National Organisations

National Trust

Surveys and records the historic landscapes and buildings within its ownership, and works with other conservationists to provide the balanced management and improved understanding and interpretation of those landscapes. Occasionally runs training excavations in co-operation with National Trust Working Holidays. Many regional offices and representatives. Volunteers accepted for field survey and documentary research.

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.

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.

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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