In Our Time

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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas, people and events that have shaped our world.


Episode Date
Philippa Foot
Jun 13, 2024
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Jun 06, 2024
Mercury
May 30, 2024
Bertolt Brecht
May 23, 2024
Napoleon's Hundred Days
May 16, 2024
Lysistrata
May 09, 2024
Nikola Tesla
May 02, 2024
The Kalevala
Apr 25, 2024
Julian the Apostate
Apr 18, 2024
The Waltz
Apr 11, 2024
The Mokrani Revolt
Apr 04, 2024
Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle
Mar 28, 2024
The Sack of Rome 1527
Mar 21, 2024
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Mar 14, 2024
Hormones
Mar 07, 2024
The Hanseatic League
Feb 29, 2024
Panpsychism
Feb 22, 2024
Nefertiti
Feb 15, 2024
Condorcet
Feb 08, 2024
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
Jan 25, 2024
Vincent van Gogh
Jan 18, 2024
Tiberius
Jan 11, 2024
Karl Barth
Jan 04, 2024
Edgar Allan Poe
Dec 28, 2023
Marguerite de Navarre
Dec 21, 2023
The Theory of the Leisure Class
Dec 14, 2023
The Barbary Corsairs
Dec 07, 2023
Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
Nov 30, 2023
Germinal
Nov 23, 2023
Julian of Norwich
Nov 16, 2023
The Federalist Papers
Nov 09, 2023
Plankton
Nov 02, 2023
The Economic Consequences of the Peace
Oct 26, 2023
The Seventh Seal
Oct 19, 2023
Melvyn Bragg talks to Mishal Husain
Oct 19, 2023
Albert Einstein
Oct 12, 2023
Jupiter
Jul 27, 2023
Elizabeth Anscombe
Jul 20, 2023
Death in Venice
Jul 13, 2023
Oedipus Rex
Jul 06, 2023
Mitochondria
Jun 29, 2023
Louis XIV: The Sun King
Jun 22, 2023
Virgil's Georgics
Jun 15, 2023
The Shimabara Rebellion
Jun 08, 2023
The Dead Sea Scrolls
Jun 01, 2023
Walt Whitman
May 25, 2023
Linnaeus
May 18, 2023
The Battle of Crécy
May 11, 2023
Cnut
May 04, 2023
A Room of One's Own
Apr 27, 2023
Solon the Lawgiver
Apr 20, 2023
Mercantilism
Apr 13, 2023
The Ramayana
Apr 06, 2023
Megaliths
Mar 30, 2023
Paul Erdős
Mar 23, 2023
Stevie Smith
Mar 16, 2023
Chartism
Mar 09, 2023
Tycho Brahe
Mar 02, 2023
Superconductivity
Feb 23, 2023
Rawls' Theory of Justice
Feb 16, 2023
John Donne
Feb 09, 2023
The Great Stink
Jan 26, 2023
Persuasion
Jan 19, 2023
Citizen Kane
Jan 12, 2023
The Irish Rebellion of 1798
Jan 05, 2023
The Nibelungenlied
Dec 29, 2022
The Challenger Expedition 1872-1876
Dec 22, 2022
Demosthenes' Philippics
Dec 15, 2022
Bauhaus
Dec 08, 2022
The Morant Bay Rebellion
Dec 01, 2022
Wilfred Owen
Nov 24, 2022
The Fish-Tetrapod Transition
Nov 17, 2022
Berthe Morisot
Nov 10, 2022
The Knights Templar
Nov 03, 2022
The Electron
Oct 27, 2022
Plato's Atlantis
Oct 20, 2022
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Oct 13, 2022
John Bull
Jul 28, 2022
Angkor Wat
Jul 21, 2022
Dylan Thomas
Jul 14, 2022
The Death of Stars
Jul 07, 2022
Hegel's Philosophy of History
Jun 23, 2022
Comenius
Jun 16, 2022
Tang Era Poetry
Jun 09, 2022
The Davidian Revolution
Jun 02, 2022
Early Christian Martyrdom
May 26, 2022
Olympe de Gouges
May 19, 2022
Homo erectus
May 12, 2022
Polidori's The Vampyre
May 05, 2022
The Sistine Chapel
Apr 28, 2022
Antigone
Apr 21, 2022
Charisma
Apr 14, 2022
Seismology
Apr 07, 2022
The Arthashastra
Mar 31, 2022
In Our Time is now first on BBC Sounds
Mar 04, 2022
Peter Kropotkin
Feb 24, 2022
Romeo and Juliet
Feb 17, 2022
Walter Benjamin
Feb 10, 2022
The Temperance Movement
Feb 03, 2022
Colette
Jan 27, 2022
The Gold Standard
Jan 20, 2022
Thomas Hardy's Poetry
Jan 13, 2022
Fritz Lang
Dec 30, 2021
The Hittites
Dec 23, 2021
A Christmas Carol
Dec 16, 2021
The May Fourth Movement
Dec 09, 2021
The Battle of Trafalgar
Dec 02, 2021
Plato's Gorgias
Nov 25, 2021
The Decadent Movement
Nov 18, 2021
William and Caroline Herschel
Nov 11, 2021
The Song of Roland
Nov 04, 2021
Corals
Oct 28, 2021
Iris Murdoch
Oct 21, 2021
The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
Oct 14, 2021
The Manhattan Project
Oct 07, 2021
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Sep 30, 2021
Herodotus
Sep 23, 2021
The Evolution of Crocodiles
