Expert history articles

Expert features by some of the country's top historians and archaeologists.

Laura Laird presents a guide to the life of Scottish explorer John McDouall Stuart, the man described as ...

09/06/2016

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Volunteers of all ages and abilities are being asked to get involved in an archaeology project which provides free ...

24/05/2016

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Artist Bob Marshall talks to us about how he creates detailed historical illustrations and reconstructions of some ...

22/05/2016

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Robert Smail’s Printing Works, based in Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders is the oldest working commercial ...

20/05/2016

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Elma McEnemy presents her pick of six crucial dates that altered the course of the history of Aberdeen. ...

17/05/2016

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Textile historian Janet Rae explores the history of quilts in 19th century Scotland, including a recently ...

17/05/2016

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Joanne Major and Sarah Murden explore the Scottish roots of 18th-century courtesan Grace Dalrymple Elliott. ...

24/03/2016

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Professor Cathryn Spence explores what the presence of women in debt litigation can tell us about their economic ...

29/02/2016

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Professor Susan Morrison, author of the new 'Medieval Woman's Companion', explores five fascinating facts about ...

01/02/2016

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Professor James Hunter, author of a new book on the Sutherland Clearances, tells the story of the Clearances from ...

18/12/2015

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Historians Professor Alastair Bellany and Professor Thomas Cogswell reveal the hitherto untold story about a ...

09/11/2015

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Discover the many links between Traquair House – Scotland's oldest inhabited house – and the Stewart Kings and ...

04/11/2015

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