Meeting Reports: 2016-17

  • 7 October 2016, Presidential Address
    Liam Murray — Joseph Thomson, the African Explorer from Penpont
  • 21 October 2016
    Alistair Maxwell-Irving — Tower-Houses of the Scottish Borders
  • 4 November 2016
    Dr Larry Griffin (Principal Research Officer, WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre) — The Dumfriesshire Rook Census and Tracking the Greenland White-fronted Goose
  • 18 November 2016
    Fiona J. Houston — Cottage Life in Eighteenth-Century Scotland
  • 2 December 2016, James Williams Lecture
    John Reid — The Roman Assault on Burnswark Hill: A Conflict Rehabilitated
  • 13 January 2017
    Vyv Wood-Gee — European Drove Roads
  • 27 January 2017
    Mark Pollitt (D&G Environmental Resources Centre Manager) — Wildlife Recording — Past, Present and Future
  • 10 February 2017
    Graeme Cavers (AOC Archaeology Group) — Black Loch of Myrton: an Early Iron Age Loch Village in Wigtownshire
  • 24 February, Members' Night
    David Devereux — Excavations at Tongland Abbey
  • 10 March 2017
    Christoph Otte (Winner of the Truckell Prize, 2015) — Counting Hectares — An Experimental Approach to Early Medieval Agricultural Estates in Eastern Dumfriesshire
  • 25 March 2017
    Margaret Elphinstone — Galloway's Landscape and History in the Fiction of S.R. Crockett