Sep 16, 2021
Shakespeare's Sonnets
Jun 24, 2021
Edward Gibbon
Jun 17, 2021
Booth's Life and Labour Survey
Jun 10, 2021
Kant's Copernican Revolution
Jun 03, 2021
The Interregnum
May 27, 2021
Journey to the West
May 20, 2021
Longitude
May 13, 2021
The Second Barons' War
May 06, 2021
Ovid
Apr 29, 2021
The Franco-American Alliance 1778
Apr 22, 2021
Arianism
Apr 15, 2021
Pierre-Simon Laplace
Apr 08, 2021
The Russo-Japanese War
Apr 01, 2021
David Ricardo
Mar 25, 2021
The Bacchae
Mar 18, 2021
The Late Devonian Extinction
Mar 11, 2021
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Mar 04, 2021
Marcus Aurelius
Feb 25, 2021
Medieval Pilgrimage
Feb 18, 2021
The Rosetta Stone
Feb 11, 2021
Emilie du Châtelet
Feb 04, 2021
Saint Cuthbert
Jan 28, 2021
The Plague of Justinian
Jan 21, 2021
The Great Gatsby
Jan 14, 2021
Eclipses
Dec 31, 2020
The Cultural Revolution
Dec 17, 2020
John Wesley and Methodism
Dec 10, 2020
Fernando Pessoa
Dec 03, 2020
The Zong Massacre
Nov 26, 2020
Albrecht Dürer
Nov 12, 2020
Mary Astell
Nov 05, 2020
Piers Plowman
Oct 29, 2020
Maria Theresa
Oct 22, 2020
Alan Turing
Oct 15, 2020
Deism
Oct 08, 2020
Macbeth
Oct 01, 2020
Cave Art
Sep 24, 2020
Pericles
Sep 17, 2020
Frankenstein
Mar 19, 2020
The Covenanters
Mar 12, 2020
Paul Dirac
Mar 05, 2020
The Evolution of Horses
Feb 27, 2020
The Valladolid Debate
Feb 20, 2020
Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
Feb 13, 2020
George Sand
Feb 06, 2020
Alcuin
Jan 30, 2020
Solar Wind
Jan 23, 2020
The Siege of Paris 1870-71
Jan 16, 2020
Catullus
Jan 09, 2020
Tutankhamun
Dec 26, 2019
Auden
Dec 19, 2019
Coffee
Dec 12, 2019
Lawrence of Arabia
Dec 05, 2019
Li Shizhen
Nov 28, 2019
Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem
Nov 21, 2019
Crime and Punishment
Nov 14, 2019
The Treaty of Limerick
Nov 07, 2019
Hybrids
Oct 31, 2019
Robert Burns
Oct 24, 2019
The Time Machine
Oct 17, 2019
Rousseau on Education
Oct 10, 2019
Dorothy Hodgkin
Oct 03, 2019
The Rapture
Sep 26, 2019
Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow
Sep 19, 2019
Lorca
Jul 04, 2019
Doggerland
Jun 27, 2019
The Mytilenaean Debate
Jun 20, 2019
The Inca
Jun 13, 2019
Sir Thomas Browne
Jun 06, 2019
President Ulysses S Grant
May 30, 2019
Kinetic Theory
May 23, 2019
Bergson and Time
May 09, 2019
The Gordon Riots
May 02, 2019
Nero
Apr 25, 2019
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Apr 18, 2019
The Evolution of Teeth
Apr 11, 2019
The Great Irish Famine
Apr 04, 2019
The Danelaw
Mar 28, 2019
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Mar 21, 2019
Authenticity
Mar 14, 2019
William Cecil
Mar 07, 2019
Antarah ibn Shaddad
Feb 28, 2019
Pheromones
Feb 21, 2019
Judith beheading Holofernes
Feb 14, 2019
Aristotle's Biology
Feb 07, 2019
Owain Glyndwr
Jan 31, 2019
Emmy Noether
Jan 24, 2019
Samuel Beckett
Jan 17, 2019
Papal Infallibility
Jan 10, 2019
Venus
Dec 27, 2018
The Poor Laws
Dec 20, 2018
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Dec 13, 2018
The Thirty Years War
Dec 06, 2018
The Long March
Nov 29, 2018
Hope
Nov 22, 2018
Horace
Nov 15, 2018
Marie Antoinette
Nov 08, 2018
Free Radicals
Nov 01, 2018
The Fable of the Bees
Oct 25, 2018
Is Shakespeare History? The Romans
Oct 18, 2018
Is Shakespeare History? The Plantagenets
Oct 11, 2018
Edith Wharton
Oct 04, 2018
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Sep 27, 2018
Automata
Sep 20, 2018
The Iliad
Sep 13, 2018
William Morris
Jul 05, 2018
The Mexican-American War
Jun 28, 2018
Echolocation
Jun 21, 2018
Montesquieu
Jun 14, 2018
Persepolis
Jun 07, 2018
Henrik Ibsen
May 31, 2018
Margaret of Anjou
May 24, 2018
The Emancipation of the Serfs
May 17, 2018
The Mabinogion
May 10, 2018
The Almoravid Empire
May 03, 2018
The Proton
Apr 26, 2018
Middlemarch
Apr 19, 2018
George and Robert Stephenson
Apr 12, 2018
Roman Slavery
Apr 05, 2018
Tocqueville: Democracy in America
Mar 22, 2018
Augustine's Confessions
Mar 15, 2018
The Highland Clearances
Mar 08, 2018
Sun Tzu and The Art of War
Mar 01, 2018
Rosalind Franklin
Feb 22, 2018
Fungi
Feb 15, 2018
Frederick Douglass
