Academic Podcast Roundup

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Academic Life

A short daily podcast hosted by Mount Holyoke College president Lynn Pasquerella for Albany's WAMC and featuring researchers speaking briefly about a wide range of topics, from gender in academia to alcohol dependence treatment.

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"A podcast on everythwere the life sciences meet the biological sciences with Dr. Dan Quintana and Dr. James Heathers." A bi-weekly conversation-style podcast about the nuts & bolts of scientific research and academic life issues, like writing and publishing, the PhD to Postdoc transition, and work-life balance.

A series of episodes produced in 2012 and 2013 by Alex Gallarza, Andrea Zellner, and Benjamin Sawyer, PhD students at Michigan State University, in which they discuss topics related to graduate school life, academia, and the digital humanities. The podcast was produced as a companion to the GradHacker blog (before it moved to Insider Higher Ed).

The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series of podcasts from the Harvard Graduate School of Education that features 15-20 minute conversations with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber, the Harvard EdCast is a space for educational discourse and openness, focusing on the myriad issues and current events related to the field.

Harvard Medical School scientists tackle a variety of important questions, ranging from how your neurons work to which genes play a role in particular diseases. This podcast provides context and highlights the latest trends in medical education and biomedical research through interviews and analysis.

This weekly podcast from the BBC features interviews with historians on a wide variety of topics.

A new interview podcast that describes itself as "about the people and projects bridging art, activism, and academia to build better worlds ... creators who use culture for social justice and explore the nitty-gritty work of imagining and creating more just worlds," hosted by editor, indexer, and academic consultant Cathy Hannabach.

A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer or editor on craft and career, hosted by writer/editors Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff, and produced by Longform and the Atavist Magazine.

This podcast features one professor--Dr. Macia Chatelain, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University--and one student having conversations about "things we don't talk about in class." Produced by Dr. Macia Chatelain and Alex Tyson.

A podcast devoted to a broad approach to studying history, from research to teaching to methodology to theory, hosted by historian at Indiana Univeristy-Purdue University Indianapolis, Jason M. Kelly.

A podcast hosted by Elijah Meeks, Jason Heppler, and Paul Zenke that features discussions about higher education, digital humanities, technology, games, and learning.

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Based at the School of History, University College Dublin as part of the History Hub.ie project, which seeks to make the most recent academic research available on-line to anyone, this series of podcasts feature historians talking about a range of subjects from medieval to modern history, both Irish and international. The general series features talks, interviews, and conference presentations on a wide range of historial subjects, from full recordings of academic research papers to informative contributions from professional historians discussing specific historical figures and events.

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The Liberal Arts Endeavor is a podcast by the College of Arts & Letters (CAL) at Michigan State University. Each episode throughout the academic year will feature a different Liberal Arts story within the College. Podcast hosted by Michigan State's College of Arts and Letters Dean Christopher P. Long, and students Samantha Ward and Hannah Bullion.

 

An interview podcast featuring academics, writers, poets, artists, filmmakers, and other interesting people, using their personal biographies as a starting point for wide-ranging conversations about the state of the world, hosted by social and cultural historian of 20th century America David Parsons.

A periodic podcast about trends and events in the world of scholarly publishing, produced by authors of the Society for Scholarly Publishing's Scholarly Kitchen Blog and featuring interviews with individuals of note in scholarly communications.

A biweekly podcast featuring conversations with historians in all areas of history about their research, focusing especially on why historical research should matter to a general audience. Hosted by Evan Faulkenbury, a public historian at SUNY Cortland.

The Way of Improvement Leads Home is a biweekly discussion dedicated to American history, historical thinking, and the role of history in our everyday lives. It is co-hosted by award-winning author and historian John Fea and his former student Drew Dyrli Hermeling. Each episode a guest joins them to discuss the relevance of historical thinking within their work. Past guests have included AHA president Jim Grossman, ESPN.com columnist Paul Lukas, graphic novelist Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Slate writer Rebecca Onion, historian Manisha Sinha, blogger and historian Ann Little, Atlantic's Washington Bureau Chief Yoni Appelbaum, NPR reporter Sara McCammon, and podcaster Nate DiMeo. 

 

A collection of podcasts hosted by women, compiled by Julie Shapiro from Transom. These podcasts include various topics such as grammar, motherhood, business, and Jewish life.

American Studies

A podcast about ten landmark American Presidents hosted by producer Roifield Brown and featuring expert narrators on each president's public career.

A podcast for educators, students, and history buffs about Texas, US, and World History featuring historians from the University of Texas at Austin.

Fifty episodes examining the history of central Florida through local area objects found in museums, historical organizations, and other places produced by UCF Associate Professor of history and H-Net VP for Research & Publications Robert Cassanello and students in his Historical Documentary and New Media class.

A public radio show and podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh that give historical perspective to topics in the headlines.

A new podcast produced by the collaborative project "Global History of Sports in the Cold War," part of the Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project. Led by Robert Edelman (UC San Diego) and Robert Edelman (University of Cambridge), the research project has had conferences in Moscow and New York, and some of the participating scholars have contributed so far to the podcast. The host and producer of the podcast is Vince Hunt, who has been a producer and reporter for the BBC.

A list of podcast episodes and audio compiled by the H-Haiti network of Haiti-related content.

Heartland History, hosted by Jon Lauck and produced by Dana Brown, is the podcast of the Midwestern History Association.

The Midwestern History Association, created in the fall of 2014, is dedicated to rebuilding the field of Midwestern history, which has suffered from decades of neglect and inattention. The MHA will advocate for greater attention to Midwestern history among professional historians, seek to rebuild the infrastructure necessary for the study of the American Midwest, promote greater academic discourse relating to Midwestern history, support the work of the new journal Middle West Review and other journals which promote the study of the Midwest, and offer prizes to scholars who excel in the study of the Midwest.

Heartland History is extension of the MHA's mission with16 episodes featuring academics and public historians. The podcast is currently available on SoundCloud. or at the MHA website.

 

An accessible new American history podcast hosted by College of Holy Cross historian Edward T. O'Donnell.

A podcast shared by H-DC that explores the lingusitics of Washington D.C. This episode was reported by Matthew S. Schawrtz and produced by WAMU 88.5.

An interview podcast about books in American Studies.

A list compiled by H-Amstdy subscribers.

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A long-form journalistic, aesthetically produced Spanish-language podcast that tells Latin American stories from anywhere Spanish is spoken, including the United States, produced by novelist Daniel Alarcón and a team of journalists and producers.

This episode from Radiolab highlights the five-part series from On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone. Questions of American poverty and debunking "Security Blanket" myths are discussed. In addition, we learn a little about Benjamin Franklin's autobiography.

A project of Traditional Arts Indiana, the Folklore and Folklife center for the Hoosier State, this podcast criss-crosses the state to collect interviews and recipes, perform taste-tests, and produce an entertaining audio program.

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The full title of this Panoply Media podcast is Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race, it's hosted by authors Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby, and the title is fairly self-explanatory.

The Soccer History USA podcast is a monthly program examining the history of soccer in the United States.  Although previous shows have focused on various topics the podcast is now in the process of recounting each season of the American Soccer League from 1921-31. The show is written and hosted by Brian D. Bunk from the History Department at the University of Masschusetts Amherst.

Witch Hunt is a bi-weekly podcast exploring the events, places and legacies behind history’s most infamous witch hunts – literal and metaphorical. Witch Hunt Podcast is created and hosted by Salem history buffs,  Nancy Mades-Byrd  and Daniel Byrd.

Architecture

An interview podcast with authors about architecture from the New Books Network.

A podcast that explores the built environment and design hosted by producer and Radiotopia founder Roman Mars.

The Archispeak podcast, hosted by Evan Troxel, Neal Pann, and Cormac Phalen, is an every-other-week show about architecture as a profession. The hour-long show features interviews with architects about a variety of topics. Listeners may like to start with the episode on A Day in the Life.

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Started in 2005, Design Matters with Debbie Millman was the first design podcast distributed on iTunes. Produced out of the Masters in Branding program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and hosted by designer, author, educator, and brand strategist Millman, the show features interviews with designers and a wide variety of luminaries and cultural commentators about design and creative culture.

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On the Grid was a conversation podcast where hosts Andy Mangold, Dan Auer, and Matt McInerney discussed design through recent events and news. The show ran from July 2012 through March 2016.

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This weekly podcast, hosted by Russell Manthy, managing director of IA Interior Architects' Houston office, offers an insider's look inside a working architecture firm. Issues discussed include design, strategy, culture, and sustainability. The show features discussions and interviews with architects, designers, and strategists. Particularly interesting are the two parter on the History of the Astrodome of Houston (1, 2) and the episodes on An International Design Education and  Repositioning an Historic Building.

The Architectural League of New York shares recordings of its live events. Audio available on the League's website and on Soundcloud.

Architects Laura Davis and Larry Paschall of HPD Architecture have been sharing their thoughts and tips on architecture, geared for clients and architects, in this conversational twice monthly podcast since 2009.

The Plan is a weekly architecture and design talk show on Radio Adelaide 101.5fm.  The show discusses all things architecture, environment and affect and gets a conversation going on integrated design issues and practices in and around Adelaide. Weekly features will profile local designers, practices and thinkers from all corners of the built environment.

Hosted by John ByleveldMartin Ridge, Sharon MacKay and Dr Jo Russell-Clarke and proudly supported by the Australian Institute of Architecture – SA Chapter (AIA/SA), Design Institute of Australia (DIA/SA), Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture – SA Chapter (AILA/SA), University of South Australia – School of Art, Architecture & Design, Adelaide University – School of Architecture and Built Environment, Planning Institute Australia SA Chapter (PIA/SA)  and the Office of Design and Architecture South Australia (ODASA)

The US Modernist Radio is hosted by George Smart and Frank King under the auspices of the non-profit preservation and education organization North Carolina Modernist Houses. The show features lively talks with critics, preservationists, homeowners, and architects interested or involved with Modernist architecture. The show does not claim to being academic, but instead aspires to be funny, irreverent, informative, and accessible.

