Author Archives: Simon Gilmour

Our Society Covid-19 Response

17th March 2020 | Categories: Uncategorised

We hope that you are keeping safe and well. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Society’s offices at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh will be closed until further notice. Staff are working from home where practicable and we shall endeavour to keep the website updated with relevant information and send Fellowship emails…

Society joins the Climate Heritage Network

3rd March 2020 | Categories: Partnership

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland has joined the Climate Heritage Network, a voluntary, mutual support network committed to aiding their communities in tackling climate change and achieving the ambitions of the Paris Agreement.  The immense power of arts, culture and heritage to drive just and transformative climate action often goes untapped. The Climate Heritage Network…

Job Opportunity: Office Administrator

11th February 2020 | Categories: Appointments

We’re looking for an excellent candidate to fill this exciting role in the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.   The Society is seeking an organised and motivated individual to undertake the general office administration of a busy membership organisation. Deadline for applications: Midnight on Sunday 23rd February. It is expected that interviews will be held on…

Last minute changes to our lectures this week

10th November 2019 | Categories: Lecture, Up and coming events

Unfortunately Dr Batey is unable to deliver her lectures on Monday and Tuesday evenings.  While we have had to cancel our Shetland event on Tuesday, the Monday evening event will be going ahead as usual, with a changed line-up of speakers.  Several early career researchers have very generously stepped in at late notice to give…

Job Opportunity: Publications Officer

27th August 2019 | Categories: Appointments, Publications

**Please note this vacancy has now closed** We’re looking for an excellent candidate to fill this exciting role in the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.  As a charity (charity no SC010440) and an independent publisher of high-quality peer-reviewed books and journals about Scotland’s past we are offering a highly varied role that will provide experience…

Archaeological Research in Progress 2019 conference lectures online now!

22nd August 2019 | Categories: Conference, Research

Archaeological Research in Progress (ARP) is a day conference presenting new research findings and best practice in archaeology covering all periods from across Scotland and beyond. It is organised in alternate years by Archaeology Scotland and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.  The event on Saturday 25 May 2019 was well attended, and the wide…

2019 Rhind Lectures online now!

7th August 2019 | Categories: Lecture

The 2019 Rhind Lectures, entitled “Hadrian’s Wall: A Study in Archaeological Exploration and Interpretation” and presented by Professor David Breeze, are now available free to view on our Resources page.  Click “video” and search! Hadrian’s Wall was written about even when it was occupied. The Romans produced souvenirs of the Wall, medieval scribes placed it…

Fellowship Direct Debit payments

1st July 2019 | Categories: Uncategorised

This is a message for all those Fellows currently paying their subscription by Direct Debit.  You will have received a letter last week notifying you that this would be collected on or just after 1st July. However, we have just recently moved to a new financial and database package and unfortunately for technical reasons we…

The Society is recruiting a new Managing Editor!

10th May 2019 | Categories: Appointments, Publications

**The deadline for applications has now passed.** The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is a charity (charity no. SC 010440) and independent publisher of high-quality peer-reviewed books and journals covering the entirety of Scotland’s past with a particular focus on archaeology and history. The Society is seeking an experienced and motivated Managing Editor to take…

Today is World Heritage Day!

18th April 2019 | Categories: Publications, Research, Shop

Today is World Heritage Day! World Heritage Day is celebrated on 18 April every year. Scotland is home to six UNESCO world heritage sites, from the frontier of the Antonine Wall to the cliffs of St Kilda. Research on the six sites has appeared in the Proceedings, Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports and our monographs throughout…

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