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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  • The Church of England 1800-present

    Podcast

    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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  • 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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  • South Asian British History 1900-1947

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Sumita Mukherjee examines South Asian British History from 1900 to 1947.

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  • David Cannadine Interview about his book: The Right Kind of History

    Multipage Article

    Sir David Cannadine has done the unthinkable he has traced the teaching of history in state schools since the beginning. In his book The Right Kind of History: Teaching the Past in Twentieth-Century England he explores the real history of history education the truth is discovered to that age old...

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  • The Right Kind of History. An Interview with Nicola Sheldon, Jenny Keating and John Hamer

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    Sir David Cannadine has written the book that tells the history of history in schools. On the podcast on this site he outlines some of his reasons for wanting to write the book and what his findings were. But alongside his name on the front cover are his research team...

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  • Branch Podcast: Goodnight Sweetheart

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    On Thursday the 9th February the Glasgow and West of Scotland Branch of the Historical Association held and evening entitled "Goodnight Sweetheart" which involved Peter and Sue Mowforth reading their parents letters El Alamein to Sheffield in the Blitz. The podcasts below are of from this evening...

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