The Prehistoric Society

Alison Sheridan

Welcome to the website for the Prehistoric Society

Congratulations to Niall Sharples for organising the fantastic, full-house ‘People in Prehistory: Houses and Households’ Day Conference on 1 March.
Check out our programme of events to see what else we have on offer; and don’t forget to book your ticket for the 2014 EUROPA conference, which will celebrate the achievements of Professor Alasdair Whittle and will be held at the University of Cardiff on 30th and 31st May 2014. Click here for a full programme and booking form.

CUP are still scanning in back issues of PPS, with all volumes back to 1985 (except 1989) now availnble. You can now also access the 7 volumes of the Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia (1911–1934) online, on the Cambridge Journals Online website. The PPSEA volumes can be found on their own page:

Dr Alison Sheridan, President

Learn about the Society

Our interests are worldwide and extend from the earliest human origins to the emergence of written records.

Membership is open to all, and includes professional, amateur, student and retired members.

Search our Publications

Browse the following Society publications

Explore Prehistoric Places

Looking for a site to visit? Want to know more about British Prehistoric sites? Interested in visiting museums with prehistoric collections? If yes, then please click here.

Forthcoming Society Events

The 150th anniversary of the naming of Homo neanderthalensis by William King
Galway, 24 May 2014 - 26 May 2014

17th Iron Age Research Student Conference
Edinburgh, 29 May 2014 - 1 June 2014

EUROPA award Conference for 2014: Prof Alasdair Whittle (Cardiff University)
Cardiff, 30 May 2014 - 31 May 2014

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Holding a conference? Organising a lecture?

Please download our flyer to distribute to your delegates

Latest Gallery Photos

Ham Hill tour 2013