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The trading links between Scotland and Flanders is the subject of a documentary on BBC Radio Scotland on Friday morning, April 2.
Due to the incredible response from people wanting to be involved in the Looking in from the Edge (LIFTE) research project, from noon today (March 5) we are unable to take on any more participants.
The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute is looking for volunteers interested in a new project researching early trade in Orkney.
Ahead of this evening’s launch event, Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon of the UHI Archaeology Institute and UK team leader outlines to aims of the Looking in from the Edge international research project on BBC Radio Shetland.
A major international research project investigating Orkney and Shetland’s place in the European trade networks of the 15th to 18th centuries launches next week.
Looking in from the Edge (LIFTE) is a three-year programme involving the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, the University of Lincoln and the German Maritime Museum, in Bremerhaven.
A team of archaeologists and historians from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, University of Lincoln and the German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven have been awarded a grant of £779,000 from The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the German Research Council (DFG) to undertake a major international research project into how emerging economies identified and adapted to opportunities for trade in early modern Europe.