Category Archives: Publications

An Open Future for the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Categories: Publications, Research & Projects

A report to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Doug Rocks-Macqueen, Wikimedian in Residence


Author Interview: Gordon J Barclay and Ron Morris

Categories: Publications

To mark the launch of their new book, The Fortification of the Firth of Forth, Gordon Barclay and Ron Morris discuss the book and the research that led to it, some of their most exciting discoveries, and the wider field of conflict archaeology. 1. What first drew you to researching the Firth of Forth defences? Ron…


2018 Rhind Lectures in Wick: Publications Collection

Categories: Lectures / Events, Publications

This year’s prestigious Rhind lectures will be repeated in Wick over the weekend of 21-23 September, in association with Yarrows Heritage Trust. John Barber will be lecturing on ‘Drystone technologies: Neolithic tensions and Iron Age compressions’. The audiences in Edinburgh enjoyed a lively and thought-provoking series of lectures on early engineering and design, and we…


Author Interview: Roger Mercer

Categories: Publications

In March 2018, Roger Mercer’s Native and Roman on the Northern Frontier was published, presenting the definitive account of excavations at two major sites in Dumfriesshire: the Castle O’er hillfort, and an enclosure at Over Rig. Here, the author tells us a little bit about the book and the excavation behind it.   1. How would…


Joint Event with Lyon & Turnbull

Categories: Lectures / Events, Proceedings of the Society, Publications

In August the Society is joining forces once more with our friends at Lyon & Turnbull for a special preview of the Scottish Applied Arts sale. For the third year in a row, Fellows and guests will have the opportunity to hear from experts on Scottish craftsmanship before enjoying a private viewing of the Scottish…


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