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  • The soil speaks it all!

    • Course
    • Faculty of Humanities

    Before I came to the Netherlands, I had a very little knowledge about the archaeology of this country except for Krijn, the first Dutch Neanderthal fossils discovered in a coast of Zeeland. So, when I received an email from the Archon committee mentioning that a three-day course about geoarchaeology would be taking place in VU Amsterdam, my mind started to wonder about the archaeological

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  • Old maps of the Netherlands

    • Education

    Selection of old georeferenced maps to showcase the difficulties of georeferencing old maps.

    The data is served by www.edugis.nl

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  • Assessing the landscape

    • Course
    • Education

    Maps used in the Earth and Economics MSc course Assessing the landscape. The landscape is the visible result of human interaction with its physical surroundings. This subject introduces the concept of landscape, discuss various ways to classify and value landscapes and show how such values can be mapped and analyzed. 

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  • Film in Rome / Rome in Film

    • Course
    • Education
    • Faculty of Humanities

    Maps used in the course: Film in Rome/Rome in de Film (2012). In the history of film Rome influenced cinematic imagination and the perception of the city was in turn formed by filmographic representation. This course used historic maps of Rome to create a link between film analysis, visual culture, urban affairs and history