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UNS Talks is a podcast by the architectural design firm UNStudio. Founded in 1988 by Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos, UNStudio specializes in architecture, urban development, product design, interior design and infrastructural projects. Based in Amsterdam, Shanghai and Hong Kong, the office has produced a wide range of work ranging from public buildings, infrastructure, offices, residential buildings, products, to urban masterplans. Pivotal UNStudio projects include; the Mercedes-Benz Museum ...
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
KAMARA ARE A DUTCH TECHNO LIVE-ACT that have been making waves way beyond their hometown of Arnhem. From their first forays into making music under various guises, Kamara were formed in 2010 and have been steadily building their way up through the echelons of the electronic underground. This past year the guys have unleashed material on A-list labels such Tronic Music, Sudbeat, Bush, Natura Viva and Proton, picking up remixes along the way from legendary artists such as Carl Cox, Oliver Lieb ...
 
Achtung! Achtung! Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters Second World War. We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a weekly show exploring the war in close up. James and Al have a stunning knowledge of their subject, but don't expect a linear narrative. The boys love a tangent and a forgotten tale. We Have Ways of Making You Talk roams down forgotten front lines, casts new villains and makes the case for unlikely heroes. Send questions to James and Al via Twitter using ...
 
Boe Spearim is a Gamilaraay & Kooma radio host and podcaster who lives in Brisbane.Frontier War Stories - a podcast dedicated to truth-telling about a side of Australian that has been left out of the history books.Each episode Boe will speak with different Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people about research, books and oral histories which document the first 140 years of conflict and resistance. These times are the Frontier Wars and these are our War Stories.
 
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Al and James visit the Heritage Hangar at Biggin Hill, the largest collection of air worthy Spitfires in the world. They discover a newly restored Spitfire once sold to the Greek airforce and explore the craft of building the world’s most iconic fighter plane. We Have Ways runs a members club for those looking for additional content. If you’d like …
 
In the latest of our series tackling the big questions on major historical topics, historian Marisa Linton responds to listener queries and popular search enquiries about the dramatic events that engulfed France in the late 18th century. Topics discussed include the causes of the revolution, the role of Louis XVI and Mari Antoinette, and the bloods…
 
Claudio Saunt joined me on the podcast to discuss the United States' expulsion of Native Americans from the East to territories west of the Mississippi River. Justified as a humanitarian enterprise, the undertaking was to be systematic and rational, overseen by Washington’s small but growing bureaucracy. But as the policy unfolded over the next dec…
 
In a lecture he delivered at our 2019 BBC History Magazine History Weekend in Winchester, historian and author Thomas Penn explores the turbulent relationship between three brothers: Edward IV, George, Duke of Clarence and Richard III. Historyextra.com/podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Dr Sue Black is a British computer scientist, academic and social entrepreneur. She has been instrumental in saving Bletchley Park, the World War II codebreaking site. Her book documenting this vital task is 'Saving Bletchley Park: How #SocialMedia Saved the Home of the WWII Codebreakers'. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Olivette Otele joined me on the podcast to discuss the long African European heritage through the lives of individuals. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this podcast from the beginning (400 extra episodes). We're running live podcasts on Zoom, we've got weekly qu…
 
Archaeologist Gabor Thomas, who directed the excavation, discusses the discovery of the ‘Marlow Warlord’ – a 6th-century burial near the Thames. You can listen to the Portable Antiquities Scheme podcast that was mentioned here: https://www.historyextra.com/period/anglo-saxon/unburied-treasures-finds-detectorists-michael-lewis-podcast/ Michael Wood’…
 
Matt Mackinnon-Pattison served with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders during the war and later joined the SAS where he was parachuted behind enemy lines in northern Italy. James Holland recently interviewed Matt in Cumbria. This is the first part of their fascinating conversation. We Have Ways runs a members club for those looking for additiona…
 
James and Al get their podcast passports out as they explore stories from Iceland to Africa, via Germany. James describes his recent adventures in Germany, including his attempt to find the location of the death of Lt. Denis Elmore, the last Sherwood Rangers officer to be killed in the war. We Have Ways runs a members club for those looking for add…
 
Historian Claudio Saunt discusses his recent book Unworthy Republic, which tells the story of the forced expulsion of tens of thousands of Native Americans from their lands by the US government in the mid-19th century. The book has recently been shortlisted for the Cundill History Prize. Historyextra.com/podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy an…
 
In the latest of our series tackling the big questions on major historical topics, historian Chris Dyer responds to listener queries and popular search enquiries about life in the Middle Ages, including bodily hygiene, sleep patterns, love and marriage, policing and retirement. Historyextra.com/podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out …
 
Simon Sebag Montefiore joined me on the podcast to talk about history's greatest speeches. From Martin Luther King Jr. to John Boyega, from Churchill to Trump, we also discuss British institutions and their link to Empire. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this po…
 