The Vertical City podcast features weekly interviews with experts and scholars about vertical architecture, urban planning, energy, agriculture, and green living. The show comes out of the Verticual City project, a not-for-profit organization  that advocates for vertical cities as a solution to a more sustainable future. The podcast is hosted by Lennon Richardson, marketing coordinator for Vertical City.

Art

An interview podcast with authors about architecture from the New Books Network.

This eight-part podcast is a lecture series on aesthetics and the philosophy of art in the Western philosophical tradition, presented by University of Oxford philosophy professor James Grant.

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ArtCurious Podcast explores the unexpected, the slightly odd, and the strangely wonderful in Art History. The ArtCurious Podcast is written, produced, and hosted by Jennifer Dasal, a contemporary arts curator with nearly twenty years of art-historical studies and experience. 

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Hosted by Jon Kay, Director of Traditional Arts Indiana and Curator of Folklife and Cultural Heritage at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, this series covers a wide range of material culture topics, interviews with folklorists, artisans, archivists, genealogists, and more.

A podcast series from the Mathers Museum of World Culture hosted by MMWC Curator of Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Jon Kay, it features interviews with museum professionals and culture workers.

Begun in 2005 as a record of course lectures by photographer and Professor Emeritus of Photography Jeff Curto, this podcast has morphed into more a more focused series of episodes on selected topics in the history of photography.

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Ten short episode series produced for BBC 4 radio that traces the story of ten antiquities and cultural sites, like the Winged-Bull of Nineveh or the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, presented by author and journalist Kanishk Tharoor.

A new arts and culture podcast from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Raw Material’s first season, Otherworld, is hosted by Bay Area artist and writer Ross Simonini, and documents artists who work with the unknown. Rituals, hauntings, magic—the podcast's first six-episode season conjures these topics and more.

The Lonely Palette is a bi-weekly podcast that aims to return art history to the masses, one painting at a time. Based out of - but not affiliated with - the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Tamar picks a painting du jour, interviews unsuspecting passers-by, and then dives deep into the object, the movement, the social context, and anything and everything else that will make it as exciting to you as it is to her. The Lonley Palette is hosted by Tamar Avishai, an art historian turned finance administrator who moonlights as an independent radio producer and adjunct lecturer at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Weekly, hour-long program in which art critic Tyler Green interviews artists, art historians, authors, curators, and conservators about their work.

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Scripted, monthly podcast about art in Canada produced by Toronto-based writer, curator, and educator Alison Cooley, covering subjects like What is Art?, Inuit Art, and Regionalisms, and the Understanding Your Biases episode even includes a follow-along worksheet for listeners.

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Asian Studies

An interview podcast produced by the Asia Society that interviews scholars, journalists, and Asia experts who illuminate the politics, economics, arts, and culture in the region.

A podcast hosted by journalist Eric Fish, writer, researcher & analyst Hudson Lockett, and journalist Nicole Sy that answers young China watchers' questions about Chinese society and culture, produced by Project Pengyou, the alumni network for President Obama's 100,000 Strong Initiative, committed to building bridges between the US and China through such topics as Chinese literatureChinese ChristianityphilosophyLGBT issuesChinese apolotical youth, and more.

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Hosted by amateur historian (and LA-based businessman long involved in China trade) Laszlo Montgomery, this podcast aims to cover 5,000 years of Chinese history from ancient to modern, looking at dynasties, historical persons, culture, and more, including multi-part series on the History of TeaZhou Enlai, the History of Hong Kong, and more.

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A podcast about East Asian popular culture and media. Hosted by two historians, Stephanie Montgomery and Melissa Brzycki, the podcast uses East Asian pop culture products - including movies, television, fiction, and memoirs - to understand different aspects of East Asia life and culture. 

A weekly podcast covering the entire span of Japanese hsitory, from prehistoric to modern day, produced by Isaac Meyer, a PhD student at the University of Washington.

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10-part series on tea in China by Laszlo Montgomery on The China History Podcast.

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An interview podcast about East Asian history with authors hosted by, among others, historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Carla Nappi.

An interview podcast with authors of new books in South Asian studies, hosted by sociologist and H-Podcast subscriber Ian Cook.

A series about premodern Japanese history, from ancient Japan to the end of the Samurai, featuring historiographically engaged discussions of culture, warfare, and literature, as well as interviews.

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A podcast produced by the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society, the Sinica Podcast is a weekly English-language show hosted by Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn, and occasional guests discussing current affairs and social, cultural, and political issues in China.

A weekly podcast, produced and hosted by PJ Thum, a researcher and teacher of Southeast Asian history at the University of Oxford, that gives listeners an in-depth view of Singapore history.

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Recorded lectures and conversations by visiting scholars to the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies in various disciplines, including foreign relations, politics, law, art, philosophy, and literature.

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Classical Studies

Ten short episode series produced for BBC 4 radio that traces the story of ten antiquities and cultural sites, like the Winged-Bull of Nineveh or the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, presented by author and journalist Kanishk Tharoor.

Current Events

Cold Call distills the Harvard Business School’s legendary case studies into podcast form. Hosted by Brian Kenny, the podcast airs every two weeks and features HBS faculty discussing cases they’ve written and the lessons they impart.

From CBC Radio, 5 podcasts that cover landmark stories from Olympic Games throughout the years. 

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A public radio show and podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh that give historical perspective to topics in the headlines.

A compliation of podcasts from hosted by various CNN reporters and analyst. These podcasts focus on the impact of Brexit and how the UK's decision will impact the world.

Produced by podcaster Siobhan Barco for the H-Law network, this series interviews legal historians and touches on all areas of legal history. The first episode interviews Mary Ziegler, author of After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate.

The Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast is an ongoing conversation on public policy, governance, and global issues featuring weekly 15-20 minute discussions hosted by Matt Cadwallader with prominent thought leaders, researchers, and decision makers.

History Talks brings smart conversations about today’s most interesting topics. Podcast topics include Korean History, American politics, and Sub-Sahara Africa. Each episode of History Talks features different experts in the subject and is produced by the History Department at The Ohio State University.

A podcast shared by H-DC that explores the lingusitics of Washington D.C. This episode was reported by Matthew S. Schawrtz and produced by WAMU 88.5.

Ten short episode series produced for BBC 4 radio that traces the story of ten antiquities and cultural sites, like the Winged-Bull of Nineveh or the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, presented by author and journalist Kanishk Tharoor.

This podcast features one professor--Dr. Macia Chatelain, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University--and one student having conversations about "things we don't talk about in class." Produced by Dr. Macia Chatelain and Alex Tyson.

Press Publish is a weekly conversation with journalists, technologists, and entrepreneurs about the future of news. Produced by the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard and hosted by Neiman Lab director Joshua Benton.

A long-form journalistic, aesthetically produced Spanish-language podcast that tells Latin American stories from anywhere Spanish is spoken, including the United States, produced by novelist Daniel Alarcón and a team of journalists and producers.

This episode from Radiolab highlights the five-part series from On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone. Questions of American poverty and debunking "Security Blanket" myths are discussed. In addition, we learn a little about Benjamin Franklin's autobiography.

The full title of this Panoply Media podcast is Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race, it's hosted by authors Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby, and the title is fairly self-explanatory.

A podcast produced by the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society, the Sinica Podcast is a weekly English-language show hosted by Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn, and occasional guests discussing current affairs and social, cultural, and political issues in China.

Talking Machines is a podcast about the world of machine learning. Producer Katherine Gorman and Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Associate Ryan Adams speak with experts in the field about the latest research. Talking Machines is an independent production of Tote Bag Productions.

The Liberal Arts Endeavor is a podcast by the College of Arts & Letters (CAL) at Michigan State University. Each episode throughout the academic year will feature a different Liberal Arts story within the College. Podcast hosted by Michigan State's College of Arts and Letters Dean Christopher P. Long, and students Samantha Ward and Hannah Bullion.

 

Economics

A new world history podcast produced by graduate students at Northeastern University in Boston, USA. The first episode features PhD Candidate Malcolm Purinton on why the pilsner came to dominate the beer world, through the British Empire, globalization, trade, technologies, science, and consumption.

A compliation of podcasts from hosted by various CNN reporters and analyst. These podcasts focus on the impact of Brexit and how the UK's decision will impact the world.

The Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast is an ongoing conversation on public policy, governance, and global issues featuring weekly 15-20 minute discussions hosted by Matt Cadwallader with prominent thought leaders, researchers, and decision makers.

This episode from Radiolab highlights the five-part series from On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone. Questions of American poverty and debunking "Security Blanket" myths are discussed. In addition, we learn a little about Benjamin Franklin's autobiography.

A monthly interview podcast that tries to explain how capitalism has changed over time, hosted by Betsy Beasley and David Stein.

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Hosted by the Southern Labor Studies Association president and H-Podcast advisory board member Beth English, this podcast seeks to inform public debate and dialogue about some of today's key labor, economic, and political issues with the benefit of historical context.

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Environment

A podcast that explores the built environment and design hosted by producer and Radiotopia founder Roman Mars.

A podcast about environmental issues and interests in the Great Lakes region. Produced for Great Lakes Echo and supported by the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism.

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A podcast about human societies and the environment in the past, featuring interviews with people working in the field, reports on conferences and discussions abou thte use and methods of environmental history produced by K.Jan Oosthoek, an environmental historian and an Associate Member of the Centre for Environmental History at the Australian National University.

