to something like this earlier: Bones Tell the Grisly Tale Behind King Richard III’s DeathResearchers say marks on Richard III’s bones confirm the centuries-old saga of the English king’s death — including claims that the k…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 4:43pm -
  • Skeletons in love
    Two 1,000-year-old skeletons holding hands found by archaeologists in LeicestershireCenturies-old skeletons holding hands have been uncovered at a “lost” chapel by archaeologists.The remains, of a man and a woman, were found at the Chapel of St…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 2:12am -
  • Yes?
    Lost Ship from 19th-C. Franklin Expedition Found by Arctic ArchaeologistsCanadian archaeologists have found one of the Franklin Expedition’s ships — lost since the Arctic explorers famously disappeared in 1846 — off of King William Island in t…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 2:10am -

UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Flickr

Sunrise Borobudur
Sunrise Borobudur
- 8 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 6:21pm -
(UNESCO) City wall of Kotor, Montenegro
(UNESCO) City wall of Kotor, Montenegro
- 12 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 2:26pm -
Gelati Monastery
Gelati Monastery
- 12 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 1:56pm -
Traversée de la Baie du Mont-Saint-Michel (Manche-FR)
Traversée de la Baie du Mont-Saint-Michel (Manche-FR)
- 16 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 10:10am -
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
- 21 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 5:15am -
Overgrown Mayan Ruins at Copán, Honduras
Overgrown Mayan Ruins at Copán, Honduras
- 21 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 5:01am -

iGuidez

  • Il Calice
    This locale is always thriving with people for lunch or a rich aperitivo in the evenings. A room upstairs can cater to private events, however, the outside seating area is a much more popular option. They were the first to introduce oysters and champ…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 3:12pm -
  • Caffe Roberto
    A small bar inside but with plenty of seating outside smack in the middle of a pedestrian zone so the area is child and family friendly. Their menu changes every month and also seasonal based but always serves homemade pasta and lasagne, tagliatelle,…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 2:54pm -
  • Sartoria Gastronomica
    A new restaurant boasting high quality ingredients with an innovative formula in 'street food'. Their menu of speciality burgers, handmade pasta and seasonal dishes, grilled and cooked meats, and fresh vegetables is top class. Wines are from Emilia R…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 1:54pm -
  • Whitehall Tobacco Factory
    Established in 1810 Murray & Sons produced fine tobacco products. This Whitehall Tobacco Works seen tobacco production transferred from the London branch of Rothmans to Belfast in 1972. Dunhill, Erinmore and Craven was made here but in 2005 the facto…
    - 34 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 11:29am -
  • The Ulsterhall
    Ulster Hall was built in 1859 for the Ulster Hall Company by William J Barre. It was sold in 1902 to Belfast Corporation for £13,500. Famous characters who have played or performed here: Charles Dickens, Dalai Lama, Barry McGuigan, Rolling Stones, L…
    - 34 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 11:27am -

Emerging Conservation Professionals Network

  • Publishing Opportunities for Emerging Conservators: News In Conservation IIC Newsletter
    The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC) is a London-based membership organization with worldwide reach. IIC members come not only from the conservation community, but also from many other fields engaged in c…
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:10pm -
  • About the Officers
    About the ECPN Committee Officers A while back, the names of the new ECPN committee officers were announced on the blog. Now, we thought you might like to know a little more about them:Molly Gleeson, Chair Molly Gleeson completed her BA in Art…
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:10pm -
  • Art, Color, and Gloss | Indianapolis Museum of Art Blog
    Repost from Nicole Peters, IMA Scholar Objects & Variable Art Summer Intern.http://www.imamuseum.org/blog/2011/07/13/art-color-and-gloss/
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:10pm -
  • October 31st Meeting Minutes
    ECPN MEETING MINUTES Monday, October 31, 2011 Conference Call Attendees: Ryan Winfield (Staff Liaison) Stephanie Lussier (Board Liaison) Molly Gleeson (Chair) Eliza Spaulding (Vice Chair) Anisha Gupta (co-Outreach Coordinator) Megan Salaza…
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:10pm -
  • Join the ECPN Committee
    EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE, please see details below...The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network seeks three new committee members:Chair, Vice-Chair, and Outreach CoordinatorThe Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) works with va…
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:10pm -

