History Is Sexy

History Is Sexy

History is Sexy is a podcast presented by historian Dr Emma Southon and writer Janina Matthewson answering listener questions about history. What did the Romans do for us? Where did marrying for love come from? What was world war one all about? Find ...Show More
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1:06:23 | Mar 21st, 2019

After a short break, Emma and Janina dive into the world of musical theatre, examining important shows and pondering the question, why are so many musicals about revolution? Featuring: Rambunctious r...Show More

1:02:37 | Dec 8th, 2019

We're back! This time we're taking a deep dive into the stories of the coolest Roman women from after 68CE! www.ko-fi.com/hispod www.twitter.com/sexyhistorypod
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52:44 | Oct 17th, 2019

Yo ho me hearties! We're back with another swashbuckling episode for all you landlubbers. Emma and Janina answer another burning question: Were pirates communists? Did they also occasionally get marri...Show More

1:00:26 | Sep 20th, 2019

This time, Emma and Janina tackle a very complicated pair of questions. Which royal figures in history were queer/LGBT, and has the gender binary/heteronormativity always been that way?

1:02:08 | Sep 7th, 2019

Join Emma and Janina as they take a deep dive into the strange and surprising history of gynaecology. Featuring: Speculae! Forceps! Babies with slightly squashed heads!
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