Nature’s Past is a quarterly audio podcast about the environmental history research community in Canada.  The podcast examines the field of environmental history through interviews, round-table discussions, and lectures. Founded in 2008, Nature’s Past has explored a variety of topics and issues in environment history, including: forestry education, fisheries, urban environments, non-human animals, industrialization, environmental justice, digital humanities, natural resource conflicts, traditional ecological knowledge, rivers, and e-waste.  

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The Plan is a weekly architecture and design talk show on Radio Adelaide 101.5fm.  The show discusses all things architecture, environment and affect and gets a conversation going on integrated design issues and practices in and around Adelaide. Weekly features will profile local designers, practices and thinkers from all corners of the built environment.

Hosted by John ByleveldMartin Ridge, Sharon MacKay and Dr Jo Russell-Clarke and proudly supported by the Australian Institute of Architecture – SA Chapter (AIA/SA), Design Institute of Australia (DIA/SA), Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture – SA Chapter (AILA/SA), University of South Australia – School of Art, Architecture & Design, Adelaide University – School of Architecture and Built Environment, Planning Institute Australia SA Chapter (PIA/SA)  and the Office of Design and Architecture South Australia (ODASA)

Food

Culinary historian Linda Pelacchio discusses food history with academic historians, cookbook authors, and chefs. This long-running weekly podcast has over 200 back episodes to enjoy as well as new weekly content. Hosted by Heritage Radio in Brooklyn, NY. 

The best interviews are more recent (2014 on) and feature serious food historians who have generally published books on the subject being discussed. 

A new world history podcast produced by graduate students at Northeastern University in Boston, USA. The first episode features PhD Candidate Malcolm Purinton on why the pilsner came to dominate the beer world, through the British Empire, globalization, trade, technologies, science, and consumption.

Produced by the Southern Foodways Aliance, this podcast shares stories of the changing American South through its foods.

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10-part series on tea in China by Laszlo Montgomery on The China History Podcast.

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A bi-weekly blog on the intersection between food, race, gender, and class.

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A project of Traditional Arts Indiana, the Folklore and Folklife center for the Hoosier State, this podcast criss-crosses the state to collect interviews and recipes, perform taste-tests, and produce an entertaining audio program.

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Did you know Andrew Jackson once threw a dinner party where guests ate nothing but cheese?

That a 17th century pope once spent $25,000 on sugar sculptures?

And just why was Marie Antoinette so hung up about cake?  

The Feast podcast presents delectable stories from the dining tables of history. Using an immersive story-driven experience, each episode gives you a seat at the table of a historical meal. Make bread with medieval monks; share a martini with Churchill. Find out what wars were won & which kingdoms were lost all for the sake of a good meal.

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History

A podcast about ten landmark American Presidents hosted by producer Roifield Brown and featuring expert narrators on each president's public career.

A history lecture podcast about the Byzantine Empire through the study of twelve of its rulers, hosted and produced by author, speaker, and podcaster Lars Brownworth.

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A podcast for educators, students, and history buffs about Texas, US, and World History featuring historians from the University of Texas at Austin.

A list compiled by Whitney Matheson on mental_floss magazine.

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A history podcast hosted by Philip Perrin and Ros Evans. In this show, the UK historians explore different towns, cities, or locations by walking through them and sharing the points of interest, history, and culture of the location. The website also includes maps and photos from the walks.

Fifty episodes examining the history of central Florida through local area objects found in museums, historical organizations, and other places produced by UCF Associate Professor of history and H-Net VP for Research & Publications Robert Cassanello and students in his Historical Documentary and New Media class.

A 100-episode radio program produced by The British Museum and the BBC that uses objects to tell the history of the world.

Culinary historian Linda Pelacchio discusses food history with academic historians, cookbook authors, and chefs. This long-running weekly podcast has over 200 back episodes to enjoy as well as new weekly content. Hosted by Heritage Radio in Brooklyn, NY. 

The best interviews are more recent (2014 on) and feature serious food historians who have generally published books on the subject being discussed. 

A podcast about history, culture, and politics in Africa and the diaspora, hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb.

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This monthly podcast from Oklahoma State University Library tells stories about people in Oklahoma by sharing voices from the OSU Library's oral history collections, and visiting with experts, students, and the interviewing team to examine various topics related to Oklahoma history and culture. Hosted by Juliana Nykolaiszyn, faculty member with the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program at the OSU Library.

ArtCurious Podcast explores the unexpected, the slightly odd, and the strangely wonderful in Art History. The ArtCurious Podcast is written, produced, and hosted by Jennifer Dasal, a contemporary arts curator with nearly twenty years of art-historical studies and experience. 

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A public radio show and podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh that give historical perspective to topics in the headlines.

A podcast about Early American History hosted by historian Liz Covart.

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A new world history podcast produced by graduate students at Northeastern University in Boston, USA. The first episode features PhD Candidate Malcolm Purinton on why the pilsner came to dominate the beer world, through the British Empire, globalization, trade, technologies, science, and consumption.

Hosted by amateur historian (and LA-based businessman long involved in China trade) Laszlo Montgomery, this podcast aims to cover 5,000 years of Chinese history from ancient to modern, looking at dynasties, historical persons, culture, and more, including multi-part series on the History of TeaZhou Enlai, the History of Hong Kong, and more.

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Produced continuiously since 2004, this weekly hour-long show hosted by historian Gerald Prokopowicz about the various aspects of Civil War History is one of the longest-running history podcasts.

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This is a history podcast produced by four women historians digging up intimate stories of the past to uncover history that matters. We cover interesting stories from all period and regions. Our episodes are great to use in the classroom as well as just a really fun way to learn some well-researched, quality history. 

An interview podcast with scholars about new terrains, projects, methods, journals, book series, conferences, and directions in the study of religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha).

A podcast about East Asian popular culture and media. Hosted by two historians, Stephanie Montgomery and Melissa Brzycki, the podcast uses East Asian pop culture products - including movies, television, fiction, and memoirs - to understand different aspects of East Asia life and culture. 

A podcast about human societies and the environment in the past, featuring interviews with people working in the field, reports on conferences and discussions abou thte use and methods of environmental history produced by K.Jan Oosthoek, an environmental historian and an Associate Member of the Centre for Environmental History at the Australian National University.

An interview podcast with authors of new books in the histroy of religions, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha), Arthur Remillard (St. Francis University), and David Krueger (Independent Scholar).

A bi-weekly podcast series dedicated to history's overlooked nooks and crannies, started by Elizabeth Keohane-Burbridge and hosted by a rotating ensemble of historian-podcasters.

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A production of the Bancroft Library's Oral History Center at the University of California, Berkeley, this six-episode series seeks to showcase important interviews in the library collection with women who, against tremendous odds, broke through glass ceilings and forged their own paths in the political arena. The episodes chart the political advancement of women in the United States through the lives and achievements of ten noteworthy pioneers from universal suffrage and elected office to community organizing and brokering party politics. Narrated by Belva Davis, researched and written by Todd Holmes, and produced and edited by Shanna Farrel and Cristina Kim.

A new podcast produced by the collaborative project "Global History of Sports in the Cold War," part of the Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project. Led by Robert Edelman (UC San Diego) and Robert Edelman (University of Cambridge), the research project has had conferences in Moscow and New York, and some of the participating scholars have contributed so far to the podcast. The host and producer of the podcast is Vince Hunt, who has been a producer and reporter for the BBC.

Produced by the Southern Foodways Aliance, this podcast shares stories of the changing American South through its foods.

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Produced by podcaster Siobhan Barco for the H-Law network, this series interviews legal historians and touches on all areas of legal history. The first episode interviews Mary Ziegler, author of After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate.

Heartland History, hosted by Jon Lauck and produced by Dana Brown, is the podcast of the Midwestern History Association.

The Midwestern History Association, created in the fall of 2014, is dedicated to rebuilding the field of Midwestern history, which has suffered from decades of neglect and inattention. The MHA will advocate for greater attention to Midwestern history among professional historians, seek to rebuild the infrastructure necessary for the study of the American Midwest, promote greater academic discourse relating to Midwestern history, support the work of the new journal Middle West Review and other journals which promote the study of the Midwest, and offer prizes to scholars who excel in the study of the Midwest.

Heartland History is extension of the MHA's mission with16 episodes featuring academics and public historians. The podcast is currently available on SoundCloud. or at the MHA website.

 

This weekly podcast from the BBC features interviews with historians on a wide variety of topics.

A weekly podcast covering the entire span of Japanese hsitory, from prehistoric to modern day, produced by Isaac Meyer, a PhD student at the University of Washington.

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A chronological series that aims to cover the entire history of philosophy from the Presocratics to the present, and including the Islamic world, India, and China, produced and hosted by Peter Adamson, a professor of philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and King's College London. A series of companion books are published by Oxford University Press.

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A useful roundup of academic podcasting focusing on history. This compilation of both network and individual produced podcasts aims to help listeners find new podcast in cover many history topics, including Appalachian history, mythology, modern politics and indigenous histories.

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History Talks brings smart conversations about today’s most interesting topics. Podcast topics include Korean History, American politics, and Sub-Sahara Africa. Each episode of History Talks features different experts in the subject and is produced by the History Department at The Ohio State University.

A daily 'on this day in history' podcast, written and hosted by an award-winning history teacher. Focusing on one specific event from that day, each 3-minute episode aims to give a concise account of its causes, course and consequences.

A podcast about the cultural influence of Jamaica around the globe post independence with the help of linguists, artists, musicians, and historians.

An accessible new American history podcast hosted by College of Holy Cross historian Edward T. O'Donnell.

Ten short episode series produced for BBC 4 radio that traces the story of ten antiquities and cultural sites, like the Winged-Bull of Nineveh or the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, presented by author and journalist Kanishk Tharoor.

