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Funding to protect Scots landmarks

Scots historians have been awarded £100,000 to help local communities prevent Scotland's most prized historical landmarks from crumbling into the sea.

The state of Scottish history

A leading Scottish historian has warned that future generations will be oblivious to the life and times of their ancestors unless schools inject more excitement into the subject.

A taste of the Caribbean

A taste of the Caribbean is expected to arrive in Fife this week when a conference on the Early Modern Caribbean takes place at the University of St Andrews.

From iron collar to irn-bru

A book hailed as the most definitive record of Scotland's history is claiming to puncture the nation's best-known stereotypes.

The place of the dead

A wealth of new information surrounding death in mediaeval and early modern Europe has been unravelled by a University of St Andrews historian.