Intangible Cultural Heritage Blog

  • NEW!Convent Life -- The Witless Bay Folklore Fieldschool
    Right now the new graduate students to MUN's Department of Folklore are nearing the end of their second week of the Witless Bay Field School.  This intensive round-the-clock research methods program is three weeks long and is taking place all around…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:35pm -
  • NEW!Back to School, Back in the Day
    During the month of September I always think of the teachers and students who head back indoors for the fall as they go back to school. It has been a few weeks for students in Newfoundland, but in British Columbia the first day has been delayed due t…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 1:39pm -
  • For the Love of Blues & Bluegrass!

    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 12:21pm -
  • Quidi Vidi Village: BOOKLET LAUNCH PARTY!
    Quidi Vidi from above, taken Sept. 2013 by Xuan Wang (M.A. student in Folklore)
    - 21 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:27pm -
  • My Woody Point Summer Excursion
    Woody Point is a registered heritage district located within Gros Morne National Park. The community is near the tablelands, which offer the region a different kind of physical landscape than other place in Newfoundland. It is a popular tourist desti…
    - 26 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 1:45pm -

Past Horizon's Weblog

  • British archaeologists fight with Italian farmer to save ancient aqueduct
    In January father and son team Edward and Michael O’Neill discovered the headwaters of the aqueduct, which was built by the Emperor Trajan, hidden beneath a crumbling 13th century church north of Rome. A sophisticated example of Roman hydraulic eng…
    - 6 Jun 10, 10:06am -
  • Prehistoric burial mounds found in Forest
    AMAZING archaeological discoveries have been made in the New Forest. Prehistoric burial mounds, a World War II practice bombing range and searchlight position have all been found between Burley and Godshill. Airborne light detecting and ranging (lida…
    - 4 Jun 10, 8:50am -
  • Prehistoric ‘footprints’ falsified by science

    - 24 May 10, 3:39pm -
  • Rude Roman pots halt city revamp
    WORK on the £11.6 million revamp of Canterbury’s prestigious Beaney Institute has ground to a halt – because of Roman pornography. Archaeologists are racing against time to recover lost evidence beneath the city’s streets before the builders r…
    - 2 May 10, 4:52pm -
  • Archaeologists unearthed ancient city in the Egyptian eastern borders
    Archaeological discoveries – Head of Antiquities of Lower Egypt Department of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mohamed Abdel-Maqsoud said that archaeological missions working in North Sinai have unearthed Tharu , an ancient fortified city, a move…
    - 26 Apr 10, 5:39pm -
  • Mummified Baboons May Reveal Location of the Land of Punt
    Throughout their history the ancient Egyptians recorded making voyages to a place called the ‘Land of Punt’. To the Egyptians it was a far-off source of exotic animals and valuable goods. From there they brought back perfumes, panther skins, elec…
    - 18 Apr 10, 4:25pm -
  • Roman-Era Mummy Uncovered in Egypt Oasis
    A bejeweled mummy dressed in Roman robes has emerged from the sands of Egypt’s Bahariya Oasis, the Supreme Council of Antiquities said Monday. Entombed in a decorated gypsum sarcophagus, the 38-inch tall mummy  belonged to a woman or girl who died…
    - 16 Apr 10, 9:11am -
  • Remote sensing data shows impact of sea level on Gulf
    Members of the Qatar Natural History Group went on a trip into the remote past on Wednesday evening. Dr Richard Cuttler, director of a team of archaeologists from the University of Birmingham, UK, now working with the Qatar Museums Authority on a pro…
    - 12 Apr 10, 7:08pm -
  • Roman Emperor Octavian Augustus Named as Egyptian Pharaoh on Philae Victory Stele
    A new translation of a Roman victory stele, erected in April 29 BC, shows Octavian Augustus’s name inscribed in a cartouche (an oblong enclosure that surrounds a pharaoh’s name) – an honour normally reserved for an Egyptian pharaoh. Octavian’…
    - 5 Apr 10, 11:52am -
  • New Written Language of Ancient Scotland Discovered
    Once thought to be rock art, carved depictions of soldiers, horses and other figures are in fact part of a written language dating back to the Iron Age. The ancestors of modern Scottish people left behind mysterious, carved stones that new research h…
    - 2 Apr 10, 9:12pm -

