Welcome to a Society that has been around for 240 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 humanity should be cultivated and that the study of natural and useful sciences should be promoted”.
- December Lecture: ‘On their terms: black women subverting the plantation economy in the Caribbean’
- January Lecture: ‘The ethnological foundation of the Scottish Enlightenment’
- February Lecture: ‘Mesolithic catastrophe: the impact of the Storegga Slide tsunami on the Mesolithic population of Britain’
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