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  • HAEMUS loves Wikipedia

    on Dec 5, 12 • in Cultural heritage, Internet, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS loves Wikipedia

    HAEMUS is frequently collaborating with Wikimedia Macedonia in order to improve the contents of the Wikipedia in Macedonian language. HAEMUS recognizes that Wikipedia is a frequently-used source of information; therefore, our collaborators tend to ensure that all topics concerning the history, archaeology and cultural heritage of Macedonia are adequately reflected in the pages of this digital reference database, but also that they are well-written, professionally accurate, informative and accessible. Wiki marathon 14.03.2012 HAEMUS helps recruit Wikipedia volunteers, mainly students of history, archaeology and classical philology; after attending instructional classes on working with Mediawiki, organized by the Metamorphosis Foundation

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  • Haemus – an e-journal for the history and archaeology of the Balkan peninsula

    on Dec 3, 12 • in Cultural heritage, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with No Comments

    Dear colleagues, contributors and scholars, We are pleased to announce the establishment of HAEMUS, a new academic e-journal devoted to the history and archaeology of the Balkan Peninsula. On this site, you will find details about our aims, our activities and our forthcoming publications. We hope that the different profiles of the contributors, as well as the articles dealing with a va­riety of topics and aspects, will help accredit HAEMUS as a stable, peer-reviewed journal of quality that can serve as a source of knowledge on the Balkan Peninsula through the ages. By adopting a

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  • HAEMUS and implementation of cultural heritage regulations

    on Dec 2, 12 • in Cultural heritage, Our Activity, Politics • with Comments Off on HAEMUS and implementation of cultural heritage regulations

    Last week, a team representing Haemus attended two public hearings pertaining to local cultural regulations of the City of Skopje, as well as the Law on National Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Macedonia. On November 23, 2012, members of Haemus took part in a public debate organized and held at the Skopje City Museum, with members of the NGO “Makedonida” acting as moderators. The debate was focused on the Strategy and Action Plan for the development of culture in Skopje, 2012-2015, as well as the joint efforts of historians, archaeologists and museologists aiming to

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  • E-Society 2012 (photo set)

    on Dec 2, 12 • in Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on E-Society 2012 (photo set)

    Vasilka Dimitrovska, co-founder and CEO of Haemus took part in the 8th International Conference e-Society.Mk on the topic: “Open Education for an open society – let’s share the knowledge!”. The photos are courtesy of Vanco Dzambaski

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  • Upcoming book by HAEMUS about stone industry at Rug Bair

    on Nov 28, 12 • in Book, Neolithic, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Upcoming book by HAEMUS about stone industry at Rug Bair

    Forthcoming The chipped and ground stone industry from the neolithic site of Rug Bair at Gorubinci, in a wider regional context “This book covers the unpublished stone artifacts from 1970s, taken from a trench from the excavation at Rug Bair, and today housed in the Museum and Institute for protection of Stip, Macedonia. Through the stone material, an attempt was made a more comprehensive picture of the raw material, technical and typological characteristics of the Neolithic stone industry at this site to be gained as well as its relationship with related simultaneously industries. All stone

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  • HAEMUS and OER Macedonia project

    on Nov 25, 12 • in Conference, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS and OER Macedonia project

    A team representing Haemus was part of the Open Educational Resources coordinative group. This group, established by the Metamorphosis Foundation Macedonia, aims to transfer the knowledge and experience of its members to the general public through lectures, presentations, workshops and conferences. One project of utmost importance in the field of Open Educational Resources (OER) is that of Wikipedia, the open encyclopedia  The scope of knowledge, information and content pertaining to all areas of science, history, technology and popular culture make Wikipedia a truly unique project of global relevance. Given the importance of Wikipedia for the OER,

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