Museum 2.0

Museoblogger

Voices of the Past on YouTube

THATCamp Philly 2014
THATCamp Philly 2014THATCamp Philly 2014 will be on Friday, September 19 at the Conference Center at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. This year will be a one-day event, with both workshops and unconference sessions throughout the day. Portions o…
- 12 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 2:10pm -
Goals Objectives and Tactics for Digital Planning in Heritage Organizations
Goals Objectives and Tactics for Digital Planning in Heritage OrganizationsArchaeologists have been early adopters of digital technologies relative to other heritage-related professions. But how often are their online communications initiatives i…
- 9 Jan 13, 2:39pm -
iPads break digital ground in Pompeii archaeological research
iPads break digital ground in Pompeii archaeological researchPompeii: It's the world's most recognizable archaeological site. But did you know it was also the place where the iPad was first used as a field documentation tool? Archaeologists worki…
- 1 Sep 12, 2:44pm -
Using Ning to talk about the future of museums
Using Ning to talk about the future of museumsNote: This is a 2009 repost from a previous iteration of Voices of the Past. The original transcribed interview with Angelina Russo is located at http://www.voicesofthepast.org/?p=2593, though the vid…
- 25 Nov 11, 8:17pm -
Voices of the Past -- Preservation Today: Past Horizons Magazine, Smithsonian 2.0
Voices of the Past -- Preservation Today: Past Horizons Magazine, Smithsonian 2.0"Preservation Today" was the precursor to the Voices of the Past program. This episode originally was released in spring 2009. For additional shows and transcripts,…
- 25 Nov 11, 7:19pm -
Voices of the Past Preservation Today: Attacks in India, Network to Freedom, Endangered State Parks
Voices of the Past Preservation Today: Attacks in India, Network to Freedom, Endangered State Parks"Preservation Today" was the precursor to the Voices of the Past program. This episode originally was released in winter 2008. For additional shows…
- 25 Nov 11, 12:46pm -

Preservation Journey

  • Exploring the Best of Bruges (and its Buildings)
    By Amandine Dowle Bruges is a beautiful medieval town, located two and a half hours by train from Paris and 50 minutes from Brussels. Often called the Venice of the North for its canals, Bruges reveals its beauty at any … Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 6:53pm -
  • Making a Splash: Six Cool Pool Sites
    August is half gone, which means summer is coming to an end.  But it’s not too late to indulge in summer fantasies!  Fantasies of gorgeous, historic swimming pools, that is. A brief history of the swimming pool: the earliest pool … Continue rea…
    - 33 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 12:23pm -
  • A Day with UOregon at Klesarska Skola
    Every summer, the University of Oregon leads  an architecture, historic preservation, and conservation field school in Croatia.  The program travels to different sites each year, exploring both the mainland and the Dalmatian islands.  Activiti…
    - 46 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 12:32pm -
  • Steamboating: Thinking Outside the Historic Preservation Box
    Ah, summer.  Many summers in my childhood I eagerly anticipated the end of June because it meant I could spend a week with historic preservationists, if you think outside the box when defining “historic preservationist.”  I’ll admit, at the…
    - 60 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 7:10pm -
  • Six Summer Solstice Sites You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
    With the northern hemisphere’s summer solstice upon us, it’s time for us to take another look at the day from the cultural heritage perspective and at sites dedicated to the summer solstice.  And no, we won’t be talking about Stonehenge, whi…
    - 93 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 4:39pm -

