Category: National Organisations

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 […]

British Assoc. of Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology

This association aims to draw together all areas of analysis of human remains, and the study of human Bioarchaeology The association is aimed at all individuals, at any level. Membership is warmly welcomed from private individuals as well as those in units, universities, museums, and local societies. The association will be holding its sixth annual […]

Aerial Archaeology Research Group

Provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information between all those actively involved in aerial photography, remote sensing, photo interpretation and field archaeology. Membership from the UK and 21 other countries. Annual conference, and twice yearly journal. Web site is kept up to date with news, events, plus contents lists from back issues […]

Tools and Trades History Society

The society was founded to further the knowledge and understanding of hand-tools and the trades and people that used them. Awards and grants scheme available for related work. Three formal 1 day meetings and a weekend conference each year, plus many informal local group meetings.

National Archaeology Week

The aim of this annual event is for young people and their families to be encouraged to visit sites of archaeological/historical interest or museums/heritage and resource centres, to see archaeology in action and take part in activities on-site. Activities typically include: site tours, excavations, artefact handling, surveying, coin striking, themed food, Roman games, object identification, […]

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