International Podcast Month – Hashtag History Podcast

In the first of a week-long series to celebrate International Podcast Month, the Hisdoryan blog is proud to play host to several wonderful female-led independent history podcasts who are members of the History Girls Community on Instagram. First up, we have Leah and Rachel from the Hashtag History podcast – Series 5 of this great…

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Guest Post – Historical Accuracy in ITV’s Victoria

In the latest guest post for the Hisdoryan blog, fellow #historygirls member Shauna from Shauna Does History takes a deep dive into the historical accuracy of ITV’s popular Victoria series in honour of Prince Albert’s birthday. We love our period drama here on the Hisdoryan blog, and this post about historical accuracy in period drama…

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Bloody Mary: On Air – A New History Podcast

It’s an exciting time to be an historian. Everywhere you look history is being rewritten, and old stories are being told to new audiences with a fresh perspective. Hamilton has put a forgotten founding father ‘back in the narrative’, Six has been ‘switching up the flow’ and making us remember that Henry VIII’s six wives…

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Guest Post – A Historical Travel Guide to Poole

In the latest guest post from a member of the #historygirls community, Sophie from the History Chatter blog shares some of her latest historical adventures with us. Regular readers of the Hisdoryan blog know I love a good bit of historical travel, so I’m pleased to offer a virtual guided tour of the history of…

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3 Fab Online Communities For Female Historians and History Bloggers

18 months ago I took the plunge and started a hashtag on Instagram – #historygirls. I had no idea if it would take off or not. Now, #historygirls has had over 10,000 uses and has its own Insta account @thehistorygirls.  I started the hashtag as I wanted to ‘find my tribe’ as the cliched saying…

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Wolfson History Prize 2020 Blog Tour – A History of The Bible

Today the Hisdoryan blog is honoured to play host to the blog tour for the Wolfson History Prize 2020, the most valuable non-fiction writing prize in the UK. This prize recognises the best factual history writing from the past year. This year’s shortlist has a distinctly global focus, with five of the six titles exploring…

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