Video: women in history panel discussion

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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…


What do you think about the representation of women historians in the media? Join in the discussion by letting us know your thoughts on Facebook or Twitter.


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.