Professor Sian Jones joins Historic Environment Scotland's new External Peer Review Panel
1 Dec 2017
The Centre’s Sian Jones has joined Historic Environment Scotland’s new External Peer Review Panel, which has been set up to review the conservation of historic sites and monuments in the care of Scottish Ministers.
PhD student awarded SGSAH internship working with RAJPOT
22 Jan 2018
Rhona Ramsay, a second-year PhD student in the Centre for Environment, Heritage and Policy, has successfully applied for a self-led internship through the Scottish Graduate School or Arts and Humanities' (SGSAH) Student Development Fund.
Social vs. biological values of “nature”: a comparison of “protected areas” in Scotland and Idaho in the American West
20 Nov 2018
This presentation will outline proposed comparative research on the implications of social values associated with protected areas in Scotland and Idaho (as representative of the Intermountain West in the United States).
Beyond the resource curse and pipeline conspiracies: energy as a social relation in the Middle East
22 Jan 2019
The Middle East is conventionally viewed as the area of ‘Resource Curses’ and ‘Rentier States’ drawing negative implications for the relationship between nature and humanity. This paper will challenge this conventional wisdom.
The Ruralia XIII Conference: Seasonal Settlement in the Medieval and Early Modern Countryside
9 Sep 2019 to 13 Sep 2019
RURALIA is an international association for the archaeology of medieval and post-medieval settlement and rural life. It provides a conference of current research questions in rural archaeology from most participating European countries to strengthen the exchange of knowledge in, and the development of, archaeologically comparable studies, and to make archaeological results available to other disciplines.