30 Best History Podcasts For Students
History Podcasts For Students
Here are 30 Best History Podcasts For Students worth listening to in 2023
1. Through the Ages: A History Podcast
Welcome to Through the Ages: A History Podcast. Whether you are a lifelong learner looking to dive deeper into stories of the past OR one of my many AP World History students cramming for the exam, explore history through the ages with me, your host, Sara. As a medieval historian and high school World History teacher, I've spent a lot of time learning the history of the world. Now, I want to share the incredible history of the world with you! I'll be taking you through some of history's most incredible stories from Ancient Civilizations of the past, through to our present day.
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Play 9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 18 min Get Email Contact
2. History Teachers Club
Caitlin and Dan are history teachers with a burning passion for teaching, history, and engaging students and they are here to share that fire! Each week they discuss their favorite lessons, unique engagement strategies, Caitlin's history costumes and room decor, inspiring figures and stories in history, and the wonderful madness from their students and classrooms.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact
3. The Teaching History Her Way Podcast
Montclair, New Jersey, US
Let's talk a little hidden history, a little pedagogy, and a lot of ways we can improve our teaching and mindset so that our history and social studies classrooms tell a more complete, diverse human story. Join me as I talk history and pedagogy with brilliant teachers from around the country to help make our classrooms more culturally responsive spaces.
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Play⋅ 764⋅ 3.3K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 27 min ⋅ Dec 2020 Get Email Contact
4. The Other States of America History Podcast
American History is far more complicated than a yearlong High School class could ever teach you. This podcast will tell you the rest of that story, focusing on colonies you've never heard of, that may be at your front door, like New Netherland and New Sweden; Confederations like the Haudenosaunee and the lampooned 'Articles of Confederation,' that serve as footnotes in the history presented to you. Join Eric Yanis, a NYS Certified Social Studies teacher, as he guides you through the history left out of the textbook.
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Play⋅ 3.2K⋅ 152 ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
5. Culinary Historians of Chicago
Podcast by CulinaryHistory
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Play⋅ 1K⋅ 955 ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 70 min Get Email Contact
6. Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
Canada's varied cultural history has long been overlooked. Using literature and cultural items produced in the Great White North, explore the history of Canada and the people that shaped its unique features in North America. Hosted by Patrick, a graduate student of English literature & Canadian History, and Mackenzy, his English literature companion!
Also in Canada History Podcasts, Cultural History Podcasts
Play⋅ 455⋅ 142 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 59 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
7. History of Japan Podcast
Seattle, Washington, US
This podcast, assembled by a former Ph.D. student in History at the University of Washington, covers the entire span of Japanese history. Each week we'll tackle a new topic, ranging from prehistoric Japan to the modern-day.
Also in History Podcasts, Japan History Podcasts, Japan Podcasts
Play⋅ 2K⋅ 402 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Apr 2013 Get Email Contact
8. Meet Me at the Art Museum
A podcast that shares weird, wonderful, and inspiring stories from the world of art and culture. This is a show for the culturally curious listener. Join Zoe, a current PhD student in art history, as she explores the objects, places, and artists who facinate her.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 12 min Get Email Contact
9. The Spartan Slice
This podcast is a place where Stiles Middle School students can discuss current events, interesting history, and trivia. Our goal is to create a place where passionate students can share their voices with their fellow students and other middle school students across the district.
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 13 min Get Email Contact
10. The Rural Experience in America Podcasts
The National Council for History Education and the Teaching with Primary Sources Program with the Library of Congress are pleased to share with you a series of podcasts spotlighting the Public History Projects created by teachers, community partners, and students from all over the United States. This project helps link rural communities and their histories to national narratives and primary source collections.
Play 2 episodes / day ⋅ Avg Length 18 min Get Email Contact
11. The Italian Renaissance Podcast
This podcast aims not only to provide a general overview of historical themes of the Renaissance, but also to dive deeply into my interpretation of how we understand the period today through analysis of key figures, moments, texts, and most importantly, the art. I intend this podcast to be both a useful study guide for students and an engaging and digestible source of information for a general audience interested in enhancing their own upstanding of Western history.
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Play⋅ 120 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
12. Let's Talk History!
Join real-life social studies teacher Ms. Jennifer Lorenzo as she delves into the fascinating history of our own Hudson Valley. Jennifer invites special guests to delve into interesting topics, and she also takes your calls! Catch the show live on Wednesdays at 6pm eastern!
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Play 5 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
13. Four Brothers of World War II
The memoirs of the four Quant brothers of little, New London, Wisconsin as they served their country during World War II from the date of entry (enlistment or draft) through to the date of discharge in the United States Army and Army Air Corps. The four brothers' experiences fighting in both Europe and the South Pacific Theatre will be told in factual, vivid detail (good, bad, and even humorous and sarcastic at times). This particular podcast is ideal for history buffs (American history and World history), WW2 history buffs, students (college, graduate school, and even high school).