Feb 08, 2018
Cephalopods
Feb 01, 2018
Cicero
Jan 25, 2018
Anna Akhmatova
Jan 18, 2018
The Siege of Malta, 1565
Jan 11, 2018
Hamlet
Dec 28, 2017
Beethoven
Dec 21, 2017
Thomas Becket
Dec 14, 2017
Moby Dick
Dec 07, 2017
Carl Friedrich Gauss
Nov 30, 2017
Thebes
Nov 23, 2017
Germaine de Stael
Nov 16, 2017
The Picts
Nov 09, 2017
Picasso's Guernica
Nov 02, 2017
Feathered Dinosaurs
Oct 26, 2017
The Congress of Vienna
Oct 19, 2017
Aphra Behn
Oct 12, 2017
Constantine the Great
Oct 05, 2017
Wuthering Heights
Sep 28, 2017
Kant's Categorical Imperative
Sep 21, 2017
al-Biruni
Aug 31, 2017
Bird Migration
Jul 06, 2017
Plato's Republic
Jun 29, 2017
Eugene Onegin
Jun 22, 2017
The American Populists
Jun 15, 2017
Christine de Pizan
Jun 08, 2017
Enzymes
Jun 01, 2017
Purgatory
May 25, 2017
Louis Pasteur
May 18, 2017
Emily Dickinson
May 11, 2017
The Battle of Lincoln 1217
May 04, 2017
The Egyptian Book of the Dead
Apr 27, 2017
Roger Bacon
Apr 20, 2017
Rosa Luxemburg
Apr 13, 2017
Pauli's Exclusion Principle
Apr 06, 2017
Hokusai
Mar 30, 2017
The Battle of Salamis
Mar 23, 2017
The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
Mar 16, 2017
North and South
Mar 09, 2017
The Kuiper Belt
Mar 02, 2017
Seneca the Younger
Feb 23, 2017
Maths in the Early Islamic World
Feb 16, 2017
John Clare
Feb 09, 2017
Hannah Arendt
Feb 02, 2017
Parasitism
Jan 26, 2017
Mary, Queen of Scots
Jan 19, 2017
Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morality
Jan 12, 2017
Johannes Kepler
Dec 29, 2016
Four Quartets
Dec 22, 2016
The Gin Craze
Dec 15, 2016
Harriet Martineau
Dec 08, 2016
Garibaldi and the Risorgimento
Dec 01, 2016
Baltic Crusades
Nov 24, 2016
Justinian's Legal Code
Nov 17, 2016
The Fighting Temeraire
Nov 10, 2016
Epic of Gilgamesh
Nov 03, 2016
John Dalton
Oct 27, 2016
The 12th Century Renaissance
Oct 20, 2016
Plasma
Oct 13, 2016
Lakshmi
Oct 06, 2016
Zeno's Paradoxes
Sep 22, 2016
The Invention of Photography
Jul 07, 2016
Sovereignty
Jun 30, 2016
Songs of Innocence and of Experience
Jun 23, 2016
The Bronze Age Collapse
Jun 16, 2016
Penicillin
Jun 09, 2016
Margery Kempe and English Mysticism
Jun 02, 2016
The Gettysburg Address
May 26, 2016
The Muses
May 19, 2016
Titus Oates and his 'Popish Plot'
May 12, 2016
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
May 05, 2016
Euclid's Elements
Apr 28, 2016
1816, the Year Without a Summer
Apr 21, 2016
The Neutron
Apr 14, 2016
The Sikh Empire
Apr 07, 2016
Agrippina the Younger
Mar 31, 2016
Aurora Leigh
Mar 24, 2016
Bedlam
Mar 17, 2016
The Maya Civilization
Mar 10, 2016
The Dutch East India Company
Mar 03, 2016
Mary Magdalene
Feb 25, 2016
Robert Hooke
Feb 18, 2016
Rumi's Poetry
Feb 11, 2016
Chromatography
Feb 04, 2016
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Jan 28, 2016
Thomas Paine's Common Sense
Jan 21, 2016
Saturn
Jan 14, 2016
Tristan and Iseult
Dec 31, 2015
Michael Faraday
Dec 24, 2015
Circadian Rhythms
Dec 17, 2015
Chinese Legalism
Dec 10, 2015
Voyages of James Cook
Dec 03, 2015
The Salem Witch Trials
Nov 26, 2015
Emma
Nov 19, 2015
The Battle of Lepanto
Nov 12, 2015
P v NP
Nov 05, 2015
The Empire of Mali
Oct 29, 2015
Simone de Beauvoir
Oct 22, 2015
Holbein at the Tudor Court
Oct 15, 2015
Alexander the Great
Oct 01, 2015
Perpetual Motion
Sep 24, 2015
Frida Kahlo
Jul 09, 2015
Frederick the Great
Jul 02, 2015
Extremophiles
Jun 25, 2015
Jane Eyre
Jun 18, 2015
Utilitarianism
Jun 11, 2015
Prester John
Jun 04, 2015
The Science of Glass
May 28, 2015
Josephus
May 21, 2015
The Lancashire Cotton Famine
May 14, 2015
Tagore
May 07, 2015
The Earth's Core
Apr 30, 2015
Fanny Burney
Apr 23, 2015
Matteo Ricci and the Ming Dynasty
Apr 16, 2015
Sappho
Apr 09, 2015
The California Gold Rush
Apr 02, 2015
The Curies
Mar 26, 2015
Al-Ghazali
Mar 19, 2015
Dark Matter
Mar 12, 2015
Beowulf
Mar 05, 2015
The Eunuch
Feb 26, 2015
The Wealth of Nations
Feb 19, 2015
The Photon
Feb 12, 2015
Ashoka the Great
Feb 05, 2015
Thucydides
Jan 29, 2015
Phenomenology
Jan 22, 2015
Bruegel's The Fight Between Carnival and Lent
Jan 15, 2015
Truth
Dec 18, 2014
