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Archaeological Research in Progress 2018

26th May 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm



ARP 2018 – bookings now open!

The national conference examining recent and ongoing archaeological projects across Scotland will take place at the Engine Shed in Stirling on Saturday 26th May 2018. This conference is supported by Historic Environment Scotland and is delivered in partnership with Archaeology Scotland and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

The all-day conference gives the audience the opportunity to hear first-hand about  the most recent archaeological projects across Scotland and should not be missed. Offering great value for the full day (lunch and refreshments are included in the ticket price) there are further discounts for Archaeology Scotland and Society of Antiquaries of Scotland members. Book now to ensure your place.  Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/archaeological-research-in-progress-2018-tickets-44188543122

Archaeology Scotland/Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland £35

Non-members £40

Students/unwaged £35

The Engine Shed, Forthside Way, Stirling FK8 1QZ

DRAFT Programme (subject to change)

0915 Registration at the Engine Shed, Stirling


Chaired by Beverley Ballin Smith, President of Archaeology Scotland

0945 Welcome and opening remarks

0955 The Lismore Nave Project

Robert Hay (Lismore Heritage Society)

1020 The Arrochar parish in the time of the Macfarlane chiefdom – recent archaeological discoveries

Heather James (Calluna Archaeology)

1045 A plethora of periods and some groovy pottery; the latest discoveries at Upper Largie quarry in Kilmartin Glen

Clare Ellis (Argyll Archaeology) Alison Sheridan (National Museum of Scotland) and Mike Copper (University of Bradford)

1110 Questions

1125 Refreshments, displays and bookstalls

1155 From Hilltop to Shoreline: the Tay Landscape Partnership’s Historic Environment projects

Sophie Nicol (Tayside Landscape Partnership)

1220 Baston Burn: a cairney/brochy thing!

Dr Murray Cook (Stirling Council Archaeologist)

1245 Questions

1300 Launch of Discovery and Excavation in Scotland

1310 Lunch, displays and bookstalls


Chaired by David Caldwell, President of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

1410 In Search of the early medieval monastery of Deer

Ali Cameron (Cameron Archaeology)

1435 ‘This is ane koull of Tullilum’ – excavations at Perth Whitefriars 2014-2017

Derek Hall

1500 Questions

1515 Refreshments, displays and bookstalls

1545 After SERF: the post-excavation, writing up and legacy of a major archaeological fieldwork project

Dr Kenny Brophy (University of Glasgow)

1610 A step towards national mapping – Scotland in miniature and maximizing the use of remotely sensed data

Łukasz Banaszek and Dave Cowley (Historic Environment Scotland)

1635 Adopt-a-Monument – Results of evaluation

Cara Jones and Phil Richardson (Archaeology Scotland)

1700 Questions and closing remarks

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26th May 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Engine Shed
Forthside Way
Stirling , FK8 1QZ United Kingdom

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