Geschichte und Geisteswissenschaft audios

Rediscovering Amazon Civilisations

Ella Al-Shamahi, explorer, paleoanthropologist, evolutionary biologist and stand-up comic, joined me on the podcast...

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Lockdown Learning: The Middle Ages

In this week's Lockdown Learning episode, I was delighted to be joined by medieval historian Marc Morris. We discuss...

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Lucy Worsley on Queen Victoria

BAFTA winning historian and Joint Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces Lucy Worsley takes Dan on a tour of...

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Cold War Submarine Warrior

Eric Thompson has had his finger literally on the nuclear button. He joined the Royal Navy submarine service in the...

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Liberalism with Ian Dunt

In this episode, I was joined by journalist Ian Dunt, a well known a commentator on politics and on Brexit. Ian is...

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How the Irish Shaped Britain with Fergal Keane

Fergal Keane joined me on the podcast to talk about the profound influence the Irish have had on Britain over many...

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Survivors of Genocide

In this episode Dan speaks with 5 survivors of genocide and how it affected their lives.   See...

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Kenya's pioneering publisher BBC
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Kenya's pioneering publisher

When Dr Henry Chakava became Kenya's first African book editor in 1972, there were virtually no books or educational...

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Fighting for justice for India's Sikhs BBC
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Fighting for justice for India's Sikhs

Anti-Sikh violence erupted in India after the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards in...

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Egypt's Facebook Girl BBC
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Egypt's Facebook Girl

A wave of popular anti-government uprisings swept through the Arab world in the early months of 2011. Many of the...

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Syria in the Arab Spring BBC
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Syria in the Arab Spring

Protests erupted across the Arab world in 2011, people wanted change, an end to tyranny and dictatorship. But in...

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Yemen's 2011 uprising BBC
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Yemen's 2011 uprising

Inspired by events in Tunisia and Egypt young Yemenis took to the streets in spring 2011. Ishraq al-Maqtari was a...

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Andrew Crosse, The Electrician

In the early 1800s, Andrew Crosse observed a strange thing happening on an electrified rock in his lab, and he was...

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C.a. asbrey - innocent minds

After suffering a horrific loss, Nat and Abi must try to piece their lives together, build a future, and repair the...

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212-Armenian Folklore: Witchy Woman

An awesome story about a young king who wants to do the impossible! And the ill-advised! And, frankly, makes a kind...

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Episode 174: The Stone

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. A note on notes: We’d much rather you just...

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Werewolves of the ancient world

Historian Daniel Ogden, author of new book The Werewolf in the Ancient World, explores the origins of the...

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In Conversation with HornDogz Sax player Eric "Shrizzadelic" Rohner

Eric "Shrizzadelic" Rohner, Saxophonist, Vocal and MC for the HornDogz in conversation with Jim Baker of Unity 101's...

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Survivors of Genocide

In this episode Dan speaks with 5 survivors of genocide and how it affected their lives.   See...

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The "Robber Barons" - with James Valliant

“If a man from Mars—that is, an objective, let us say, uncorrupted intelligence—looked at the...

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Goose Green: A Veteran Remembers

John Geddes joined the Parachute Regiment as a teenager in the late 1970s. Within a couple of years he was plunged...

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The Turner Diaries - America's manual of hatred BBC
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The Turner Diaries - America's manual of hatred

Following the assault on the US Capitol earlier this month, Amazon banned The Turner Diaries, a racist novel blamed...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: Late 2020 Wrap Up

Tracy and Holly talk about the travel thoughts that the show's recent Unearthed! episode brings up. Talk also turns...

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Paul begg - jack the ripper interviews #1

Hugely respected, extensively quoted and widely regarded as the 'bible' of Ripper studies, The Complete Jack the...

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210-Russian Legends: Dragons, Dragons Everywhere

The story of Dobrynya the dragon slayer from Russian folklore is the tale of a young man finding his heroic destiny,...

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Episode 144: A Murder of Crows and Princes

In the second half of the 1400s, there is written evidence of word play and new word formations within English. These...

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LIAM 520 – Inauguration Day

This week, in the United States, we inaugurated a new president. The more important question is “who is...

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10th Birthday Love Letter

Ten years ago, we met (literally MET!) to record our first episode. It's been a journey, and we thought as a...

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Hauntings in Japan

My special guest tonight is Thomas Bauerle who's here to discuss his book about hauntings in Japan. Buy the book....

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Revisionist History Presents: Hasta la Vista, America

The news is overwhelming right now. Maybe we all need a laugh. Here's an excerpt from Hasta la Vista, America:...

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