Nature’s Past is a quarterly audio podcast about the environmental history research community in Canada.  The podcast examines the field of environmental history through interviews, round-table discussions, and lectures. Founded in 2008, Nature’s Past has explored a variety of topics and issues in environment history, including: forestry education, fisheries, urban environments, non-human animals, industrialization, environmental justice, digital humanities, natural resource conflicts, traditional ecological knowledge, rivers, and e-waste.  

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An interview podcast with authors of new books in Islamic Studies, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha), Elliott Bazzano (Le Moyne College), and SherAli Tareen (Franklin and Marshall College).

An interview podcast with authors of new books in the study of religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha) and Hillary Kaell (Concordia University).

This bi-weekly podcast, hosted by historian and former CBC radio producer Matthew Friedman, explores the history of the avant-garde art music of the 20th and 21st centuries, giving listeners a chance to listen to in-depth commentary as well as long passages of music. The companion website http://nosoundsforbidden.org contains additional essays, playlists, and information.

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Long-form podcast for World History teachers and scholars hosted by Matt Drwenski and Dave Eaton.

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From LCMSDS Productions, On War & Society features interviews with the most prominent historians of war and society studies. Host Eric Story sits down with his guests to discuss current developments in the field, the challenges associated with doing history, and life ‘behind the book.’

You can also find us on Apple Podcasts and Soundcloud. 

Begun by two graduate students at Georgetown University in 2011 as an experiment in collaborative, accessible academic production, it has become one of the largest digital resources for academic discussions concerning the Ottoman Empire and the modern Middle East featuring academic interviews and lectures in English and Turkish.

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A weekly podcast that aspires to bring historical insights to political and cultural debates, hosted by historians and writers Nicole Hemmer, Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, and Neil Young.

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A podcast devoted to a broad approach to studying history, from research to teaching to methodology to theory, hosted by historian at Indiana Univeristy-Purdue University Indianapolis, Jason M. Kelly.

From the Southern Oral History Program, this podcast showcases the richness of our archive of nearly 6,000 interviews with people from across the South.  We discuss the interpretive, ethical, pedagogical, and technological complexities of learning history by interviewing people who lived it.  Recent episodes have covered LGBTQ life in the South; feminism; segregation in the rural south; how to handle and interpret silences; emotion; and what to do when pets interrupt your interview!  Subscribe on iTunes so you don't miss next month's episode.  

Professor Buzzkill is an exciting blog and podcast that explores history myths in an illuminating, entertaining, and humorous way.  Professor Buzzkill is hosted by Oxford historian, Joseph Coohill

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An interview podcast with scholars who won book or fellowship awards from the American Academy of Religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha).

A weekly podcast series examining great political revolutions hosted by full-time podcast producer Mike Duncan.

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A series about premodern Japanese history, from ancient Japan to the end of the Samurai, featuring historiographically engaged discussions of culture, warfare, and literature, as well as interviews.

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Sects Ed is a religious history podcast hosted by Michael J. Albani and Patrick Reynolds, two graduate students at Michigan State University. It explores the histories of unorthodox faiths including cults, heresies, and new religious movements. The podcast aims to educate listeners about the beliefs of peripheral religions, and teach both how the world viewed them and how they viewed themselves.  

Sexing History is a new podcast that examines how the history of sexuality shapes present day cultures and politics.

This podcastis hosted by historians Gillian Frank and Lauren Gutterman. Sexing History uses oral histories, archival sound clips, commentary and analysis, and interviews with other scholars in the field to tell compelling stories about the past to illuminate the sexual politics of our present.

Our first episode looks at the story of Aaron Fricke. In 1980, Aaron sued his Rhode Island school district after they prohibited him from bringing his same-sex partner to prom. We are delighted that Aaron shared his story with us and you can access the episode on our website.

The second episode tells the story of Dr. Kenneth Edelin, an African American abortion provider, who was charged with manslaughter for performing a legal abortion shortly after Roe v Wade.

Our most recent episode explores the history of the postwar obsession with large breasts in the United States and the products sold to women to enhance their bodies.

You can subscribe to our podcasts through iTunes, https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sexing-history/id1264132399, Feedburner, http://feeds.feedburner.com/SexingHistory, and Stitcher, https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/sexing-history?refid=stpr, and please head over to our website, www.sexinghistory.com, for more information or to get a sneak peak of future episodes.

 

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Sidedoor is a podcast from the Smithsonian, produced and hosted by Tony Cohn & Megan Detrie. It tells stories about science, art, history, humanity and where they unexpectedly overlap. The first three episodes explore technology's grip on us, the different meanings of "delivery," and the story of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

Somatic episodes explore the everyday, ordinary experiences, spaces, cultures, practices, and communities concerning our bodies in motion.  Through this podcast, we hope to provide a digital vehicle through which contributors can broadcast creative stories about how people reflect on their bodies and issues of embodiment in their everyday lives, as well as the meaning of those experiences. It is our hope that each episode allows listeners to critically reflect on how we all experience the world through our (active) bodies.  As a result, each episode is interdisciplinary in nature, discussing topics related to history, sociology, cultural studies, body studies, and physical cultural studies.

Hosted by Tracy V. Wilson and Holly Frey and part of the popular HowStuffWorks network.

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A podcast on the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, hosted by Scott Chesworth. The podcast has put out three series to date: The Ancient World, an overview of the ancient world from the first human civilization to 500BC; Rediscovery, about the rediscovery of ancient civilizations in the modern era; and Bloodline, about the bloodline of Marc Antony and Cleopatra.

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This is an interview podcast produced by the moderators and users of the Reddit community r/AskHistorians who speak with flaired r/AskHistorians users and outside historians about a wide variety of historical subjects, often tying in discussions from the subreddit itself. A great example of a podcast bridging the academic/popular audience divide.

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Staring from the Ice Age and moving forward, The British History podcast series invites listeners to explore the chronological history of Britain. Created by podcaster Jamie Jeffers in 2011, it aims to focus on the human drama played out in history and exploring who these people were. 

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Did you know Andrew Jackson once threw a dinner party where guests ate nothing but cheese?

That a 17th century pope once spent $25,000 on sugar sculptures?

And just why was Marie Antoinette so hung up about cake?  

The Feast podcast presents delectable stories from the dining tables of history. Using an immersive story-driven experience, each episode gives you a seat at the table of a historical meal. Make bread with medieval monks; share a martini with Churchill. Find out what wars were won & which kingdoms were lost all for the sake of a good meal.

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A weely podcast about the local and international history of Westenr New York created and produced by seven #historybuffs based in Buffalo, NY: Tommy ButtaccioAverill EarlsElizabeth Garner MasarikSarah Handley-CousinsMarissa C. RhodesKatie Smyser, and Dan Wallace. They interview junior and established scholars about their works in progress.

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A popular podcast that introduces listeners to female characters in history, factional or fictional, through lively audio and in-depth show notes by podcasters Beckett Graham and Susan Vollenweider.

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Based at the School of History, University College Dublin as part of the History Hub.ie project, which seeks to make the most recent academic research available on-line to anyone, this series of podcasts feature historians talking about a range of subjects from medieval to modern history, both Irish and international. The general series features talks, interviews, and conference presentations on a wide range of historial subjects, from full recordings of academic research papers to informative contributions from professional historians discussing specific historical figures and events.

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A podcast hosted by David Crowther exploring the history of England from the West Saxons in 516 to the death of Victoria in 1901

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A podcast about the global history of the spoken English language, from its beginning to the present, produced and hosted by non-professional historian Kevin Straud.

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A now completed 179-episode series tracing the history of Rome from start to finish, hosted by podcaster Mike Duncan.

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A weekly podcast, produced and hosted by PJ Thum, a researcher and teacher of Southeast Asian history at the University of Oxford, that gives listeners an in-depth view of Singapore history.

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A dramatic podcast about the course of the Second World War, produced by Ray Harris Jr., a podcaster with a degree in history from James Madison University.

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A ten-part series of lectures by renowned Irish historian Professor Michael Laffan on the Irish Revolution, which was a module taught by Professor Laffan in the School of History and Archives, University College Dublin from the late 1970's until his retirement in 2010. The series was recorded for History Hub.ie by Real Smart Media.

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A semi-monthly podcast about early American history featuring roundtable discussions by academic historians Ken OwenMichael Hattem, Roy Rogers, and guest panelists exploring a single topic in depth.

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A podcast hosted by Nate DiMeo that uses a piece of material culture as a jumping off point for an exploration of an idea or historical event.

The Road to Now podcast is a series of conversations with pioneering individuals in today’s world. Our goal is to trace the intersections and divergences of personal and historical narratives to better understand the importance of history in shaping our modern world, and to explain the ways that common origins spark exceptional turns in the road. 

The podcast is a collaborative project undertaken by Bob Crawford of The Avett Brothers and Dr. Benjamin Sawyer of Middle Tennessee State University's Department of HistoryThey hope that The Road to Now will help their listeners appreciate the ways that past is present, and contribute to the exchange of ideas that is a cornerstone of a democratic society.

You can find our podcast on all major providers. You can also listen and view a complete list of shows on our episode page. 

A biweekly podcast featuring conversations with historians in all areas of history about their research, focusing especially on why historical research should matter to a general audience. Hosted by Evan Faulkenbury, a public historian at SUNY Cortland.

The Soccer History USA podcast is a monthly program examining the history of soccer in the United States.  Although previous shows have focused on various topics the podcast is now in the process of recounting each season of the American Soccer League from 1921-31. The show is written and hosted by Brian D. Bunk from the History Department at the University of Masschusetts Amherst.

