New research on how society works
Tourism & travel. How have they evolved over the years and what is their future?
The handshake & social interaction
Wed 2 Jun 2021
Coalmining & Luddism: What do we mean by progress?
Wed 26 May 2021
How has London been shaped by the history of immigration?
Wed 19 May 2021
Fitness & fatness: a programme exploring two sides of the same coin.
Wed 12 May 2021
Blackface and minstrelsy - a troubled history.
Wed 5 May 2021
Perfume: a social history of Chanel No 5 and Red Moscow. Also, the meaning of scents.
Wed 28 Apr 2021
The Rural Idyll? The hidden relationship between the countryside and colonialism.
Wed 21 Apr 2021
Life imprisonment - why are those convicted of murder serving longer sentences than ever?
Wed 14 Apr 2021
The Orange Order: an exploration of its origins, practices and principles.
Wed 7 Apr 2021
Community & social capital. How connected to each other are we compared to previous eras?
Wed 30 Dec 2020
The Bed: an exploration of its history and many uses.
Wed 23 Dec 2020
Laurie Taylor examines the spread of disinformation and how it can be challenged.
Wed 16 Dec 2020
The meaning of work: how has it shifted and evolved over time?
Wed 9 Dec 2020
DIRT: Its material and symbolic meaning.
Wed 2 Dec 2020
Tea: A dark history of Britain's favourite beverage.
Wed 25 Nov 2020
Gambling: Who are the winners and losers?
Wed 18 Nov 2020
Deportation - from the UK to the US.
Wed 11 Nov 2020
Corruption - what is it and how can it be tackled?
Wed 4 Nov 2020
Civilians in the line of fire.
Wed 28 Oct 2020
The Rich in London. Also, global attitudes towards the wealthy.
Wed 21 Oct 2020
Fashion & VIP parties - the hidden stories behind the glamour and wealth.
Wed 14 Oct 2020
Revolution: Must all radical upheavals in the social and political order end in tragedy?
Wed 7 Oct 2020
Elites: Why has anti-elitism become such a common stable of media and political rhetoric?
Wed 30 Sep 2020
Cars: How do cars transmit our identities behind the wheel?
Wed 23 Sep 2020
Bunkers: building for doomsday.
Wed 15 Jul 2020
Strategic ignorance and knowledge resistance.
Wed 8 Jul 2020
Rummage & waste: a social history of recycling and an examination of the meaning of waste.
Wed 1 Jul 2020
Traders and finance.
Wed 24 Jun 2020
Blood - its many meanings.
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