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Since 2009 the IHR has produced over 800 podcasts, encompassing not only its acclaimed and unique seminar series, but also one-off talks and conferences. All of these recordings are freely available here to stream or download, and can be searched, or browsed by date, event, or subject. In many cases abstracts and other material accompanying the talks can also be found.

These recordings, particularly those taken from seminars where historians are showcasing their current research, provide a great opportunity to listen to experts in all fields of history discuss their work in progress. If you have any questions relating to the podcasts found here, please contact us.

21 Jun 2010

Panel 1: Military Intellectuals and British Strategy

Andrew Lambert, Paul Ramsey, Daniel Whittingham
26 Apr 2010

The Waffen-SS - what's left? The present state of research: challenges, sources and approaches

Dr Niels Bo Paulson (Centre for Military History, Royal Danish Defence College)
30 Mar 2010

Music and Culture – a Global History

D. R. M. Irving (Christ´s Coll., Cambridge)
22 Mar 2010

The Culture and Politics of Hospital Contributory Schemes

Barry Doyle (University of Huddersfield)
10 Mar 2010

Racism – a Global History

Francisco Bethancourt (King's College London)
3 Mar 2010

Technology – a Global History

David Edgerton (Imperial College London)
24 Feb 2010

Trust – a Global History

Geoffrey Hosking (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies)
22 Feb 2010

Patriotic Volunteers in Cold War Britain

Matthew Grant (University of Manchester)
17 Feb 2010

Myths of Eurocentrism and Material Progress

Patrick O'Brien (London School of Economics)
23 Jan 2010

Special Seminar Commemorating a Century of Councils for Voluntary Service

Keith Laybourn (University of Huddersfield); Colin Rochester (Roehampton University); Oliver Blaiklock (IHR); John Lansley (former employee of the LCVS)
7 Dec 2009

Other Times, Other Places: Parallels from Historical Research and International Practice

Georgina Brewis (Institute for Volunteering Research) and John Hailey (City University)
2 Dec 2009

Roundtable discussion of Michael Roper's The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great War (Manchester, 2009)

Peter Barham, Deborah Thom (Robinson College, Cambridge), Sally Alexander (chair, Goldsmiths, University of London), with a response by Michael Roper (University of Essex).
2 Jul 2009

08. Multicultural London: Past, Present and Future - A History & Policy discussion

Jerry White (Birkbeck), Kate Gavron (Young Foundation), Rob Berkeley (The Runnymede Trust)
2 Jul 2009

05. Cities and peripheries

Swati Chattopadhyay (University of Southern California Santa Barbara)
2 Jul 2009

04. What is a City? The English experience

John Beckett (Centre for Local History, IHR)
2 Jul 2009

02. Ideas of the metropolis

Derek Keene (Institute of Historical Research)
2 Jul 2009

01. Welcome

Miles Taylor (IHR)


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