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Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
 
A podcast on European conflicts from the perspective of each side to provide an alternative to the traditional national narratives. Going chronologically from the Ancient Greeks onwards I will describe to some extent how each battle was won or lost by particular decisions, tactics, technology or fortune. But the aim of each main narrative will be to place each battle in the context of the overall history of Europe.
 
A fast-moving history of the western world from the ancient world to the present day. Examine how the emergence of the western world as a global dominant power was not something that should ever have been taken for granted. This podcast traces the development of western civilization starting in the ancient Near East, through Greece and Rome, past the collapse of the Western Roman Empire into the Dark Ages, and then follows European and, ultimately, American history as the western world moved ...
 
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History Storytime - For Kids

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History Storytime - For Kids

Sophie (7) & Ellie (5) tell history for kids

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History Storytime for children told by 7 year old Sophie, 5 year old Ellie and their Daddy. Exciting history stories of Knights, Tudors, Romans, World Wars, Revolutions, Explorers, Scientists and Sports. Hear amazing history stories of animals, stirring historical stories of love and betrayal, and of strong women and how they changed history. Real life narrative history as it should be told. Won Silver in the BritPodAwards. Helps support learning history for the National Curriculum with Key ...
 
James Richardson and the Totally pod squad are here three times a week throughout the 2021/22 season with all the football news you need to know - and plenty that you don't. Like a laugh? Well Duncan Alexander is on hand. Like tactics? That's Michael Cox's bag. Like European football? Rafa Honigstein and James Horncastle have you covered. We like to think we've got all your boxes ticked...
 
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Europoor Podcast

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Europoor Podcast

Andrei, Gabriel and Horia

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Three eastern European guys talk about funny and weird European news. We have dark humor, bad jokes and lots of laughter, so give it a go and laugh like a seal with two neurons alongside ourselves.This podcast contains explicit language, dark and edgy humor as well as some sensitive topics. Viewer discretion is advised.
 
A podcast tracing the development of theatre from ancient Greece to the present day through the places and people who made theatre happen. More than just dates and lists of plays we'll learn about the social. political and historical context that fostered the creation of dramatic art. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
 
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Myths and Legends

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Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser

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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
Survive the Jive podcast is about history and ancient religions and folklore. Hosted by historian Thomas Rowsell who is also a documentary film maker, this podcast focuses mainly on Indo-European cultures and most specifically on Germanic/Norse paganism. The podcast takes a holistic approach to programming that informs, educates and improves us. It sometimes covers scientific topics but is mainly concerned with pre-Christian religions of Europe. Sometimes the podcasts are based on videos fro ...
 
A history podcast that aims to cover the birth of the European state system by examining the Early Modern Period of European history. Along the way, the podcast will delve into the geography, economy, politics, ideas, and culture of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period to give the listener a view into the lives of the people who lived the events.
 
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The Slavic Connexion

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The Slavic Connexion

The University of Texas at Austin

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A fresh international chat show from The University of Texas at Austin meant to share research, ideas, and culture from the Slavic world and beyond in digestible episodes. Each week we feature faculty, students (both undergraduate and graduate), and speakers of note from other institutions and countries. The Slavic Connexion is a production of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies within the College of Liberal Arts at UT Austin... It's not typical Texas, y'all. TPN 2021 ...
 
Uncommon history with an unconventional pair. Join married hosts Rebecca Robbins (a Broadway actress) and Kim Kimmel (her college history instructor) as they delve into topics that run the historical gambit. A gifted storyteller, Kim taught history at the collegiate level for 29 years while as a student, Rebecca always sat in the front row of his Western Civilizations class soaking up every word he said. For the record, she made an A in his class. She went on to pursue a Broadway career (The ...
 
The History of Methodism Podcast covers the history of the Methodist and Wesleyan movements, from its precursors in the European Reformation, up until the present day, from Martin Luther to Adam Hamilton. This long history of Methodism It is hosted by Rev. Wilson Pruitt, an Elder in the Rio Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church and currently pastor of Bee Creek United Methodist Church in Spicewood, TX.
 