UNESCO World Heritage Center

Talking Pyramids

  • How Ancient Board Games Were Disseminated
    Like Spilt Milk: How Ancient Board Games Were Disseminated Irving Finkel Assistant Keeper, Department of the Middle East, The British Museum Between Play and Rebirth: The Game of Hounds and Jackals Anne-Elizabeth Dunn-Vaturi Hagop Kevorkian Research…
    - 19 Mar 12, 1:42pm -
  • iPhone App: The Royal Game of Ur
    The Royal game of Ur is an ancient Babylonian game that is about as old as the Great Pyramid itself, literally. It is very similar to the ancient Egyptian game Aseb, and may have been imported to Egypt from Mesopotamia by the Hyksos. This game dates…
    - 6 Aug 11, 1:08pm -
  • Aseb: Twenty Squares
    The ancient Egyptian game of Aseb, also known as ‘The Twenty Squares game’ is one of the oldest known games dating back to about 3000 BC. Boards from the 17th Dynasty have been found, evidence that the game was played for thousands of years. It i…
    - 16 Jul 11, 1:47pm -
  • iPhone App: Ancient Egyptian Triad
    This iPhone app gives you three ancient Egyptian board games in one: Senet, Mehen and Hounds & Jackals! You can play with your friends with support for 2 or 4 players on the same screen. FEATURES – Gorgeous graphics and multiple graphical themes fo…
    - 9 Jul 11, 8:35am -
  • Hounds and Jackals
    Hounds and Jackals is a bit like Senet but instead of moving pieces on a board like Senet, the players plug hound-headed and jackal-headed pegs into holes in the board. Thought to be the origin of the modern game of Snakes & Ladders, Hounds and Jacka…
    - 4 Jul 11, 10:45am -

Irish Roots

  • NEW!September Irish Events, Louisville Fest, Kansas City online show, Raymore
    September events with the Irish Roots Cafe. and Mike OLaughlin at www.Irishroots.com Three Events yet this month, including tonight…. 1. Online Chat & Sing with Mike Tonight Our fourth online, informal show, with Mike online to sing, chat, or answe…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:24pm -
  • Sean nos, Irish old style song online for beginners via K.C. and Boston.
    www.Irishroots.com The Irish Roots Cafe Online Irish Song lessons and events Kansas City HQ for Irish Song Strange as it may seem, Kansas City is developing a reputation for online Irish activity in song and genealogy these days. Here are three activ…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:02pm -
  • September Events Irish Genealogy and Irish Roots Cafe house band
    www.Irishroots.com Current Events (Kansas City, Louisville, Raymore, ConcertWindow online) with Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe Current Events Having the Dublin, Ohio Irish fest and the Harvest Fest in Kirksville behind us, here is our schedul…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Sep 14, 2:38pm -
  • Grape Stomp, Irish Roots Band, Harvest Fest Saturday
    The Irish Roots Cafe with your host Mike OLaughlin at www.Irishroots.com Jacobs Vineyard and Winery 26078 Eagle Lane, Kirksville, MO phone 660 627 2424 (see flier at bottom for more) One of A Kind Looking for a different kind of fest with Irish bands…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 4:46pm -
  • Family History of Ireland in 34 book set complete, from noted Kansas City author
    www.Irishroots.com With Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe All Volumes Now Back in Print Irish Genealogy set again complete, Family History of Ireland in 34 volumes The Irish Families Project, which began in 1978, is now complete with the publica…
    - 41 days ago, 9 Aug 14, 7:20pm -

Sexy Archeology

  • At long last… The wreck of a long-lost ship from the Franklin Expedition has been found in the Canadian Arctic
    If you know me or follow this site, you know my obsession with the Franklin Expedition.  The disappearance of the two ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror nearly 170 years ago has been one of history’s lingering mysteries.  Two days ago, scientists  …
    - 7 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 12:36am -
  • 2014 Search for Lost Franklin Expedition Vessels Targets New Location
    The mystery surrounding the disappearance of the 1845 British Arctic Expedition commanded by Sir John Franklin is the most enduring in polar exploration history. This summer, the Government of Canada’s search for the lost Franklin ships, the HMS Er…
    - 48 days ago, 2 Aug 14, 3:31pm -
  • DOWN TO EARTH: EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT CRASH SITES OF THE MOJAVE
    Since the dawn of the jet and space ages, Edwards Air Force Base, north of Los Angeles, has been the principal place for testing experimental aircraft. As a result, the landscape around it is peppered with crash sites. These crash sites represent the…
    - 28 Feb 14, 3:10pm -
  • Losing Ground: Preserving New York’s Historic Battlefields
    This February, a new documentary focusing on the War of 1812 airs on WCNY.  Entitled Losing Ground, the documentary will focus on the ongoing struggle archaeologists and historians face in New York State to preserve sites associated with the War of…
    - 19 Jan 14, 3:25pm -
  • Book Recommendation: Skendleby
    Happy New Year!  Though terribly busy with work and teaching, I’ve just finished an excellent read that I’d very much like to share with diggers and non-diggers alike.  The novel is called Skendleby, it is written by Nick Brown, a UK based auth…
    - 5 Jan 14, 6:33pm -

