Author Archives: Simon Gilmour

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…

Archaeological Research in Progress 2019

1st February 2019 | Categories: Conference, Research

Planning is underway for the Archaeological Research in Progress (ARP) conference which will take place on Saturday 25 May 2019  in Edinburgh. The Society is managing the event this year (with our partners Archaeology Scotland) and we are keen to put together a programme reflecting the most exciting new research findings and best practise in…

Professor Roger Mercer OBE, MA, FSA, FRSE, HonFSA Scot, HonMCIfA

11th December 2018 | Categories: Uncategorised

At the Society lecture meeting on the evening of 10th December we held a minutes silence for our Honorary Fellow and past President, Roger Mercer, who very sadly passed away suddenly on Monday the 3rd December 2018. Our thoughts are with his family; he will be sorely missed. A private funeral will be held with…

2018 Rhind Lectures now online

2nd October 2018 | Categories: Uncategorised

We are very pleased to announce that the recording of the 2018 Rhind Lectures is now free to view on our website.  Please head over to our Resources section, tick “video” and search for Rhind for a full list.  The Rhind Lectures this year were presented twice including in Rhind’s hometown of Wick in Caithness, Scotland,…

Establishing a Scottish Network for Nineteenth-Century European Cultures

30th March 2018 | Categories: Partnership, Research

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland has been successful, with Dr Katherine Mitchell, University of Strathclyde, in securing grant funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh!  This project will undertake a series of workshops and public event to establish a network of experts to examine Scottish and European exchanges in the long nineteenth century (1780 to…

The Society is looking to recruit a ScARF Project Manager

16th March 2018 | Categories: Appointments, Research, ScARF

**Please note that applications for this post have now closed** Scottish Archaeological Research Framework Project Manager The Society is seeking an exceptional candidate for the post of ScARF Project Manager. Responsible for every aspect of the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework project, from sourcing contributors and content to final publication and marketing, ensuring consistency and high…

SAIR user feedback survey

19th February 2018 | Categories: Consultation, Publications

Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports (SAIR) is an Open Access publication which was established by a consortium comprising the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Historic Scotland, and the Council for British Archaeology. Its purpose was to publish freely accessible and fully peer reviewed information more suited to an electronic format than a traditional print journal. The…

Native and Roman on the Northern Frontier – available to pre-order

6th February 2018 | Categories: Publications

  The Society is pleased to announce that our next book, Native and Roman on the Northern Frontier, will publish in March 2018. This new publication, by Roger Mercer FSA Scot, presents the definitive report of a programme of excavation and survey at two sites south of Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, which have wide-ranging implications for the…

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