• Archaeology Scotland News,  News

    Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2018-Call for Papers, Speakers, Displays and Contributions

    Archaeology Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland and Northlight Heritage are delighted to announce the call for contributions to Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2018.  This will be the seventh year of this event, an annual celebration of the richness and diversity of community heritage across the country. The Conference provides a stage for volunteers, community groups and professionals to network, share experiences…

  • Archaeology Scotland News,  News

    European Heritage Stories

    The European Heritage Days (EHDs), which Scottish Archaeology Month is a part of, are the most widely celebrated participatory cultural events shared by the citizens of Europe. With over 50 000 events organised every year in 50 European States signatory to the European Cultural Convention and more than 30 million visitors, the EHDs, as a joint action of the Council…

  • Archaeology Scotland News,  News

    Archaeological Research in Progress 2018

    ARP 2018 – Fully Booked! The national conference examining recent and ongoing archaeological projects across Scotland will take place at the Engine Shed in Stirling on Saturday 26th May 2018. This conference is supported by Historic Environment Scotland and is delivered in partnership with the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. The all-day conference gives the audience the opportunity to hear…

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    Training & Networking Day for teachers & youth workers

    Do you work with young people and want to get involved in investigating Scotland’s past? This Training and Networking day will be a chance to get people together to encourage the use of archaeology to deliver Curriculum for Excellence in schools and youth work. As a multi-faceted and multi-disciplinary subject archaeology can be used to deliver a range of youth…

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    SCOTTISH SOCIETY FOR NORTHERN STUDIES CAITHNESS CONFERENCE

    SCOTTISH SOCIETY FOR NORTHERN STUDIES CAITHNESS CONFERENCE The Pentland Hotel, Thurso, 11-14 April 2018 PROGRAMME Wednesday 11th April 19:00 – Welcome buffet meal Thursday 12th April 09:30 – Session 1 Andrew Conlon, Glasgow, ‘A.O. Curle: A Wandering Antiquary in Caithness’ Maya Hoole, Historic Environment Scotland, ‘(Re)Discovering Ava: Research Results from a Chalcolithic/Early Bronze Age Beaker Burial, from Achavanich, Caithness’ John…