2018-19 Series

Tue 02 Oct 2018 An Early Medieval miscellany
Cathy MacIver: King’s Seat Hillfort Archaeology Project: Initial results
Anne Marot: Evidence for Early Medieval Occupation? Recent Excavations at Dalmeny
Mel Johnston: Early medieval sheep farming in the Lammermuirs: excavations at Kerson’s Cleugh

Tue 06 Nov 2018 18:00 Lindsey Büster and Ian Armit: Underworld Encounters: Recent Fieldwork at the Covesea Caves

Tue 04 Dec 2018 Kate Britton: The Pictish Isotope Project: Reconstructing Diet and Mobility in Early Medieval Scotland using Archaeological Chemistry

Tue 08 Jan 2019 Research and excavation round up
Matthew Knight: Something old, something new… The Poolewe hoard and its place in Earliest Iron Age Scotland
Iraia Arabaolaza: On the move: a Roman marching camp in Ayr
Claire Christie: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: The Identification and Excavation of Pictish Structures in Shetland

Tue 05 Feb 2019  Juliette Mitchell: Barrow Landscapes: Commemorating the Dead in Early Medieval Scotland

Tue 05 Mar 2019 Alice Blackwell: Rethinking Anglo-Saxon Scotland

Tue 09 April 2019 Graeme Cavers: Excavation of the Clachtoll Broch, Assynt

Tue 07 May 2019 Mary Davis: Hoards and horses – and the investigation of Late Iron Age societies

Tue 18 Jun 2019 Exploring the Senses Day Seminar

2016 -2017 series

  • Tue 04 Oct 2016
    • Bob Mowat: Watercraft of the first millennia
    • Helen Lawson: Concepts of travel in early medieval textual sources
  • Tue 01 Nov 2016
    • Stephen Harrison: Warrior Graves? Rethinking the weapon burial rite in Viking-Age Britain and Ireland
  • Tue 06 Dec 2016
    • Candy Hatherley: An Iron Age metal-working community at Culduthel, Inverness – Conclusions
    • Scott Stetkiewicz: Ferrous slag analysis in Scotland and beyond
  • Tue 10 Jan 2017
    • Paul Murtagh: Ardnamurchan transitions
    • Matt Ginnever: Brechin roundhouse
    • Andy Heald / Ross Murray: Aberlady
  • Tue 07 Feb 2017
    • Lisa Brown / Martin Goldberg: Bruthach a’Tuath: the 1956 rocket range excavations of a wheelhouse
      complex on Balivanich airfield
    • Mark Hall: Machair Materiality. The Udal Archaeology Project, picking up the pieces
  • Tue 07 Mar 2017
    • Ewan Campbell / Adrian Maldonado: Rethinking the archaeology of early medieval Iona: reassessment and recent work
  • Tue 04 April 2017
    • Martin Carruthers: The Life, Death and After-life of a broch. Excavations at The Cairns, Orkney
  • Tue 02 May 2016
    • John Barber: Luke 14:28. The costs and consequences of building brochs

2012 -2013 series

  • October 2nd – Tessa Poller – Excavations SERF hillfort programme: an interim view
  • November 6th – Roman round up – Martin Cook: Camelon, Geoff Bailey: Antonine Wall, Dave Cowley: SW Scotland
  • December 4th – Alice Blackwell and Martin Goldberg – Early Medieval Silver
  • January 8th – Graeme Cavers, Andy Heald and John Barber – First Millennia Settlement Landscapes: recent investigations in Caithness
  • February 5th – Unit round up – Jennifer Proctor: Needles Eye enclosure at Berwick, Ross Murray: North Kessock, Rob Engl: Beechwood
  • March 5th – Elizabeth Schech and Martina Bertini – Glass Beads
  • April 2nd – Early Medieval Round up – Ronan Toolis and Chris Bowles: The Galloway Picts Project and the excavation of Trusty’s Hill, Dave Sneddon: Glenshee excavations
  • May 7th – David Clarke – The contexts of sculptured stones
  • June 4th – Day Seminar – Topic & Title to be confirmed

2011-2012 series

  • 6th March    Martin Carver – Pitcarmick in context
  • 3rd April   Dawn Gooney – Human Remains from the Knowe of Skea, Westray in the Orkney Islands
  • 1st May    AOC/CFA – Recent work at Inveresk
  • 5th June Day seminar – details to be announced