A new podcast on recent and emerging scholarship in urban and metropolitan history hosted by  NYU historian Andrew Needham and Claremont McKenna historian Lily Geismer and produced by University of Pennsylvania PhD student Rachel Guberman for the Urban History Association.

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The Way of Improvement Leads Home is a biweekly discussion dedicated to American history, historical thinking, and the role of history in our everyday lives. It is co-hosted by award-winning author and historian John Fea and his former student Drew Dyrli Hermeling. Each episode a guest joins them to discuss the relevance of historical thinking within their work. Past guests have included AHA president Jim Grossman, ESPN.com columnist Paul Lukas, graphic novelist Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Slate writer Rebecca Onion, historian Manisha Sinha, blogger and historian Ann Little, Atlantic's Washington Bureau Chief Yoni Appelbaum, NPR reporter Sara McCammon, and podcaster Nate DiMeo. 

 

This podcast makes available papers presented at the annual interdisciplinary Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference at the University College Dublin and Maynooth University since 2011. Over 100 speakers from history, English, archaeology, art history, and others, recorded by Real Smart Media for History Hub.ie.

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This podcast makes available papers presented at the international history conference Universities in Revolution and State Formation, organized by the University College Dublin in June 2015 and recorded by Real Smart Media for History Hub.ie. The papers discuss the role of student and academic revolts from the 1790s up to the present day, featuring the French student uprisings of 1968, Easter 1916, and other major protest movements which led to the emergence of new states.

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Witch Hunt is a bi-weekly podcast exploring the events, places and legacies behind history’s most infamous witch hunts – literal and metaphorical. Witch Hunt Podcast is created and hosted by Salem history buffs,  Nancy Mades-Byrd  and Daniel Byrd.

A unique short-form (usually under 10 minutes) podcast from the BBC that interviews people from around the world who were witnesses to historical events.

You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast about the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. Created, hosted and produced by Karina Longworth and distributed by Panopy by Slate Magazine

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This eight-part podcast is a lecture series on aesthetics and the philosophy of art in the Western philosophical tradition, presented by University of Oxford philosophy professor James Grant.

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An eclectic show that pulls together reporting, inverviews, and personal essays on topics like the sharing economy, internet culture, wine, and appropriately for this space, the history of podcasting, produced by Benjamen Walker on Radiotopia.

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Researchers at the Hansjorg Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University use nature’s design principles to develop bio-inspired materials and devices that may transform medicine and create a more sustainable world. In this podcast series, Terrence McNally speaks with institute researchers, exploring what motivates them and how they envision the future as it faces disruptive technologies.

Produced by podcaster Siobhan Barco for the H-Law network, this series interviews legal historians and touches on all areas of legal history. The first episode interviews Mary Ziegler, author of After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate.

The Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast is an ongoing conversation on public policy, governance, and global issues featuring weekly 15-20 minute discussions hosted by Matt Cadwallader with prominent thought leaders, researchers, and decision makers.

A chronological series that aims to cover the entire history of philosophy from the Presocratics to the present, and including the Islamic world, India, and China, produced and hosted by Peter Adamson, a professor of philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and King's College London. A series of companion books are published by Oxford University Press.

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Long-running (since 1965) CBC radio program covering social issues, culture & the arts, geopolitics, history, biography, science & technology, and the humanities, mostly through documentary.

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A new interview podcast that describes itself as "about the people and projects bridging art, activism, and academia to build better worlds ... creators who use culture for social justice and explore the nitty-gritty work of imagining and creating more just worlds," hosted by editor, indexer, and academic consultant Cathy Hannabach.

A BBC show about the history of ideas presented by writer and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg featuring guest experts who explain and discuss topics in culture, history, philosophy, religion, and science.

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A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer or editor on craft and career, hosted by writer/editors Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff, and produced by Longform and the Atavist Magazine.

Monthly roundtable conversation with current PhD researchers about topics in Modernist studies.

From the podcast website: "The Modernist Podcast is a platform for PhD researchers to share their research with the wider scholarly community. It is informal yet academic, fun, thought provoking and fresh. We want to bring academic discussion beyond the page and out from within the walls of the conference, into the airwaves and across digital media."

The schedule of topics and guests for 2017 is here.

Ten short episode series produced for BBC 4 radio that traces the story of ten antiquities and cultural sites, like the Winged-Bull of Nineveh or the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, presented by author and journalist Kanishk Tharoor.

A consortium of dozens of podcasts produced by hosts around the world in different fields that interview authors about their academic books, managed by historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Marshall Poe.

This bi-weekly podcast, hosted by historian and former CBC radio producer Matthew Friedman, explores the history of the avant-garde art music of the 20th and 21st centuries, giving listeners a chance to listen to in-depth commentary as well as long passages of music. The companion website http://nosoundsforbidden.org contains additional essays, playlists, and information.

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A daily talk show of ideas hosted by Gretchen Helfrich that ran on WBEZ Chicago Public Radio from 1998 to 2002, now available on the Internet Archive. The show featured guests with different views to discuss ideas and issues, and included calls from listeners. Ideas ranged all over the map, with regular shows devoted to film topics.

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Landing page for dozens of podcast series produced by faculty, departments, and colleges in Oxford University on a wide variety of subjects, both informative and useful for teaching. The Living in the Stone Age series of short films, for example, demonstrate Stone Age technologies for classroom demonstration.

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A long-form journalistic, aesthetically produced Spanish-language podcast that tells Latin American stories from anywhere Spanish is spoken, including the United States, produced by novelist Daniel Alarcón and a team of journalists and producers.

A new arts and culture podcast from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Raw Material’s first season, Otherworld, is hosted by Bay Area artist and writer Ross Simonini, and documents artists who work with the unknown. Rituals, hauntings, magic—the podcast's first six-episode season conjures these topics and more.

Sidedoor is a podcast from the Smithsonian, produced and hosted by Tony Cohn & Megan Detrie. It tells stories about science, art, history, humanity and where they unexpectedly overlap. The first three episodes explore technology's grip on us, the different meanings of "delivery," and the story of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

A sound studies podcast that challenges its contributors to re-think the world through the sonic epistemologies of Toronto School McLuhanism and Schaferism and to demonstrate the power of sound to shape and tell stories in a fundamentally new and challenging way.

Talking Machines is a podcast about the world of machine learning. Producer Katherine Gorman and Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Associate Ryan Adams speak with experts in the field about the latest research. Talking Machines is an independent production of Tote Bag Productions.

A podcast hosted by Nate DiMeo that uses a piece of material culture as a jumping off point for an exploration of an idea or historical event.

The Road to Now podcast is a series of conversations with pioneering individuals in today’s world. Our goal is to trace the intersections and divergences of personal and historical narratives to better understand the importance of history in shaping our modern world, and to explain the ways that common origins spark exceptional turns in the road. 

The podcast is a collaborative project undertaken by Bob Crawford of The Avett Brothers and Dr. Benjamin Sawyer of Middle Tennessee State University's Department of HistoryThey hope that The Road to Now will help their listeners appreciate the ways that past is present, and contribute to the exchange of ideas that is a cornerstone of a democratic society.

You can find our podcast on all major providers. You can also listen and view a complete list of shows on our episode page. 

A biweekly podcast featuring conversations with historians in all areas of history about their research, focusing especially on why historical research should matter to a general audience. Hosted by Evan Faulkenbury, a public historian at SUNY Cortland.

The Way of Improvement Leads Home is a biweekly discussion dedicated to American history, historical thinking, and the role of history in our everyday lives. It is co-hosted by award-winning author and historian John Fea and his former student Drew Dyrli Hermeling. Each episode a guest joins them to discuss the relevance of historical thinking within their work. Past guests have included AHA president Jim Grossman, ESPN.com columnist Paul Lukas, graphic novelist Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Slate writer Rebecca Onion, historian Manisha Sinha, blogger and historian Ann Little, Atlantic's Washington Bureau Chief Yoni Appelbaum, NPR reporter Sara McCammon, and podcaster Nate DiMeo. 

 

This short-lived podcast featured interviews with leading scientists from fields like astrobiology, evolutionary biochemistry, structural biology, and many others, about recent discoveries and research in science and the philosophical implications of these. The series was produced by Dr. Emma Tobin out of the University College London Department of Science and Technology Studies. This podcast is not currently in production.

A collection of podcasts hosted by women, compiled by Julie Shapiro from Transom. These podcasts include various topics such as grammar, motherhood, business, and Jewish life.

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Cold Call distills the Harvard Business School’s legendary case studies into podcast form. Hosted by Brian Kenny, the podcast airs every two weeks and features HBS faculty discussing cases they’ve written and the lessons they impart.

An interview podcast with authors about architecture from the New Books Network.

Culinary historian Linda Pelacchio discusses food history with academic historians, cookbook authors, and chefs. This long-running weekly podcast has over 200 back episodes to enjoy as well as new weekly content. Hosted by Heritage Radio in Brooklyn, NY. 

The best interviews are more recent (2014 on) and feature serious food historians who have generally published books on the subject being discussed. 

This monthly podcast from Oklahoma State University Library tells stories about people in Oklahoma by sharing voices from the OSU Library's oral history collections, and visiting with experts, students, and the interviewing team to examine various topics related to Oklahoma history and culture. Hosted by Juliana Nykolaiszyn, faculty member with the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program at the OSU Library.

Hosted by Jon Kay, Director of Traditional Arts Indiana and Curator of Folklife and Cultural Heritage at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, this series covers a wide range of material culture topics, interviews with folklorists, artisans, archivists, genealogists, and more.

An interview podcast produced by the Asia Society that interviews scholars, journalists, and Asia experts who illuminate the politics, economics, arts, and culture in the region.

A podcast series from the Mathers Museum of World Culture hosted by MMWC Curator of Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Jon Kay, it features interviews with museum professionals and culture workers.

