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.

History Carnival

The History Carnival is a monthly showcase of blog writing about history, usually held on the 1st day of the month and hosted at a different blog each month to provide a variety of approaches and perspectives.

History Carnival »

The Broadside

The Broadside aims to track, share and record the latest blogging, discussions and news about history posted by historians on Twitter. It's a work in progress...

The Broadside »

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

EMC »

Women's History Carnival

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

WHC »

New Newgate Calendar

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

Newgate Calendar »

Medieval Broadside

Another small aggregator/blogroll for medievalists. (Now inactive.)

Medieval Broadside »

Carnivalesque

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 No longer active.

Carnivalesque »

Twitter Hashtag Archives

Searchable archives (2011-2016) for a number of hashtags used by historians, including the long-running #twitterstorians and a number of conference hashtags.

Archives »