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Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

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Great Seal of Scotland presented to the Society in 1783

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland promotes the understanding and enjoyment of Scotland’s past.  It does this by supporting and facilitating research, advocating the protection of cultural heritage, and ensuring that our knowledge of the past is shared as widely as possible.

Upcoming Events

November 2022

Anniversary Meeting and AGM 2022

November 30 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
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Great Seal of Scotland presented to the Society in 1783

ST ANDREW’S DAY WEDNESDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2022 AUGUSTINE UNITED CHURCH, 41 GEORGE IV BRIDGE, EDINBURGH AND ONLINE Fellows are invited to register to attend the Anniversary Meeting either in person or online. This will be a hybrid event and will start at the earlier time of 12:30noon GMT. Number of in-person attendees at the church is limited to 100 so please let us know in advance if you are unable to take up your place. The Anniversary Meeting will also…

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December 2022

December Lecture: “The Viking boat-burial at Kiloran Bay, Colonsay, and its international context”

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Kiloran Bay, Colonsay: location of the Viking boat-grave discovered in 1882

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. Immediately after the lecture there will be a drinks reception. It may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only. Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events. This…

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January 2023

January Lecture: “‘Cut Out and Stuck In: Fragments of Medieval Manuscripts in Nineteenth-Century Albums”

19th January 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
University of St Andrews Libraries and Museums, msBR65.A9

Joint with the Scottish History Society This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. Immediately after the lecture there will be a drinks reception. It may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only. Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and…

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February 2023

February Lecture: “‘Auspicious Gold’ and ‘Precious Stones’: Rethinking Weapons in Bronze Age Shang China (c.1250-1050 BCE)”

23rd February 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Finds from tomb Huayuanzhuang M54, Anyang - Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. Immediately after the lecture there will be a drinks reception. It may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only. Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events. This…

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March 2023

March Lecture: “Scottish Necromancers and Elite Magic”

16th March 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Illustration from The Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy, attributed to Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa (1559).

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. Immediately after the lecture there will be a drinks reception. It may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only. Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events.…

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May 2023

May Lecture: “Re-approaching Celts”

11th May 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Dr Rachel Pope - Digging for Britain

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. Immediately after the lecture there will be a drinks reception. It may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only. Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events.…

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