The Forum

Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts.

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The amazing Dr. Darwin


The life of Erasmus Darwin, one of the most remarkable minds in 18th century Britain


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A history of honey


Uncovering the rich cultural and medical history of the world's oldest sweet


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Highlife: The sound of Ghana


Exploring the background to the music which has absorbed so many cultural influences


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Yiddish: A story of survival


Regenerating Yiddish – the language and culture of the European Jews


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A culinary discovery: history of the restaurant


From dining in Song-dynasty China to the modern open kitchen


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 2019-12-26  39m
 
 

Eleanor Roosevelt: Redefining the First Lady


How the wife of an American President became a powerful political operator


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 2019-12-19  40m
 
 

Ibn Khaldun: 14th Century sage


The life and work of a pioneering social scientist and historiographer


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 2019-12-12  39m
 
 

Cyrano de Bergerac: Big-nosed hero


The swashbuckling poet of a late 19th-century French play and his real-life inspiration


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 2019-12-05  39m
 
 

The Scythians: masters of the steppe


Nomadic warriors who ruled vast swathes of Asia and Europe


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 2019-11-28  39m
 
 

The Russian civil war: How the Soviets rose to power


How the events of the Russian civil war led to Lenin’s communist dictatorship


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 2019-11-21  39m