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Play 4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 66 min Get Email Contact
14. Civil War Strategy
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, US
This series will provide useful, pragmatic history from America's greatest trauma that people from all walks of life, backgrounds, and professions might find helpful. You may be surprised just how much we can learn from the Civil War that can assist us in making sense of our lives today! As I tell my students, get ready for a wild and thought-provoking ride that will inform, challenge preconceived notions, and offer insights into understanding all sorts of issues and realities that affect us regularly.
Play 5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
15. Talking Anthropology
Chicago, Illinois, US
This is a podcast for the screams and unfinished thoughts of two anthropology graduate students. In their first season, Seyma and Esma explore the question 'Who is an anthropologist?' thinking about different methodologies, positionalities, and histories of the anthropology discipline across geographies.
Play⋅ 11 ⋅1 episode / year Get Email Contact
16. The Human Spirit in the Holocaust
From Echoes & Reflections, leaders in Holocaust education, the Human Spirit in the Holocaust podcast series shines a light on remarkable stories of courage during one of the darkest periods in human history. Each episode profiles individual stories of resilience, resistance, and rescue. This podcast series is curated specifically for middle and high school students, with each episode running approximately 15 minutes in length.
Play 3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact
17. The Rest of History
TRoH exists because dry school history textbooks and whatever World War II shows your dad likes to nap along to just don't cut it anymore. We're not going to bore you with state-standardized lesson plans. Instead, we'll tell you stories that you can't wait to tell your friends.
Play 5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact
18. Design House
A history of interior design podcast for college students and podcast listeners. We focus primarily on design eras, architectural landmarks, specific design features, and fun history facts. Co-Producers and Design Guides: Alissa Johnson and Darby Huber; Chief Source Lead: Dr. Anna Ruth Gatlin
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 21 min Get Email Contact
19. AP World History: Modern - By Students For Students
Students from Mr. Twery's AP World History: Modern class walks other students through each topic in the course. Note: This podcast is used for educational purposes. Content is publicly available through The College Board.
Play 9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 14 min Get Email Contact
'Bleducation' is a history podcast for teachers, students, and lovers of history. Hosted by Brandon Hull and Tamia Myers, the show delves into stories from the past that don't always get told in textbooks.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact
21. A Brief History of the American Southwest for Kids
Albuquerque, New Mexico, US
A Brief History of the American Southwest for Kids is a curriculum podcast series to teach the history of this unique region.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 580 ⋅6 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 19 min Get Email Contact
22. Hungry for History
Hungry for History is an educational podcast that encourages students of all ages to engage with the field of history through humorously told true stories. On Hungry for History, you'll learn about a diverse range of topics, from creepy tales like that of the Donner Party to exciting stories of pirates and queens.
Play 8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 20 min Get Email Contact
23. History Today at Averett
History Today at Averett is a podcast hosted by history professor Jonathan Sherry and based at Averett University. It investigates the histories of Danville-area residents and explores how the great or not-so-great events of the 20th century shaped their lives. The podcast showcases the historical research of Averett history students.
Play 1 episode / month Get Email Contact
24. New Diplomatic History Podcasts
The Network for New Diplomatic History is a group of scholars whose work focuses broadly on the historical study of diplomats, their methods, and their cultural, political and social milieux. Diplomatic history as a discipline is now being rediscovered as historians have become more receptive to trends in cultural studies, to advances in the social sciences, and to the mutual incorporation of state and non-state actors into the study of global, international, and transnational history.
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Play 3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
25. The Single Acorn Podcast
Burlington, Vermont, US
This is The Single Acorn podcast. Each season will cover a topic within natural history (Season 1: Symbiosis, Season 2: Scat, Season 3: Urban Wildlife). So whether your curious about why some trees change sex or why parasitic castration is an effective strategy for some barnacles or why turkey vultures poop on their legs, then this is the podcast for you.So then, teachers, students, gardeners, foresters, and naturalists, get out your field notebook and join us on a deep dive into the natural history and ecology of our wild neighbors.
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Play⋅ 521 ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
26. Old Testament Studies: An (Un)Academic Modern History
This podcast brings Old Testament scholarship from the ivory towers of academia into the common language of every podcast listener. In each episode, I look at the life and academic contributions of one modern Old Testament scholar to understand how their ideas developed and show their impact on our understanding of the Old Testament.
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Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
27. German Fashion History Podcast
An English-speaking podcast dedicated to the study of German fashion history.
Also in Europe History Podcasts, Germany History, Travel and Culture Podcasts, Fashion History Podcasts
Play May 2020 Get Email Contact
28. 15 Minute History
15 Minute History is a podcast series is devoted to short, accessible discussions of important topics in World History and US History. The discussions will be conducted by the award winning faculty and graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin.
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