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Contributor(s): Tanya Harmer | Tanya Harmer discusses her recent biography of Beatriz Allende (1942–1977), revolutionary doctor and daughter of Chile’s socialist president, Salvador Allende. She explains how, inspired by the Cuban Revolution, Beatriz and her generation influenced developments in Chile, and how the terrible consequences of the coup …
 
Today we’re joined by David the host of the Cold War channel on Youtube, one of the biggest channels creating historical documentaries about the Cold War in the social media space, to discuss how academics can engage better with the general public and improve the communication of historical research.…
 
On todays episode we speak with Professor Piers Ludlow, The head of the International History Department at the London School of Economics. His main research interests lie in the history of Western Europe since 1945, in particular the historical roots of the integration process and the development of the EU. Today we will cover the US relationship …
 
Contributor(s): Taylor C. Sherman | Taylor C. Sherman discusses her forthcoming book, reassessing the Nehru years in Indian history. Here she focuses on Indian socialism as it developed during Jawaharlal Nehru's premiership, and explains how it was shaped by the experience of colonialism and the national movement.Nehru's India: Seven Myths is due o…
 
Contributor(s): Paul Stock | Paul Stock explores what geographical reference works, textbooks, dictionaries, and encyclopaedias tell us about literate Britons' understandings of Europe in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. For further information about the Department of International History please visit www.lse.ac.uk/International…
 
Contributor(s): Dina Gusejnova | Who thought of Europe as a community before its economic integration in 1957? Dina Gusejnova explains how a supranational European mentality was forged from depleted imperial identities. In the revolutions of 1917 to 1920, the power of the Hohenzollern, Habsburg and Romanoff dynasties over their subjects expired. Sh…
 
Contributor(s): Matthew Jones | Matthew Jones draws on his official history of the UK strategic nuclear deterrent to discuss the strategic, political and diplomatic considerations that compelled UK governments, in the face of ever-increasing pressures on the defence budget, to persist in their efforts to develop nuclear weapons and to deploy a cred…
 
Contributor(s): Imaobong Umoren | Imaobong Umoren discusses the lives of three black activist women: Eslanda Robeson, Paulette Nardal, and Una Marson. She explains how, between the 1920s and the 1960s, the trio participated in global freedom struggles by traveling; building networks in feminist, student, black-led, anticolonial, and antifascist org…
 
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