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Archaeological Research in Progress 2018

8th May 2018 | Categories: Conference, Publications

Archaeological Research in Progress 2018 is taking place on Saturday 26 May at the Engine Shed in Stirling. This annual national conference gives you the opportunity to hear about the most recent archaeological projects across Scotland, this year particularly focusing on research in Stirlingshire, Perthshire, Kinross, Fife, and Argyll. To get you in the mood,…

Call for Papers: European Association of Archaeologists 2018

17th January 2018 | Categories: Research, ScARF

At the forthcoming EAA (European Association of Archaeologists) meeting in Barcelona (5-8th September 2018), there will be a session entitled “Can we develop a European network of linked research agendas?”.  The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland are jointly organising this session with archaeological colleagues from Historic England and the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands….

ScARF Bursaries available: Association for Environmental Archaeology conference 2017

20th September 2017 | Categories: Research, ScARF, Student Report

Applications have now closed The ‘Association for Environmental Archaeology conference 2017’ will take place from December the 1st to December the 3rd 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Scottish Archaeological Research Framework (ScARF) is offering student bursaries to support attendance at the conference. These bursaries are designed to allow students to hear about current research in archaeology and…

Scotland’s earliest people, their landscape and houses

13th April 2017 | Categories:

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…

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

3rd June 2016 | Categories:

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…

ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #5

1st August 2016 | Categories: Research, ScARF, Student Report

After finishing a Master at the University of Granada (Spain), I started a PhD at the same university, focused on the use of radiocarbon dating in Archaeology. In particular, we decided to undertake a radiocarbon dating program to explore the chronology and temporality of the megalithic phenomenon in South-eastern Iberia. Despite the extremely rich megalithic…

ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #4

1st August 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

Steering towards the final phase of my PhD, I am very grateful for receiving the student bursary from the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework, which enabled me to attend and present at the 8th International Symposium of 14C & Archaeology in Edinburgh. The smoothly organised symposium was spread out over five days, two of which were…

ScARF Student Bursary Report: Nordic Research Network Seminar#2

1st August 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

The Nordic Research Network (NRN) Conference held at the University of Glasgow in May 2016 was my very first conference. It came on the heels of my graduation with a second master’s degree from the same institution and could not have been more perfectly timed. I was beginning to feel the unease that so many…

ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #3

1st August 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

I am really grateful to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and to the Scottish Archaeological Research Framework for supporting my participation in the 8thInternational Symposium on 14C & Archaeology in Edinburgh. Particularly, I carried out a conference track under the title “Tell me when: The chronology of the Neolithic necropolis “Bòbila Madurell-Can Gambús” in…

ScARF Student Bursary Report: 14C and Archaeology report #2

22nd July 2016 | Categories: Conference, Research, ScARF, Student Report

As a 3rd year PhD student at the University of Edinburgh I am approaching the end of my doctoral studies, but also the start of an independent career as a researcher. Attending conferences is a great way to stay up-to-date with new discoveries and modern techniques, learn about the work conducted by colleagues, and to…