VACANCY: ARCHON COORDINATOR
IJk van Hattum will be leaving ARCHON to pursue a PhD in Gent. We are sad to see her go, but wish her every success in her new job, and want to thank her for all her hard work over the last one-and-a-half year. You will still have the chance to say goodbye to her on the various events that are organized over the next two months.
ARCHON thus needs a new coordinator per 1 May 2020. Details on the vacancy can be found here (only open to Dutch-speaking candidates).
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 >>
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 >>
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>>
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 >>
NEW DEADLINE FOR VAN WOUDENBERG DISSERTATIEPRIJS 2020
De Stichting Vrienden van het KNIR will award the Van Woudenberg Dissertation Prize for the fourth time on Saturday 18 April 2020. This biennial prize is named after Gerda van Woudenberg, translator and teacher of Dutch Language and Literature at the University of Rome La Sapienza. The new deadline is 31 january 2020. Read more >>
ARCHON AND THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS
In the Netherlands the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) read more >>