Behavioural Ecology
Dec 11, 2014
Zen
Dec 04, 2014
Kafka's The Trial
Nov 27, 2014
Aesop
Nov 20, 2014
Brunel
Nov 13, 2014
Hatshepsut
Nov 06, 2014
Nuclear Fusion
Oct 30, 2014
The Haitian Revolution
Oct 23, 2014
Rudyard Kipling
Oct 16, 2014
The Battle of Talas
Oct 09, 2014
Julius Caesar
Oct 02, 2014
e
Sep 25, 2014
The Sun
Jul 10, 2014
Mrs Dalloway
Jul 03, 2014
Hildegard of Bingen
Jun 26, 2014
The Philosophy of Solitude
Jun 19, 2014
Robert Boyle
Jun 12, 2014
The Bluestockings
Jun 05, 2014
The Talmud
May 29, 2014
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
May 22, 2014
Photosynthesis
May 15, 2014
The Sino-Japanese War
May 08, 2014
The Tale of Sinuhe
May 01, 2014
Tristram Shandy
Apr 24, 2014
The Domesday Book
Apr 17, 2014
Strabo's Geographica
Apr 10, 2014
States of Matter
Apr 03, 2014
Weber's The Protestant Ethic
Mar 27, 2014
Bishop Berkeley
Mar 20, 2014
The Trinity
Mar 13, 2014
Spartacus
Mar 06, 2014
The Eye
Feb 27, 2014
Social Darwinism
Feb 20, 2014
Chivalry
Feb 13, 2014
The Phoenicians
Feb 06, 2014
Catastrophism
Jan 30, 2014
Sources of Early Chinese History
Jan 23, 2014
The Battle of Tours
Jan 16, 2014
Plato's Symposium
Jan 02, 2014
The Medici
Dec 26, 2013
Complexity
Dec 19, 2013
Pliny the Younger
Dec 12, 2013
Hindu Ideas of Creation
Dec 05, 2013
The Microscope
Nov 28, 2013
Pocahontas
Nov 21, 2013
The Tempest
Nov 14, 2013
Ordinary Language Philosophy
Nov 07, 2013
The Berlin Conference
Oct 31, 2013
The Corn Laws
Oct 24, 2013
The Book of Common Prayer
Oct 17, 2013
Galen
Oct 10, 2013
Exoplanets
Oct 03, 2013
The Mamluks
Sep 26, 2013
Pascal
Sep 19, 2013
The Invention of Radio
Jul 04, 2013
Romance of the Three Kingdoms
Jun 27, 2013
The Physiocrats
Jun 20, 2013
Prophecy
Jun 13, 2013
Relativity
Jun 06, 2013
Queen Zenobia
May 30, 2013
Lévi-Strauss
May 23, 2013
Cosmic Rays
May 16, 2013
Icelandic Sagas
May 09, 2013
Gnosticism
May 02, 2013
Montaigne
Apr 25, 2013
The Putney Debates
Apr 18, 2013
The Amazons
Apr 11, 2013
Japan's Sakoku Period
Apr 04, 2013
Water
Mar 28, 2013
Alfred Russel Wallace
Mar 21, 2013
Chekhov
Mar 14, 2013
Absolute Zero
Mar 07, 2013
Pitt-Rivers
Feb 28, 2013
Decline and Fall
Feb 21, 2013
Ice Ages
Feb 14, 2013
Epicureanism
Feb 07, 2013
The War of 1812
Jan 31, 2013
Romulus and Remus
Jan 24, 2013
Comets
Jan 17, 2013
Le Morte d'Arthur
Jan 10, 2013
The Cult of Mithras
Dec 27, 2012
The South Sea Bubble
Dec 20, 2012
Shahnameh of Ferdowsi
Dec 13, 2012
Bertrand Russell
Dec 06, 2012
Crystallography
Nov 28, 2012
The Borgias
Nov 22, 2012
Simone Weil
Nov 15, 2012
The Upanishads
Nov 08, 2012
The Anarchy
Nov 01, 2012
Fermat's Last Theorem
Oct 25, 2012
Caxton and the Printing Press
Oct 18, 2012
Hannibal
Oct 11, 2012
Gerald of Wales
Oct 04, 2012
The Ontological Argument
Sep 27, 2012
The Druids
Sep 20, 2012
The Cell
Sep 13, 2012
Hadrian's Wall
Jul 12, 2012
Scepticism
Jul 05, 2012
Al-Kindi
Jun 28, 2012
Annie Besant
Jun 21, 2012
James Joyce's Ulysses
Jun 14, 2012
King Solomon
Jun 07, 2012
The Trojan War
May 31, 2012
Marco Polo
May 24, 2012
Clausewitz and On War
May 17, 2012
Game Theory
May 10, 2012
Voltaire's Candide
May 03, 2012
The Battle of Bosworth Field
Apr 26, 2012
Neoplatonism
Apr 19, 2012
Early Geology
Apr 12, 2012
George Fox and the Quakers
Apr 05, 2012
The Measurement of Time
Mar 29, 2012
Moses Mendelssohn
Mar 22, 2012
Vitruvius and De Architectura
Mar 15, 2012
Lyrical Ballads
Mar 08, 2012
Benjamin Franklin
Mar 01, 2012
Conductors and Semiconductors
Feb 23, 2012
The An Lushan Rebellion
Feb 16, 2012
Erasmus
Feb 09, 2012
The Kama Sutra
Feb 02, 2012
The Scientific Method
Jan 26, 2012
1848: Year of Revolution
Jan 19, 2012
The Safavid Dynasty
Jan 12, 2012
Macromolecules
Dec 29, 2011
Robinson Crusoe
Dec 22, 2011
The Concordat of Worms
Dec 15, 2011
Heraclitus
Dec 08, 2011
Christina Rossetti
Dec 01, 2011
Judas Maccabeus
Nov 24, 2011
Ptolemy and Ancient Astronomy
Nov 17, 2011
The Continental-Analytic Split
Nov 10, 2011
The Moon
Nov 03, 2011
The Siege of Tenochtitlan
Oct 27, 2011
Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People
Oct 20, 2011
