Welcome to a Society that has been around for over 235 years, actively supporting the study and enjoyment of Scotland’s past.
Founded in 1780 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1783, the Society’s purpose is “to investigate both antiquities and natural and civil history in general, with the intention that the talents of mankind should be cultivated and that the study of natural and useful sciences should be promoted”.
- Sir Walter Scott the antiquary: conference celebrating the bicentenary of the publication of The Antiquary
- “The creation of archaeology as a science in Scotland in the mid 19th century” – Edinburgh 10 October 2016
- “The creation of archaeology as a science in Scotland in the mid 19th century” – Aberdeen 11 October 2016
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