Video: women in history panel discussion

What is it like to be a female historian in the 21st century? Ellie Cawthorne spoke to four leading academics about internet trolls, juggling work and family, and their plans to shake up the study of history...

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Recently, the history Twitter community has been abuzz with discussion about the under-representation of women in history magazines and popular history more generally. To explore these issues more fully, BBC History Magazine brought together a panel of leading female historians to share their views on the topic…

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You can hear a longer edition of this discussion on our History Extra podcast, or read more in the latest issue of BBC History Magazine.