Modern

Starting with the nineteenth century and bringing us right up to the debates of today this section contains many insightful podcasts that explore the recent and current world around us. Included here are the arguments around the legacy of war and the impact of social change. The history of social and civil movements and modern debate about religion and technology. Read more

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  • African and Caribbean British Political Activists

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    In this podcast Marika Sherwood look at the history of African and Caribbean Political Activists in the late 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

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  • An Introduction to 19th Century African and Caribbean British History

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Hakim Adi of the University of Chichester gives an introduction to 19th Century African and Caribbean British History.

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  • An Introduction to 20th Century African and Caribbean British History

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Hakim Adi gives an introduction to 20th Century African and Caribbean British History.

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  • The British Humanist Association

    Podcast

    In this podcast Andrew Copson, Chief Executive of the British Humanist Association looks at the origins and history the British Humanist Association.

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  • South Asian British History 1800-1900

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Sumita Mukherjee discusses 19th century South Asian British History.

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  • Britain's Sikh Communities

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Emerita Eleanor Nesbitt of the of the University of Warwick discusses the history of Britain's Sikh communities.

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  • Britain's Hindu Communities

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    In this podcast Professor Emerita Eleanor Nesbitt of the University of Warwick discusses the history of Britain's Hindu communities.

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  • The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

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    In this podcast Kate Hudson, the General Secretary of CND, looks at the history of CND in the 20th and 21st Century.

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  • The British Muslim Community

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    In this podcast Dr Sophie Gilliat-Ray of Cardiff University looks at the growth and development of the British Muslim Community.

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  • The Catholic British Community 1800-present.

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    In this podcast Michael Hodgetts examines the development of the British Catholic Community from 1800 to the present day.

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  • British LGBTQ+ History: 1800-1914

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    In this podcast Dr Sean Brady of Birkbeck, University of London looks at British LGBTQ+ History from 1800-1914.

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  • British & Irish Lesbian History in the 19th Century

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    In this podcast Dr Emma Vickers of the University of Reading discusses British Lesbian History in the 19th Century and passionate friendship.

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  • British LGBTQ+ History: 1914-1960

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    In this podcast Dr Matt Cook of Birkbeck, Univeristy of London examines British LGBTQ+ History from 1914-1960.

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  • The British LGBTQ+ Civil Rights Movement: 1960-present

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    In this podcast Professor Sally R Munt of the University of Sussex discusses The origins and devlopment of the British LGBT Civil Rights Movement.

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  • Modern British Jewish History

    Podcast

    In this podcast Paula Kitching looks at the history of the British Jewish Community from 1800.

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  • The Church of England 1800-present

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    In this podcast the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Dean, Fellow, and Director of Studies in Theology at King's College looks at the history of the Church of England from 1800 and it's changing role in British society.

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  • British LGBTQ+ Community: Changes over the last 200 years

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Sally R Munt looks at how the lives of individuals within the LGBTQ+ community have changed over the last 200 years and asks: what accounts for this change?

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  • The British Armenian community

    Podcast

    In this podcast Ara Iskanderian looks at the history of the British Armenian community and how it developed over the 19th and 20th centuries.

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  • Artisans and the craft economy in Scotland c.1780-1914

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Stana Nenadic  looks at Artisans and the craft economy in Scotland c.1780-1914 and the impact of the Industrial Revolution.

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  • The Scottish Textile and Craft Industries

    Podcast

    In this set of podcasts Professor Stana Nenadic of the University of Edinburgh discusses the Scottish textile industry, the craft and artisan economy in Scotland and the impact of the Industrial Revolution.

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