The Ming Voyages
Oct 13, 2011
David Hume
Oct 06, 2011
The Etruscan Civilisation
Sep 29, 2011
Shinto
Sep 22, 2011
The Hippocratic Oath
Sep 15, 2011
The Minoan Civilisation
Jul 07, 2011
Tennyson's In Memoriam
Jun 29, 2011
Malthusianism
Jun 22, 2011
Wyclif and the Lollards
Jun 16, 2011
The Origins of Infectious Disease
Jun 08, 2011
The Battle of Stamford Bridge
Jun 02, 2011
Xenophon
May 26, 2011
Custer's Last Stand
May 19, 2011
The Anatomy of Melancholy
May 12, 2011
Islamic Law and its Origins
May 05, 2011
Cogito Ergo Sum
Apr 28, 2011
The Pelagian Controversy
Apr 21, 2011
The Neutrino
Apr 14, 2011
Octavia Hill
Apr 07, 2011
The Bhagavad Gita
Mar 31, 2011
The Iron Age
Mar 24, 2011
The Medieval University
Mar 17, 2011
Free Will
Mar 10, 2011
The Age of the Universe
Mar 03, 2011
The Taiping Rebellion
Feb 24, 2011
Maimonides
Feb 15, 2011
The Nervous System
Feb 10, 2011
The Battle of Bannockburn
Feb 02, 2011
Aristotle's Poetics
Jan 27, 2011
The Mexican Revolution
Jan 20, 2011
Random and Pseudorandom
Jan 13, 2011
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
Jan 06, 2011
Consequences of the Industrial Revolution
Dec 30, 2010
The Industrial Revolution
Dec 22, 2010
Daoism
Dec 15, 2010
Thomas Edison
Dec 09, 2010
Cleopatra
Dec 02, 2010
History of Metaphor
Nov 25, 2010
Foxe's Book of Martyrs
Nov 18, 2010
The Volga Vikings
Nov 11, 2010
Women and Enlightenment Science
Nov 04, 2010
The Unicorn
Oct 28, 2010
Logic
Oct 21, 2010
Sturm und Drang
Oct 14, 2010
The Spanish Armada
Oct 07, 2010
The Delphic Oracle
Sep 30, 2010
Imaginary Numbers
Sep 23, 2010
Pliny's Natural History
Jul 08, 2010
Athelstan
Jul 01, 2010
Antarctica
Jun 24, 2010
The Neanderthals
Jun 17, 2010
Edmund Burke
Jun 03, 2010
Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists
May 27, 2010
The Cavendish Family in Science
May 20, 2010
William James's 'The Varieties of Religious Experience'
May 13, 2010
The Cool Universe
May 06, 2010
The Great Wall of China
Apr 29, 2010
Roman Satire
Apr 22, 2010
The Zulu Nation's Rise and Fall
Apr 15, 2010
William Hazlitt
Apr 08, 2010
The City - a history, part 2
Apr 01, 2010
The City - a history, part 1
Mar 25, 2010
Munch and The Scream
Mar 18, 2010
Boudica
Mar 11, 2010
The Infant Brain
Mar 04, 2010
Calvinism
Feb 25, 2010
The Indian Mutiny
Feb 18, 2010
Mathematics' Unintended Consequences
Feb 11, 2010
Ibn Khaldun
Feb 04, 2010
Silas Marner
Jan 28, 2010
The Glencoe Massacre
Jan 21, 2010
The Frankfurt School
Jan 14, 2010
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 4
Jan 07, 2010
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 3
Jan 06, 2010
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 2
Jan 05, 2010
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 1
Jan 04, 2010
Mary Wollstonecraft
Dec 31, 2009
The Samurai
Dec 24, 2009
Pythagoras
Dec 10, 2009
The Silk Road
Dec 03, 2009
Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Nov 26, 2009
Sparta
Nov 19, 2009
Radiation
Nov 12, 2009
The Siege of Munster
Nov 05, 2009
Schopenhauer
Oct 29, 2009
The Geological Formation of Britain
Oct 22, 2009
The Death of Elizabeth I
Oct 15, 2009
The Dreyfus Affair
Oct 08, 2009
Akhenaten
Oct 01, 2009
Calculus
Sep 24, 2009
St Thomas Aquinas
Sep 17, 2009
Ediacara Biota
Jul 09, 2009
Logical Positivism
Jul 02, 2009
Sunni and Shia Islam
Jun 25, 2009
Elizabethan Revenge
Jun 18, 2009
The Augustan Age
Jun 11, 2009
The Trial of Charles I
Jun 04, 2009
St Paul
May 28, 2009
The Whale - A History
May 21, 2009
The Siege of Vienna
May 14, 2009
The Magna Carta
May 07, 2009
The Vacuum of Space
Apr 30, 2009
The Building of St Petersburg
Apr 23, 2009
Suffragism
Apr 16, 2009
Aldous Huxley's Brave New World
Apr 09, 2009
Baconian Science
Apr 02, 2009
The School of Athens
Mar 26, 2009
The Boxer Rebellion
Mar 19, 2009
The Library of Alexandria
Mar 12, 2009
The Measurement Problem in Physics
Mar 05, 2009
The Waste Land and Modernity
Feb 26, 2009
The Observatory at Jaipur
Feb 19, 2009
Carthage's Destruction
Feb 12, 2009
The Brothers Grimm
Feb 05, 2009
Swift's A Modest Proposal
Jan 29, 2009
