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Waste Management in Medieval Scotland with Richard Oram

Kate Buchanan and Richard Oram talk about the everyday task of dealing with waste in Medieval Scotland. Covering both urban setting and elite residences, this episode outlines what people thought about and did with their daily waste.

Professor Richard Oram is a Dean of Faculty of Arts and Humanities in History at the University of Stirling. His focus is on environmental history in medieval Scotland. You can learn more about Richard’s work on his university webpage.


Scotichronicast is hosted by Kate Buchanan. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Stirling in 2014, with her primary research is on medieval Scottish castles and their landscapes. She co-edited and contributed to Medieval and Early Modern Representations of Authority in Scotland and the British Isles, which was published by Routledge in 2016. Kate is also an adjunct instructor for the history program at Southern New Hampshire University. Follow her on Twitter at @k8_buchanan.

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Top Image:An image of some of the garderobes mentioned at Doune Castle. Photo by Kate Buchanan.


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