History fan, cinephile, and former Moscow resident Ally Pitts from the UK explores the delights of Russian & Soviet cinema one film at a time! In the process, expert guests educate Ally on topics ranging from the Golden Age of Hollywood to Eastern European cuisine. Occasionally, the show also tackles non-Russian attempts to bring Russian literature or history to the Silver Screen.
 
For many episodes to come, we'll be exploring the rich history of Poland. From it's humble beginnings, we'll follow the people of Poland as they form their own unique cultural identity, rise into a great European power, cross paths with the Mongol Horde, save Europe from an Ottoman invasion, and do their best to keep their independence firm from one generation to the next.
 
Welcome to Back to the Past: The Alternate History Podcast. This Podcast takes a look at several important events scattered throughout the course of our history and discuss "What If" it would've happened differently. In our discussion of how this altered event would not only change future events, but also how it would effect geopolitics, demographics, society and more.
 
For English speakers, we talk about geopolitics and History! Having a Master's degree in European Studies and a currently studying a second Master's degree in International Relations, I offer you 1 episode per week! You can listen to a new episode every weekend on your favorite listening platform! If you like my podcast, I want you to know that I am already working on a big project that will be released soon. I will give you more information during the episodes. Follow me on Instagram and co ...
 
The Thirty Years War was a major war in European history that had a major influence on the future of Europe, yet outside of history people, people seem to know very little besides the basics. I hope you want to learn more about this war and I promise to try to not sound like a dry history book. Welcome to Three Decades of Tragedy!
 
Have you ever wondered what the House of Lords does, how it works and who makes up its membership? Subscribe to our new podcast and be the first to hear from members and staff of the House of Lords as we explore what is happening and what it is like to be a part of the UK Parliament. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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In The Fairy Tellers: A Journey into the Secret History of Fairy Tales (John Murray, 2022), Nick Jubber unearths the lives of the dreamers who made our most beloved fairy tales: inventors, thieves, rebels and forgotten geniuses who gave us classic tales such as 'Cinderella', 'Hansel and Gretel', 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Baba Yaga'. From the Midd…
 
Imperialism is a policy or ideology of extending rule over peoples and other countries,[2] for extending political and economic access, power and control, often through employing hard power, especially military force, but also soft power. While related to the concepts of colonialism and empire, imperialism is a distinct concept that can apply to ot…
 
A detailed look at 'La Pellegrina', a play written for the wedding celebrations of Grand Duke Fernando of Sienna in 1589. The background to the writing of the play commissioned by Cardinal Fernando Di Midici A description of the plot of the play Some commentary on the play, its relationship to Ancient Greek and Roman drama, the changes in stop char…
 
In this episode of New Work in Intellectual History, Professor László Kontler and Cesare Cuttica answer questions on their co-authored volume titled Crisis and Renewal in the History of European Political Thought (Brill,2021). Through a historical analysis we discover that after crises there is a time of change, recovery and ultimately, renewal. Th…
 
Sophie (age 8) and Ellie (age 6) tell the story of the great explorer Captain Cook who was the first European to discover Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii.----more---- Before we even start our episode Sophie and Ellie point out that there were already people living there who did not need to be discovered as they had their own cultures, languages a…
 
In this month’s episode of the House of Lords Podcast, we are talking about protecting children and strengthening the Union, plus RuPaul’s Drag Race and seeing yourself on stage. Children and the internet ‘I saw in the attention economy that, in order to create as much value as possible from data… you created features of the system that were unsafe…
 
Jimbo is joined this week by Duncan Alexander, Dom Fifield and Maher Mezahi. Tragedy strikes at the Africa Cup of Nations with 8 people killed in crushes outside the Olembe Stadium in Cameroon. On the pitch, it’s quarter-final weekend with the North African derby between Egypt and Morocco the headline act. In the Premier League, have Watford finall…
 
The Revolutions of 1848 can be a topic that not only frustrates students, but also frustrated teachers. In this two part series we look at the long term and short term causes of the Revolutions of 1848 and then look at how these causes compare between various countries in Europe. In this episode we specifically focus on the French Revolution of 184…
 