TwHistory

  • New TwHistory Site Released…
    If you are a fan of TwHistory you may have already heard the news. We have developed a new site to make creating and sharing TwHistory reenactments easier than ever. Check it out at http://beta.twhistory.org. We shared it at the Open Education confer…
    - 6 Nov 10, 1:59pm -
  • Sinking the Titanic, 100 years later
    During the 2010 Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange (TTIX) conference we presented TwHistory to a group of educators — and then we sank the Titanic with them. In less than an hour our attendees researched and then used a set of Twitter accounts…
    - 16 Oct 10, 5:08am -
  • A great opportunity for TwHistory
    TwHistory was a runner-up in September for the Pepsi Refresh contest. This month we are ranked even higher (currently #9 out of over 1000 ideas). We need your help to stay in the top 10 and win! Please vote daily for us and our partners until the end…
    - 5 Sep 10, 4:55am -
  • The Titanic
    Ladies and gentlemen. The Titanic will sail again…and then it will sink again! We are presenting TwHistory at two conferences this week (TTIX and GLS). We will explain how a TwHistory event can be coordinated, and then we will demonstrate it by ask…
    - 9 Jun 10, 4:37am -
  • Paul Revere Rides Tonight On @PatriotCast
    PatriotCast is an eight-year online reenactment of the American Revolution via Twitter. Created by TwHistory partner Jason Phelan, PatriotCast follows the events of the war in real-time, including Paul Revere’s famous ride tonight and tomorrow’s…
    - 19 Apr 10, 2:39am -

Cultural Property and Archaeology Law Blog

  • Notice to Readers
    As of July 15, 2014 this site will no longer be updated.  However, the content will remain posted for your educational reference.  Thank you!Filed under: Archaeology Law
    - 66 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 2:37pm -
  • Archaeolaw Book Club: The Goldfinch
    OK, there isn’t really an Archaeolaw book club (unless enough of you harass me to start one!) But, if there was, then I’d put this book next on the reading list. I haven’t read it yet, but since I’ve got so many books in rotation it takes me…
    - 19 Feb 14, 3:07pm -
  • Pics of the Lovely Monte Albán (Oaxaca, Mexico)
    On a recent trip to Mexico, I had the good fortune of visiting Monte Albán, a large pre-Columbian archaeological site near Oaxaca central. Monte Albán was founded in the 5th century BC, and was a pre-eminent Zapotec socio-political and economic ce…
    - 6 Feb 14, 12:27am -
  • An ad-hoc International Art Crime Tribunal to resolve the fate of the Munich Gurlitt pictures?
    My friend and associate Judge Arthur Tompkins of New Zealand sent me the following open letter which he has written in regard to the trove of art recovered from a Munich resident, reported on in Archaeolaw here: 80-Year-Old Munich Man with Confiscate…
    - 21 Nov 13, 8:27pm -
  • 80-Year-Old Munich Man with Confiscated Trove of Nazi-Looted Art Breaks Silence
    An 80-year-old Munich man inherited upwards of a thousand pieces of artwork from his father, and 500 of the works are suspected to include pieces taken from Jews during the Nazi regime. During the war, Cornelius Gurlitt’s father was one of the four…
    - 20 Nov 13, 2:00pm -

