Category Archives: Research & Projects

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

 

Rhind Lectures 2020 – Neolithic Scotland: the Big Picture and Detailed Narratives in 2020

Categories: Lectures / Events, Research & Projects, Videos

Dr Alison Sheridan presents an in-depth assessment of the current state of our knowledge about the period c.4000-2500 BC, and the fundamental changes that resulted from the appearance of farming in Scotland.

 

“Fragments of the Bronze Age” by Dr Matt Knight

Categories: Lectures / Events, Research & Projects, Videos

Dr Matt Knight discusses his research into the remains of Bronze Age objects, often recovered and interpreted as hoards.

 

“Glasgow Potteries and the British Empire” by Graeme Cruickshank

Categories: Lectures / Events, Research & Projects, Videos

Graeme Cruickshank illuminates the far flung reach of Scottish potteries in the early modern period.

 

“Creating Scotland: Assembling a Medieval Kingdom” an in-conversation event

Categories: Lectures / Events, Research & Projects, Videos

An in-conversation event exploring the Early Medieval in Scotland through the Glenmorangie Research Project.

 

“Cheap Treasures: finds from Dutch East Indiamen off the Out Skerries, Shetland” by Colin Martin

Categories: Conferences, Lectures / Events, Research & Projects, Videos

Analysis of museum material from underwater excavations on shipwrecks in Scotland have highlighted the importance of this resource.

 

“Excavations at Dunyvaig Castle, Isle of Islay” by Steven Mithen

Categories: Conferences, Lectures / Events, Research & Projects, Videos

New excavations at this castle highlight the importance of community participation and reveal tantalising evidence of historical events.

 

“A new display for sculpture at St Andrews Cathedral Museum” by John Borland and Jane Geddes

Categories: Conferences, Lectures / Events, Research & Projects, Videos

Proposals for a new museum layout have enabled new research on the sculpture which highlights its importance and the need for careful redisplay.

 

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