We are grateful for the opportunity to preserve and share the past, working with our colleagues, collaborators, data authors, and supporters around the world. Happy New Year!
“We need the Humanities, now more than ever, because they give us access to the most fundamental and consequential dimensions and forces of our experience.” – William D. Adams, NEH Chairman Today, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced $21.8 million in funding for 295 humanities projects, including a Research and Development grant for a […]
We are very pleased to announce a new collaboration between the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and Open Context. The DAI, one of the world’s largest institutional sponsors of archaeological research, runs a vast array of scientific and cultural heritage preservation programs worldwide. To support these activities, the DAI has recently built a powerful cloud computing […]
The AAI is pleased to announce two new grant-funded projects. With support from Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies and the German Archaeological Institute (DAI), Open Context’s program director Eric Kansa will collaborate with DAI colleagues to develop and promote specific data sharing standards that will facilitate data interoperability in Classical archaeology. The standards will be […]
A collaborative research paper on data publishing won the “Best Paper” prize at the 2014 International Digital Curation Conference in San Francisco last week. Eric Kansa presented the paper Publishing and Pushing: Mixing Models for Communicating Research Data in Archaeology, which he co-authored with colleagues Benjamin Arbuckle and Sarah Whitcher Kansa. The three collaborated with […]
This week, Eric Kansa, program director for Open Context, spoke at Harvard University about digital data publication and emerging research needs in the changing landscape of scholarly communications. His lecture A More Open Future for the Past was the first in a series of lectures on digital scholarship organized by Harvard’s Digital Futures consortium. A […]