In less than half a century, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia successfully defeated Fascist occupation, fended off dominating pressures from the Eastern and Western blocs, built a modern society on the ashes of war, created its own form of socialism, and led the formation of the Nonaligned Movement. This country's principles and its con…
 
The reality of the Bronze Age Near East was much messier and harder to understand than a straightforward story of city-states, empires, and kings. Different ethnolinguistic groups, lifestyles, dynasties of would-be rulers, migrating mercenaries, and ephemeral states were all essential pieces of the fabric of that world. Professor Aaron Burke of UCL…
 
Antonia Gómez Rodríguez, Desirée Hernández Folch and Miriam García Iborra, also know as The Alcàsser Girls, were three teenage girls from Valencia, Spain. This brutal and heart-breaking case shook the entire world, and is still the subject of controversy and conspiracy to this day. Triggers Warnings: Violence Against Women Sexual Assault of Minors …
 
Sergey Radchenko, a prolific historian with a multifaceted background and perspective, regales us on many topics from Cold War history to the current sitaution with Russia and Ukraine and Moscow's continued pursuit of legitimacy on the global stage. On a personal note, he shares about his time as an exchange student in Hong Kong and expounds on wha…
 
Today we are with Katherine Harvey, author of The Fires of Lust: Sex in the Middle Ages (Reaktion Books, 2021). An illuminating exploration of the surprisingly familiar sex lives of ordinary medieval people. The medieval humoral system of medicine suggested that it was possible to die from having too much--or too little--sex, while the Roman Cathol…
 
Around the beginning of the twentieth century, Jewish writers and artists across Europe began depicting fellow Jews as savages or "primitive" tribesmen. Primitivism—the European appreciation of and fascination with so-called "primitive," non-Western peoples who were also subjugated and denigrated—was a powerful artistic critique of the modern world…
 
Around the beginning of the twentieth century, Jewish writers and artists across Europe began depicting fellow Jews as savages or "primitive" tribesmen. Primitivism—the European appreciation of and fascination with so-called "primitive," non-Western peoples who were also subjugated and denigrated—was a powerful artistic critique of the modern world…
 
In The Fairy Tellers: A Journey into the Secret History of Fairy Tales (John Murray, 2022), Nick Jubber unearths the lives of the dreamers who made our most beloved fairy tales: inventors, thieves, rebels and forgotten geniuses who gave us classic tales such as 'Cinderella', 'Hansel and Gretel', 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Baba Yaga'. From the Midd…
 
In The Fairy Tellers: A Journey into the Secret History of Fairy Tales (John Murray, 2022), Nick Jubber unearths the lives of the dreamers who made our most beloved fairy tales: inventors, thieves, rebels and forgotten geniuses who gave us classic tales such as 'Cinderella', 'Hansel and Gretel', 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Baba Yaga'. From the Midd…
 
In The Jewish World of Alexander Hamilton (Princeton UP, 2021), Andrew Porwancher debunks a string of myths about the origins of this founding father to arrive at a startling conclusion: Hamilton, in all likelihood, was born and raised Jewish. For more than two centuries, his youth in the Caribbean has remained shrouded in mystery. Hamilton himself…
 
Imagine sitting in a 97-degree court room in the middle of July while you’re being prosecuted for a crime you’re not even sure you committed. This is exactly the situation twenty-four-year-old John T. Scopes found himself in during the summer of 1925. Almost overnight this trial became a national sensation and put the small town of Dayton, Tennesse…
 
A story from China where we see a young man embark on a dangerous journey for love that definitely isn't a knock-off version of "The Journey to the West" and/or "The Hobbit". Then, we learn how the world's first selfie resulted in kind of more death than you'd think. The creature his a demon from Japan...who's working through a bad breakup. -- Spon…
 
In this episode we look at how the Concert of Europe ignored the liberalism and nationalism that will eventually lead to the Revolutions of 1830 in France and Belgium. Lyndeurozone.com Patreon If you use this podcast regularly would you please consider supporting us on Patreon for as little as a dollar a month? We also have subscription tiers at ou…
 
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