Speakers include Professor Audrey Horning FSA, Queen’s University Belfast, Professor Richard Bradley, University of Reading, Dr Jacqui Mulville, Cardiff University and Professor Ian Baxter, University Campus Suffolk.

24-26 April | FREE and open to all

5.45pm ‘British Archaeology: its progress and demands’ : Dr David Caldwell, President, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

6.00pm Keynote Lecture: Identity and Archaeology : Professor Audrey Horning, Queen’s University Belfast

11.00am Archaeological Resilience : Professor Ian Baxter, University Campus Suffolk

2.00pm Panel Discussion: Archaeology and Genetics  :Professor Mary Bownes, University of Edinburgh, chairs an international panel, including Professor Keith Dobney, University of Aberdeen, Dr Greger Larson, University of Oxford, Dr Eva-Maria Geigl, CNRS University Paris 7, and Professor Ian Barnes, Natural History Museum.

1.30pm Storytelling : Dr Jacqui Mulville, Cardiff University

2.00pm Alexander Henry Rhind and Archaeology : Margaret Maitland, Curator of the Ancient Mediterranean, National Museums Scotland

3.00pm Panel Discussion: Future Archaeology : Dr Alan Leslie, Northlight Heritage, and Dr Rebecca Jones, Historic Scotland

4.15pm Discussion: Archaeologys progress and demands : An opportunity for audience questions and discussion.

4.45pm Vote of Thanks : Professor Richard Bradley, University of Reading



All lectures held at The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-28 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ

Thank you to AOC Archaeology Group  who are the 2015 Rhind Lectures sponsors.

Dr Andrew Heald, Managing Director said “AOC Archaeology Group has been committed to recording, interpreting and promoting our shared heritage for over two decades, and we are very proud to be working in partnership with the Society of Antiquaries for Scotland in delivering the forthcoming Rhind lecture series”

Rhind Lectures 2015 programme