Public History

I was kindly invited to give the keynote lecture at the University of Reading's recent Public History day and, afterwards, I discussed authenticity, heritage, and the potential tensions with academia, with Prof. Kate Williams:

A Case of Double Standards

Keith Thomas's article about double standards in the sixteenth century unfortunately applies today to the historical profession itself. In my latest column for History Today, I examine how female historians are still treated unfairly both inside and outside the academy, and argue that things must change.

Ask us a question

Here's a throwback to me and Dan Jones answering questions from our Twitter followers about Henry VIII's wives, in advance of our series of April 2016. In total, the 12 films include some decent historical intelligence and some moments of comedy gold (well, we made ourselves laugh, anyway).  
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