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NASTA conference – 29 April 2021

NASTA: Narrative and Storytelling in Archaeology Date: 29 April 2021 Location: Online Credits: 1 ECT The first NASTA conference will be hosted by graduate students from ACASA at the University of Amsterdam. The one-day conference will explore the role of narrative and storytelling in archaeology. Storytelling is sometimes seen as being controversial in scientific publishing, […]

Looking back on ARCHON Day 2020!

Looking back on ARCHON Day 2020   The ARCHON Day 2020 took place on 30 October 2020 as an online event. Students and professional researchers virtually came together to talk about this year’s central topic: ‘Advancing access to Research’. ARCHON Steering Committee member Ela Altay wrote a recap blog to give an impression of the […]

Materiality Matters Conference – 10 December 2020

Materiality Matters Conference – 10 December 2020 Date: 10 December 2020 Location: Online Credits: 1 ECT The graduate students of the UvA-RMA course Matter Materiality and Material Culture, are organizing a conference on what they have learned the past couple of months. The one-day conference Materiality Matters 2020: (new) archaeological approaches to human-thing relations is […]

CAA Conference – 3 & 4 December 2020

CAA – Computer Applications & Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference Date: 3 & 4 December 2020 Location: online Credits: 1 ECT CAA Netherlands/Flanders and CAA Germany are organising the 2020 joint chapter meeting on December 3-4 2020. The conference will be fully online, allowing everyone to be able to attend. The conference consists of two afternoon […]

ARCHON DAY 2020 – 30 October – online

Archon Day 2020 – online Date: 30 October 2020 Location: online Credits: 1 EC Every year Archon organizes the Archon Day. During this day, we want to bring students, researchers, and professional archaeologists from the commercial sector together to talk about current topics in archaeology. This year the Archon Day will be held online on […]

Metaaltijdendag – 9 October 2020

Metaaltijdendag (in Dutch) Date: 9 October Location: online Credits: 1 EC De Metaaltijdendag is een initiatief van de Stichting Metaaltijdenonderzoek Nederland. De dag wil een platform bieden aan iedereen met een interesse voor de archeologie van de metaaltijden van Nederland. Het thema van de Metaaltijdendag 2020 is ‘Eten en drinken in de metaaltijden’. Vanwege de bijzondere […]

SCAPECON 2020: NO (E)SCAPE? Breaking boundaries

SCAPECON 2020 Breaking boundaries: negotiating change in the Aegean Bronze Age Date: 22 Sept. 2020, 29 Sept. 2020 and 6 Oct. 2020 Location: online Credits: 1 ECT Registration: send an email to scapecon2020@gmail.com To be human means to interact. By interacting and establishing relationships with fellow humans and other living beings, the environment, architecture and objects, […]

Reuvensdagen 2020 (DUTCH) – 19 November – online

Reuvensdagen 2020 (in Dutch) Datum: 19 november 2020 Locatie: online Credits:  1 ECT Dit jaar worden de Reuvensdagen online gehouden, op donderdag 19 november 2020. Er is besloten om de Reuvensdagen 2020 te comprimeren tot één dag, de Reuvens-digi-dag!  Programma De Reuvensspreker 2020 is Arnold Carmiggelt (Archeologie Rotterdam), de titel van zijn presentatie: Over pijpenkoppen en […]

3D landscape data visualisation in Blender – 23 October 2020

Skills course 3D landscape data visualisation in Blender Date: 23 October 2020 Location: online Credits: 1 EC In archaeology, landscape data visualisation is usually done in GIS packages such as ArcGIS and QGIS. These are very powerful toolboxes but have their limitations, for instance when it comes to 3D data, real time feedback, rendering and […]

Looking back at the ARCHON Winter School 2020

On 20-22 February 2020, the Archon Winter School Sharing Practices: Archaeological 3D Visualisation in the Netherlandswas 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 […]