From prison breaks to VR dinosaurs: insights from the AHRC & BBC's scheme for academics.
From paintings and folk tales to Brian Cox on the stars and Susan Greaney on Stonehenge.
New Generation Thinker Islam Issa looks at Shakespeare in 1916 Egypt to Arabic pop songs.
Fiona Stafford asks why artists are drawn to the imaginative possibilities of the forest.
From the most private space to office: Matthew Sweet, Tiffany Watt Smith and Fern Riddell.
Activist Obi Egbuna, Ukrainian director Kira Muratova, Japanese child star Misora Hibari
From Tudor courts to plantations to the Arab Spring: a Bristol Festival of Ideas debate.
Tiffany Watt-Smith explores the interest of Victorian scientists in our urge to imitate.
Anindya Raychaudhuri considers people's memories of India and Pakistan in 1947.
Poet Simon Armitage and writer Alexandra Harris explore time and place in modern Britain.
Comedian Janey Godley, historian John Gallagher, author Emma Byrne, poet Bridget Minamore.
John Carey, Mandy Green, Islam Issa and Joe Moshenska discuss Milton's Paradise Lost.
Professor Griffin highlights the unpaid and emotional work that often goes unrecognised.
Zoe Norridge reports from Rwanda on how the country's devastating genocide is remembered.
Daisy Fancourt's research shows the arts can improve health so should we prescribe them?
Biographers of Tom Stoppard, Sylvia Pankhurst and a little known SS soldier compare notes.
Catherine Fletcher measures the impact of Monteverdi's real and fictional female figures.
Preti Taneja on the architectural links between Letchworth Garden City and New Delhi.
Fern Riddell discusses suffragette Kitty Marion. Plus Gregory Tate on science and poetry.
The travels of the first Englishman in India, and the hunt for a lost poetic masterpiece.
New Generation Thinkers test their theories in the real world.
Alasdair Cochrane explores the ethical implications of evolution in Thomas Hardy's writing
Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough explores how different cultures have viewed the apocalypse.
Corin Throsby explores the cultural and social impact of 1816's extreme weather.
Matthew Sweet explores what fed into Orwell's future vision and how our own is shaping up.