Category Archives: War

Part 3: The Paper and the #CVofFailures

Welcome to the 3rd (and shortest) installment of the serial release of my twice-rejected article.  When we last left our heroine, she had been told she was “overly dramatic” in her scholarship about James Henry Breasted’s 1919-1920 trip to Mesopotamia.  … Continue reading

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Once Written, Twice Rejected: One piece of my #CVofFailures

Have you seen the trending #cvoffailures?  It stems from an idea from a 2010 article in Nature by a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, Melanie Stefan (@MelanieIStefan), that we should keep our failures close, so we can have some … Continue reading

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“Not all Archaeologists are Spies…”

…but a lot of them were!  A wonderful recent post on the British National Archives blog by Dr. Juliette Desplat highlights two famous archaeologists who were, indeed, spies.  Digging for King and Country discusses how Gertrude Bell and T. E. … Continue reading

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