Category Archives: Publications

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Society of Antiquaries of Scotland launches a free Digital Books platform

9th September 2019 | Categories: Publications, Research

We’ve launched a new online platform to make peer-reviewed academic books about Scottish archaeology and history freely available. The first two titles available through Open Access are Portmahomack on Tarbat Ness (Carver et al., 2016) and The Scottish Antiquarian Tradition (Bell, 1981). Portmahomack on Tarbat Ness presents recent archaeological discoveries in one of the key centres…

Job Opportunity: Publications Officer

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…

Just published! SAIR 83, 84, 85 and 86 now available

Just published! SAIR 83, 84, 85 and 86 now available

25th July 2019 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of four new Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports, available now via the SAIR website. The most recent papers report on excavations at Knappach Toll on Balbridie Farm, Aberdeenshire; North Barr River, Morvern; 19 West Tollcross, Edinburgh; and St Mary’s RC Primary School, Edinburgh. The Society gratefully acknowledges funding towards the publication…

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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…

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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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Now published: The Fortification of the Firth of Forth

7th March 2019 | Categories: Publications

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Society’s latest book, The Fortification of the Firth of Forth: ‘The most powerful naval fortress in the British Empire’  by Gordon J Barclay and Ron Morris, available now from our online shop! The Fortification of the Firth of Forth describes the story of the great Forth Fortress…

Just published! SAIR 81 and 82 now available

Just published! SAIR 81 and 82 now available

23rd January 2019 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of two new Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports, available now via the SAIR website. This update is a West Lothian special, with both new papers revealing the results of excavations from West Lothian. SAIR 81 reports on a medieval lead mining site on the slopes of Lead Law, West…

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The Fortification of the Firth of Forth – available to pre-order

17th January 2019 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce that our next book, The Fortification of the Firth of Forth, will publish in March 2019. This new publication, by Gordon J Barclay and Ron Morris, describes the story of the great Forth Fortress from 1880-1977, when the final traditional defensive capabilities were abandoned. Meticulously researched and including over…

Just published! SAIR 79 and 80 now available

Just published! SAIR 79 and 80 now available

11th December 2018 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of two new Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports, available now via our new journals’ website. SAIR has been published by the Society since 2001, and the latest update brings the total published excavation reports to 80! The new website will offer a new, user-friendly interface to access SAIR,…

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Available now! PSAS 147

30th November 2018 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce that Volume 147 of the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is now available to Fellows via our brand new platform, hosted by the University of Edinburgh Library. Papers in this year’s journal cover the length and breadth of Scotland and beyond – from the Aeolian Islands to the Outer Hebrides….

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