Recap Sensing the Past
From October 7th-9th 2021, the international workshop ‘Sensing the Past: A workshop in applied sensory archaeology and heritage assessment’ was held in Amsterdam. Organised by PhD-students Pamela Jordan and Sara Mura, the workshop brought together established scholars and early-stage researchers across disciplines who apply sensory approaches to their heritage and archaeology research. Read a summary of the event here >>
RMA-MEMBERS STEERING COMMITTEE
We are looking for 2 RMA students to represent their university in our Steering committee! We are searching for one student from Groningen University and one student from University of Amsterdam. More information>>
Open Archaeology special issue
In February 2020, the Archon Winter School “Sharing Practices: Archaeological 3D Visualisation in the Netherlands” (20-22 February, 2020) took place, organised together with Loes Opgenhaffen, Martina Revello Lami and Hayley Mickleburgh. The Archon Winter School led to a Special Issue of the open access journal Open Archaeology on Art, Creativity and Automation. Sharing 3D Visualization Practices in Archaeology. Check out the special issue here >>
New issue of KLEOS
The Amsterdam Bulletin of Ancient Studies and Archaeology (KLEOS) published a new issue! In the open-source peer reviewed journal the work of starting scholars of (R)MA, PhD and BA level is presented. Interested? You can read the publication online >>
The six nominees for the annual Huibregtsenprijs have been announced! ARCHON nominated PAN (Portable Antiquities in the Netherlands) of dr. Stijn Heeren, but unfortunately the project was not selected among the six to win the prize. Nevertheless the jury was very enthusiastic and expressed their appreciation for the project. Curious which projects were selected? Have a look here >>
NEW ARCHON STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER
Welcome to Joris Aarts as a new member of the ARCHON steering committee! Joris is Assistant Professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He will replace Jan Paul Crielaard who is now a member of the ARCHON Board. Welcome Joris!
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, publishing research from Graduate and PhD students. Read more>>