The new 2021 Orkney Archaeology Society annual review is now available to pre-order.
Fascinating details are emerging from the numerous historical sources that LIFTE research programme volunteers are investigating as part of the overall picture of trade in Orkney.
Here Synnøve Marie Kvam Strømsvåg highlights three interesting snippets from Anton Espeland’s 1921 publication, The Scots in Hordaland and Rogaland, from year 1500-1800.
The Archaeology Department at the University of Aberdeen is offering a fully funded PhD position in heritage studies and archaeopolitics. The project is situated within the growing interdisciplinary research direction of “the politics of the past”.
A recording of April 2021’s monthly UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, which took place on April 30.
The Career in Ruins podcast team look to resolve the unexpected discovery of a burial in the southern end of the trench…
The first of a new series of podcasts celebrating the heritage of the island of Hoy is available now, with new episodes to be released every Saturday from May, 8.
In Art/Archaeology: Exploring Disciplinary Edges, Dr Thomas sketched out the history of the relationship between art and archaeology, before presenting case studies of artists who explore archaeological themes, and archaeologists whose work crosses over into visual arts practice.
The Career in Ruins podcast team dig a little deeper into the site, finding possible medieval structures, a Roman kiln and a surprise discovery…
In this call for papers, we welcome contributions on how to practically go about organising re-enactments, from, for example, re-enactors, guides, museum curators and educators, experimental archaeologists, historians, and teachers.
A huge prehistoric quernstone is the latest evidence of an Early Neolithic settlement on the outskirts of Kirkwall, Orkney.
The fingerprint of a potter has been found on a pot sherd from the huge assemblage recovered from the Ness of Brodgar.
‘St Magnus Houp’ – can you help our research team track down this elusive placename? #thinkuhi #research #orkney