Speakers

Take a journey with the Intelligent Speech Conference Speakers

Sam Hume

Sam Hume

Samuel Hume is a historian of the British Empire and British Commonwealth of Nations. He produces the history podcasts Pax Britannica and the History of Witchcraft.

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Josh Zucker

Josh Zucker

Josh is the host of Grand Dukes of the West. He has been a history fan his whole life and fell in love with Late Medieval France when one of his teachers gifted him a biography of Louis XI. Since then his interest in the subject has turned into an obsession and he finally decided to share it with the world by starting Grand Dukes of the West.

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Colleen Jousma

Colleen Jousma

Colleen is the creator and cohost of Their Voices Podcast, a genealogy and general history podcast. https://theirvoicespodcast.wordpress.com/ https://anchor.fm/s/dcccb244/podcast/rss https://twitter.com/TheirVoices_Pod

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Ketho Skabs

Ketho Skabs

Ketho is the quieter host of Swords, Sorcery, and Socialism, a podcast about the politics in genre fiction. Ketho is also a three foot tall bloodhunter kobold with a four foot greatsword and is considering going to night school to train as a barbarian. Charisma is his...

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Asha Bruha

Asha Bruha

Asha is the illiterate muscle mommy of the Swords, Sorcery, and Socialism podcast, where she and her cohost Ketho explore the politics and themes inside popular fantasy and science fiction novels.   https://swordsandsocialismpod.buzzsprout.com/...

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Chris Fernandez-Packham

Chris Fernandez-Packham

I'm Chris Fernandez-Packham, the passionate and knowledgeable host of the Age of Victoria Podcast. An amateur historian at heart, I'm dedicated to uncovering the hidden gems as well as the great stories of the Victorian period. I am a trained philosopher and lawyer,...

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Charles Kimball

Charles Kimball

You could say that history is my life. I have been study history for at least fifty years, and when I first got on the Internet, my online mission was to promote the history papers I had written. Since 2016 I have been recording the "History of Southeast Asia...

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Kenny Ryan

Kenny Ryan

Kenny Ryan is a former award-winning journalist who launched [Abridged] Presidential Histories to scratch his itch for storytelling and history in 2020. By day, he is a product manager for Nike. By night, he serves on Washington's Adult Education Advisory Council,...

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Jerry Landry

Jerry Landry

Presidencies takes the historical deep dive to go beyond the 45 people who thus far have served as chief executive and learn about the individuals, events, and movements that may not be as well known but which have transformed the role of the American president up to the present day.

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Dustin Cranford & Meredith Vaughn

Dustin recently received a PhD in Ancient Mediterranean Studies from the University of Maryland at College Park. Although his research centers mainly on the political history of the Roman Republic, he is (obviously) very interested in the history of the Greek and...

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Sean Haas

Sean Haas

Sean Haas is a software developer and independent historian. He's written for VICE and 2600, and produces the Advent of Computing podcast. Sean's historical research focuses on the development of programming languages, hypertext, and how computers became human...

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Kristin Uscinski

Kristin Uscinski

Kristin is a producer, host, and audio editor of the podcast Footnoting History. She has a doctorate in history from Fordham University, where she focused on medieval history. Further, she is the author of a database of approximately 2,000 recipes for women’s...

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Christine Caccipuoti

Christine Caccipuoti

Christine is a producer and host of the long-running podcast, Footnoting History. She loves covering all things biography, Bonaparte, Plantagenet, and pop culture. Christine received her MA in history from Fordham University and co-edited of the essay collection...

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Derek Latal

Derek Latal

Creator and Host of the Hellenistic Age Podcast since 2018. Beyond the show, he enjoys spending his time reading, hiking, and planning his next ancient travel destination. www.hellenisticagepodcast.wordpress.com   https://twitter.com/HellenisticPod

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Trevor Culley

Trevor Culley

Trevor is the host and producer of the History of Persia podcast, a serialized story of the political history and culture of ancient Iran from 700 BCE – 700 CE.

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Sariel

Sariel

Sariel is a freelance digital artist and co-host on So You Think You Can Rule Persia.

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Genn McMenemy

Genn McMenemy

Genn McMenemy has used her nerdy knowledge of mythology and ancient history to co-create the Ancient History Fangirl podcast.

