Now celebrating our 75th Anniversary - see here for special events

Originally founded as the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia in 1908, the current name was established in 1935. The Prehistoric Society now has an international membership of around 2000 members from over 40 countries.

The Prehistoric Society's interests are world wide 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.

An active programme of eventsólectures, study tours, day- and weekend conferences, and research weekendsóallows members to participate fully in the Society and to meet other members and interested parties. The study excursions cater for all preferences from the relatively luxurious to the more economical, including highly popular student study tours. Day visits to sites are arranged whenever possible.

The Society produces two publications: the annual journal, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society and the topical newsletter, PAST , which is published in April, July and November. Both are included with most categories of membership

Annual Research, Conference and Student Travel Awards are available to members to enable excavations, research, visits to conferences and travel abroad to sites and museums.

The Prehistoric Society is grateful to The British Academy, the Council for British Archaeology and University College London for their support.
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The Society is registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee (no. 2532446) and is a registered charity (no. 1000567).