Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Digging Digital Museum Collections

The AAI launched the Digging Digital Museum Collections Project in November 2020. The aim of the program is to better leverage digitized museum collections and related digital resources for public engagement, instruction, and lifelong learning. In addition, this program will explore training and consulting services for partner institutions to make better public engagement uses of their digitized collections and data. The program is run by Dr. Pinar Durgun, who joined the AAI in November 2020 as Curator for Digital Collections Interpretation and Public Engagement. This program will work in conjunction with both the Data Literacy Program and the AAI’s sustainability work. This program is supported by individual donations and by the AAI’s National Endowment for the Humanities Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Challenge Grant.

Project-Related Communications and Publications:


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Iraq Heritage Stabilization Program

The Iraq Heritage Stabilization Program (IHSP) is a project-oriented initiative dedicated to supporting Iraqi communities affected by conflict and cultural cleansing and empowering Iraqi heritage professionals to protect and preserve Iraq’s rich cultural heritage. Established in 2018, IHSP has implemented more than ten projects to assess, stabilize, and restore heritage in northern and central Iraq through the support of public and private institutions. IHSP is based in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.


New Open Access Journal: Old World: Journal of Ancient Africa and Eurasia

ISSN: 2667-0755
Cover Old World: Journal of Ancient Africa and Eurasia

This is a peer-reviewed, inclusive, non-Eurocentric, multi-disciplinary journal devoted to the study of temporal, spatial, economic, social, and linguistic aspects of ancient civilizations from the Old World, namely Africa, Asia, and Europe. We want to offer a comprehensive perspective on civilizations developed in these continents in pre-modern times, from prehistory to the fall of the Eastern Roman Empire (15th century AD).

- OW is an Open Access journal, fully-funded by the Research Centre For History and Culture.
- OW is only published in a digital format.
- Submissions by both eminent and young scholars are welcome.
- Submissions may regard any aspects of the Old World: linguistics, history, archeology, art and architecture, philology, literature, philosophy, religion, economy, sociology, anthropology, etc.
- Submissions may regard any civilizations of Africa, Asia, and Europe, developed between prehistory and the 15th century AD, that is, the fall of the Eastern Roman Empire.
- OW also takes into consideration studies of oral literature, such as proverbs and folklore, as well as field work on endangered languages, which represent the legacy of ancient traditions verbally transmitted from generation to generation.
- Scholarly reviews are welcome as well.
- Special issues may be considered for publication.
- Articles must present original work and must have been submitted exclusively to OW.

See the full List of Open Access Journals in Ancient Studies

Monday, January 18, 2021

Open Access Journal: Journal of Greek Linguistics

[First posted in AWOL 12 June 2016, updates 18 January 2021]

Journal of Greek Linguistics
ISSN: 1566-5844
E-ISSN: 1569-9846
Cover Journal of Greek Linguistics
Now available in Open Access, the Journal of Greek Linguistics (JGL) is an established peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to the descriptive and theoretical study of the Greek language from its roots in Ancient Greek down to present-day dialects and varieties. Its target audience includes specialists in both Ancient, Medieval and Modern Greek, besides general linguists