NMSC Archeology Blog

Voices of the Past Heritage Media

Dan Cull Weblog

  • That’s All Folkz…
    This is the last post of this blog. Post number 500. The blog will stay active for a while, but I don’t know how long. It’s been an interesting ride, with some great companions along the way, for this I sincerely thank you all – you know who yo…
    - 28 May 12, 10:35am -
  • Portraits in Preservation
    “Libraries gave us power. Then work came and made us free. What price now for a shallow piece of dignity” (Manic Street Preachers). One of the conservation blogs that I have felt the most affinity for over the last few years has been Library Pres…
    - 27 May 12, 3:40am -
  • Mr McCoy I Presume
     Long time friend of the blog, and occasional contributor, Richard McCoy recently took a work trip to Nigeria [see artists impression of the visit above], to help with returning objects to the Museum for African Art (MfAA) that had been in the re…
    - 26 May 12, 5:53am -
  • Street Art Meets Restoration In Legoland
    Born in 1983 in the city of Bamberg, Germany, the Berlin based artist Jan Vormann initiated a creative and amusing project that would be followed by people around the world. You may have seen this project doing the rounds of social media sites, I fir…
    - 7 May 12, 1:01am -
  • On the Dharma Trail: What was Sid On About?
    “If you Meet the Buddha, Kill the Buddha” (Zen saying -paraphrased from Lin Chi). Over the last year or so I’ve become increasingly interested in Buddhism, or the ideas of Buddhism, and Buddhist practice, this has manifested itself on this blog…
    - 6 May 12, 6:27pm -

Confessions of a Curator

  • Links for 2013-01-09 [del.icio.us]
    http://bit.ly/UNuFzwIf you're at #curategear today, say hi to my colleagues Jaime and Stacey, representing the Digital POWRR project! http://t.co/sslCl8Qwhttp://bit.ly/ZrejusRT @mkirschenbaum: #archives tweeps, follow #curategear today for tweets…
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  • Links for 2013-01-08 [del.icio.us]
    http://amzn.to/IbGJoW@bleedingcool A whole bunch of women who've been in comic shops (as creators, workers, and buyers!): http://t.co/rH6ql7IW #chicksdigcomicshttp://po.st/w8IIrMMT @philippa22: want informed, intelligent fun discussion about Doct…
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  • Links for 2013-01-07 [del.icio.us]
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1212.6177MT @ianmilligan1: "How Much of the Web is Archived?," a pre-print available on arXiv. Very interesting stuff. http://t.co/Xqr3C6Bdhttp://eattoast.deviantart.com/art/The-Gallifreycrumb-Tinies-344523003RT @BarrowmanCri…
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  • Links for 2012-12-18 [del.icio.us]
    Supporting the Changing Research Practices of Historians | Ithaka S+R
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  • Links for 2012-12-01 [del.icio.us]
    http://www.preservenet.cornell.edu/employ/jobdetail.php?POSTID=3181JOB: State Historic Preservation Officer, Vermont http://t.co/VFSOuR8Y || #historicpreservation
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The Cultural Property and Archeology Law Blog

  • Notice to Readers
    As of July 15, 2014 this site will no longer be updated.  However, the content will remain posted for your educational reference.  Thank you!Filed under: Archaeology Law
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  • Archaeolaw Book Club: The Goldfinch
    OK, there isn’t really an Archaeolaw book club (unless enough of you harass me to start one!) But, if there was, then I’d put this book next on the reading list. I haven’t read it yet, but since I’ve got so many books in rotation it takes me…
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  • Pics of the Lovely Monte Albán (Oaxaca, Mexico)
    On a recent trip to Mexico, I had the good fortune of visiting Monte Albán, a large pre-Columbian archaeological site near Oaxaca central. Monte Albán was founded in the 5th century BC, and was a pre-eminent Zapotec socio-political and economic ce…
    - 6 Feb 14, 12:27am -
  • An ad-hoc International Art Crime Tribunal to resolve the fate of the Munich Gurlitt pictures?
    My friend and associate Judge Arthur Tompkins of New Zealand sent me the following open letter which he has written in regard to the trove of art recovered from a Munich resident, reported on in Archaeolaw here: 80-Year-Old Munich Man with Confiscate…
    - 21 Nov 13, 8:27pm -
  • 80-Year-Old Munich Man with Confiscated Trove of Nazi-Looted Art Breaks Silence
    An 80-year-old Munich man inherited upwards of a thousand pieces of artwork from his father, and 500 of the works are suspected to include pieces taken from Jews during the Nazi regime. During the war, Cornelius Gurlitt’s father was one of the four…
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