Category Archives: Carnival

History Carnival 151

Welcome to the History Carnival for November 2015. It’s more than five years since I last hosted the Carnival and nearly 11 years since I first hosted it. In fact, I managed to miss its 10th anniversary in January altogether. … Continue reading

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The History Carnival is coming back to EMN!

It’s been a loooong time, so I’m pleased to say that I’m hosting the History Carnival right here on 1 November. But if you’re asking, what is the History Carnival? Well: a monthly showcase of blog writing about history, usually … Continue reading

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Carnivalesque 100: the World We Have Lost/Gained edition

I started blogging in about May 2004, near the end of the early phase of the history of blogging, although the history blogosphere and academic blogging was very much in its infancy. The very first blog carnival (begun 2002, I … Continue reading

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Carnivalesque: Transitions and Meetings

Welcome to the 92nd edition of Carnivalesque! A New Year brings a new look to Carnivalesque: from now on carnival editions will cover everything from ancient history to early modernity. This change was brought about by practical considerations; we simply … Continue reading

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Carnivalesque: seeking an assistant Ancient/Medieval Co-ordinator

Carnivalesque is looking for someone to help with running ancient/medieval editions every other month. This would mainly involve finding hosts and assisting with publicity. Could you help? The Carnival’s resident medievalist has been unable to participate much lately because of … Continue reading

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On Twitterstorians Day; or, how Twitter saved the History Carnival

It’s two years since Katrina Gulliver posted the first #twitterstorians list. Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun? That also means it’s about 1 year since I really started using Twitter seriously for the History Carnival and Carnivalesque. The experiment … Continue reading

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History Carnival at 100

I mean, blimey. I didn’t make a huge deal out of reaching the 100th edition of the History Carnival because in a way the number doesn’t feel all that meaningful. As the host notes, the shifts in the Carnival’s schedule … Continue reading

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Women’s History Carnival 2011, International Women’s Day Edition

Apologies: this was supposed to go up on 9 March, just after IWD, but work and life got in the way. Hope you enjoy it anyway! Sources and Discussions Women don’t always change channel when the bombs begin to fall … Continue reading

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