Archaeological Research in Progress 2013

The national conference examining recent and ongoing archaeological projects across Scotland in collaboration with Archaeology Scotland. Saturday 25 May 2013 at the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Archaeological Research in Progress 2013

The national conference examining recent and ongoing archaeological projects across Scotland. This year we are offering reduced price entry to IHBC members in addition to Society Fellows and Archaeology Scotland members!  Book early using the programme booking form, this is sure to be a busy conference.

Held on Saturday 25 May 2013 Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ

Archaeological Research in Progress 2013 has been sponsored by the following:

 Historic Scotland  Royal Society of Edinburgh  National Museums Scotland  Glasgow Museums
 RCAHMS  AOC Archaeology Group  ALGAO: Scotland  IHBC
 GUARD Archaeology  CFA Archaeology  Headland Archaeology  Northlight Heritage
 Rathmell Archaeology Ltd  
Archaeology Scotland
 
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
 

 


PROGRAMME:

0915 Registration at the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Morning Session - Chaired by Dr Shannon Fraser, Convener of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

0945 Welcome and Opening Remarks

0955 "Colonization and climate-induced population collapse: the 6000-year history of Mesolithic settlement in Western Scotland" - Karen Wicks and Steve Mithen (University of Reading)

1020 "Discoveries at Dunragit: archaeology along the A75 bypass" - Declan P Hurl (Amey plc) and Warren Bailie (GUARD Archaeology)

1045 "A Landscape Through Time: Recent work at Links of Noltland, Westray" - Graeme Wilson (EASE Archaeology)

1110 Questions

1125 Tea and Coffee and Displays and Bookstalls

1155 "Sophisticated roundhouse design within settled landscapes of the living and the dead: recent excavation of Bronze Age structures and deposits in Argyll" - Clare Ellis (Argyll Archaeology)

1220 "Camelon: the Modern excavation of the Flavian and Antonine Forts Complex" - Martin Cook (AOC Archaeology)

1245 Questions

1300 Launch of Discovery and Excavation in Scotland

1310 Lunch and Displays and Bookstalls

Afternoon session chaired by Jack Stevenson, President of Archaeology Scotland

1410 "Rubh' an Dunain: an ancient harbour system on Skye?" - Colin and Paula Martin

1435 "Death During the Scottish Wars of Independence: An Osteological and Isotopic Analysis of Medieval Individuals from Stirling Castle" - Jo Buckberry (Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford), Janet Montgomery (Department of Archaeology, University of Durham) and Julia Lee-Thorp (Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, Oxford University)

1500 Questions

1515 Tea and Coffee and Displays and Bookstalls

1545 "Discovering Dumfries and Galloway's Past" - Richard Jones and Giles Carey (University of Glasgow)

1610 "Where it all began - the earliest surviving canal-related building in Scotland: Applecross Workshops, Hamiltonhill Basin, Glasgow" - Dr Sabina Strachan and Andy Phelps (Scottish Canals)

1635 "ROF Bishopton, Renfrewshire - the archaeology of military supply in the 20th century" - Thomas Rees (Rathmell Archaeology)

1700 Questions and Closing Remarks


Fellows / Archaeology Scotland Members / IHBC Members places @ £35
Non- Fellows / Members places @ £40
Student / Unwaged places @ £35 (evidence must be provided)

Tickets include tea and coffee, a soup and sandwich buffet and entry to the conference and posters.

For further information please contact:
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
c/o National Museums Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh EH1 1JF

Tel: 0131 247 4133
Email: info@socantscot.org
Web: http://www.socantscot.org/
Fax: 0131 247 4163

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