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BORDER ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

-LECTURE PROGRAMME -

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2014

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The discovery and Excavation of previously unknown Neolithic and Early Historic timber halls,

and a Bronze Age cemetery.

November 3rd

Bruce Glendinning

Lockerbie Academy:

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The origins of metallurgy in Europe: new insights from Italy

December 1st

Dr Andrea Dolfini

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2015

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No Lectures in January

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Treasure Trove in Scotland; medieval and other discoveries from the scottish Borders

February 2nd

Stuart Campbell

Head of Treasure Trove National Museums of Scotland

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Eyewitness to disaster: Pliny and the destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum

March 2nd

Dr Jeremy Paterson

Ancient History Chair of the Latin Minimus Project

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The Archaeology of Sugar: a view from southern Jordan

April 13th

Dr Richard Jones

Non-destructive techniques of analysis of archaeological art historical materials Glasgow University

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The CARE of rock art in the UK and Ireland

May 11th

Myra Giesen and Aron Mazel

Director of ICCHS, Senior lecturer Newcastle University

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Routes to Flodden in 1513

June 1st

David Caldwell

Historian and Museum Curator

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No Lectures July and August

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Industrial Archaeology in the Borders

September 7th

Prof John Hume

Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow and St Andrews

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The Dr Malcom Aylett Memorial Lecture

The Ness of Brodgar - investigating a prehistoric enigma

October 5th

Nick Card

Senior Projects Manager Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA)

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Heritage Management; not as dull as it sounds

November 2nd

Rori McDonald

Senior heritage Management Officer Ancient Monuments (east)

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Members Night

December 7th

Christmas Event

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Note - April 6th and May 4 are Bank Holidays

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2016

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START TIME: 7.30 p.m.
PARISH CENTRE, BERWICK UPON TWEED
(OPPOSITE THE BERWICK BARRACKS ADJACENT TO BERWICK PARISH
CHURCH MAIN DOOR)

MEMBERS FEE, VISITORS: £2.00 (includes tea and coffee)

Meetings held 1st Monday of every month September, October, November, December, February, March, April (one week later due to Easter), May (one week later due to the Bank holiday) and June. Monthly speakers, lending library. If you are interested in any aspect of Archaeology come to our meetings and see what we do.

(Sometimes the date and venue may be changed due to circumstances beyond our control, please check dates and venues carefully)

............PICTURE............. ...........GALLERY.............

Maria and Dr Alison Sheridab February Neolithic Jadeitite axe heads.

Dr Clive Waddington and Maria Chester our chairman
Things don't always go right
Philip Dekin and Dr Gordon Noble
Philip and Roger Miket
Prof Clive Ruggles and Maria