Roeland Paardekooper offers services in the area of archaeology & public. Paardekooper often gets inspired by things abroad and works very internationally. His expertises are into archaeological open-air museums (AOAM) and experimental archaeology in all its appearances. Paardekooper is archaeologist and organiser and knows what it takes to create a framework for others, to enable, to get the things done which are requested. He likes to make feasibility studies and short term plans. Besides that he often organises international conferences, think tanks and workshops. He has also wide experience in writing and running EU Projects. For years he has been a Community Manager on different Social Media platforms, managing several groups and pages, connecting thousands of people.


Latest Projects

Plans for Zeitensinsel

From: 
2020
Zeitensinsel

Near Marburg in Hessen, Germany, plans to build the archaeological open-air museum Zeiteninsel slowly come to fruition. They received funding for the construction of the site, but will also need to develop for example an interpretation framework. This needs to be based on the concepts behind the museum first...

ICOM Kyoto

From: 
2017 to 2019

Following the success of the cooperation between ICOM Netherlands and EXARC, it was an easy decision to cooperate once more, towards the ICOM General Conference in Kyoto (JP), 2019. Paardekooper chaired the workgroup, organizing a lecture session by the title “large impact by joining forces”...

EXARC

From: 
2000
EXARC

With members in over 40 countries, EXARC offers a strong supportive network. Roeland Paardekooper was one of the co-founders of this network in 2001 and has been active as director of it ever since. In EXARC experimental archaeologists, staff at archaeological open-air museums...