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Podcasts from the History Faculty. Today the University is one of the world's most encompassing centres for the study of history. The faculty has about a hundred permanent teaching staff, nearly twelve hundred undergraduates, and almost five hundred graduate students attracted from many countries. Historians also abound in other departments. At their service is the Bodleian library and its ancillaries, which count among the greatest of research collections.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons 1968 Then and Now Professor Robert Gildea, Lecturer in History in Oxford, gives the Eighth Oxford Historians' Alumni Lecture on his research on political activists in Europe in the 1960s and their experiences during this time. Robert Gildea 17 Jun 2013
2 Empire and Globalisation: A Cultural Economy of the British World, 1850 to 1914 - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar Andrew Thompson, Prfoessor of Modern History, University of Exeter, gives a talk for the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar series. Andrew Thompson 09 Jul 2012
3 Creative Commons Contested Spaces in a Global City: The Changing Religious Landscape of Multicultural London - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar Professor John Eade, Roehampton University, gives a talk for the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar. John Eade 09 Jul 2012
4 Creative Commons The Irish Soldier in India, 1857-1922: The Formation and Negotiation of Stereotypes and Identities - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar Alexander Bubb, DPhil Candidate, English Faculty, Oxford, gives a talk for The Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar series. Alexander Bubb 02 Feb 2012
5 Creative Commons Asian Migration and the 'British World', circa 1850-1914 (Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar) Rachel Bright, Lecturer in History, Keele University, gives a talk for The Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar series. Rachel Bright 02 Feb 2012
6 Creative Commons Transnational Cartography? A Circum-Atlantic Solution to the Niger Problem, 1795-1842 - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar Dr David Lambert, Reader in Historical Geography, University of London, gives a talk for The Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar series. David Lambert 02 Feb 2012
7 Creative Commons Is a History of Humanity Possible? - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar John Docker (Honorary Professor, History, Sydney) and Anne Curthoys (Professor, History, Sydney) give a talk for the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar series. John Docker, Anne Curthoys 02 Feb 2012
8 Creative Commons The Location of Homophobia - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar Rahul Rao, Lecturer, Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS, gives a talk for the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar series. Rahul Rao 02 Feb 2012
9 The Power of Speech: Orality, Oaths and Evidence in the British Atlantic World, 1630-1830 - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar Professor Miles Ogborn, School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, gives a talk for the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar series. Miles Ogborn 02 Feb 2012
10 Creative Commons Europe's Muslim Passions - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar Faisal Devji, Reader in Indian History, Oxford, gives a talk for the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar. Faisal Devji 02 Feb 2012
11 Humanitarian Intervention in Africa: History, Theory, Policy and Practice Meanings, definitions, and problems with humanitarian intervention from international relations and historical perspectives from a British Academy funded workshop on Humanitarian Intervention at Nuffield College, Oxford 21 June 2011. Jennifer Welsh, Bronwen Everill, Josiah Kaplan, Nina Berman 09 Sep 2011
12 Creative Commons The Weird World of Seventies Britain Dominic Sandbrook is a prolific writer of books on the recent history of Britain and America, as well as a regular columnist in BBC History magazine, the Evening Standard, the Telegraph and the Sunday Times. Dominic Sandbrook 13 Jul 2011
13 Creative Commons Votes for Women, Chastity for Men Robert Saunders gives a lecture on the Suffragette movement and the campaign for universal suffrage in Britain. Robert Saunders 13 Jul 2011
14 The Pivot of Empire: The War of the Spanish Succession, Party Politics, and the Shaping of the British Empire Having rewritten the historiography of the Glorious Revolution in his most recent work, 1688: the first modern revolution, Professor Pincus (Yale) is now considering the later seventeenth and early eighteenth century. Steven Pincus 13 Jul 2011
15 Creative Commons Creating Power: Changing Character of War Program 2010 Annual Lecture Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman of King's College, London, gives the 2010 Changing Character of War lecture on the 29th November 2010 entitled 'Creating Power'. Lawrence Freedman 10 Jan 2011