An interview podcast with scholars about new terrains, projects, methods, journals, book series, conferences, and directions in the study of religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha).

A podcast about human societies and the environment in the past, featuring interviews with people working in the field, reports on conferences and discussions abou thte use and methods of environmental history produced by K.Jan Oosthoek, an environmental historian and an Associate Member of the Centre for Environmental History at the Australian National University.

An interview podcast with authors of new books in the histroy of religions, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha), Arthur Remillard (St. Francis University), and David Krueger (Independent Scholar).

The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series of podcasts from the Harvard Graduate School of Education that features 15-20 minute conversations with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber, the Harvard EdCast is a space for educational discourse and openness, focusing on the myriad issues and current events related to the field.

The Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast is an ongoing conversation on public policy, governance, and global issues featuring weekly 15-20 minute discussions hosted by Matt Cadwallader with prominent thought leaders, researchers, and decision makers.

Harvard Medical School scientists tackle a variety of important questions, ranging from how your neurons work to which genes play a role in particular diseases. This podcast provides context and highlights the latest trends in medical education and biomedical research through interviews and analysis.

This weekly podcast from the BBC features interviews with historians on a wide variety of topics.

A new interview podcast that describes itself as "about the people and projects bridging art, activism, and academia to build better worlds ... creators who use culture for social justice and explore the nitty-gritty work of imagining and creating more just worlds," hosted by editor, indexer, and academic consultant Cathy Hannabach.

An interview podcast about books in American Studies.

An interview podcast about East Asian history with authors hosted by, among others, historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Carla Nappi.

An interview podcast with authors of new books in Islamic Studies, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha), Elliott Bazzano (Le Moyne College), and SherAli Tareen (Franklin and Marshall College).

An interview podcast with authors of new books in the study of religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha) and Hillary Kaell (Concordia University).

An interview podcast with authors of new books in South Asian studies, hosted by sociologist and H-Podcast subscriber Ian Cook.

An interview podcast about sports history hosted by historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Bruce Berglund.

A consortium of dozens of podcasts produced by hosts around the world in different fields that interview authors about their academic books, managed by historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Marshall Poe.

From LCMSDS Productions, On War & Society features interviews with the most prominent historians of war and society studies. Host Eric Story sits down with his guests to discuss current developments in the field, the challenges associated with doing history, and life ‘behind the book.’

You can also find us on Apple Podcasts and Soundcloud. 

Begun by two graduate students at Georgetown University in 2011 as an experiment in collaborative, accessible academic production, it has become one of the largest digital resources for academic discussions concerning the Ottoman Empire and the modern Middle East featuring academic interviews and lectures in English and Turkish.

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Press Publish is a weekly conversation with journalists, technologists, and entrepreneurs about the future of news. Produced by the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard and hosted by Neiman Lab director Joshua Benton.

This weekly podcast, hosted by Russell Manthy, managing director of IA Interior Architects' Houston office, offers an insider's look inside a working architecture firm. Issues discussed include design, strategy, culture, and sustainability. The show features discussions and interviews with architects, designers, and strategists. Particularly interesting are the two parter on the History of the Astrodome of Houston (1, 2) and the episodes on An International Design Education and  Repositioning an Historic Building.

An interview podcast with scholars who won book or fellowship awards from the American Academy of Religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha).

Talking Machines is a podcast about the world of machine learning. Producer Katherine Gorman and Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Associate Ryan Adams speak with experts in the field about the latest research. Talking Machines is an independent production of Tote Bag Productions.

This is an interview podcast produced by the moderators and users of the Reddit community r/AskHistorians who speak with flaired r/AskHistorians users and outside historians about a wide variety of historical subjects, often tying in discussions from the subreddit itself. A great example of a podcast bridging the academic/popular audience divide.

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The Liberal Arts Endeavor is a podcast by the College of Arts & Letters (CAL) at Michigan State University. Each episode throughout the academic year will feature a different Liberal Arts story within the College. Podcast hosted by Michigan State's College of Arts and Letters Dean Christopher P. Long, and students Samantha Ward and Hannah Bullion.

 

Weekly, hour-long program in which art critic Tyler Green interviews artists, art historians, authors, curators, and conservators about their work.

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An interview podcast featuring academics, writers, poets, artists, filmmakers, and other interesting people, using their personal biographies as a starting point for wide-ranging conversations about the state of the world, hosted by social and cultural historian of 20th century America David Parsons.

The Road to Now podcast is a series of conversations with pioneering individuals in today’s world. Our goal is to trace the intersections and divergences of personal and historical narratives to better understand the importance of history in shaping our modern world, and to explain the ways that common origins spark exceptional turns in the road. 

The podcast is a collaborative project undertaken by Bob Crawford of The Avett Brothers and Dr. Benjamin Sawyer of Middle Tennessee State University's Department of HistoryThey hope that The Road to Now will help their listeners appreciate the ways that past is present, and contribute to the exchange of ideas that is a cornerstone of a democratic society.

You can find our podcast on all major providers. You can also listen and view a complete list of shows on our episode page. 

A podcast hosted by Keith Harris, a historian in 19th-century America, featuring "no scripts, no academic nitwittery - just some really smart people discussing topics in US history: political, social, cultural, and economic." 

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A periodic podcast about trends and events in the world of scholarly publishing, produced by authors of the Society for Scholarly Publishing's Scholarly Kitchen Blog and featuring interviews with individuals of note in scholarly communications.

A biweekly podcast featuring conversations with historians in all areas of history about their research, focusing especially on why historical research should matter to a general audience. Hosted by Evan Faulkenbury, a public historian at SUNY Cortland.

This short-lived podcast featured interviews with leading scientists from fields like astrobiology, evolutionary biochemistry, structural biology, and many others, about recent discoveries and research in science and the philosophical implications of these. The series was produced by Dr. Emma Tobin out of the University College London Department of Science and Technology Studies. This podcast is not currently in production.

A BBC radio podcast hosted by sociologist Laurie Taylor about new research in sociology, interviewing authors of books and articles.

A monthly interview podcast that tries to explain how capitalism has changed over time, hosted by Betsy Beasley and David Stein.

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A unique short-form (usually under 10 minutes) podcast from the BBC that interviews people from around the world who were witnesses to historical events.

Irish Studies

A ten-part series of lectures by renowned Irish historian Professor Michael Laffan on the Irish Revolution, which was a module taught by Professor Laffan in the School of History and Archives, University College Dublin from the late 1970's until his retirement in 2010. The series was recorded for History Hub.ie by Real Smart Media.

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This podcast makes available papers presented at the annual interdisciplinary Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference at the University College Dublin and Maynooth University since 2011. Over 100 speakers from history, English, archaeology, art history, and others, recorded by Real Smart Media for History Hub.ie.

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Language

A podcast shared by H-DC that explores the lingusitics of Washington D.C. This episode was reported by Matthew S. Schawrtz and produced by WAMU 88.5.

A long-form journalistic, aesthetically produced Spanish-language podcast that tells Latin American stories from anywhere Spanish is spoken, including the United States, produced by novelist Daniel Alarcón and a team of journalists and producers.

A short, often humorous podcast about language and etymology produced by podcaster Helen Zaltzman.

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A podcast about the global history of the spoken English language, from its beginning to the present, produced and hosted by non-professional historian Kevin Straud.

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Latin American Studies

A list of podcast episodes and audio compiled by the H-Haiti network of Haiti-related content.

A long-form journalistic, aesthetically produced Spanish-language podcast that tells Latin American stories from anywhere Spanish is spoken, including the United States, produced by novelist Daniel Alarcón and a team of journalists and producers.

Legal History

Produced by podcaster Siobhan Barco for the H-Law network, this series interviews legal historians and touches on all areas of legal history. The first episode interviews Mary Ziegler, author of After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate.

More Perfect is Radiolab's first spin-off series. This seven-part series discusses some of the U.S. Supreme Court's most interesting and difficult cases. More Perfect is hosted by Jad Abumrad and produced by WNYC Studios.

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Material Culture

A podcast that explores the built environment and design hosted by producer and Radiotopia founder Roman Mars.

A history podcast hosted by Philip Perrin and Ros Evans. In this show, the UK historians explore different towns, cities, or locations by walking through them and sharing the points of interest, history, and culture of the location. The website also includes maps and photos from the walks.

Fifty episodes examining the history of central Florida through local area objects found in museums, historical organizations, and other places produced by UCF Associate Professor of history and H-Net VP for Research & Publications Robert Cassanello and students in his Historical Documentary and New Media class.

A 100-episode radio program produced by The British Museum and the BBC that uses objects to tell the history of the world.

Hosted by Jon Kay, Director of Traditional Arts Indiana and Curator of Folklife and Cultural Heritage at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, this series covers a wide range of material culture topics, interviews with folklorists, artisans, archivists, genealogists, and more.

A podcast series from the Mathers Museum of World Culture hosted by MMWC Curator of Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Jon Kay, it features interviews with museum professionals and culture workers.

Ten short episode series produced for BBC 4 radio that traces the story of ten antiquities and cultural sites, like the Winged-Bull of Nineveh or the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, presented by author and journalist Kanishk Tharoor.

Seminar convened by Alexi Baker of the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge bringing together scholars, curators and artists to discuss material objects in cultural, temporal, and geographical transition.

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A new arts and culture podcast from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Raw Material’s first season, Otherworld, is hosted by Bay Area artist and writer Ross Simonini, and documents artists who work with the unknown. Rituals, hauntings, magic—the podcast's first six-episode season conjures these topics and more.

