Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The AskHistorians Podcast

Aug 11, 2017

Today we are joined again by /u/Commiespaceinvader here to tell us about the history of fascism, what it and how it works, and really giving us context for how a fascist system is born, works, and dies. (52m)

Discussion thread...

Jul 28, 2017

We talk with Dr. Matthew Nicholls, Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Reading, and the creator of the Virtual Rome project. We discuss the difficulties of creating a 3-D, street-level map of Ancient Rome, as well as the upcoming massive open online course based upon it. (33min)

Dr. Nicholls' previous...

Jul 16, 2017

On today's episode we have Professor Cindy Ermus, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Lethbridge, explaining the Plague of Marseille in terms of the (relatively) new field of Disaster History. (56 min)


You can find the discussion thread on the subreddit

Jun 30, 2017

This podcast is a recording of the AskHistorians presentation at the National Council of Public Historians this past April. You can read the full-text of the speeches here:


As usual, here is the discussion thread for the episode on the AskHistorians...

Jun 17, 2017

In this concluding episode, we discuss the aftermath and fall-out from the Battle of Jutland, including the debate over the actions of the British commanders of the Grand Fleet. Also included is discussion over whether British ship designs at the time were flawed, leading to increased casualties. We conclude by putting...