New Research from UK Universities - maths to Marxism, black History and the Being Human Festival
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A lack of Neolithic dental floss proves to be a boon for archaeologists,
From Juliet's uncertainty, to finding a phrase for descending the stairs
What happens when one becomes two?
Mapping the accents of Greater Manchester with a camper van and a laptop
Shahidha Bari discusses new research on the the ins and outs of Renaissance culture
Quassim Cassam and Simon Beard with Matthew, plus RW Fassbinder's 1970s TV sci-fi series.
Jimmy Wales on Diderot and collecting knowledge. Tariq Goddard on Mark Fisher aka k-punk.
How new technology is transforming research in the Humanities.
Peter Frankopan, and Maya Jasanoff, winner of the world's richest prize for history.
From ancient religion to London's Greek Cypriot community and the 29 bus route.
From death cafes to bronze age burials, from C19 mourning rings to the way doctors cope.
Shahidha Bari looks at research showcased in the Being Human Festival at UK universities.
Can public Acts of Commemoration ever encompass multiple individual experience?
Reconstructing the thought-world of the middle ages
Shahidha Bari looks at new Gothic research with Nick Groom and Xavier Aldana Reyes
How does Chaucer write about rape and consent ? Shahidha Bari with new academic research.
Biographer Sue Prideaux and others discuss Nietzsche's relevance today
Rana Mitter talks to Ben Okri about Camus and debates the 'untamed mind' of Levi-Strauss.
Anne McEvoy and guests explore ideas of tyranny, martyrdom, sin and grace.
Shahidha Bari talks to three philosophers about how their work applies outside university.
Arundhati Roy, Meena Kandasamy and Preti Taneja on translation. With Anne McElvoy.
Rana Mitter and the six shortlisted historians in conversation at the British Academy.
Anne Applebaum, Gregory Claeys, Jane Humphries and Richard Seymour discuss Marxism now.
The Rt Hon Lord David Willetts talks to Philip Dodd about universities in the UK.