Should history lessons teach patriotism, national humility, citizenship or scepticism?
Farrah Jarral concludes her series on anthropology by looking to the future.
Farrah Jarral explains her passion for anthropology and explores its birth as a discipline
Antonia Fraser and fellow historian Margaret MacMillan discuss writing history
Transparency is apparently the opposite of secrecy, but is it really a panacea?
Actress and comedian Diona Doherty proposes that bridesmaids should be seen AND heard.
Fi Glover and Peter Curran examine how workplace Britain has changed since Weinstein.
Melvyn Bragg considers the importance of culture to the discipline of anthropology.
Challenging received wisdoms. Has obsessively measuring diversity made us less equal?
Fi Glover pits optimists against pessimists in a debate on gender equality.
Financial journalist Gillian Tett describes how she predicted the financial crisis in 2008
Melvyn Bragg examines whether we can ever predict the future by understanding the past.
Melvyn Bragg considers the relevance of the study of history in the 20th century.
Mat Paskins tells a story of black sand conjuring emotions, which bring history to life.
Noma Dumezweni narrates the third episode of her series about risk and creativity.
Binaural documentary on an anthropologist's quest to live with an uncontacted tribe.
Professor James Tilley discovers how chimpanzee power struggles mirror human politics.
Edward Said examines the definition and role of intellectuals in the modern world.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Roman satire.
Matthew Sweet and philosopher Janet Radcliffe Richards explore sex equality and pay.
Marie-Louise Muir unpicks the intricacies of Irish satire.
Michael Rosen hears the traditional stories that are being passed down the generations.
Melvyn Bragg examines whether the ancient genre of tragedy has a place in our own time.
Aditya Chakrabortty investigates the origins and impact of the word 'transparency'.
Combative debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Onora O'Neill examines how transparency and trust are related.