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On History

10 EpisodesProduced by Oxford University History SociWebsite

The podcast of the Oxford University History Society, bringing you interviews and insights from some of the world's leading historians.Directed and produced by Maggie Wang. Music performed by Felipe Sarro.

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10 - Merry Wiesner-Hanks: Women, Genders, and Sexualities in the Early Modern World

July 3rd, 2020


Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is one of the most significant scholars of women and …

09 - Bruce Lockhart: Monarchy and Constitution in Thailand

June 26th, 2020


Bruce Lockhart is an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore. He has written extensively on Vietnam, Thailand and Laos, with …

08 - Karin Wulf: Lineage and Politics in "Vast Early America"

June 19th, 2020


Karin Wulf is Professor of History at the College of William & Mary in the United States, where is is also the director of the Omohundro …

07 - Ian Mortimer: British History and the Art of Time Travelling

June 12th, 2020


Ian Mortimer has published fourteen historical books - ten nonfiction and four fiction - in addition to numerous scholarly and journalistic articles, …

06 - Linda Porter: Politics and Scandal in Restoration England

June 5th, 2020


Linda Porter studied history at the University of York and spent the early part of her career lecturing in the United States before changing paths to work in public relations at BT. Since leaving BT nearly fifteen years …

05 - Richard Evans: Conspiracy and Democracy, Past and Present

May 29th, 2020


Sir Richard Evans studied at Jesus College and St. Antony's College, Oxford before going on to become a leading historian of 19th and 20th century …

04 - Linda Colley: Unions and Constitutions in Global Perspective

May 22nd, 2020


Linda Colley is Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History at Princeton University in the United States. She previously taught at Yale, LSE, and …

03 - Adrian Goldsworthy: History and Fiction, Ancient and Modern

May 15th, 2020


Adrian Goldsworthy read ancient and modern history at St John's College, Oxford and spent the early part of his career in academia before turning to …

02 - Gillian Clark: Augustine and the City of God

May 8th, 2020


Gillian Clark is Professor Emerita of Ancient History at the University of Bristol. She read Greek and Latin at Somerville College, Oxford, and her …

01 - Ian Talbot: History, Memory, and Diplomacy in Pakistan

May 1st, 2020


Ian Talbot, Professor of History at the University of Southampton, is one of Europe's leading historians of South Asia and the author of many books on the subcontinent, including the acclaimed Pakistan: A New History. …

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