15 episodes

The History department at the University has an international reputation for the quality of its research. Students are taught by leading researchers who bring their evidence and investigations into the classroom. Included in the collection is a series of interviews that took place in 2007 between members of the History department and BBC 3 Counties Radio. The interviews give you an idea of research activity and interests of staff in the department.

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The History department at the University has an international reputation for the quality of its research. Students are taught by leading researchers who bring their evidence and investigations into the classroom. Included in the collection is a series of interviews that took place in 2007 between members of the History department and BBC 3 Counties Radio. The interviews give you an idea of research activity and interests of staff in the department.

    Life for Women in Germany after the First World War

    Life for Women in Germany after the First World War

    Interview with Nigel Goose who is the professor of social and economic history. Almshouses were small homes mostly for the elderly to live in, if they deserved it. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

    • 6 min
    The History of Almshouses

    The History of Almshouses

    Interview with Nigel Goose who is the professor of social and economic history. Almshouses were small homes mostly for the elderly to live in, if they deserved it. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

    • 8 min
    The Old Bailey Online

    The Old Bailey Online

    Interview with Tim Hitchcock about his project about every word that was spoken in the cases held at The Old Bailey. These cases are being transcribed word-by-word, and published online. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

    • 7 min
    Media and film portrayal of wars and conflicts

    Media and film portrayal of wars and conflicts

    Interview with Dr. Tony Shaw about the history of how the media has represented politics and war. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

    • 9 min
    Textiles from the Foundling Hospital

    Textiles from the Foundling Hospital

    Interview with John Styles about the Foundling Hospital, set up in the middle years of the 18th Century. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

    • 8 min
    The Ware Mutiny

    The Ware Mutiny

    Dr Alan Thomson talks about 'The Ware Mutiny' which took place in 1647 after the first civil war. The 'Ware Mutiny' was a continuation of mutinies already seen in St Albans and Luton all to do with army pay. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

    • 5 min

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