Category Archives: Up and coming events

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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…


Event Programme 2018-2019

5th September 2018 | Categories: Lecture, Up and coming events

Our full Programme for the year is now available and bookings are open online  Download the leaflet here.


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…

Lindsay-Fischer 2017

Special Collection: Lindsay-Fischer Lecture

8th June 2017 | Categories: Publications, Up and coming events

The Lindsay-Fischer lectureship was founded in 1980 in honour of Ian Gordon Lindsay (1906-66) and his friend Gerhard Fischer (1890-1977), both for their work on the historic architecture of Scotland and Norway respectively and for their achievement in promoting cordial relations between Scottish and Norwegian Scholars.  The lectures are hosted by the Society in Scotland…

Alexander Henry Rhind

Special Collection: Alexander Henry Rhind

28th April 2017 | Categories: Publications, Up and coming events

This May, the Society is celebrating all things Rhind. On May 8, Dr Margaret Maitland will be delivering a lecture titled The Tomb Uncovered, in which she will shed new light on the stories and artefacts featured in the National Museum of Scotland’s new exhibition, The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial. Visit for more information. Later…

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20th April 2017 | Categories: Research, ScARF, Up and coming events

This workshop has now been rescheduled due to illness and will now take place on Monday the 26th June. Places are still available.  Most archaeologists working in Scotland (and the wider UK) will know about OASIS ( OASIS is currently undergoing redevelopment and part of that process involves trying to realise a long held ambition…

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ScARF Skills Building Workshop: Lithics

30th January 2017 | Categories: Research, ScARF, Up and coming events

Applications are now closed. For details of future workshops, please visit the ScARF website. Throughout 2017 and 2018, ScARF will be hosting a programme of free to attend workshops for those working in archaeology and museums with the aim of encouraging collaboration and building on existing skills within the sector. The aim is to take…

Dr Lisa Marie Shillito discussing sampling strategy at the Ness of Brodgar

Research in Progress 2017

25th January 2017 | Categories: Conference, Research, Up and coming events

Archaeological Research in Progress Day Conference Planning is underway for the Archaeological Research in Progress (ARP) conference which will take place on Saturday 27 May 2017  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 best practise and…


Stunning Artwork Launches Scottish Archaeology Celebrations

19th January 2017 | Categories: Up and coming events

A Glasgow-based artist has brought new life to six stories from the Mesolithic to Victorian era as part of Dig It! 2017 Dig It! 2017, the year-long celebration of Scottish archaeology, commissioned the artwork as the centrepiece for their event programme. The printed teaser programme features 49 events and is available across Scotland, while the…

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