Archaeology Conference

‘Our Islands, Our Past’ Archaeology Conference-Call for Papers.


The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute are pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the ‘Our Islands, Our Past’ conference.

The conference will be a celebration of island Identities, collective traits and traditions, through aspects of recent and contemporary archaeology. This conference intends to contribute to the Scottish Government’s ‘Our Islands, Our Future’ agenda, initiated by the Local Authorities of the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland.

Please see our conference website for themes and  further details.

We wish to encourage multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary contributions that engage critically with Scottish islands’ archaeology, as well as comparative islands perspectives.

We invite papers, posters, exhibitions and installations.  Abstracts of no more than 150 words together with name, email and institution should be sent to:

Call for papers closes 30th April 2017.