Sidedoor is a podcast from the Smithsonian, produced and hosted by Tony Cohn & Megan Detrie. It tells stories about science, art, history, humanity and where they unexpectedly overlap. The first three episodes explore technology's grip on us, the different meanings of "delivery," and the story of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

A podcast hosted by Nate DiMeo that uses a piece of material culture as a jumping off point for an exploration of an idea or historical event.

Recordings of talks from the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge "Things" seminar series on material culture.

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Media

Cold Call distills the Harvard Business School’s legendary case studies into podcast form. Hosted by Brian Kenny, the podcast airs every two weeks and features HBS faculty discussing cases they’ve written and the lessons they impart.

A monthly podcast that presents an academic perspective on media, sponsored by Cinema Journal, the official journal of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, and produced by Christine Becker, Michael Kackman, Joel Neville Anderson, Stephanie Brown, and Todd Thompson.

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A discussion of how digital media and technology are affecting learning, teaching, and scholarship at colleges, universities, libraries, and museums, produced by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, and hosted by Dan Cohen, Amanda French, Mills Kelly, Stephen Robertson, and Tom Scheinfeldt.

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Press Publish is a weekly conversation with journalists, technologists, and entrepreneurs about the future of news. Produced by the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard and hosted by Neiman Lab director Joshua Benton.

Museum Studies

A history podcast hosted by Philip Perrin and Ros Evans. In this show, the UK historians explore different towns, cities, or locations by walking through them and sharing the points of interest, history, and culture of the location. The website also includes maps and photos from the walks.

Ten short episode series produced for BBC 4 radio that traces the story of ten antiquities and cultural sites, like the Winged-Bull of Nineveh or the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, presented by author and journalist Kanishk Tharoor.

Sidedoor is a podcast from the Smithsonian, produced and hosted by Tony Cohn & Megan Detrie. It tells stories about science, art, history, humanity and where they unexpectedly overlap. The first three episodes explore technology's grip on us, the different meanings of "delivery," and the story of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

The Lonely Palette is a bi-weekly podcast that aims to return art history to the masses, one painting at a time. Based out of - but not affiliated with - the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Tamar picks a painting du jour, interviews unsuspecting passers-by, and then dives deep into the object, the movement, the social context, and anything and everything else that will make it as exciting to you as it is to her. The Lonley Palette is hosted by Tamar Avishai, an art historian turned finance administrator who moonlights as an independent radio producer and adjunct lecturer at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Music

A podcast about the cultural influence of Jamaica around the globe post independence with the help of linguists, artists, musicians, and historians.

This bi-weekly podcast, hosted by historian and former CBC radio producer Matthew Friedman, explores the history of the avant-garde art music of the 20th and 21st centuries, giving listeners a chance to listen to in-depth commentary as well as long passages of music. The companion website http://nosoundsforbidden.org contains additional essays, playlists, and information.

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Oral History

This monthly podcast from Oklahoma State University Library tells stories about people in Oklahoma by sharing voices from the OSU Library's oral history collections, and visiting with experts, students, and the interviewing team to examine various topics related to Oklahoma history and culture. Hosted by Juliana Nykolaiszyn, faculty member with the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program at the OSU Library.

A production of the Bancroft Library's Oral History Center at the University of California, Berkeley, this six-episode series seeks to showcase important interviews in the library collection with women who, against tremendous odds, broke through glass ceilings and forged their own paths in the political arena. The episodes chart the political advancement of women in the United States through the lives and achievements of ten noteworthy pioneers from universal suffrage and elected office to community organizing and brokering party politics. Narrated by Belva Davis, researched and written by Todd Holmes, and produced and edited by Shanna Farrel and Cristina Kim.

History Talks brings smart conversations about today’s most interesting topics. Podcast topics include Korean History, American politics, and Sub-Sahara Africa. Each episode of History Talks features different experts in the subject and is produced by the History Department at The Ohio State University.

From the Southern Oral History Program, this podcast showcases the richness of our archive of nearly 6,000 interviews with people from across the South.  We discuss the interpretive, ethical, pedagogical, and technological complexities of learning history by interviewing people who lived it.  Recent episodes have covered LGBTQ life in the South; feminism; segregation in the rural south; how to handle and interpret silences; emotion; and what to do when pets interrupt your interview!  Subscribe on iTunes so you don't miss next month's episode.  

Sexing History is a new podcast that examines how the history of sexuality shapes present day cultures and politics.

This podcastis hosted by historians Gillian Frank and Lauren Gutterman. Sexing History uses oral histories, archival sound clips, commentary and analysis, and interviews with other scholars in the field to tell compelling stories about the past to illuminate the sexual politics of our present.

Our first episode looks at the story of Aaron Fricke. In 1980, Aaron sued his Rhode Island school district after they prohibited him from bringing his same-sex partner to prom. We are delighted that Aaron shared his story with us and you can access the episode on our website.

The second episode tells the story of Dr. Kenneth Edelin, an African American abortion provider, who was charged with manslaughter for performing a legal abortion shortly after Roe v Wade.

Our most recent episode explores the history of the postwar obsession with large breasts in the United States and the products sold to women to enhance their bodies.

You can subscribe to our podcasts through iTunes, https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sexing-history/id1264132399, Feedburner, http://feeds.feedburner.com/SexingHistory, and Stitcher, https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/sexing-history?refid=stpr, and please head over to our website, www.sexinghistory.com, for more information or to get a sneak peak of future episodes.

 

Sexing History

Gillian Frank--host and co-creator
Lauren Gutterman--host and co-creator
Rebecca L Davis--producer and story editor
Saniya Lee Ghanoui--producer
Devin McGeehan Muchmore--producer

A unique short-form (usually under 10 minutes) podcast from the BBC that interviews people from around the world who were witnesses to historical events.

Personal Productivity

A weekly podcast that features discussions about the teaching in higher education and personal productivity, produced by Bonni Stachowiak, Associate Professor of Business and Management at Vanguard University of Southern California.

Philosophy

A long-running philosophy podcast that takes the form of an informal roundtable discussion among former philosophy grad students, hosted by Mark Linsenmayer, Seth Paskin, Wes Alwan, Dylan Casey, and Alan Cook. Each episode focuses on a short reading and at least one "big" philosophical question, concern, or idea. Some of the older episodes are by subscription and the group runs a companion blog with additional information related to the episodes.

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A series of lectures by Oxford University Lecturer in Philosophy James Grant about contemporary moral philosophy as it relates to the problem of global poverty.

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A chronological series that aims to cover the entire history of philosophy from the Presocratics to the present, and including the Islamic world, India, and China, produced and hosted by Peter Adamson, a professor of philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and King's College London. A series of companion books are published by Oxford University Press.

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This short-lived podcast featured interviews with leading scientists from fields like astrobiology, evolutionary biochemistry, structural biology, and many others, about recent discoveries and research in science and the philosophical implications of these. The series was produced by Dr. Emma Tobin out of the University College London Department of Science and Technology Studies. This podcast is not currently in production.

Politics

A podcast about ten landmark American Presidents hosted by producer Roifield Brown and featuring expert narrators on each president's public career.

An interview podcast produced by the Asia Society that interviews scholars, journalists, and Asia experts who illuminate the politics, economics, arts, and culture in the region.

A public radio show and podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh that give historical perspective to topics in the headlines.

A compliation of podcasts from hosted by various CNN reporters and analyst. These podcasts focus on the impact of Brexit and how the UK's decision will impact the world.

A production of the Bancroft Library's Oral History Center at the University of California, Berkeley, this six-episode series seeks to showcase important interviews in the library collection with women who, against tremendous odds, broke through glass ceilings and forged their own paths in the political arena. The episodes chart the political advancement of women in the United States through the lives and achievements of ten noteworthy pioneers from universal suffrage and elected office to community organizing and brokering party politics. Narrated by Belva Davis, researched and written by Todd Holmes, and produced and edited by Shanna Farrel and Cristina Kim.

The Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast is an ongoing conversation on public policy, governance, and global issues featuring weekly 15-20 minute discussions hosted by Matt Cadwallader with prominent thought leaders, researchers, and decision makers.

History Talks brings smart conversations about today’s most interesting topics. Podcast topics include Korean History, American politics, and Sub-Sahara Africa. Each episode of History Talks features different experts in the subject and is produced by the History Department at The Ohio State University.

A weekly podcast that aspires to bring historical insights to political and cultural debates, hosted by historians and writers Nicole Hemmer, Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, and Neil Young.

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A weekly podcast series examining great political revolutions hosted by full-time podcast producer Mike Duncan.

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A podcast hosted by Keith Harris, a historian in 19th-century America, featuring "no scripts, no academic nitwittery - just some really smart people discussing topics in US history: political, social, cultural, and economic." 

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The Way of Improvement Leads Home is a biweekly discussion dedicated to American history, historical thinking, and the role of history in our everyday lives. It is co-hosted by award-winning author and historian John Fea and his former student Drew Dyrli Hermeling. Each episode a guest joins them to discuss the relevance of historical thinking within their work. Past guests have included AHA president Jim Grossman, ESPN.com columnist Paul Lukas, graphic novelist Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Slate writer Rebecca Onion, historian Manisha Sinha, blogger and historian Ann Little, Atlantic's Washington Bureau Chief Yoni Appelbaum, NPR reporter Sara McCammon, and podcaster Nate DiMeo. 

 

Race

A list of podcast episodes and audio compiled by the H-Haiti network of Haiti-related content.

Hosted by The New Republic senior editor Jamil Smith, a bi-weekly podcast about issues of race, gender, and identity.

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A bi-weekly blog on the intersection between food, race, gender, and class.

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The full title of this Panoply Media podcast is Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race, it's hosted by authors Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby, and the title is fairly self-explanatory.

Recent Publications

An interview podcast with authors about architecture from the New Books Network.

