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 294 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 3 hours 6 minutes

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Aramaic: An imperial language without an empire


A history of one of the oldest living languages in the world


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 2021-06-10  39m
 
 

X-rays: New ways of seeing


The discovery of X-rays in 1895 and how it transformed our world


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 2021-06-03  39m
 
 

Machiavelli, master of power


The life and reputation of Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince


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 2021-05-27  39m
 
 

The birth of the modern car


Design milestones in the early history of motor vehicles


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 2021-05-20  39m
 
 

Ukulele - a history of Hawaii's national instrument


The mini guitar that came to symbolise Hawaiian culture


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 2021-05-13  39m
 
 

Tadeusz Kosciuszko, groundbreaking fort builder


The engineer who championed freedom on two continents


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 2021-05-06  39m
 
 

The census: A snapshot of life


Charting the history of counting and classifying people the world over


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 2021-04-29  39m
 
 

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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 2021-04-22  40m
 
 

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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 2021-04-15  39m
 
 

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