GOODBYE WALTER LAAN
Walter Laan has decided to step down as a member of the Steering Committee. Besides his activities for the Steering Committee he also taught many GIS-courses at ARCHON. We would like to thank Walter for his long commitment to ARCHON and wish him good luck with his further activities!
NEW ARCHON BOARD MEMBER
The representative for Leiden University in the ARCHON Board, Prof. dr. David Fontijn, stepped down as a board member. We would like to thank him for his commitment to ARCHON. He will be succeeded by Jan Kolen, Dean of the Faculty of Archaeology and Professor of the History and Heritage of European Cultural Landscapes. Welcome!
LOOKING BACK AT THE ARCHON WINTER SCHOOL 2020
On 20-22 February 2020, the Archon Winter School Sharing Practices: Archaeological 3D Visualisation in the Netherlands was hosted by the RCE in Amersfoort and University of Amsterdam. This three-day event consisted of workshops, lectures by national and international researchers and practitioners, showcases of projects and equipment, opportunities for socializing and networking, and a roundtable discussion on the future of 3D visualisation practices in archaeology. You can find a summary of the event here >>>
NEW ARCHON COORDINATOR
ARCHON has a new a new coordinator! Eline Verburg started 1 May 2020, replacing IJk, who started her PhD research in Ghent. Due to the measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus it might take some time before you can meet Eline in person. However, she will be available to answer your questions and to meet you online. To contact Eline you can send an email to email@example.com.
NEW ARCHON BOARD MEMBER
The RCE representative in the ARCHON Board, dr. Roel Lauwerier, is retiring and has stepped down as board member. Our special thanks go to him for his long commitment to ARCHON and for representing the RCE. He will be succeeded by dr. Hans Huisman, senior researcher at the RCE and professor by special appointment in Groningen, specialised in geoarchaeology and archaeometry. We are looking forward to having him on the board!
ARCHON NEWSLETTER AND MAILINGS
Do you want to stay up to date on ARCHON supported events, funding opportunities and calls for poster/papers/abstracts? Both ARCHON members and non-members can subscribe to out mailinglist. Her you can find the sign up form to the ARCHON mailing list.
RMA students, PhD students and staff members of the participating institutions can all become members of ARCHON. Membership of ARCHON will give you access to its educational activities, bring you into contact with fellow students and researchers and will provide opportunities to present your work. Read more >>
Are you a staff member, PhD researcher or RMA student and are you considering organizing an event on your research topic? Did you know that Archon can help you organize and host such events? Read more >>
ARCHON encourages PhD and RMA students to attend and speak at conferences abroad. Therefore we annually award a limited number of conference subsidies to RMA and PhD students for presenting a paper or poster at an international conference. Read more >>
TRAVEL TO AND FROM GRONINGEN
In order to facilitate student mobility, ARCHON reimburses up to 40 euros per year (per student) for traveling to and from Groningen for attending educational activities. Travel is only reimbursed for students who send in an evaluation report in order to claim ECTs. Contact our secretary for more information.
PUBLISH YOUR RESEARCH
ARCHON wants to motivate PhD and RMA students to publish their research! To help you get started, we organize a workshop Publishing for Early Career Researchers, and we have listed a number of online journals that are are open to, or especially meant for, buplishing research from Graduate and PhD students. Read more>>
ARCHON is looking for new members for the steering committee. The Steering Committee supports the Archon Office in developing its educational programme. It meets three times a year to discuss event proposals and other activities. Read more >>
LOOKING BACK AT THE REUVENSDAGEN
On November 21, we organized a session at the Reuvensdagen in Apeldoorn. This session intended to explore the tensions between education in the ‘ivory tower’ of academia and the requirements of the archaeological job market in the Netherlands for junior researchers, and to see how they can be better connected. You can now read our recap of the discussion >>
ARCHON AND THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS
In the Netherlands the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) read more >>