National Organisations

ALGAO

Association of Local Government Archaeological Officers

A forum representing archaeologists working for local authorities in the UK, the association’s interests embrace every aspect of the historic environment including archaeology, the built environment and historic landscapes. ALGAO works in partnership with Government, English Heritage and other agencies to develop strategic policies and to promote best practice and the highest professional standards. Since […]

NCMD

National Council For Metal Detecting

The National Council for Metal Detecting is a representative body of elected volunteers formed in 1981 to provide a means whereby responsible metal detector users would have a democratic forum to discuss problems affecting the hobby and to provide an authoritative voice to counter ill-informed and frequently misleading criticism of the hobby. Contact Details Web: […]

Church Archaeology, Society for

The Society aims to promote the study, conservation and preservation of historic churches and chapels throughout the UK. Interests cover everything from the relationship between churches and the wider landscape to internal monuments and fittings. The Society holds an annual conference, produces an illustrated annual journal and a newsletter.

BAJR – British Archaeological Jobs Resource

Started in 1999, the BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOBS RESOURCE was initially a collection of jobs posted online to help other archaeologists locate work. With over 2500+ visitors a day. Most of the Councils, Major Units, Contractors and National Organisations advertise through BAJR (over 140 separate organisations). It also contains a full list of every council curator, […]

Prehistoric Society

Study tours and visits in Britain and abroad. Conferences. Publishes a newsletter and the Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society.

National Committee on Carved Stones in Scotland

The NCCSS exists to draw attention to the threats to Scottish carved stones of all periods, to promote their understanding and appreciation, and to encourage a common approach to their recording and preservation. It is an independent committee whose members are representatives of Scottish national organisations.

Wetland Archaeological Research Project (WARP)

WARP promotes research and practice in Wetland Archaeology world-wide. It has co-organised recent conferences in Exeter, Dublin, Florida and Washington State. The September 2005 conference, organised with SWAP (Scottish Wetland Archaeology Research Project) will be in Edinburgh – see www.scottish-wetlands.org/ for details. WARP publishes the Journal of Wetland Archaeology, with JWA4 and JWA5 due in […]

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