An interview podcast with authors of new books in the histroy of religions, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha), Arthur Remillard (St. Francis University), and David Krueger (Independent Scholar).

A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer or editor on craft and career, hosted by writer/editors Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff, and produced by Longform and the Atavist Magazine.

An interview podcast about books in American Studies.

An interview podcast about East Asian history with authors hosted by, among others, historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Carla Nappi.

An interview podcast with authors of new books in Islamic Studies, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha), Elliott Bazzano (Le Moyne College), and SherAli Tareen (Franklin and Marshall College).

An interview podcast with authors of new books in the study of religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha) and Hillary Kaell (Concordia University).

Discussions with scientists, technologists, and social scientists about their new books hosted by, among others, historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Carla Nappi.

An interview podcast with authors of new books in South Asian studies, hosted by sociologist and H-Podcast subscriber Ian Cook.

An interview podcast about sports history hosted by historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Bruce Berglund.

A consortium of dozens of podcasts produced by hosts around the world in different fields that interview authors about their academic books, managed by historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Marshall Poe.

An interview podcast with scholars who won book or fellowship awards from the American Academy of Religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha).

Religion

An interview podcast with scholars about new terrains, projects, methods, journals, book series, conferences, and directions in the study of religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha).

An interview podcast with authors of new books in the histroy of religions, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha), Arthur Remillard (St. Francis University), and David Krueger (Independent Scholar).

Interviews with engaging scholars to increase religious literacy and understanding. Produced by Brigham Young University's Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship.

Ten short episode series produced for BBC 4 radio that traces the story of ten antiquities and cultural sites, like the Winged-Bull of Nineveh or the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, presented by author and journalist Kanishk Tharoor.

An interview podcast with authors of new books in Islamic Studies, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha), Elliott Bazzano (Le Moyne College), and SherAli Tareen (Franklin and Marshall College).

An interview podcast with authors of new books in the study of religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha) and Hillary Kaell (Concordia University).

An interview podcast with scholars who won book or fellowship awards from the American Academy of Religion, hosted by H-Podcast subscriber Kristian Petersen (University of Nebraska Omaha).

Sects Ed is a religious history podcast hosted by Michael J. Albani and Patrick Reynolds, two graduate students at Michigan State University. It explores the histories of unorthodox faiths including cults, heresies, and new religious movements. The podcast aims to educate listeners about the beliefs of peripheral religions, and teach both how the world viewed them and how they viewed themselves.  

The Way of Improvement Leads Home is a biweekly discussion dedicated to American history, historical thinking, and the role of history in our everyday lives. It is co-hosted by award-winning author and historian John Fea and his former student Drew Dyrli Hermeling. Each episode a guest joins them to discuss the relevance of historical thinking within their work. Past guests have included AHA president Jim Grossman, ESPN.com columnist Paul Lukas, graphic novelist Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Slate writer Rebecca Onion, historian Manisha Sinha, blogger and historian Ann Little, Atlantic's Washington Bureau Chief Yoni Appelbaum, NPR reporter Sara McCammon, and podcaster Nate DiMeo. 

 

Science & Technology

A new world history podcast produced by graduate students at Northeastern University in Boston, USA. The first episode features PhD Candidate Malcolm Purinton on why the pilsner came to dominate the beer world, through the British Empire, globalization, trade, technologies, science, and consumption.

"A podcast on everythwere the life sciences meet the biological sciences with Dr. Dan Quintana and Dr. James Heathers." A bi-weekly conversation-style podcast about the nuts & bolts of scientific research and academic life issues, like writing and publishing, the PhD to Postdoc transition, and work-life balance.

Harvard Medical School scientists tackle a variety of important questions, ranging from how your neurons work to which genes play a role in particular diseases. This podcast provides context and highlights the latest trends in medical education and biomedical research through interviews and analysis.

Nature’s Past is a quarterly audio podcast about the environmental history research community in Canada.  The podcast examines the field of environmental history through interviews, round-table discussions, and lectures. Founded in 2008, Nature’s Past has explored a variety of topics and issues in environment history, including: forestry education, fisheries, urban environments, non-human animals, industrialization, environmental justice, digital humanities, natural resource conflicts, traditional ecological knowledge, rivers, and e-waste.  

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Discussions with scientists, technologists, and social scientists about their new books hosted by, among others, historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Carla Nappi.

A podcast about extraordinary technology by historian of technology, public historian, and tinkerer Dave Unger.

Sidedoor is a podcast from the Smithsonian, produced and hosted by Tony Cohn & Megan Detrie. It tells stories about science, art, history, humanity and where they unexpectedly overlap. The first three episodes explore technology's grip on us, the different meanings of "delivery," and the story of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

A sound studies podcast that challenges its contributors to re-think the world through the sonic epistemologies of Toronto School McLuhanism and Schaferism and to demonstrate the power of sound to shape and tell stories in a fundamentally new and challenging way.

This short-lived podcast featured interviews with leading scientists from fields like astrobiology, evolutionary biochemistry, structural biology, and many others, about recent discoveries and research in science and the philosophical implications of these. The series was produced by Dr. Emma Tobin out of the University College London Department of Science and Technology Studies. This podcast is not currently in production.

Social Sciences

The Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast is an ongoing conversation on public policy, governance, and global issues featuring weekly 15-20 minute discussions hosted by Matt Cadwallader with prominent thought leaders, researchers, and decision makers.

Somatic episodes explore the everyday, ordinary experiences, spaces, cultures, practices, and communities concerning our bodies in motion.  Through this podcast, we hope to provide a digital vehicle through which contributors can broadcast creative stories about how people reflect on their bodies and issues of embodiment in their everyday lives, as well as the meaning of those experiences. It is our hope that each episode allows listeners to critically reflect on how we all experience the world through our (active) bodies.  As a result, each episode is interdisciplinary in nature, discussing topics related to history, sociology, cultural studies, body studies, and physical cultural studies.

Sports

From CBC Radio, 5 podcasts that cover landmark stories from Olympic Games throughout the years. 

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A new podcast produced by the collaborative project "Global History of Sports in the Cold War," part of the Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project. Led by Robert Edelman (UC San Diego) and Robert Edelman (University of Cambridge), the research project has had conferences in Moscow and New York, and some of the participating scholars have contributed so far to the podcast. The host and producer of the podcast is Vince Hunt, who has been a producer and reporter for the BBC.

An interview podcast about sports history hosted by historian and H-Podcast advisory board member Bruce Berglund.

Somatic episodes explore the everyday, ordinary experiences, spaces, cultures, practices, and communities concerning our bodies in motion.  Through this podcast, we hope to provide a digital vehicle through which contributors can broadcast creative stories about how people reflect on their bodies and issues of embodiment in their everyday lives, as well as the meaning of those experiences. It is our hope that each episode allows listeners to critically reflect on how we all experience the world through our (active) bodies.  As a result, each episode is interdisciplinary in nature, discussing topics related to history, sociology, cultural studies, body studies, and physical cultural studies.

The Soccer History USA podcast is a monthly program examining the history of soccer in the United States.  Although previous shows have focused on various topics the podcast is now in the process of recounting each season of the American Soccer League from 1921-31. The show is written and hosted by Brian D. Bunk from the History Department at the University of Masschusetts Amherst.

Teaching

A podcast for educators, students, and history buffs about Texas, US, and World History featuring historians from the University of Texas at Austin.

A discussion of how digital media and technology are affecting learning, teaching, and scholarship at colleges, universities, libraries, and museums, produced by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, and hosted by Dan Cohen, Amanda French, Mills Kelly, Stephen Robertson, and Tom Scheinfeldt.

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The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series of podcasts from the Harvard Graduate School of Education that features 15-20 minute conversations with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber, the Harvard EdCast is a space for educational discourse and openness, focusing on the myriad issues and current events related to the field.

This podcast features one professor--Dr. Macia Chatelain, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University--and one student having conversations about "things we don't talk about in class." Produced by Dr. Macia Chatelain and Alex Tyson.

Long-form podcast for World History teachers and scholars hosted by Matt Drwenski and Dave Eaton.

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Landing page for dozens of podcast series produced by faculty, departments, and colleges in Oxford University on a wide variety of subjects, both informative and useful for teaching. The Living in the Stone Age series of short films, for example, demonstrate Stone Age technologies for classroom demonstration.

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A podcast devoted to a broad approach to studying history, from research to teaching to methodology to theory, hosted by historian at Indiana Univeristy-Purdue University Indianapolis, Jason M. Kelly.

A weekly podcast that features discussions about the teaching in higher education and personal productivity, produced by Bonni Stachowiak, Associate Professor of Business and Management at Vanguard University of Southern California.

The Way of Improvement Leads Home is a biweekly discussion dedicated to American history, historical thinking, and the role of history in our everyday lives. It is co-hosted by award-winning author and historian John Fea and his former student Drew Dyrli Hermeling. Each episode a guest joins them to discuss the relevance of historical thinking within their work. Past guests have included AHA president Jim Grossman, ESPN.com columnist Paul Lukas, graphic novelist Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Slate writer Rebecca Onion, historian Manisha Sinha, blogger and historian Ann Little, Atlantic's Washington Bureau Chief Yoni Appelbaum, NPR reporter Sara McCammon, and podcaster Nate DiMeo. 

 

Writing

A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer or editor on craft and career, hosted by writer/editors Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff, and produced by Longform and the Atavist Magazine.

A forum to discuss all aspects of the writing process hosted by writer, reviewer, and H-Podcast advisory board member John King.

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A periodic podcast about trends and events in the world of scholarly publishing, produced by authors of the Society for Scholarly Publishing's Scholarly Kitchen Blog and featuring interviews with individuals of note in scholarly communications.