Category Archives: Research

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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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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…

Establishing a Scottish Network for Nineteenth-Century European Cultures

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…

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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…

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ScARF News: ARCH are looking to recruit a Project Officer

12th March 2018 | Categories: Partnership, Research, ScARF

Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands are looking to recruit a Project Officer to work on the Regional Archaeological Research Framework for the Highlands as part of the wider ScARF project supported by Historic Environment Scotland as part of Scotland’s Archaeology Strategy. The successful applicant to the post of Project Officer will need to have…

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Call for Papers: European Association of Archaeologists 2018

17th January 2018 | Categories: Research, ScARF

At the forthcoming EAA (European Association of Archaeologists) meeting in Barcelona (5-8th September 2018), there will be a session entitled “Can we develop a European network of linked research agendas?”.  The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland are jointly organising this session with archaeological colleagues from Historic England and the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands….

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: Alexandra Fitzpatrick at the Association of Environmental Archaeology 2018

10th January 2018 | Categories: Research, ScARF, Student Report

“In April 2016, I presented a poster at the Spring 2016 AEA Conference in Orkney. It was my first professional conference and, with the help of a ScARF bursary, I was able to present the beginning stages of my MSc dissertation research and receive helpful and supportive feedback from professionals in my field. Over a…

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ScARF Student Bursary Report: Tomas Gerich at the Association of Environmental Archaeology 2018

9th January 2018 | Categories: Research, ScARF, Student Report

“I would like to thank the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland for giving me an opportunity to attend the Association for Environmental Archaeology conference organised at University of Edinburgh. As an undergraduate archaeology student I have been looking for opportunities to broaden my perspectives on current developments in archaeology and to be able to attend…

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Regional Archaeological Research Framework for Argyll (RARFA) launched!

18th December 2017 | Categories: Research, ScARF

The ScARF team are pleased to announce that the Regional Archaeological Research Framework for Argyll (RARFA) is now live! http://www.scottishheritagehub.com/rarfa Just over two years ago, in November 2015, Kilmartin Museum organised a two day symposium to bring together all those researching the archaeology and history of Argyll. The symposium brought together a wide range of…

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ScARF Bursaries available: Association for Environmental Archaeology conference 2017

20th September 2017 | Categories: Research, ScARF, Student Report

Applications have now closed The ‘Association for Environmental Archaeology conference 2017’ will take place from December the 1st to December the 3rd 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Scottish Archaeological Research Framework (ScARF) is offering student bursaries to support attendance at the conference. These bursaries are designed to allow students to hear about current research in archaeology and…

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