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Andy

Andy

Andy is a historian and educator with an academic background in political economy and African history. He started hosting the History of Africa podcast when his fiancée asked him about accessible online African history resources, only to discover how few existed at the time. The podcast has now been running for four years

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Matt and Eric

Two college friends, We review and rank the heroes and villains of the American west, Rex Factor style!

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Benjamin Ashwell

Benjamin Ashwell

Benjamin Ashwell, along with his brother Adam Ashwell, set out to tell the story of the Italian Unification while they were both in graduate school pursuing PhDs in theoretical chemistry at Northwestern University. The podcast was a way to indulge a lifelong passion for history and storytelling. They both now work for a think tank supporting the US government.

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Ben Clarke

Ben Clarke

As the creator and co-host of the “Battle Royale: French Monarchs” podcast, Ben is way too obsessed with French history for an Australian living in Scotland. Outside the pod, Ben is a historical tour guide, a D&D dungeon master and a fierce dog lover.

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Fiona Radford

Fiona Radford

Fiona Radford (aka Dr Rad) holds a PhD in Ancient History, teaches all sorts of history, and is a co-host of The Partial Historians.

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Daniel Daughhetee

Daniel Daughhetee

Co-creator and co-host of The Lesser Bonapartes, The Canon Ball, and Thrawnderdome podcasts, active in podcast creation since 2014.

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Daniele Bolelli

Daniele Bolelli

History Professor at several universities in Southern California. Author of four books. Host of History on Fire Podcast and The Drunken Taoist Podcast.

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Trevor Culley

Trevor Culley

TBD https://historyofpersiapodcast.com/ https://feeds.redcircle.com/60378feb-a889-47bf-b268-3de2fe6f93f3 https://twitter.com/HistoryofPersia

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Peta Greenfield

Peta Greenfield

Peta Greenfield (aka Dr G) holds a PhD in Ancient History and Classics and has taught history and literature for over 15 years. Besides being a co-host of the wildly popular podcast The Partial Historians, she’s also reached millions through collaboration with TED-Ed.

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Greta Hardin

Greta Hardin

Greta Hardin’s background is teaching high school chemistry and middle school math and science. She was destined for food once she realized that all that science training was actually just an over-specialized culinary education.

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Benjamin Jacobs

Benjamin Jacobs

An urban planner by day, a dad by night, but occasionally Benjamin Jacobs dons an exciting outfit and becomes the host of Wittenberg to Westphalia: Wars of the Reformation.

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Bry Jensen

Bry Jensen

Bry is the history host of Pontifacts. She holds a history degree from the University of the Fraser Valley, specializing in Renaissance Florence and the Medici family.

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Rebecca Larson

Rebecca Larson

Rebecca is an independent researcher specializing in English early modern history. Her research centers on the politics and personal relationships of the Seymour family, with a specific focus on the life of Sir Thomas Seymour.

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Sebastian Major

Sebastian Major

Sebastian Major is the creator and host of Our Fake History. He is a teacher, musician, and storyteller who is passionate about all things weird and wonderful from the past.

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Umberto Molinatti

Umberto Molinatti

Umberto is a research assistant in particle physics toiling away in Oxford. In his last year of studies, he decided that the best way to write a doctoral thesis is by starting up a whole new research project on something totally unrelated and now he’s still going strong.

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David H. Montgomery

David H. Montgomery

David Montgomery, the host of The Siècle, works as a programmer and journalist based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Besides history, data and overthinking things, David is a fan of the Chicago Cubs, board games and fine scotch.

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Ric & Anton Le Poidevin

Ric & Anton Le Poidevin

We are a father and son discussing history, science, folklore and more. We look at the quirky and unusual as well we the mundane from around the world as well as seeking local history and characters.

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Sarah Tanksalvala

Sarah Tanksalvala

Sarah Tanksalvala is the host of Rejects & Revolutionaries, a podcast meandering chronologically through American history, an in-depth exploration of the colonial era.

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Roberto Toro

Roberto Toro

Roberto is the history half of Tsar Power. He graduated with a degree in International Business and Russian. Roberto runs the History of Saqartvelo Georgia alongside Tsar Power, where he explores the culture and history of the Black Sea nation. He also spent time...

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