History is told in podcasts on history. In detail and slowly. And many listeners enthusiastically listen to them. But why?
Science Slams have become part of the evening cultural programs in many cities. It is striking though that contributions from the fields of history or other humanities are the exception.
For a long time, the study of the sounds of past times was hardly taken into account in historical scholarship; it cultivated a niche existence.
In the last few years, sound history has developed into a lively field of research within the science of history. Its relationship to public history, however, still seems to be undefined.