The Forum

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

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p004kln9

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 269 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 10 hours 48 minutes

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Tadeusz Kosciuszko, groundbreaking fort builder


The engineer who championed freedom on two continents


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The census: A snapshot of life


Charting the history of counting and classifying people the world over


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Unravelling the history of knitting


What are the origins of knitting and how did it spread to different parts of the world?


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One Hundred Years of Solitude: The story of Latin America


Gabriel García Márquez’s modern classic that fuses the magical with real life


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Rabindranath Tagore: The Bard of Bengal


A portrait of the prolific writer who was an environmental thinker before his time


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 2021-04-08  39m
 
 

Pauline Viardot: 19th-century diva


The Franco-Spanish singer and composer who charmed European society on and off stage


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 2021-04-01  38m
 
 

The One Thousand and One Nights


The ancient magical tales whose origins stretch from India to Persia to Arabia


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 2021-03-25  40m
 
 

Adventures with dentures: The story of dentistry


The painful early roots of a profession we all rely on


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 2021-03-18  39m
 
 

B R Ambedkar: the Dalit hero of India


The life of perhaps the greatest social reformer in 20th-century India


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 2021-03-11  39m
 
 

Making waves: the history of swimming


Different strokes for different folks, embracing the story of swimming around the world


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 2021-03-04  40m