Niall Ferguson tells Laurie Taylor about his new book on financier Siegmund Warburg.
Girly pop and heavy metal: Laurie Taylor visits a university conference on sub-cultures.
Is the buzz phrase 'social capital' a big mistake? Also, what it means to be a twin.
Fanaticism: use and abuse of a wild idea. Laurie Taylor talks to John Gray.
The changing way we commemorate the dead: a study of the war in Afghanistan.
Laurie Taylor explores the relationship of language to culture with AC Grayling.
Has black music declined? Laurie Taylor discusses with Paul Gilroy and Caspar Melville.
New research revealing the rifts and resentment created by researching family history.
The social impact of sending millions from the cities to the country during WWII.
From Morse to Wallander, the anthropology of the detective tour. Plus criminals in Russia.