The Association of Certificated Field Archaeologists (ACFA) was formed in 1987. Its membership comprises holders of the University of Glasgow Certificate in Field Archaeology, awarded by the Department of Adult & Continuing Education. The original three year part-time course taught adult students the basic principles of archaeological field survey and the importance of recording our […]
The Society has over 170 members, mainly resident in Ayrshire but there are many members throughout Britain and the world. The membership also includes library and university bodies. The Society is one of the few which publishes regularly. Two Monographs are usually issued each year, free to members, and on sale to the general public. […]
Founded in 1958, the Scottish Medievalists Conference is a charity registered in Scotland which mounts an annual conference in Scotland in January each year. Membership of the Conference is by invitation only; the members are drawn from the fields of history, archaeology, literature, law and other disciplines. Contact details Facebook
A very active amateur society operates in the Clydesdale area in Scotland. Regular lecture and visits programme from September to May. Activities include fieldwalking as well as survey work with resistivity meter and EDM. Current work includes resistivity survey on Castledykes, Roman Fort, EDM survey of local farms and research work on Timothy Pont’s 1596 […]
Visits to industrial sites. Summer weekend tour, Day seminars. Publishes Bulletin and Review. Contact details Web: sihs.co.uk
The Scottish Archaeological Forum was set up in 1969 in order to provide ‘an opportunity to hear, discuss and assess some of the important new discoveries and reinterpretations of material either published or unpublished, by those working in Scotland’. SAF is run by a committee of archaeologists and its prime function is to organise conferences […]
Interests are local history, natural history, archaeology, genealogy.
The Friends are a group of like minded individuals who have an interest in the Heritage of the Perth and Kinross area and who wish to complement the outstanding work that the Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust (PKHT) have done and are doing. PKHT have a long standing commitment to the Heritage and Archaeology of […]
Courses include British, European and Mediterranean prehistory, prehistoric & protohistoric Near East, underwater archaeology and environmental archaeology. Runs excavations and surveys in Scotland and abroad (currently in Cyprus, France and Slovenia).
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses offered in Archaeology leading to Degrees of MA or BSc or MLitt. GUARD is the research and contract section of the department and provides archaeological services at all levels (desk studies, field surveys, excavations, etc).