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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Historian of Protest Katrina Navickas discusses Mike Leigh's film Peterloo Historian of Protest Katrina Navickas discusses her involvement in Mike Leigh's film Peterloo, and its political and contemporary resonances Katrina Navickas 04 Nov 2019
2 The failure of political journalism In this seminar, Helen describes the seductive power of the collective narrative as being one of the most distorting forces in modern political journalism. Helen Lewis 31 May 2019
3 Researching the Impeachment and Trial of Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford Visiting fellow, Dr Robin Eagles of the History of Parliament Trust discusses his research into Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford Robin Eagles 10 Nov 2017
4 Creative Commons The Big Challenges in Politics - The State of the Nation Wes Streeting, MP for Ilford North gives a talk for the Mansfield college seminar series. Wes Streeting 28 Mar 2017
5 A life in politics: Lord Heseltine in conversation with Lord Hennessy Michael Heseltine discusses his political career with Peter Hennessy. Michael Heseltine, Peter Hennessy, Richard Ovenden 21 Mar 2017
6 Party Games: Coalitions in British Politics Professor Angus Hawkins gives a talk about the history of coalitions in British politics as well as the current Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. Angus Hawkins 23 Feb 2015
7 Creative Commons The Legacy of Margaret Thatcher What is Margaret Thatcher's legacy? Academics Gillian Peele and Tom Lubbock discuss the legacy of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Gillian Peele, Tom Lubbock 09 Apr 2013
8 Creative Commons Party Games: Coalition Government in British Politics Professor Hawkins will look at the history of coalition government in British politics over the past 200 years and discuss some of the constitutional implications of the current Conservative/Liberal Democrat government under David Cameron and Nick Clegg. Angus Hawkins 02 Oct 2012