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April 2015

The Rhind Lectures Day 2 – British Archaeology: its progress and demands.

25th April 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
DNA Strands

Exploring the resilience of archaeology and the application of DNA science

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The Rhind Lectures Day 3 – British Archaeology: its progress and demands.

26th April 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Alexander Henry Rhind

An exploration of how archaeology tells the story of the past. As archaeologists become ever better at recovering data, how do we communicate what we find?

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May 2015
£35 - £40

Archaeological Research in Progress 2015

30th May 2015 @ 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Research on Mesolithic and Neolithic activity in the Cairngorms. Copyright:University of Aberdeen

Our national conference in collaboration with Archaeology Scotland examining recent and ongoing archaeological projects

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May 2016

Archaeological Research in Progress

28th May 2016 @ 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
The Volunteer Hall,
St John Street
Galashiels, Scottish Borders TD1 3JK United Kingdom
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This year's event is being organised by Archaeology Scotland at the Volunteer Hall, Galashiels This joint Archaeology Scotland and Society of Antiquaries of Scotland day conference provides an annual opportunity to hear up-to-date accounts of Archaeological Research in Progress in Scotland. Registration for the event will be from 9.15 am on Saturday 28th May at The Volunteer Hall, St John Street, Galashiels, Borders, TD1 3JK. A buffet lunch is included and there will be an opportunity to  pick up your…

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October 2016
£30 - £120

Sir Walter Scott the antiquary: conference celebrating the bicentenary of the publication of The Antiquary

7th October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 8th October 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Bust of Sir Walter Scott

Venue: Friday 7th October, Auditorium, NMS, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF Venue: Saturday 8th October, Abbotsford House, Abbotsford, Melrose, Roxburghshire TD6 9BQ Join us in this unique event to uncover a different side to Sir Walter Scott, the antiquary and collector and the physical culture surrounding and inspiring him, to be held in collaboration with Abbotsford House. Expert talks and discussion will explore and assess Scott’s interests in Scotland’s past and will celebrate 200 years of The Antiquary. Published in…

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May 2017
£35 - £40

Archaeological Research in Progress 2017

27th May 2017
A Society Lecture at the National Museum of Scotland

The annual national day conference updating you on recent research in Scotland.

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June 2017

Scotland’s earliest people, their landscape and houses

17th June 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House,
7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh
Edinburgh, EH1 2JL United Kingdom
Alan Saville, Past President of the Society

Mesolithic Scotland and its Neighbours, published in 2004 THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL A day conference in honour of Alan Saville, past Society of Antiquaries of Scotland President. The day will comprise of a set of brief talks but, more importantly, lots of discussion related to the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic occupation of Scotland, focused on the possible dwellings and ‘houses’ that have been excavated over the past few years. Since the 1999 conference and 2004 publication of…

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May 2018

Archaeological Research in Progress 2018

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

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…

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December 2018

Public Event – Scotland and Europe: Politics, Culture and National Borders

15th December 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
National Museum Scotland Auditorium, use main entrance,
Chambers Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1JF United Kingdom
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join us for an afternoon of talks and discussion on Scotland's relationships with Europe past and present, with roundtable speakers representing the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies at Durham University, the Society of Dix-Neuviemistes and the RSE funded project Establishing SNNEC. Distinguished guests include Professor Sir Tom Devine OBE FRSE HonMRIA FBA FSA Scot who will present a lecture on How Highlandism Conquered Europe: From Sir Walter Scott to Brexit. Discussion will be followed by a wine reception. Organised by the…

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May 2019
£20 - £40

Archaeological Research in Progress 2019 – Day Conference

25th May 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue: Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is managing the event this year (with our partners Archaeology Scotland) and the conference programme includes exciting new research findings and best practice in archaeology covering all periods from across Scotland and beyond. Event sponsored by: Historic Environment Scotland (HES), Forestry & Land Scotland (FLS), AOC Archaeology Group, Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA), GUARD Archaeology, Wessex Archaeology, LUC and SUERC. The full…

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June 2020

Archaeological Research in Progress Conference 2020 – ONLINE EVENT

6th June 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tap O'Noth (Image Credit: edited and reproduced with permission by James O'Driscoll, University of Aberdeen)

Archaeological Research in Progress is a national conference organised each year by Archaeology Scotland and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, supported by Historic Environment Scotland. All speakers have submitted their talks in the form of video or article submissions. Once you have reserved your ticket(s) you will be invited to the private event group where this content will be released! Q&A will take place on Facebook and Twitter with the speakers. We're also thrilled to announce that every conference ticket also includes a 20%…

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May 2021

Archaeological Research in Progress Conference 2021

29th May 2021

The annual day conference for archaeological research will be hosted online in collaboration with Archaeology Scotland.

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May 2022

Archaeological Research in Progress 2022

May 28 @ 9:30 am - 5:15 pm
University of Aberdeen,
CPD Services, Aberdeen, University Office, King's College
Aberdeen, AB24 3FX United Kingdom
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Organised by Archaeology Scotland in partnership with the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, this year’s ARP conference will take place on Saturday 28 May, at the University of Aberdeen.

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