About our Society

Find out more about the Prehistoric Society - an international community that promotes research into prehistory.

Resources

Access resources and downloads to learn more about Prehistory in our 'Resources' section.

Grants & Awards

The Prehistoric Society offers grants and awards to its members for research into prehistoric archaeology.

Become a member

Prehistoric Society members receive the following:

Events and Activities

Next event
Lecture

Genetic change and relatedness in Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Britain

The 21st Sara Champion Memorial Lecture
Dr Tom Booth (Crick Institute)

Times and further details for this lecture will be available shortly...

Next event
Lecture

Rapa Nui (Easter Island): Myths and realities of an iconic past

5th Annual Pitt Rivers Lecture, supported by the Prehistoric Society
Professor Sue Hamilton (Director of the Institute of Archaeology at UCL)

Professor Sue Hamilton explores how the Rapa Nui Landscapes of Construction Project, funded by The British Academy and AHRC, has considered the issues of heritage, tourism and sustainability on the remote Pacific island.

Next event
Lecture

Hot stone technology at Bucklers Park, Crowthorne, Berkshire: The use and re-use of a persistent place during the Bronze and Iron Ages

Joint Welwyn Arch Soc lecture
Helen Chittock (AOC Archaeology) and Rob Masefield (RPS)

Further details and booking information for this lecture will be available shortly...

Next event
Lecture

Early Humans in the English Channel Region: La Cotte de St Brelade, Boxgrove & other La Mancheland sites

Joint CAS lecture
Dr Matt Pope (UCL)

Times and further details for this lecture will be available shortly...

News and social media

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New Prehistoric Society website launched!

Monday, 11th October 2021
We are thrilled that you are visiting us on our new website, and hope you like our new look.

Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society collections

Wednesday, 6th October 2021
The Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society is our flagship publication – an international academic journal that has been published since 1935.