Ancient History

Ancient History

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Interviews with scholars of ancient history about their new books.

Arguing History

Arguing History

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Scholarly discussions of controversial historical topics.

The Idea of "Central Europe" from Naumann to Kundera

November 24, 2023

The Idea of "Central Europe" from Naumann to Kundera

Martyn Rady and Alexander Watson
Hosted by Charles Coutinho
The Gaza War in Military-Historical Perspective

October 16, 2023

The Gaza War in Military-Historical Perspective

Jeremy Black
Hosted by Charles Coutinho
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Biography

Biography

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Interviews with memoirists and biographers about their new books.

Hume, the Epicureans, and the Origins of Liberalism: A Conversation with Aaron Zubia

April 10, 2024

Hume, the Epicureans, and the Origins of Liberalism

Aaron Alexander Zubia
Hosted by Annika Nordquist
Traian Sandu, "Ceausescu: The Ambiguous Dictator" (Perrin, 2023)

April 10, 2024

Ceausescu

Traian Sandu
Hosted by Roland Clark
Diplomatic History

Diplomatic History

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Interviews with scholars of diplomatic history about their new books.

Robert D. Kaplan, "The Loom of Time: Between Empire and Anarchy, from the Mediterranean to China" (Random House, 2023)

April 11, 2024

The Loom of Time

Robert D. Kaplan
Hosted by Nicholas Gordon
Traian Sandu, "Ceausescu: The Ambiguous Dictator" (Perrin, 2023)

April 10, 2024

Ceausescu

Traian Sandu
Hosted by Roland Clark
Early Modern History

Early Modern History

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Interviews with scholars of early modern history about their new books.

Economic and Business History

Economic and Business History

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Interviews with scholars of economic and business history about their new books.

Jeremy Black, "The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History" (Routledge, 2015)

April 14, 2024

The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History

Jeremy Black
Hosted by Charles Coutinho
100 Years of Radio in South Africa: Then and Now

April 11, 2024

100 Years of Radio in South Africa

Sisanda Nkoala
General History

General History

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Interviews with historians about their new books.

Intellectual History

Intellectual History

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Interviews with intellectual historians about their new books.

R. J. Boutelle, "The Race for America: Black Internationalism in the Age of Manifest Destiny" (UNC Press, 2023)

April 13, 2024

The Race for America

R. J. Boutelle
Seamus O'Malley, "Irish Culture and 'The People': Populism and Its Discontents" (Oxford UP, 2022)

April 11, 2024

Irish Culture and 'The People'

Seamus O'Malley
Hosted by Aidan Beatty
Medieval History

Medieval History

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Interviews with scholars of medieval history about their new books.

Tzafrir Barzilay, "Poisoned Wells: Accusations, Persecution, and Minorities in Medieval Europe, 1321-1422" (U Pennsylvania Press, 2022)

April 8, 2024

Poisoned Wells

Tzafrir Barzilay
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Elizabeth Coggeshall, "On Amistà: Negotiating Friendship in Dante’s Italy" (U Toronto Press, 2023)

April 8, 2024

On Amistà

Elizabeth Coggeshall
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Military History

Military History

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Interviews with scholars of military history about their new books.

David Petraeus and Andrew Roberts, "Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare From 1945 to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine" (Harper, 2023)

April 12, 2024

Conflict

David Petraeus and Andrew Roberts
Hosted by Samuel Canter
Jonathan W. Hackett, "Theory of Irregular War" (McFarland, 2024)

April 7, 2024

Theory of Irregular War

Jonathan W. Hackett
Women's History

Women's History

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Interviews with scholars of women's history about their new books.

Xiaofei Kang, "Enchanted Revolution: Ghosts, Shamans, and Gender Politics in Chinese Communist Propaganda, 1942-1953" (Oxford UP, 2023)

April 9, 2024

Enchanted Revolution

Xiaofei Kang
Hosted by Yadong Li