History of History
Jan 22, 2009
Thoreau and the American Idyll
Jan 15, 2009
Darwin: Life After Origins
Jan 08, 2009
Darwin: On the Origin of Species
Jan 07, 2009
Darwin: The Voyage of the Beagle
Jan 06, 2009
Darwin: On the Origins of Charles Darwin
Jan 05, 2009
The Consolations of Philosophy
Jan 01, 2009
The Physics of Time
Dec 18, 2008
Heat
Dec 04, 2008
The Great Reform Act
Nov 27, 2008
Neuroscience
Nov 13, 2008
The Fire of London
Nov 11, 2008
Aristotle's Politics
Nov 06, 2008
Bolivar
Oct 30, 2008
The Baroque Movement
Oct 23, 2008
Vitalism
Oct 16, 2008
Godel's Incompleteness Theorems
Oct 09, 2008
The Translation Movement
Oct 02, 2008
Miracles
Sep 25, 2008
Tacitus and the Decadence of Rome
Jul 10, 2008
Dante's Inferno
Jul 03, 2008
The Arab Conquests
Jun 26, 2008
The Music of the Spheres
Jun 19, 2008
The Metaphysical Poets
Jun 19, 2008
The Riddle of the Sands
Jun 12, 2008
Lysenkoism
Jun 05, 2008
Probability
May 29, 2008
The Black Death
May 22, 2008
The Library at Nineveh
May 15, 2008
The Brain
May 08, 2008
The Enclosures of the 18th Century
May 01, 2008
Materialism
Apr 24, 2008
Yeats and Irish Politics
Apr 17, 2008
The Norman Yoke
Apr 10, 2008
The Laws of Motion
Apr 03, 2008
The Dissolution of the Monasteries
Mar 27, 2008
Kierkegaard
Mar 20, 2008
The Greek Myths
Mar 13, 2008
Ada Lovelace
Mar 06, 2008
Lear
Feb 28, 2008
The Multiverse
Feb 21, 2008
The Statue of Liberty
Feb 14, 2008
The Social Contract
Feb 07, 2008
Rudolph II
Jan 31, 2008
Plate Tectonics
Jan 24, 2008
The Fisher King
Jan 17, 2008
The Charge of the Light Brigade
Jan 10, 2008
Camus
Jan 03, 2008
The Nicene Creed
Dec 27, 2007
The Four Humours
Dec 20, 2007
The Sassanid Empire
Dec 13, 2007
Genetic Mutation
Dec 06, 2007
The Fibonacci Sequence
Nov 29, 2007
The Prelude
Nov 22, 2007
Oxygen
Nov 15, 2007
Avicenna
Nov 08, 2007
Guilt
Nov 01, 2007
Taste
Oct 25, 2007
The Arabian Nights
Oct 18, 2007
The Divine Right of Kings
Oct 11, 2007
Antimatter
Oct 04, 2007
Socrates
Sep 27, 2007
Madame Bovary
Jul 12, 2007
The Pilgrim Fathers
Jul 05, 2007
The Permian-Triassic Boundary
Jun 28, 2007
Common Sense Philosophy
Jun 21, 2007
Renaissance Astrology
Jun 14, 2007
Siegfried Sassoon
Jun 07, 2007
Ockham's Razor
May 31, 2007
The Siege of Orléans
May 24, 2007
Gravitational Waves
May 17, 2007
Victorian Pessimism
May 10, 2007
Spinoza
May 03, 2007
Greek and Roman Love Poetry
Apr 26, 2007
Symmetry
Apr 19, 2007
The Opium Wars
Apr 12, 2007
St Hilda
Apr 05, 2007
Anaesthetics
Mar 29, 2007
Bismarck
Mar 22, 2007
Epistolary Literature
Mar 15, 2007
Microbiology
Mar 08, 2007
Optics
Mar 01, 2007
Heart of Darkness
Feb 15, 2007
Popper
Feb 08, 2007
Genghis Khan
Feb 01, 2007
Archimedes
Jan 25, 2007
The Jesuits
Jan 18, 2007
Mars
Jan 11, 2007
Jorge Luis Borges
Jan 04, 2007
Constantinople Siege and Fall
Dec 28, 2006
Hell
Dec 21, 2006
Indian Mathematics
Dec 14, 2006
Anarchism
Dec 07, 2006
The Speed of Light
Nov 30, 2006
Altruism
Nov 23, 2006
The Peasants’ Revolt
Nov 16, 2006
Pope
Nov 09, 2006
The Poincaré Conjecture
Nov 02, 2006
The Encyclopédie
Oct 26, 2006
The Needham Question
Oct 19, 2006
The Diet of Worms
Oct 12, 2006
Averroes
Oct 05, 2006
Humboldt
Sep 28, 2006
Comedy in Ancient Greek Theatre
Jul 13, 2006
Pastoral Literature
Jul 06, 2006
Galaxies
Jun 29, 2006
The Spanish Inquisition
Jun 22, 2006
Carbon
Jun 15, 2006
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Jun 08, 2006
The Heart
Jun 01, 2006
Mathematics and Music
May 25, 2006
Mill
May 18, 2006
Fairies
May 11, 2006
Astronomy and Empire
May 04, 2006
The Great Exhibition of 1851
Apr 27, 2006
Immunisation
Apr 20, 2006
The Oxford Movement
Apr 13, 2006
Goethe
Apr 06, 2006
The Carolingian Renaissance
Mar 30, 2006
The Royal Society
Mar 23, 2006
Don Quixote
Mar 16, 2006
Negative Numbers
Mar 09, 2006
Friendship
Mar 02, 2006
Catherine the Great
Feb 23, 2006
Human Evolution
Feb 16, 2006
Chaucer
Feb 09, 2006
The Abbasid Caliphs
Feb 02, 2006
Seventeenth Century Print Culture
Jan 26, 2006
Relativism
Jan 19, 2006
Prime Numbers
Jan 12, 2006
The Oath
Jan 05, 2006
The Oresteia
Dec 29, 2005
