Category Archives: Publications

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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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Open Access Week and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

22nd October 2018 | Categories: Publications, Up and coming events

Open Access Week, now in its tenth year, is taking place this year from 22nd-28th October. 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…

Proceedings volume 147: Advance Table of Contents

Proceedings volume 147: Advance Table of Contents

4th September 2018 | Categories: Publications

We are pleased to share the Table of Contents for volume 147 of the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, which will publish in November 2018. The 13 papers that comprise this year’s volume cover a broad sweep of Scotland’s past – from the early Neolithic to the late 19th century – and…

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Society books for sale at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

10th August 2018 | Categories: Publications, Up and coming events

A selection of Society publications will again be available at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. If you are in Edinburgh this month, do drop by the festival bookshop where you can browse our latest publication, Native and Roman on the Northern Frontier, as well as some of our best-selling backlist titles, covering a wide range…

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Rhind Lectures 2018: Publications Special Collection

7th June 2018 | Categories: Lecture, Publications, Up and coming events

The prestigious annual Rhind lectures will take place from 22 June to 24 June 2018. This year, John Barber will be lecturing on ‘Drystone technologies: Neolithic tensions and Iron Age compressions’. One of the highlights of the Society calendar, we have decided to mark this year’s event with a collection of our favourite related books…

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