On Thursday, 21st December, 2017, we will be hosting its Members' Night. This special event in Glasgow Archaeological Society's lecture programme opens the floor to members of Glasgow Archaeological Society for the evening, giving them the opportunity to give a lecture on a subject of their choosing. For 2017's Members' Night, we are pleased to welcome two lectures for the evening.
Our first guest lecturer will be Dr Kenneth Brophy, who will be giving a lecture on the famous Cochno Stone, which has been hailed as “most important Neolithic cup and ring marked rock art panel in Europe.” Situated on the edge of a housing estate in Clydebank near Glasgow, the stone was uncovered for the first time in 50 years in 2016 under the supervision of Dr Brophy, with the aim of creating a state-of-the-art 3D image of the stone. With the project's completion, the stone has been reburied to protect it from vandalism.
Our second guest lecturer of the night will be Euan Loarridge, who will be lecturing on Tracking Glasgow students in the Battle of the Somme. Euan Loarridge is a PhD candidate in History at the University of Glasgow, specialising as a Conflict History and Archaeology Researcher. He is also a graduate of the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology.
GAS Members' Night begins at 7:30pm, in the Boyd Orr Building, University Avenue, Glasgow University.
Membership with Glasgow Archaeological Society is not necessary to attend this lecture.
Lectures are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7.30pm from October to April in the Boyd Orr Building, University Avenue, Glasgow University, with the exception of the Dalrymple Lectures. The Dalrymple Lectures will be held in the Sir Charles Wilson building at 6.30pm on November 13th to 15th, 2017, and on the 16th at 7.30pm.
Please note that some details may be subject to change; refer to our website to keep up to date.
Admission to all of our lectures is completely free, and are open to members and non-members alike. We do, however, appreciate your support! The Society has a supply of quality enamelled badges bearing the Society’s crest; these are available at the ridiculously cheap price of £3.50, and are on sale at lectures (subject to availablity) at the sales table. Glasgow Archaeological Society car stickers and bookmarks are also freely available to members. If you are interested in becoming a member of Glasgow Archaeological Society, see here for more details or contact our Membership Secretary.