Vlog to Death

Archaeodeath

IMG_8110 The Pillar of Eliseg

A while back I mentioned that Joe Tong (Archaeological Research Services), Sue Evans (Llangollen Museum), Nancy Edwards (Bangor University), Gary Robinson (Bangor University) and I have written up the video blogging dimension of Project Eliseg’s outreach as a journal article. We are pleased to say that the article has been published in the journal Internet Archaeology called ‘Vlog to Death: Project Eliseg’s Video-Blogging’.

This is an open access article and it is free to read it here. This is part of the Critical Blogging in Archaeology special issue by Colleen Morgan. The article is regarded by everyone I have come across as the first critical reflection on the use of vlogs in archaeological fieldwork in the UK.

Our principal focus is upon how we face the challenge of dealing with mortuary archaeology via vlogging when the archaeological dead are not represented by articulated skeletons or cadavers: the most readily comprehensible material…

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