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Please note: All face-to-face UAS activities are postponed until COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted following government advice. Our statement is here - 



2022 Lecture Programme

Monthly lectures are held at Queen's University Belfast and cover a wide range of archaeological and related topics. All lectures are held at 7.30pm. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are holding lectures online. Members will be sent a link to the Zoom meeting, the public can watch live on YouTube. Recordings will be available on YouTube. You can access our YouTube channel here.

Admission is free and all are welcome.


Monday 31 January           

'For want of a horse, the rider was lost’: an introduction to Ireland's Late Iron Age equitation

Dr Rena Maguire

Monday 22 February

Burials and Society in Late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Ireland

Dr Cormac McSparron

Monday 28 February

Annual General Meeting

Monday 28 March

Lecture To Be Confirmed

Monday 25 April

Lecture To Be Confirmed

Monday 30 May      

Lecture To Be Confirmed

Monday 27 June

Lecture To Be Confirmed

Monday 25 July

40 Years ‘a Digging: Reflections of an Irish Field Archaeologist

Ruairí Ó Baoill

Monday 29 August

Larne Lough: A Forgotten Seascape

Stephen Cameron
Antrim County Archaeological Society 

Monday 26 September

Lecture To Be Confirmed

Monday 31 October

Irish Holy Wells

Dr Finbar McCormick

Saturday 12 November

Annual Conference Discovery 2022!

Monday 12 December

Lecture To Be Confirmed