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Research in Scottish History

Research in Scottish History

By Karie Schultz
A monthly interview-style podcast which highlights new research on all areas of Scottish history.
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Material culture in Outlander with Dr Madeleine Pelling and Dr Rosie Waine

Research in Scottish History

Material culture in Outlander with Dr Madeleine Pelling and Dr Rosie Waine

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Material culture in Outlander with Dr Madeleine Pelling and Dr Rosie Waine
Tune in for a discussion with Dr Madeleine Pelling and Dr Rosie Waine about their collaborative research on the material culture of the TV series Outlander. This episode covers the role of objects in the show's narrative, how these are made in production, and how fans replicate and experience them.
33:56
December 1, 2020
Scotland and the excavations of the Great Palace in Istanbul, c. 1930-1950 with Dr Lenia Kouneni
In this episode, Dr Lenia Kouneni shares her research on Scottish connections to the excavation of the Great Palace of Byzantine Emperors in Istanbul. Lenia discusses the key figures at the University of St Andrews who participated in the excavation, their patronage of the arts back home, and Scotland's role in 20th century archaeology more broadly.
32:29
November 1, 2020
Sex work in Edinburgh, c. 17th-19th centuries with Dr Kate Stephenson and Anna Brereton
Join as Dr Kate Stephenson and Anna Brereton share their research on sex work in Edinburgh from c. 17th-19th centuries. This episode covers the demographics of sex workers as well as the social and cultural problems they faced. It also includes a useful map of Edinburgh brothel locations: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1KiY2gMr5i01ds321onDVWc4BjzhTYmHU&usp=sharing.
28:33
October 1, 2020
Medieval Scottish warfare and its modern representations with Dr Iain MacInnes
Listen in for a conversation with Dr Iain MacInnes about the military history of the Wars of Scottish Independence which took place in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Iain also offers entertaining insights into the representation of the medieval period in modern popular media (comics, graphic novels, film, and television).
34:24
September 1, 2020
Scottish experiences of slavery in the Caribbean, 1750-1834 with Matthew Lee
Join for a discussion with Matthew Lee about his ongoing doctoral research into Scottish connections with the slave trade. In this episode, Matthew talks about how Scots experienced slavery in the Caribbean and how they presented these experiences in public and private writings.
29:25
August 1, 2020
Church discipline in Edinburgh, 1638-51 with Dr Claire McNulty
Tune in for a conversation with Dr Claire McNulty about her doctoral research into church discipline in parishes throughout Edinburgh, 1638-51. This episode covers some great topics, such as the benefits of regional history, types of sinful behaviour in the seventeenth century, and gender in the church.
25:32
July 13, 2020