Highland Archaeology: Past, Present and Future

A symposium to explore Highland Archaeology from the Mesolithic to 20th century: what we know, how does the picture compare to national trends, where are the gaps and key areas for future work.

When: 2nd & 3rd June 2018
Where: Highland Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness

Who is this for? Everyone who is interested - academics, students, museums, community groups, educational groups, commercial units and individuals. Come to learn, contribute and discuss!

Free! Soup & sandwich lunches can be booked for £5.25.

The booking form is in on the ARCH website in the Library in the Highland Regional ScARF folder.

Provisional Programme:

Saturday, 2nd June

10:30-11:00         Registration

11:00-11:45         Sources for investigating Highland Heritage - Susan Kruse
11:45-12:30         Mesolithic and earlier Highlands - Caroline Wickham-Jones


13:30-14:15         Neolithic Highlands - Alison Sheridan
14:15-15:00         Bronze Age Highlands - Trevor Cowie


15:15-16:00         Iron Age HIghlands - Andy Heald
16:00-16:45         Pictish Highlands - Gordon Noble

16:45-17:00         Any other discussion

Sunday, 3rd June

9:00-9:30              Registration
9:30-10:15           Viking / Norse / Medieval Highlands - Cecily Spall

10:15-11:00        Post-medieval ettlement and vernacular architecture - Malcolm Bangor Jones


11:15-12:00         Wartime remains - Allan Kilpatrick
12:00-12:45         Environmental evidence for the Highlands - Scott Timpany


13:45-14:15         Posters: contribute your knowledge and thoughts
14:15-16:00         Discussion and ways forward, including discussion of cross cutting panels

For further information or to book, email info@archhighland.org.uk, phone 077888 35466 or see the ARCH website www.archhighland.org.uk

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