Picts, Early Scotland and Issues with Scottish History with Alex Woolf

What happened to the Picts and why does is story of early medieval Scotland so difficult to tell? In this episode of Scotichronicast, Kate Buchanan is joined by Alex Woolf to talk studying Scottish history in the Early Middle Ages.

Dr Alex Woolf is a Senior Lecturer at the University of St Andrews, where he researches Britain and Ireland before the coming of the Normans, in particular the era from 400 to 900 AD. Click here to view his university webpage. He also has a profile on Wikipedia.


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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