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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

April 2024

April Lectures and Fellowship Election

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom

THURSDAY 25TH APRIL 2024, 6.00PM BST AUGUSTINE UNITED CHURCH, 41 GEORGE IV BRIDGE, EDINBURGH AND ONLINE 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. This event is free and open to all. Lecture information This event will feature two short 20 minute presentations given by Early Career Researchers/recent PhD graduates. The Chornobyl Exclusion Zone is a palimpsest…

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May 2024

Rhind Lectures 2024 – Two ‘little’ ice ages and an anomaly: climate, environment and cultural change in medieval and early modern Scotland.

May 31 @ 5:00 pm - June 2 @ 6:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Coire Chuiltran, Glen Almond, solitary Scots Pine (R Oram)

Presented by Professor Richard Oram MA(Hons) PhD FSA FRSA FSAScot University of Stirling Richard Oram graduated MA (Hons) in Mediæval History with Archaeology and PhD in Mediæval History from the University of St Andrews. Appointed Lecturer in Scottish and Environmental History at the University of Stirling in 2002, Director of the Centre for Environmental History from 2005 and in 2007 becoming the first Chair in Environmental History in the UK, he has published extensively on the environmental histories of Scotland and…

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June 2024
£60 - £75

Summer Excursion 2024

June 22 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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United Kingdom
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Innerpeffray Library & Scottish Crannog Centre This year’s summer excursion is to two important heritage sites of historic and educational interest in Perthshire. Complete with expert guided tours in the morning and afternoon, lunch and coach transportation for the whole day trip, leaving and returning the Chambers Street, Edinburgh. In the morning we will visit Innerpeffray Library, Scotland’s first free public lending library founded in 1680 which holds rare books in its diverse collection.                In…

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