Heaven
Dec 22, 2005
The Peterloo Massacre
Dec 15, 2005
Artificial Intelligence
Dec 08, 2005
Hobbes
Dec 01, 2005
The Graviton
Nov 24, 2005
Pragmatism
Nov 17, 2005
Greyfriars and Blackfriars
Nov 10, 2005
Asteroids
Nov 03, 2005
Johnson
Oct 27, 2005
Cynicism
Oct 20, 2005
Mammals
Oct 13, 2005
The Field of the Cloth of Gold
Oct 06, 2005
Magnetism
Sep 29, 2005
Marx
Jul 14, 2005
Marlowe
Jul 07, 2005
Merlin
Jun 30, 2005
The KT Boundary
Jun 23, 2005
Paganism in the Renaissance
Jun 16, 2005
The Scriblerus Club
Jun 09, 2005
Renaissance Maths
Jun 02, 2005
The French Revolution's reign of terror
May 26, 2005
Beauty
May 19, 2005
Abelard and Heloise
May 05, 2005
Perception and the Senses
Apr 28, 2005
The Aeneid
Apr 21, 2005
Archaeology and Imperialism
Apr 14, 2005
Alfred and the Battle of Edington
Apr 07, 2005
John Ruskin
Mar 31, 2005
Angels
Mar 24, 2005
Dark Energy
Mar 17, 2005
Modernist Utopias
Mar 11, 2005
Stoicism
Mar 04, 2005
Alchemy
Feb 24, 2005
The Cambrian Period
Feb 17, 2005
The Mind/Body Problem
Jan 13, 2005
Tsar Alexander II's assassination
Jan 06, 2005
The Roman Republic
Dec 30, 2004
Faust
Dec 23, 2004
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
Dec 16, 2004
Machiavelli and the Italian City States
Dec 09, 2004
Jung
Dec 02, 2004
The Venerable Bede
Nov 25, 2004
Higgs Boson
Nov 18, 2004
Zoroastrianism
Nov 11, 2004
Electrickery
Nov 04, 2004
Witchcraft
Oct 21, 2004
Rhetoric
Oct 14, 2004
The Han Synthesis
Oct 14, 2004
Sartre
Oct 07, 2004
Politeness
Sep 30, 2004
The Origins of Life
Sep 23, 2004
Agincourt
Sep 16, 2004
The Odyssey
Sep 09, 2004
Pi
Sep 02, 2004
Washington and the American Revolution
Jun 24, 2004
Renaissance Magic
Jun 17, 2004
Empiricism
Jun 10, 2004
Babylon
Jun 03, 2004
The Planets
May 27, 2004
Toleration
May 20, 2004
Zero
May 13, 2004
Heroism
May 06, 2004
Tea
Apr 29, 2004
Hysteria
Apr 22, 2004
The Later Romantics
Apr 15, 2004
The Fall
Apr 08, 2004
China's Warring States period
Apr 01, 2004
Theories of Everything
Mar 25, 2004
The Norse Gods
Mar 11, 2004
Dreams
Mar 04, 2004
The Mughal Empire
Feb 25, 2004
Rutherford
Feb 19, 2004
The Sublime
Feb 12, 2004
Thermopylae
Feb 05, 2004
Cryptography
Jan 29, 2004
Lamarck and Natural Selection
Dec 24, 2003
The Alphabet
Dec 18, 2003
The Devil
Dec 11, 2003
Wittgenstein
Dec 04, 2003
St Bartholomew's Day Massacre
Nov 27, 2003
Ageing the Earth
Nov 20, 2003
Duty
Nov 13, 2003
Sensation
Nov 06, 2003
Robin Hood
Oct 30, 2003
Infinity
Oct 23, 2003
The Schism
Oct 16, 2003
Bohemianism
Oct 09, 2003
Maxwell
Oct 02, 2003
The Apocalypse
Jul 17, 2003
Nature
Jul 10, 2003
Vulcanology
Jul 03, 2003
The East India Company
Jun 23, 2003
The Aristocracy
Jun 19, 2003
The Art of War
Jun 12, 2003
The Lunar Society
Jun 05, 2003
Memory
May 29, 2003
Blood
May 22, 2003
The Holy Grail
May 15, 2003
The Jacobite Rebellion
May 08, 2003
Roman Britain
May 01, 2003
Youth
Apr 17, 2003
Proust
Apr 10, 2003
The Spanish Civil War
Apr 03, 2003
The Life of Stars
Mar 27, 2003
Originality
Mar 20, 2003
Redemption
Mar 13, 2003
Meteorology
Mar 06, 2003
The Aztecs
Feb 27, 2003
The Lindisfarne Gospels
Feb 20, 2003
Chance and Design
Feb 13, 2003
The Epic
Feb 06, 2003
The Calendar
Dec 19, 2002
Man and Disease
Dec 12, 2002
The Enlightenment in Scotland
Dec 05, 2002
Imagination
Nov 28, 2002
Muslim Spain
Nov 21, 2002
Victorian Realism
Nov 14, 2002
Human Nature
Nov 07, 2002
Architecture and Power
Oct 31, 2002
The Scientist
Oct 24, 2002
Slavery and Empire
Oct 17, 2002
Heritage
Jul 18, 2002
Psychoanalysis and Democracy
Jul 11, 2002
Freedom
Jul 04, 2002
Cultural Imperialism
Jun 27, 2002
Wagner
Jun 20, 2002
The American West
Jun 13, 2002
The Soul
Jun 06, 2002
The Grand Tour
May 30, 2002
Drugs
May 23, 2002
Chaos Theory
May 16, 2002
The Examined Life
May 09, 2002
The Physics of Reality
May 02, 2002
Tolstoy
Apr 25, 2002
Bohemia
Apr 11, 2002
Extra Terrestrials
Apr 04, 2002
The Artist
Mar 28, 2002
Marriage
Mar 21, 2002
The Buddha
Mar 14, 2002
Milton
Mar 07, 2002
Virtue
Feb 28, 2002
The Celts
Feb 21, 2002
Anatomy
Feb 14, 2002
The Universe's Shape
Feb 07, 2002
Yeats and Mysticism