Robert Macfarlane joined me on the podcast to talk about his new book, Underland. We talked about cave communities in Cappadocia, underground bunkerism, the catacombs in Paris, and the worlds beneath our feet. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this podcast from th…
 
One of the Old Testament’s most compelling figures, King David was anointed as king of a united Israel, conquering Jerusalem and bringing the Ark of the Covenant into the city. First renowned for his musicianship and killing Goliath, David was feted by King Saul who then turned against him. But how did David rise to power and importance? Why was th…
 
Sir David Attenborough is an English veteran broadcaster and naturalist. He is best known for writing and presenting the nine Life series, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, which collectively form a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on the planet. He is also a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller…
 
Al Murray heads to Bovington Tank Museum to talk to resident expert David Willey about the Tiger tank. Why did Nazi Germany build only 1,200 of this much feared beast and what was the true story of the men who abandoned Tiger 131 in Tunisia? To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Membe…
 
Christine Kinealy joined me on this podcast to discuss the British government’s adverse policies during the Great Famine, and the effects these had on the Irish people. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this podcast from the beginning (400 extra episodes). We're r…
 
101 years ago this week, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a serious stroke which left him prone to "disorders of emotion, impaired impulse control, and defective judgment." As President Trump confronts his own health crisis, I talked to John Milton Cooper, Jr., Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison about President Wilson. Subsc…
 
In 1483 two young princes vanished in the Tower of London. In the opening episode of this brand new podcast series, we explore how the mystery of their disappearance has captivated people for centuries – and still provokes fierce debate. https://www.historyextra.com/princes-tower-exclusive-history-podcast-series/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy a…
 
Writer and academic Jeremy Black joins James Holland and Al Murray in a wide-ranging discussion encompassing the propagandist use of maps and the challenges of flying over the Hump. To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Members get free audiobooks, discounts from Waterstones, first ch…
 
In the latest of our series tackling the big questions on major historical topics, historian Christopher Harding responds to listener queries and popular search enquiries about the history of Japan, ranging from the ancient past to the Second World War and beyond. Historyextra.com/podcast Enter the podcast survey here: https://immediateinsiders.com…
 
Margaret MacMillan joined me on the podcast to discuss the ways in which war has influenced human society. We discussed how, in turn, changes in political organisation, technology, or ideologies have affected how and why we fight. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of…
 
John Darwin joined me on the podcast to discuss how steam power reshaped our cities and our seas, and forged a new world order. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history documentaries, as well as every single episode of this podcast from the beginning (400 extra episodes). We're running live podcasts on Zoom, we've got w…
 
Peter Stothard joined me on the podcast to discuss the assassination of Julius Caesar. Many men killed Julius Caesar. Only one man was determined to kill the killers. From the spring of 44 BC through one of the most dramatic and influential periods in history, Caesar's adopted son, Octavian, the future Emperor Augustus, exacted vengeance on the ass…
 
Al Murray and James Holland explore a Second World War British ambulance as well as a vehicle kitted out as a mobile listening centre which reported from France and Holland to Bletchley Park. To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Members get free audiobooks, discounts from Waterstones…
 
Michael Wood joined me on the podcast to talk about his new history of China. He takes a fresh look at Chinese history in the light of the current massive changes inside the country, and how its people and leaders see their place in the world, and its place on the world stage. Subscribe to History Hit and you'll get access to hundreds of history do…
 
Eels were a mainstay of the economy in the Middle Ages, and also a part of the developing English identity. Dr John Wyatt Greenlee explains why the fish mattered so much. Visit https://historiacartarum.org/ for more information on Dr Greenlee’s medieval eels project. Historyextra.com/podcast Enter the podcast survey here: https://immediateinsiders.…
 
By the first century BC, the nuisance of piracy had become a plague in the Mediterranean. The Romans dispatched Pompey who freed the way for the expansion of commerce and the Empire. But why was the Mediterranean so important to Rome? How did they go about ruling its waves? And how did they rid the sea of pirates? Rob Weinberg asks the big question…
 
The German V2 rocket programme brought fear to the streets of London in the last months of the war. Author Robert Harris joins Al Murray and James Holland to discuss his new novel, V2, which explores the events from the perspective of a German rocket engineer and a British woman tasked with working out where the deadly weapons were being fired from…
 
Bestselling historical novelist Ken Follett chats about how he recreated late Anglo-Saxon England for his new book, The Evening and the Morning, which is a prequel to The Pillars of the Earth. Historyextra.com/podcast Enter the podcast survey here: https://immediateinsiders.com/uc/admin/65da/?a=1&b=6 Survey closes Sunday 4th October 2020 at 11:59pm…
 
In an episode produced in collaboration with our colleagues at BBC Science Focus Magazine, archaeologist Rebecca Wragg Sykes tackles some of the big questions about Neanderthals and their relations with modern humans. Historyextra.com/podcast Enter the podcast survey here: https://immediateinsiders.com/uc/admin/65da/?a=1&b=6 Survey closes Sunday 4t…
 
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