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Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z List Dead List) presents snippets from the exclusive programme of Members’ lectures at the British Museum, artfully woven together with interviews and musings. The Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’, but we will definitely encourage you to become a Member if you aren’t already! Interested in becoming a Member? You can find out more at britishmuseum.org/membership. Direct your questions ab ...
 
The British Museum is famous for its objects, which represent over 2 million years of human history and culture. The objects speak to us thanks to the experts who have helped to tell their stories for well over two centuries. This podcast takes a fresh look at some of the tales that have shaped the Museum’s story – both famous and less well known.
 
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Philadelphia Church of God

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Trumpet Daily Radio Show brings you a deeper understanding of the Bible and how it connects to your world and your life right now. Trumpet Daily Radio Show is hosted by the executive editor of the Philadelphia Trumpet newsmagazine and presenter of the Trumpet Daily television program, Stephen Flurry. Stephen Flurry brings you a wide-ranging variety of topics from British politics to American morality to the Middle Eastern balance of power to Asian economics to principles of living to Bible p ...
 
Fraunces Tavern Museum’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the American Revolutionary era through public education. This mission is fulfilled through the interpretation and preservation of the Museum's collections, landmarked buildings and varied public programs that serve the community. You can stand in the room where General Washington said farewell to his officers and explore seven additional galleries that focus on America's War for Independence and the preservation of ...
 
A weekly podcast that invites you to walk a mile in the shoes of a stranger and listen to their story. Nominated 'Best New Podcast' at the 2019 British Podcast Awards! All stories and shoes are part of Empathy Museum’s ‘A Mile in My Shoes’ project – an interactive shoe shop which tours internationally. This podcast is best experienced while walking! Please be aware that some stories are more appropriate for adult listeners. Produced by Loftus Media. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt- ...
 
Rick Steves Britain and Ireland Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of Britain and Ireland's most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves London, Ireland, and Scotland guidebooks. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.
 
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Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève

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The Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève presents Overmorrow’s Library, a podcast series by Federico Campagna, available on the 5th floor (digital extension): https://5e.centre.ch/en/ The library for ‘the day after tomorrow’ is dedicated to books and authors whose work explores the limits of the ‘world’ as the frame of sense through which our consciousness experiences the chaos of reality. Each new episode presents a book that engages with the challenge of world-making, with the end-time of a wo ...
 
Bletchley Park is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. It played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict. The site is now a museum and heritage attraction, open daily. The Bletchley Park Podcast brings you fascinating stories from Veterans, staff and volunteers on the significance and continued relevance of this site today.
 
Ex-British Paratrooper and history fanatic Bruce Crompton is on a mission and he believes the amazing deeds of forgotten war heroes can help him. Due to the ongoing pandemic, museums all around the world are in danger of closing. If that happens the history contained within them will be lost from the public forever. In this series, inspired by unique museum items and personal artefacts, Bruce narrates incredible tales from the Second World War. He hopes that by telling these true stories, re ...
 
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British Chamber of Commerce SG

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A weekly podcast from the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore. Featuring interviews with key business, sport and lifestyle leaders in Singapore and the UK, topical conversations and in-depth content. Don't forget to subscribe, share and leave us a review. Find out more at the official website https://www.britcham.org.sg/podcasts. Contact us at social@britcham.org.sg.
 
Derek "DVO" and Dale Van Otten are the Buko Boys. Welcome to our world. We discuss all topics from the paranormal, food, our personal lives, pop culture, recent news and events. And if listening to us isn’t enough, go watch us on YouTube.
 
Chels and Jim are best friends who like to talk about stuff that doesn't have answers in ill-informed ways. More specifically, they're having a chat about British ghosts, myths, and legends. They'll also do murder.Outside of the podcast, Jim presents stuff on telly and Chels has a book out, which makes her feel better about her other soulless job in PR.Formerly 'The Slab'
 
For the Irish historian John Bagnell Bury, history should be treated as a science and not a mere branch of literature. Many contemporary histories written in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century were poetic and heroic in tone, blending fact and fiction, myths and legends. They sometimes relied on sources from Shakespeare and classical poets. For Bury, the facts of history may be legendary or romantic in nature, but they should be recounted in a scholarly and non-judgmental manner, ...
 
TOP SECRET Personal Attention, SpyCast Listeners Known to be the podcast real spies listen to -(STOP)- eavesdrop on conversations with high level sources from around the world -(STOP)- spychiefs molehunters defectors covert operators analysts cyberwarriors technologists debriefed by SPY Historian Hammond -(STOP)- stories secrets tradecraft and technology discussed -(STOP)- museum confirmed to have greatest collection of artifacts on the subject anywhere in the world -(STOP)- podcast rumored ...
 
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Maia Morgensztern

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CULTURE ALT features interviews of the world's culture and lifestyle icons, from international artists to award winning film directors, designers, Michelin Star chefs, best luxury travel spots and much more. Interviews by Maia Morgensztern, journalist and broadcaster. Podcasts in English and in French www.culturealt.com Instagram @maiamorgen
 
Welcome to the Stonham Barns Park Podcast! We've got so much going on and so much to tell you! Listen in to our amazing stories and life at the Park, and get to know the incredible and inspiring people who work behind the scenes of one of Suffolk's greatest entertainment destinations.Stonham Barns Park is situated in the heart of beautiful Suffolk and is set in 140 acres of stunning countryside. The Park offers the ultimate day out, and longer stays, to visitors and offers outdoor adventure, ...
 
QUEER RECOLLECTIONS explores contemporary Queer British History, with flair, curiosity and purpose, by speaking to those who have lived it and those who are preserving this fragile heritage. In 2021, the subject isn't widely taught, physical queer spaces are closing, and older activists are dying out. To rectify this, I (Will Hecker, a documentary filmmaker) speak to DJs, archivists, activists, booksellers, historians who are working to preserve, celebrate, and share British queer history fo ...
 
