The Forum

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

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 289 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

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Algorithms: From the ancients to the internet


The 4,000-year history of the mathematical operations that now govern our daily lives.


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Louder! How the electric guitar conquered popular music


The origins and early years of making the guitar electric


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Luigi Pirandello: Italian dramatist who brought chaos to the stage


The radical, convention-breaking plays of an architect of modern 20th century theatre


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Mars: A history of the Red Planet


When might we send humans to one of our closest neighbours in our solar system?


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A radiant light: The Indonesian poet Amir Hamzah


The romantic works and tragic life of a noble writer from Sumatra


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Sailing by the stars: The pioneering voyages of David Lewis


One man's intrepid quest to revive ancient navigation


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 2021-08-12  39m
 
 

Inside the mind of crime writer Patricia Highsmith


A 20th century master of the psychological thriller


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 2021-08-05  42m
 
 

Ibn Sina: The Persian polymath


Best known for his Canon of Medicine, Avicenna helped shape modern science


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 2021-08-02  26m
 
 

The Panama Canal: The real story behind the engineering triumph


The Canal that joined up the Atlantic and Pacific oceans but how did it impact Panama?


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 2021-07-29  39m
 
 

Ida Pfeiffer: 19th Century globetrotter


The eccentric traveller and collector who circumnavigated the globe twice


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 2021-07-22  39m