Category Archives: Publications

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Society books for sale at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

17th August 2017 | Categories: Publications

We are pleased to say that for the third year running a selection of the Society’s books are available at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. If you are in Edinburgh this month, do drop by the festival bookshop where you can browse our recent publications, A Cromwellian Warship wrecked off Duart Castle and From Goblets…

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Now published: From Goblets to Gaslights

6th July 2017 | Categories: Publications

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Society’s latest book, From Goblets to Gaslights: The Scottish Glass Industry 1750-2006 by Jill Turnbull, available now from our online shop! This book explores the histories of individual flint glassworks in Scotland from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century, when Scottish glass production was flourishing. Major…

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Just published: three new SAIR papers

26th June 2017 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of three new Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports, available now at the Archaeology Data Service. The latest papers to be added to our Open Access collection of significant excavation reports and large-scale surveys present research from the site of a medieval farmstead discovered in Ayrshire; an area in…

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Special Collection: Lindsay-Fischer Lecture

8th June 2017 | Categories: Publications, Up and coming events

The Lindsay-Fischer lectureship was founded in 1980 in honour of Ian Gordon Lindsay (1906-66) and his friend Gerhard Fischer (1890-1977), both for their work on the historic architecture of Scotland and Norway respectively and for their achievement in promoting cordial relations between Scottish and Norwegian Scholars.  The lectures are hosted by the Society in Scotland…

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Special Collection: Alexander Henry Rhind

28th April 2017 | Categories: Publications, Up and coming events

This May, the Society is celebrating all things Rhind. On May 8, Dr Margaret Maitland will be delivering a lecture titled The Tomb Uncovered, in which she will shed new light on the stories and artefacts featured in the National Museum of Scotland’s new exhibition, The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial. Visit https://www.socantscot.org/event/rhind-and-egypt/ for more information. Later…

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The Duart Point wreck and maritime archaeology: an interview with Colin J M Martin

3rd April 2017 | Categories: Publications

To mark the launch of his new book, ‘A Cromwellian Warship wrecked off Duart Castle, Mull, Scotland, in 1653’, Colin J M Martin FSA Scot discusses the book, the excavation, and the exciting world of maritime archaeology.   1. How did you get started in maritime archaeology? I learned to dive in the late 1950s…

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Now Published: A Cromwellian Warship wrecked off Duart Castle

21st March 2017 | Categories: Publications

We are pleased to announce the publication of our latest title: A Cromwellian Warship wrecked off Duart Castle, Mull, Scotland, in 1653 by Colin J M Martin FSA Scot, available now from our online shop! This book records the excavation of the wreck of a small Cromwellian warship, believed to be Swan, which was found…

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Three new SAIR papers now available

4th January 2017 | Categories: Publications

We’re pleased to start 2017 with three new Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports, available now through ADS. The latest papers to be added to our Open Access collection, which publishes significant excavation reports and large-scale surveys, present the results of an extensive sequence of archaeological investigations from the landscape of Loch Tay; the discovery of two Early Bronze…

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Available Now! Three new SAIR papers

9th December 2016 | Categories: Publications

We are pleased to announce that three new Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports are now available, Open Access, through ADS. SAIR publishes and records significant excavation reports and large-scale surveys on a Trusted Data Repository, ensuring current and future access to this important material. The latest collection presents findings from excavations in Edinburgh, Argyll and Forres….

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Available Now! PSAS 145

24th November 2016 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce that Volume 145 of the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is available now to Fellows via ADS. We are also delighted that this year’s journal contains four Gold Open Access papers, which are available to all. Please see the Table of Contents for this year’s Proceedings…

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