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15past15 is a new podcast which discusses how the past is made, and by whom.

15past15 podcast series Martin Dusinberre

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15past15 is a new podcast which discusses how the past is made, and by whom.

    Don't Leave the Past to the Economists (Mary O'Sullivan)

    Don't Leave the Past to the Economists (Mary O'Sullivan)

    S02E14 Mary O’Sullivan examines the contestations that go into ‘learning from
    the past’—in particular, from the Great Depression—and highlights the need for
    economists and historians to deconstruct the notion of ‘lessons’ from that past. Interviewed
    by Martin Dusinberre and Simon Teuscher; produced by Dario Willi.

    • 17 min
    To Save or Not To Save (Sheldon Garon)

    To Save or Not To Save (Sheldon Garon)

    S02E13 Sheldon Garon discusses how the habit of saving had to be learned in late-nineteenth
    century Japan as elsewhere in the world, thus debunking a wider narrative of Asian ‘culture’
    being central to an individual’s relationship to money. Interviewed by Martin Dusinberre; produced
    by Dario Willi.

    • 25 min
    Wealth in the Sharia Courts (Beshara Doumani)

    Wealth in the Sharia Courts (Beshara Doumani)

    S02E12 Beshara Doumani explains what strategies had to be considered in planning for
    property devolution after death through the waqf in seventeenth- to nineteenth-century Ottoman
    Syria—and the wider significance of this story for understanding the role of the family in Middle
    Eastern history. Interviewed by Birgit Tremml-Werner and Martin Dusinberre; produced by Dario Willi.

    • 19 min
    Thinking with Medieval Markets (Joel Kaye)

    Thinking with Medieval Markets (Joel Kaye)

    S02E11 Joel Kaye shows how medieval scholars engaged with the so-called ‘commercial
    revolution’ of Europe’s late Middle Ages in order to conceptualize the ‘market’
    in new ways and thereby develop a new model of equilibrium in economics, politics and science.
    Interviewed by Martin Dusinberre and Birgit Tremml-Werner; produced by Dario Willi.

    • 26 min
    A Tale of Tuna (Nadin Hée)

    A Tale of Tuna (Nadin Hée)

    S02E10 Nadin Hée takes the example of tuna fishing as a departure point both for
    considering Japan’s engagement with transpacific markets and also as a way for understanding the
    significance of the ‘pelagic’ empire for the wider history of resource extraction.
    Interviewed by Birgit Tremml-Werner and Martin Dusinberre; produced by Dario Willi.

    • 18 min
    Brazil's Black Gold (Antoine Acker)

    Brazil's Black Gold (Antoine Acker)

    S02E09 Antoine Acker examines the transformation of Brazilian society, and of debates about
    national wealth and Brazil’s place in the industrialized world, following the discovery of oil in
    the 1930s. Interviewed by Martin Dusinberre and Birgit Tremml-Werner; produced by Dario Willi.

    • 19 min

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