Entries by Archon

Publishing for early career researchers – 6 June 2019

Publishing tips for early career researchers – 6 June 2019 Though publishing your work is very appealing, it can seem a daunting process. Where to start? How to approach this? Do I publish part of my work now or all of it later? And what are the implications for me of open access publications instead […]

Challenging the Dead: Working out problems in mortuary archaeology

Challenging the Dead Working out problems in mortuary archaeology The workshop Mortuary archaeology poses a lot of challenges to archaeologists. These problems are shared between archaeologists regardless of periods and regions of interest. This workshop focuses on bringing those problems forward and debating about them. Of course, we also hope that the workshop will provide […]

26th Archaeology and Theory symposium – Stichting Archaeological Dialogues – 17 April 2019

Reconstructions of the Past How do we make them and do they matter? Credits: 1 EC for attending and handing in a reflection report. Registration: Register here before 10 April 2019. Date & Time: 17 April 2019 Location: Leiden University, Pieter de la Court Gebouw (Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden), room SB11 Fee:  ARCHON reimburses the €25 fee. Archaeology studies the past through material remains […]

Biologisch Archeologisch Platform voorjaarssymposium (BAP) – 14 March 2019

“Uit den vreemde… exotische planten en dieren in de bio-archeologie” Credits: 1 EC for attending and handing in a reflection report. Registration: Send an e-mail to secretarial@bioarch.nl before 6 March 2019 Date & Time: 14 March 2019, 10:00-16:20 Location: Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed, Smallepad 5, Amersfoort. Room: Kinderdijkzaal Programme and more information.  Hereby we cordially invite you to the BAP spring symposium […]

Human-animal entanglements: communities of practice in the zooarchaeological record

Human-animal entanglements: communities of practice in the zooarchaeological record Credits: 2 ECT for attending the 2-day practical workshop and handing in a reflection report. A two-day workshop about human-animal relationships Human-animal relationships are varied, ranging from predator-prey (in both directions), to beast of burden, to beloved pet, to ritual sacrifice. Yet, in contrast to human-produced artifacts, faunal remains are […]

DAWN – Digital Archaeology Workshops Netherlands

DAWN 2019 Date and place: 5 April 2019, Time: 9:00 – 18:00 Location: University of Amsterdam (UvA) Registration: Online registration via the DAWN website  Credits: 1 for full-day participation, so register for 2 workshops! Language: English Note: You need to bring your own laptop!   Program: 9:00 – 9:45: Welcome reception with coffee and tea 9.45 – […]

DUSANE 2019 – Dutch Symposium of the Ancient Near East

DUSANE 2019 Date and place: 24 April 2019 Time: 13:00 – 19:00 Location: van Steenis (Faculty of Archaeology), Einsteinweg 2, Leiden Credits: 1 EC for participation and an elaborate reflection report. 1 EC stands for 28 hours of study work, so the reflection report needs to be more than just a sum-up of the day. Incorporate literature […]

The History of Mediterranean Archaeology in the Low Countries – TMA & Argos

The History of Mediterranean Archaeology in the Low Countries – TMA & Argos Date and place: 8 March 2019, Leemanszaal, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden Credits: 1 for full-day participation and written report Language: English Deadline for abstracts: 15 January Online registration: here Deadline for posters: Let them know before March 1st that you want to bring […]

Beyond Malinowski: reconnecting archaeology and anthropology

‘Beyond Malinowski’ reconnecting archaeology and anthropology Credits: 1 EC Date: February 21, 2019 13:00-17:00 Venue: Faculty of Archaeology, van Steenisgebouw, Leiden University Cost: free Registration deadline: 15 February Most archaeologists have some basic knowledge of anthropology and ethnography. Every archaeologist has heard of Malinowski’s Kula Ring and Mauss’ Essay sur le don. Occasionally archaeologists even […]