Monday 31 August

Pre-Conference Highland Excursion to Kilmartin Glen, Argyll (coach departs from Wolfson Building, University Avenue at 08.30)

 

Tuesday 1 September

Pre-Conference Excursions to:

Lowland Castles (coach departs from Wolfson Building at 08.30)

Edinburgh Old and New Towns (coach departs from Wolfson Building at 08.30)

Historic Battlefields (coach departs from Wolfson Building at 08.30)

Science and Conservation (coaches depart from Wolfson Building at 13.15)

Collection Highlights: The Hunterian and Kelvingrove Museums (walking tour – timings tbc with participating delegates)

09.00   –           18.00   EAA Board Meeting (House for an Art Lover)

 

Wednesday 2 September

09.00   –           15.00   EJA Editorial Board Meeting, Club Room, Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs

10.00   –           15.00   Registration and Helpdesk open at Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs

16.00   –           18.00   Opening Ceremony at City Halls, Candleriggs

19.00   –           21.00   Civic Welcoming Reception at Glasgow Science Centre (coaches will be provided)

 

Thursday 3 September

08.00   –           18.00   Registration and Helpdesk open in the Concert Hall, University of Glasgow

08.00   –           18.00   Scientific Programme parallel sessions in all venues, University of Glasgow

08.00   –           18.00   Futures Café – forum for discussion with EAA Board members, Old Archives Room

12.30   –           13.30   CIfA Workshop – “A Q&A with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists”, James Watt South Room 355

12.30   –           13.30   Routledge Workshop – “Meet the Editor of The Archaeological Journal”, Joseph Black Building Room 504

16.00   –           18.00   AGE (Archaeology and Gender in Europe) Members Working Group, Joseph Black Building Room 407

18.00   –           18.30   ‘Cradle of Scotland’ exhibit opens for preview, Hunterian Art Gallery

18.35   –           20.00   Glenmorangie Whisky Reception, Hunterian Art Gallery, Hunterian Museum and Kelvin Gallery

18.45   –           20.00   Opening of the ‘Cradle of Scotland’ exhibit (By Invitation)

18.45   –           20.00   Launch of ‘Archaeology of Film: Past and Future’, Kelvin Gallery, Gilbert Scott Building (all delegates welcome)

20.00   –           01.00   Annual Party, Òran Mór, Byres Road and Kibble Palace, Botanic Gardens

 

Friday 4 September

08.00   –           16.00   Registration and Helpdesk open in the Concert Hall, University of Glasgow

08.00   –           16.00   Scientific Programme parallel sessions in all venues, University of Glasgow

08.00   –           16.00   Futures Café – forum for discussion with EAA Board members, Old Archives Room

10.30   –           11.30   Screening of ‘Archaeology of Film: Past and Future’, Hunterian Lecture Theatre, Hunterian Art Gallery

11.30   –           12.30   Re-screening of Opening Ceremony films, Hunterian Lecture Theatre, Hunterian Art Gallery

12.30   –           13.30   Screening of ‘Archaeology of Film: Past and Future’, Hunterian Lecture Theatre, Hunterian Art Gallery

13.30   –           14.00   Re-screening of Opening Ceremony films. Hunterian Lecture Theatre, Hunterian Art Gallery

14.00   –           15.00   Screening of ‘Archaeology of Film: Past and Future’, Hunterian Lecture Theatre, Hunterian Art Gallery

12.30   –           13.00   Routledge Workshop – “Increasing the impact of your research: Social Media and Altmetrics”, Joseph Black Building Room 504

16.15   –           18.00   Annual Membership Business Meeting, Boyd Orr Building Lecture Theatre 1

18.30   –           20.00   Maney Publishing – Launch of “Themes in Contemporary Archaeology”, Hunter Halls (By Invitation)

20.00   –           23.00   MERC Party, Curlers’ Rest, Byres Road (Ticketed Event)

 

Saturday 5 September

08.00   –           16.00   Registration and Helpdesk open in the Concert Hall, University of Glasgow

08.00   –           18.00   Scientific Programme parallel sessions in all venues, University of Glasgow

08.00   –           16.00   Futures Café – forum for discussion with EAA Board members, Old Archives Room

19.00   –           23.45   Annual Dinner with Glenmorangie Whisky Tasting and Ceilidh at the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery

19.00   –           22.00   Ceilidh at Queen Margaret Union (QMU), University Gardens

