Arches Videos

The following are videos that feature Arches. If you have put together a video about Arches and would like it included here (with attribution, of course), please let us know via email (contact@archesproject.org) or via our Community Forum. These videos and more are also found in our YouTube playlists.

 
Webinars
Demonstrations and Tutorials
Community
Implementations
Presentations

Webinars

These are videos that are related to Arches Webinars. When available, transcripts and slide decks will be included.

Arches for Outreach and Education: 8 Ways to Engage the Public
by Dr. Angela Labrador (October 2022)

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Intro to the Arches Platform: Part 4 – Information Architecture + Q&A
by Dennis Wuthrich (April 2021)

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Intro to the Arches Platform: Part 3 – Data Technology Concepts + Q&A
by the Arches Team (January 2021)

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Arches Community Webinar: Documentation
by Adam Cox (November 2020)

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Arches Version 5.0 Demo + Q&A
by the Arches Team (August 2020)

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Arches Version 5.0 Preview + Q&A
by the Arches Team (February 2020)

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Intro to the Arches Platform: Part 2 – Data Management Tools + Q&A
by the Arches Team (December 2019)

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Intro to the Arches Platform: Part 1 – Capabilities + Q&A
by the Arches Team (October 2019)

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Arches Webinar: Arches Collector Preview and Q&A
by the Arches Team (August 2019)

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Demonstrations and Tutorials

These are videos that provide informational and/or instructional content on Arches.

Arches Kubernetes Workshop
by Flax & Teal Limited (May 25, 2021)

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Arches Kubernetes Workshop, Second Session
by Flax & Teal Limited (September 2, 2021)

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Community

These are videos that are community-generated or community-focused, including community calls and user group meeting recordings.

Arches Project Community Call: Arches Version 7 Feature Summary

A recording of the Arches community call on August 4, 2022 in which Farallon CEO Dennis Wuthrich gave an informal preview of Arches Version 7 and answered questions about the impending release. Topics covered include internationalization/localization, user authentication, data import/export, performance improvements and technology updates.

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Arches UK Users’ Group Meeting
facilitated by Alastair MacIntosh, Chair and Stuart Cakebread, Vice-chair (June 10, 2021)

In-Depth Presentations:
00:00:00 | Introduction
00:03:46 | Greater London Historic Environment Record [GLHER/Keystone] (Stuart Cakebread)
00:11:23 | Jersey Historic Environment Record [Jersey HER] (Roger Hills)
00:24:52 | Isle of Man Historic Environment Record [Isle of Man HER] (Jude Dicken)
00:45:11 | Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa [EAMENA] (Michael Fischer)
00:56:46 | Maritime Endangered Archaeology [MarEA] (Crystal El Safadi)
01:04:40 | EAMENA customizations of Arches (Michael Fischer)

Quick Overviews:
01:35:40 | Endangered Wooden Architecture Programme [EWAP] Aylin Orbasli
01:37:34 | Mapping Africa’s Endangered Archaeological Sites and Monuments [MAEASaM] (Mahmoud Abdelrazek)
01:39:35 | Mapping Archaeological Heritage in South Asia [MAHSA] (Rebecca Roberts)
01:44:31 | Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales [RCAHMW] Neil Smith
01:48:21 | Central Asian Archaeological Landscapes [CAAL] (Bryan Alvey)
01:57:50 | User-Group Administration and Conclusions

–End of larger group–

02:04:32 | CIIM & Arches Integration (Reuben Osborne)

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May 24, 2021 – Going Digital: An introductory workshop on databases and archaeology
Organized and hosted by Mapping Archaeological Heritage in South Asia (MAHSA) and Mapping Africa’s Endangered Archaeological Sites and Monuments (MAEASaM) projects at University of Cambridge, generously funded by ARCADIA, this second online workshop intends to provide a general understanding of key principles and different kinds of databases used for archaeological data. It also briefly introduced the Arches software platform which will be used by the MAHSA and MAEASaM projects to record archaeological data.

General presentations:
00:00:00 | Introduction
00:16:02 | Archaeological Data and Databases (Azadeh Vafadari)
00:31:10 | Introduction to Databases (Mahmoud Abdelrazek)
01:08:33 | Q&A
01:22:40 | Introduction to Spatial Databases (Junaid Abdul Jabbar)
01:54:31 | Q&A

Arches presentations:
02:18:20 | Introduction to Arches (Azadeh Vafadari)
02:42:33 | Archaeological Data Modeling and Arches Resource Models (Mahmoud Abdelrazek)
03:10:03 | Q&A
03:26:52 | Arches Thesauri and Controlled Vocabulary for Archaeological Data Management (Junaid Abdul Jabbar)
03:50:20 | Q&A
04:06:38 | Conclusion

 

Arches Project Community Call: Forum Transition to Discourse
by Lindsey Gant (May 2021)

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Implementations

These are videos that are related to specific Arches implementations.

Arches: Innovative Technology for Historic Lincoln
Planning Manager Kieron Manning, City Archaeologist Alastair MacIntosh, and Principal Conservation Officer Sarah Harrison, representing the City of Lincoln Council, UK, discuss their particular needs and considerations and why they chose Arches to power Lincoln’s new Historic Environment Record system, ARCADE. (May 2018)

Philippine Heritage Map Video
This is a video to help promote the Philippine Heritage Map and encourage volunteers to participate in the project.
The video was produced by Glen Charles Lopez and Grupo Kalinangan. Soundtrack: “I’m Gonna Go” by Dan-O (December 2015)

Presentations

These are videos of presentations about Arches, Arches implementations, and other Arches-related content.

October 2021 – An Update on Arches For Science (IPERION HS Workshop)
by Catherine Patterson, Getty Conservation Institute and Dennis Wuthrich, Farallon Geographics.

This presentation was part of the IPERION HS Project Workshop: “Transatlantic Cooperation in Heritage Science” on October 6, 2021.

For more information about this workshop: https://www.iperionhs.eu/workshop-tra…

Website: https://www.iperionhs.eu/

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May 2021 – CoSTAR Public Talk on Arches
by Dennis Wuthrich of Farallon Geographics and Annabel Enriquez of Getty Conservation Institute

This presentation was part of the Summer 2021 module of the Conservation Science Training and Research (CoSTAR) program, which was hosted by the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute (Harvard University) in partnership with the Harvard Global Research Support Centre in New Delhi and the Harvard Art Museums; and in association with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS Museum) in Mumbai. For more information about the CoSTAR program: https://mittalsouthasiainstitute.harvard.edu/costar-program/

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October 2021 – An Update on Arches For Science (IPERION HS Workshop)
by Catherine Patterson, Getty Conservation Institute and Dennis Wuthrich, Farallon Geographics

This presentation was part of the IPERION HS Project Workshop: “Transatlantic Cooperation in Heritage Science” on October 6, 2021.

For more information about this workshop: https://www.iperionhs.eu/workshop-tra…

Website: https://www.iperionhs.eu/

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December 2020 – Arches Developer Meeting: Project Presentations
by Dennis Wuthrich, Andy Jones from Historic England, Phil Weir and Sarah Byrne from Flax&Teal Ltd., and Adam Cox of Legion GIS LLC. (December 2020)

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November 2020 – Displaying Vector Tiles Using PostGIS  in Arches

by Rob Gaston of Farallon Geographics for the Crunchy Data Virtual PostGIS Day 2020. (November 2020)

Last updated:  October 2022