“…though the past never really repeats itself, it offers lessons about the risks and opportunities of periods of fundamental change.” The end of the year invites reflection about changes and prospects for the future. Obviously, 2016 brought considerable turmoil and uncertainty to key institutions. The past year highlighted issues of “fake-news” and disinformation, as well […]
We are happy to announce that Dr. Federico Buccellati will join the AAI in 2017 as a Research Fellow, thanks to the generous support of his project by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. In an announcement from the NEH this week, Buccellati is named as one of […]
This past summer, we kicked off a 3-year project aimed at improving the flow of information from the moment of discovery through to publication and beyond. This project, funded by a grant from the NEH, takes a unique approach of exploring the data lifecycle through a series of interviews with data creators and reusers, in […]
In the SF Bay Area this week and looking for something to do? Come on over to the Stanford Archaeology Center on Thursday afternoon for a public lecture about data in archaeology! Open Context’s Program Director Eric Kansa will speak on the topic All Data Big and Small: Archaeology, Ethics, and Professionalism in the Age […]
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded the AAI a National Leadership Grant for a project that will expand the Digital Index of North American Archaeology (DINAA). Under the direction of Eric Kansa, Program Director for Open Context, the AAI joins many partners collaborating on the development of DINAA, a project originally launched […]
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!