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Day of Archaeology: blog posts from the Society

31st July 2017 | Categories: Research, ScARF

The ‘Day of Archaeology’ is an annual event where archaeologists (and those involved in archaeology) from all sectors, from all parts of the world write a blog post on the same day (this year on the 27th August). The aim is to illustrate the variety of the work that is done under the ‘archaeology’ banner and…

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ScARF Workshop: OASIS & HERALD

20th April 2017 | Categories: Research, ScARF, Up and coming events

This workshop has now been rescheduled due to illness and will now take place on Monday the 26th June. Places are still available.  Most archaeologists working in Scotland (and the wider UK) will know about OASIS (http://oasis.ac.uk/pages/wiki/Main). OASIS is currently undergoing redevelopment and part of that process involves trying to realise a long held ambition…

“Scotland’s earliest people, their landscape and houses” – Alan Saville Memorial Conference

“Scotland’s earliest people, their landscape and houses” – Alan Saville Memorial Conference

13th April 2017 | Categories: Conference, Lecture, Research, ScARF

Conference On the 17th June 2017, there will be a day conference in honour of Alan Saville, past Society of Antiquaries of Scotland President. The day will comprise a set of brief talks but, more importantly, lots of discussion related to the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic occupation of Scotland, focused on the possible dwellings and ‘houses’…

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ScARF Skills Building Workshop: Lithics

30th January 2017 | Categories: Research, ScARF, Up and coming events

Applications are now closed. For details of future workshops, please visit the ScARF website. Throughout 2017 and 2018, ScARF will be hosting a programme of free to attend workshops for those working in archaeology and museums with the aim of encouraging collaboration and building on existing skills within the sector. The aim is to take…

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Open Access Week and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

25th October 2016 | Categories: Publications, ScARF

Open Access Week, now in its eighth year, is taking place this year from October 24th-30th. The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland fully supports Open Access publication. This is because we want our authors’ research to reach as wide an audience as possible, and our readers to have free access to as much of our…

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Newly released: Future Thinking on Carved Stones in Scotland

26th August 2016 | Categories: Publications, Research, ScARF

The latest report to be added to the ScARF family is Future Thinking on Carved Stones in Scotland. This freely available resource was created by Dr Sally Foster (University of Stirling) and Dr Katherine Forsyth (University of Glasgow), with co-authors Dr Susan Buckham (University of Stirling) and Dr Stuart Jeffrey (Glasgow School of Art), although over 50…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #5

1st August 2016 | Categories: Research, ScARF, Student Report

After finishing a Master at the University of Granada (Spain), I started a PhD at the same university, focused on the use of radiocarbon dating in Archaeology. In particular, we decided to undertake a radiocarbon dating program to explore the chronology and temporality of the megalithic phenomenon in South-eastern Iberia. Despite the extremely rich megalithic…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #4

1st August 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

Steering towards the final phase of my PhD, I am very grateful for receiving the student bursary from the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework, which enabled me to attend and present at the 8th International Symposium of 14C & Archaeology in Edinburgh. The smoothly organised symposium was spread out over five days, two of which were…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: Nordic Research Network Seminar#2

1st August 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

The Nordic Research Network (NRN) Conference held at the University of Glasgow in May 2016 was my very first conference. It came on the heels of my graduation with a second master’s degree from the same institution and could not have been more perfectly timed. I was beginning to feel the unease that so many…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #3

1st August 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

I am really grateful to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and to the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework for supporting my participation in the 8thInternational Symposium on 14C & Archaeology in Edinburgh. Particularly, I carried out a conference track under the title “Tell me when: The chronology of the Neolithic necropolis “Bòbila Madurell-Can Gambús” in…

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