The Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe

Europe – Audio | 8 January 2020 | 0h 59m | Listen Later | iTunes
Discussion with Thane Gustafson about his book The Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe. Backgrounds the gas revolution in Europe and the outlook for Russia’s relationship with Europe given future decarbonisation, liquified natural gas, and a gas pipeline to China,

The Northumbrians: from Bede to Geordie Shore

History Extra | 6 May 2020 | 0h 38m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Dan Jackson about his book The Northumbrians: North-East England and its People – A New History. Traces the distinctive history and culture of North East England, from ancient times to the present day, before ending with a primer on the Geordie dialect.

Poland, 1939: World War Two Begins

History Extra | 5 September 2019 | 0h 45m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Roger Moorhouse telling the story of the 1939 battle for Poland that saw the country dismembered by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. Draws from his book First to Fight: The Polish War 1939.

Hawaiian Exploration of the World

Time to Eat the Dogs | 22 January 2020 | 0h 32m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with David Chang about his book The World and All the Things Upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration. Discusses the history of indigenous Hawaiians (Kanaka Maoli) as explorers and geographers of the world.

Harrier 809

Aviation Week’s Check 6 Podcast | 19 March 2020 | 0h 25m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with aviation author and historian Rowland White about his book Harrier 809. Discusses the story of Britain’s legendary jump jet and its role in the Falklands War.

How Should We Remember Captain Cook?

Big Ideas | 29 April 2020 | 0h 54m | Listen Later | iTunes
Author Peter Fitzsimons and historian John Maynard discuss Captain James Cook, 250 years after his arrival in Australia. In maritime circles he’s celebrated as a great navigator and map-maker. But for First Nations people, Cook is the symbol of the European invasion that ravaged their communities. So how should Cook be remembered today?

What We Get Wrong About Global Growth with Dambisa Moyo

The TED Interview | 24 April 2020 | 1h 05m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with global economist Dambisa Moyo. Discusses how being raised in Zambia and educated in England and the United States formed her unique worldview and shaped her thinking on issues like overseas aid, climate, democracy and the rise of the coronavirus pandemic.

Neptune’s Laboratory

Time to Eat the Dogs | 21 April 2020 | 0h 31m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Antony Adler about his book Neptune’s Laboratory: Fantasy, Fear, and Science at Sea. Discusses the history of ocean science in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.