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Evcavations at Coultorsay, Islay

We believe in communicating the results of our archaeological fieldwork to as wide an audience as possible. Archaeological excavation is not an end in itself but merely the recovery of material evidence of past activity that then requires analysis and dissemination. When we discover new information about the past, we consider it extremely important to share this so that people can better understand the past. One of the ways we do this is through publication. Another way is through providing illustrated lectures for a variety of local and national heritage groups and conferences. Our staff thus contribute to the better understanding of prehistoric, medieval, post-medieval, industrial and battlefield archaeology of Scotland.

Forthcoming Lectures:

  • 24 March 2019 - Wilkhouse Inn (Donald Adamson & Warren Bailie), Post-Medieval Archaeology Congress 2019, University of Glasgow
  • 25 March 2019 – Blackfriars Stirling (Bob Will), Blackford Historical Society, Perth and Kinross
  • 18 April 2019 – Excavations at St Kilda (Bob Will), Glasgow Archaeological Society
  • 26 April 2019 - The Current State of Hobbyist Metal Detecting in Scotland (Warren Bailie), CIfA Annual Conference, Leeds
  • 25 May 2019 - Prehistoric Carnoustie under the microscope (Beverley Ballin Smith) Archaeological Research in Progress Conference 2019, Edinburgh
  • 25 May 2019 – Unstructured Rubbles and Structured Stones - investigating archaeology on St Kilda (Anthony Byledbal) Archaeological Research in Progress Conference 2019, Edinburgh
  • 25 May 2019 - What lies beneath Ayr Academy (Iraia Arabaolaza) Archaeological Research in Progress Conference 2019, Edinburgh
  • 11 September 2019 - Edramucky Shielings Guided Tour (John Atkinson), Ruralia 2019 International Conference, Stirling
  • 10 October 2019 – A Roman Marching Camp in Ayr (Iraia Arabaolaza), Ayrshire Antiquarian and Natural History Society, Ayr