News and Forthcoming Events

NEW Report of the meeting of 4 November 2016

This report is now available online.

TDGNHAS Volume 84 now available on line

Volume 84 of TDGNHAS is now available online.

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European Ethnological Research Centre (University of Edinburgh) Events

The European Ethnological Research Centre (University of Edinburgh) is holding three events this autumn as part of its Regional Ethnology of Dumfries and Galloway project.

1 October 2016
Easterbrook Hall

5 November 2016
North West Castle Hotel

19 November 2016
St John's Hall
Castle Douglas

The events are free of charge but ticketed. Further information is available on the Research Centre's website.

Syllabus for 2016–17

The syllabus of meetings for 2016–17 is now available.

The Lost Dark Age of the Kingdom of Rheged

The Lost Dark Age of the Kingdom of Rheged is the book co-athored by Ronan Toolis and Christopher Bowles giving an account of the Galloway Picts Project excavations at Trusty's Hill undertaken by the Society in 2012. This is scheduled to be published by Oxbow Books in November 2016, but pre-publication orders can now be made for purchase at a much reduced price. See the flyer for a description of the book and a pre-publication order form.

Truckell Prize

The Society has recently (18 January 2016) revised the terms for the award of the Truckell Prize. Full details are given in this notice.