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The Legacy of the Trojan War
Why do the legendary walls of a Bronze Age city still cast such a long shadow?
Why We Need New News
Research on reporting hangings, assassinations & propaganda from the Being Human Festival
Are the arts saving Margate?
Investigating regeneration and gentrification in the new arts hub.
The Mill on the Floss
Celebrating George Eliot with readings from Fiona Shaw
New Thinking: George Eliot
Writer of the English provinces?
Is the Shadow of Mao still hanging over China?
Rana Mitter talks to historians of China Jung Chang and Julia Lovell, & reporter Cindy Yu
The future of universities
Harvard's Larry Summers & OU's Josie Fraser on the impact of technology & globalisation
Resting And Rushing
Should we take more breaks at during the working day? With Claudia Hammond.
When TV & the information superhighway were new
Matthew Sweet and guests reflect on the experimental art of Nam June Paik and John Giorno
Feasting, fasting, hospitality, and food security
Food for thought? Eleanor Barraclough hosts Vicky Avery, Priya Basil, and Maia Elliott.
The shadow of empire and colonialism
The company that gave the world atrocious corporate violence and beautiful art
Shahidha Bari discusses pan-Africanism in plays, films, literature and politics.
The wealth gap, #MeToo and Edith Wharton
Rereading Edith Wharton's novel The Age of Innocence.
Speaking the right language.
Matthew Sweet asks how did the English language grow & what are the key election phrases?
Telling new sporting stories
A look at changing attitudes about sportswomen, once dubbed unfeminine, & LGBT athletes