History Blogging

Get the word out!

Canaletto, 'A Regatta on the Grand Canal' (1732), from the Web Gallery of Art

I'm a great fan of blogs and social media as a medium for both academics and non-academics to communicate their enthusiasm and expertise in our histories. I like making resources that facilitate this.

Women's History Carnival

WHC uses RSS feeds to find and share content from blogs about women's and/or gender history.


New Newgate Calendar

A small aggregator and blogroll of blogs about historical crime, justice and punishment.

Newgate Calendar »

History Carnival

A hub for my history blogging projects.

History Carnival »

Early Modern Commons

EMC is an aggregator for blogs covering the period c.1500-1800 C.E. It is intended as a resource to help readers to keep up with early modern blogging, and to connect with people who share their interests


Past projects

History Carnival

A monthly showcase of blog writing about history, hosted at a different blog each month to provide a variety of approaches and perspectives. No longer active.

History Carnival »


Carnivalesque was an interdisciplinary blog carnival dedicated to pre-modern history (to c. 1800 C.E.). No longer active.

Carnivalesque »

Medieval Broadside

Another small aggregator/blogroll for medievalists. No longer active.

Medieval Broadside »