 

Sunday 6 September

Post-Conference Excursions to:

Western Isles and St Kilda (coach departs from the Gregory Building at 06.00)

Picts in Perthshire (coach departs from the Wolfson Building at 08.00)

Coastal Erosion on the Firth of Forth (coach departs from the Wolfson Building at 08.30)

Iona: Cradle of Christianity (coach departs from the Wolfson Building at 08.30)

Roman Scotland: the Antonine Wall (coaches depart from the Wolfson Building at 08.30)

Orkney’s Archaeology (coach departs from the Wolfson Building at 12.00)

Date Activity
1 July 2014 Launch of EAA Glasgow website
12 September 2014 EAA Glasgow 2015 will be announced in journals, websites and direct mailing
12 September 2014 Calls for Sessions opens
12 September 2014 Delegate registration opens
31 October 2014 Deadline for Session proposals
2 December 2014 Notification of successful Sessions to organisers
10 December 2014 Deadline for registration and payment for Session organisers
19 December 2014 Outline Scientific Programme published online
19 December 2014 Call for Papers/Posters opens
16 February 2015 Deadline for Paper/Poster submissions
10 April 2015 Notification of successful Papers to proposers
24 April 2015 Deadline for registration and payment for Paper/Posters proposers
31 May 2015 Final version of Scientific Programme published online
17 August 2015 Online registration closes (cancellation deadline)
2-5 September 2015 EAA Glasgow 2015 – 21st Annual Meeting

Provisional schedule – Updated by LC 14 July 2014

Wednesday 2 September

Please be aware that Registration and the Opening Ceremony are taking place off-campus in Glasgow City Centre at the Old Fruitmarket, and the City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ.

Registration opens on at 10.00am and closes at 3.00pm sharp in preparation for the Opening Ceremony.

Delegates who will not be attending the Opening Ceremony or arrive later than 2 September can register throughout the event at the Concert Hall, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ.

The Opening Ceremony and Civic Welcome Reception will take place from 4.00pm-6.00pm (details below)

Opening Ceremony will take place in the City Halls, next door to Registration from 4.00pm – 6.00pm.

Civic Reception will follow the Opening Ceremony in the Glasgow Science Centre. Buses will be provided to transport delegates to and from the venue or delegates can take a riverside walk from the City Halls to the Science Centre using the route outlined in the map below:

Registration & Opening Ceremony Map

Social Programme

Wednesday 2 September

16.00 – 18.00 Opening Ceremony at City Halls, Candleriggs

19.00 – 21.00 Civic Welcoming Reception at Glasgow Science Centre (coaches will be provided)

 

Thursday 3 September

18.00 – 18.30 ‘Cradle of Scotland’ exhibit opens for preview, Hunterian Art Gallery

18.30 – 20.00 Glenmorangie Whisky Reception, Hunterian Art Gallery, Hunterian Museum and Kelvin Gallery

18.45 – 20.00 Opening of the ‘Cradle of Scotland’ exhibit (By Invitation)

18.45 – 20.00 Launch of ‘Archaeology of Film: Past and Future’, Kelvin Gallery, Gilbert Scott Building (all delegates welcome)

20.00 – 01.00 Annual Party, Òran Mór, Byres Road and Kibble Palace, Botanic Gardens

 

Friday 4 September

18.30 – 20.00 Maney Publishing – Launch of “Themes in Contemporary Archaeology”, Hunter Halls (By Invitation)

20.00 – 23.00 MERC Party, Curlers’ Rest, Byres Road (Ticketed Event)

 

Saturday 5 September

19.00 – 23.45 Annual Dinner with Glenmorangie Whisky Tasting and Ceilidh at the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery

19.00 – 22.00 Ceilidh at Queen Margaret Union (QMU), University Gardens

Except for Registration and the Opening Ceremony on Wednesday 2nd September, all other conference activities, including oral presentations, poster presentations and exhibitor stands, will take place on the main University of Glasgow Campus. A detailed campus map (pdf) is available for download as well as further information available on the University of Glasgow website. An interactive Room Finder for campus venues can be accessed through this link. Session venues are highlighted in the campus map below:

Session Venue Map

We have a full Social Programme which will take place through the conference at a range of venues in the heart of Glasgow’s West End and close to the university campus.
Social Venues Map

For a full listing of available excursions: View all excursions.

For a full listing of accommodation possibilities: View delegate accommodation.