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FRANCE 24 English

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How do artists and writers see the world? We take you to the crossroads where culture meets the news and engages with what's happening in our lives today. From Monday to Friday at 12.15 pm Paris time.
 
Ben Franklin’s World is a podcast about early American history. It is a show for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world. Each episode features a conversation with an historian who helps us shed light on important people and events in early American history.
 
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Banging Book Club

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Banging Book Club

Hannah Witton, Lucy Moon and Leena Norms

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We are Banging Book Club, three friends who decided to read a book about sex and gender every month. Every episode we bang out the blunders and best bits of our reads, on top of a little bit about our own experiences with all things banging. Basically, we’re the baddest bitches in the sex book genre and we want to take you along for the ride. For updates and a reading list follow us on Twitter & Instagram @bangingbookclub See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Need a weekly round-up of the top news stories coming out of Japan? Look no further. Tokyo-based, British content-creator Julian and Japanese entrepreneur Yasu, are here to dive into the hot topics of the week. Recorded in Tokyo, 'This Week in Japan' is the perfect blend of current news, cultural insight, and in-depth discussions all woven through a friendly conversation between the two hosts. Stay up-to-date with the flow of stories streaming out of Japan, no matter where you are. You can a ...
 
In the ancient University town of Noxford (which is definitely not Oxford), Donald McQueen is Professor Emeritus of Bibliography and a Fellow of both Timor Mortis College and Unrewley House. McQueen's adventures begin one morning when he finds the ear-trumpet of Death in the anteroom of the Fellows’ Library at his College, and discovers its miraculous power to eavesdrop upon any time or place, any reality, and to hear even the thoughts of the people and animals around him. All the while, he ...
 
Hosted by Richard Cutland a 30 year Veteran of the British Army serving with the Royal Tank Regiment. Tank Nuts is an in-depth conversation with the best guests from the Historical and Military World including authors, stuntmen, veterans, celebrities and everything in between. All with incredible and fascinating life stories and a vast amount of knowledge to share.
 
Welcome to the podcast For Arts' Sake. Here we discover what museums are really for and what people who work there really do. Above all, we find out what impact museums have on people's life. Every week we ask leading museum professionals to share their stories. These stories are about the groundbreaking work that these people do - for arts’ sake and for your sake
 
Carolyn Cash hosts the royal news radio podcast show, Right Royal Roundup since 2014, focusing mostly on the British, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, Belgian, Spanish, Thai and Tongan Royal Families, and the Imperial Family of Japan. Carolyn has covered the following royal visits. * The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Sydney Opera House, the Royal Easter Show and St Andrew's Cathedral in 2014. * King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway at the Australian National Maritime Museum, the R ...
 
Charles Darwin is one of most famous scientists of the nineteenth century, but what was he like as a child, a father and a husband? How did his emotional response to the world affect his scientific theories? And how widespread is his influence today? This album looks at Darwin's rich and complex legacy. Ruth Padel, one of his direct descendants, offers a series of unique insights into Darwin the man, through recollections of childhood conversations with her grandmother, readings from family ...
 
The EUNIC London Podcast Series EUNICAST: Meet Visionary Europeans is a brand new podcast series presenting some of Europe’s most talented and respected artists, performers and influencers expressing their opinions on the arts and current affairs and sharing their life stories and artistic influences. A podcast series of EUNIC London (European National Institutes for Culture) presents seven episodes featuring in-depth interviews with leading European personalities from the field of arts, mus ...
 
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Modern Myth

APN - Tristan Boyle

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All too often we talk about fake news and alternative facts as if they are new concepts. In reality history itself is constructed, and thus constrained by its authors, we have as a society taken this as truth and unfortunately there is more to history that just the past.
 
The Middle East Centre, founded in 1957 at St Antony’s College is the centre for the interdisciplinary study of the modern Middle East in the University of Oxford. Centre Fellows teach and conduct research in the humanities and social sciences with direct reference to the Arab world, Iran, Israel and Turkey, with particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. However, during our regular Friday seminar series, attracting a wide audience, our distinguished speakers bring topics ...
 
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In this episode, Iszi speaks to emotions expert Richard Firth-Godbehere to discuss how our emotions, from desire to disgust, have shaped the course of human history. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z List Dead List) presents…
 
Megan Swann is the first ever female President of The Magic Circle, and the youngest ever President at just 28 years old. She tells Tom how she got into magic, and how she uses magic to share an environmental message.Richard Smyth is one of the five authors shortlisted for the £15,000, 16th BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University. …
 
[00:30] Week in Review (23 minuets) Updates on the Arizona election audit, the horrifying crisis at America's southern border, the fake insurrection on January 6, and the massive media cover-up of the deadly vaccine side effects. [25:45] The Logos Vision (30 minutes) In today's Bible study, we consider the tremendous risk that went into Plan B. Why…
 
Matt and Jeremy welcome Fred Cameron and Jimi Fritz to the podcast for a wide-ranging discussion on safe supply, drug culture, and pathways out of the opioid crisis. Fred is a manager at SOLID, a non-profit organization that provides peer-based health education and support services to reduce the harms associated with drug use in Victoriause in Vict…
 
On 6 October 1941 “The Coventry Telegraph” reported that women of Coventry had sent a message of support to the women of Stalingrad. And so began a relationship that became formalised by twin city status in 1844. Coventry now has 26 twin cities and those connections are celebrated in a new project, Twin Cities: Postcard Poems which paired ten poets…
 
Over the past 18 months, the experts have told people to socially distance, wear masks and, of course, get the jab! Now we're getting a good look at how the edicts are made, and it isn't pretty. The "science" behind social distancing does not exist. