The recording of the joint Orkney Heritage Society and UHI Archaeology Institute seminar featuring Kate Phillips, who discusses the unacknowledged black Scottish diaspora in Jamaica, our role in building racism and the unsung Scottish people who gave their lives to ending slavery.
The recording of April’s research seminar, featuring Dr Martin Segschneider on the Viking Age fortifications in Germany’s North Frisian Islands.
The recording of March’s free research seminar, featuring Crane Begg, from the Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology, who discussed his project to evaluate different visualisation techniques using LiDAR in Orkney.
Our free online research seminar this month will look at the use archaeology and history in right-wing political parties in Scandinavia.
The first UHI Archaeology Institute online research seminar of 2023 takes place next week and will see Martin Carruthers and Scott Timpany casting a fresh eye on Iron Age stalled buildings.
The recording of November’s monthly UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, From the Cairns to Cata Sand: The history and archaeology of North Atlantic cetaceans, featuring Dr Vicki Szabo, from Western Carolina University, and our very own Dr Jen Harland.
The recording of October 2022’s monthly UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, featuring Dr Julia Cussans, who outlines her PhD research into size and shape changes in domestic mammal bones in the North Atlantic region.
The recording of September 2022’s UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar featuring Mairi MacLean.
The recording of Dr Ragnhild Ljosland’s seminar, delivered on Thursday, September 15, as part of the UHI interdisciplinary research theme Enchantment and Won
The recording of Dr Ben Elliot and Dan Lee’s talk, delivered in Stronsay on September 13, 2022
The recording of Professor Jane Downes’s welcome seminar for students, which looks the effect of climate change on archaeological heritage.
The recording of May 2022’s UHI Archaeology Institute’s research seminar featuring Nadine Nolde from the University of Cologne.
Maeshowe’s runes featured in April’s UHI Archaeology Institute online seminar, which saw Dr Karen Langsholt Holmqvist present her research on medieval runic graffiti.
The art and archaeology of rubbish is the subject of a free online seminar by Dr Antonia Thomas next week.
Nick Card, of the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute and director of the Ness of Brodgar excavation, was a speaker in a British Museum talk last week on links between Neolithic Orkney and the rest of Britain and Ireland.
Register now for March’s free UHI Archaeology Seminar – “Roots and Routes in Polynesia: investigating the fabulous Ara Metua and the colonisation of Rarotonga”
The recording of February’s UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, which took place on Friday, February 25, 2022.
On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, Professor Colin Richards of the UHI Archaeology Institute was joined by Professor Vicki Cummings, of the University of Central Lancashire, to discuss prehistoric dolmens – the subject of their recently published book.
The recording of January’s UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, which took place on Friday, January 28, 2022.
The talk by Professor Dan Hicks, curator of the world-renowned Pitt Rivers Museum and Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at the University of Oxford, that was due to take place on Wednesday, December 15, has been cancelled.