Jan 31, 2002
Happiness
Jan 24, 2002
Catharism
Jan 17, 2002
Nuclear Physics
Jan 10, 2002
Sensibility
Jan 03, 2002
Food
Dec 27, 2001
Rome and European Civilization
Dec 20, 2001
Genetics
Dec 13, 2001
Oscar Wilde
Dec 06, 2001
Third Crusade
Nov 29, 2001
Oceanography
Nov 22, 2001
Surrealism
Nov 15, 2001
The British Empire
Nov 08, 2001
Confucius
Nov 01, 2001
Napoleon and Wellington
Oct 25, 2001
Democracy
Oct 18, 2001
Byzantium
Jul 19, 2001
Dickens
Jul 12, 2001
The Earth's Origins
Jul 05, 2001
Existentialism
Jun 28, 2001
The Sonnet
Jun 21, 2001
The French Revolution's Legacy
Jun 14, 2001
Evil
May 03, 2001
Literary Modernism
Apr 26, 2001
The Glorious Revolution
Apr 19, 2001
Black Holes
Apr 12, 2001
The Roman Empire's Collapse in the 5th century
Apr 05, 2001
The Philosophy of Love
Mar 29, 2001
Fossils
Mar 22, 2001
Shakespeare's Life
Mar 15, 2001
Money
Mar 01, 2001
Quantum Gravity
Feb 22, 2001
The Restoration
Feb 15, 2001
Humanism
Feb 08, 2001
Imperial Science
Feb 01, 2001
Science and Religion
Jan 25, 2001
The Enlightenment in Britain
Jan 18, 2001
Mathematics and Platonism
Jan 11, 2001
Gothic
Jan 04, 2001
Nihilism
Nov 16, 2000
Psychoanalysis and Literature
Nov 09, 2000
Evolutionary Psychology
Nov 02, 2000
The Tudor State
Oct 26, 2000
Laws of Nature
Oct 19, 2000
The Romantics
Oct 12, 2000
Hitler in History
Oct 05, 2000
London
Sep 28, 2000
Imagination and Consciousness
Jun 29, 2000
Biography
Jun 22, 2000
Inspiration and Genius
Jun 15, 2000
The Renaissance
Jun 08, 2000
The American Ideal
Jun 01, 2000
Chemical Elements
May 25, 2000
The Wars of the Roses
May 18, 2000
Shakespeare's Work
May 11, 2000
Death
May 04, 2000
Human Origins
Apr 27, 2000
Englishness
Apr 20, 2000
New Wars
Apr 13, 2000
The Natural Order
Apr 06, 2000
History and Understanding the Past
Mar 30, 2000
Materialism and the Consumer
Mar 23, 2000
Lenin
Mar 16, 2000
The Age of Doubt
Mar 09, 2000
Metamorphosis
Mar 02, 2000
Grand Unified Theory
Feb 24, 2000
Reading
Feb 17, 2000
Goethe and the Science of the Enlightenment
Feb 10, 2000
Republicanism
Feb 03, 2000
Economic Rights
Jan 27, 2000
Masculinity in Literature
Jan 20, 2000
Information Technology
Jan 13, 2000
Climate Change
Jan 06, 2000
Time
Dec 30, 1999
Prayer
Dec 23, 1999
Medical Ethics
Dec 16, 1999
Childhood
Dec 09, 1999
Tragedy
Dec 02, 1999
Consciousness
Nov 25, 1999
Progress
Nov 18, 1999
The Novel
Nov 11, 1999
Education
Nov 04, 1999
Atrocity in the 20th Century
Oct 23, 1999
The Individual
Oct 21, 1999
The Nation State
Oct 14, 1999
Utopia
Oct 07, 1999
Maths and Storytelling
Sep 30, 1999
Genetic Determinism
Sep 23, 1999
Pain
Jul 22, 1999
Truth, Lies and Fiction
Jul 15, 1999
Africa
Jul 08, 1999
Intelligence
Jul 01, 1999
Capitalism
Jun 24, 1999
The Great Disruption
Jun 17, 1999
The Monarchy
Jun 10, 1999
Just War
Jun 03, 1999
Memory and Culture
May 27, 1999
The Universe's Origins
May 20, 1999
Multiculturalism
May 13, 1999
Mathematics
May 06, 1999
Artificial Intelligence
Apr 29, 1999
Fundamentalism
Apr 22, 1999
Evolution
Apr 15, 1999
Writing and Political Oppression
Apr 08, 1999
Good and Evil
Apr 01, 1999
Architecture in the 20th Century
Mar 25, 1999
Animal Experiments and Rights
Mar 18, 1999
History as Science
Mar 11, 1999
Shakespeare and Literary Criticism
Mar 04, 1999
The Avant Garde's Decline and Fall in the 20th Century
Feb 25, 1999
Space in Religion and Science
Feb 18, 1999
Language and the Mind
Feb 11, 1999
Psychoanalysis and its Legacy
Feb 04, 1999
Modern Culture
Jan 28, 1999
Ageing
Jan 28, 1999
Genetic Engineering
Jan 14, 1999
Feminism
Jan 07, 1999
The British Empire's Legacy
Dec 31, 1998
Neuroscience in the 20th century
Dec 24, 1998
The American Century
Dec 17, 1998
Cultural Rights in the 20th Century
Dec 10, 1998
History's relevance in the 20th century
Dec 03, 1998
Work in the 20th Century
Nov 26, 1998
The Brain and Consciousness
Nov 19, 1998
The City in the 20th Century
Nov 12, 1998
Science in the 20th century
Nov 05, 1998
Science's Revelations
Oct 29, 1998
Politics in the 20th Century
Oct 22, 1998
War in the 20th Century
Oct 15, 1998