This annual conference is organised by City of Edinburgh Council, East Lothian Council and Scottish Borders Council.
It provides an important opportunity to hear and discuss first hand accounts of the archaeological fieldwork and research being undertaken in Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders.
Use it as a CPD even as well, with plenty of opportunities to meet and talk with other professional, community and public archaeologists.
BOOK ONLINE: www.eastlothian.gov.uk/archaeologyconference
It is held, Saturday, 17 November 2018 Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh. A great Venue, and easy to get to via bus or train.
1) RECENT EXCAVATIONS AT CARDRONA: NEW EVIDENCE FOR
PREHISTORIC SETTLEMENT IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS
Alex Wood (AOC Archaeology Group)
2) EXPLORING TORWOODLEE BROCH, GALASHIELS:
WORKING TOWARDS A NEW UNDERSTANDING
Dr Christopher Bowles (Scottish Borders Council) &
Dr John Reid (Trimontium Trust)
3) OUT OF THE DARK AGES: DOON HILL RE-ASSESSED
Ian Ralston (School of History, Classics & Archaeology,
University of Edinburgh)
4) BEYOND BEDE: COLLABORATIVE ARCHAEOLOGY
Manda Forster & Brendon Wilkins (DigVentures)
5) EVIDENCE FOR EARLY MEDIEVAL OCCUPATION,
RECENT EXCAVATIONS AT DALMENY
Anne Marot (AOC Archaeology Group)
6) A STICH IN TIME! EXCAVATIONS AT INDIA BUILDINGS
Nicholas Johnstone (AOC Archaeology Group)
7) SEARCHING FOR SETON PALACE
Gordon Neil, Billy Campbell and Frank Chambers
(Seton Archaeological Society)
8) 1722 WAGGONWAY PROJECT –
DISCOVERING SCOTLAND’S FIRST RAILWAY
Edmund Bethune (1722 Waggonway Heritage Group)
9) LEITH FORT CANNON’S CONSERVATION:
CLEANING, COATING AND CARING
Natalie Mitchell (AOC Archaeology Group)
10) “THE MOST POWERFUL NAVAL FORTRESS IN THE
BRITISH EMPIRE”: THE FORTIFICATION OF THE FIRTH
OF FORTH IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Dr Gordon Barclay
Abstracts available online at:
www.eastlothian.gov.uk/archaeology and on the day.