Archon organisation

ARCHON’s educational activities are organized in close collaboration with, and hosted by its member institutions. In addition, ARCHON represents the interests of academic archaeology in the Netherlands by having a representative in the Central Committee of Experts (CCvD).

ARCHON office
ARCHON’s educational tasks are delegated to the ARCHON Office. As of January 2018 it is established at the Faculty of Humanities of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). The ARCHON Office takes care of daily affairs and the communication, coordination and organisation of educational activities.

ARCHON Research School of Archaeology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Faculty  of Humanities
De Boelelaan 1105, kamer 14A-99
1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel: + 31 (0)20 598 28 48

Dr. Philip Verhagen, scientific director
Yannic Rabou, RMA, coordinator

ARCHON board
ARCHON is directed by a board meeting four times a year.

Prof. Daan Raemaekers, chair (RUG, professor of European Prehistory)
Prof. Jan Kolen (UL, Dean and professor of Landscape Archaeology and Cultural Heritage)
Prof. Vladimir Stissi (UvA, professor of Classical Archaeology and Art History of the Ancient World)
Prof. Hans Huisman (RCE / RUG, specialist in Geoarchaeology and Archaeometry)
Prof. Jan Paul Crielaard (VU, professor in Mediterranean Pre- and Protohistory)
Prof. Dr. Stephan Mols (RU, professor occupying an endowed chair at the Department of History, Art History and Classics)
Prof. dr. Leonard Rutgers (UU, professor in Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages)
Dr. Philip Verhagen (VU, assistant professor)

Archon Steering Committee
The ARCHON Steering Committee supports the ARCHON Office in developing its educational programme. It meets three times a year to discuss event proposals and other activities.

Dr. Joris Aarts (VU, assistant professor)
Taariq Ali Sheik (VU, PhD student)
Esmée Corporaal (RUG, RMA student)
Dr. Jill Hilditch (UvA, associate professor)
Inge van der Jagt MA (RCE, specialist in archaeozoology)
Dr. Lidewijde de Jong (RUG, associate professor in the Department of Archaeology)
Safoora Kamjan, MA (RUG, PhD student)
Dr. Karsten Lambers (LU, associate professor)
Myrthe Sassen (LU, RMA student)