History Today Podcast
Silk Roads Past and Present
Peter Frankopan joins us to discuss the importance of viewing history not from a western or eastern perspective, but one that links the two together. Plus, Mathew Lyons and Catherine Fletcher on the plight of young academics.
The FGM Scandal that Shocked Victorian London
Season 2, Ep. 1
In 1867, a notorious divorce case revealed the horrific methods with which one London surgeon was treating his patients.This article appeared in the February 2020 edition of History Today. Read the article online or buy a copy of this issue from our website.Written by Sarah WiseRead by Greig JohnsonProduced by History Today
Trailer: A New Podcast Series from History Today
In this new podcast series, we speak with historians who are leading in their field.Each episode will be on a different subject and era; and a chance to hear the stories, to ask questions and to indulge our curiosity, with the experts in the area.These conversations will be interspersed with audio articles from the magazine.We’ve specially selected pieces that are eclectic, intriguing, and of course, informative.Our first piece is on the female genital mutilation scandal that shocked Victorian London.Explore all areas of the past, guided by those who know the subjects best. And enjoy more from the leading authoritative history magazine.The first two episodes will be available from 14 February.
A History of Now
Historian Michael Burleigh discusses his new book The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: A History of Now. Is the United States in permanent decline? Will China replace it as the global superpower? Are we entering a post-democratic world? And how do we prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?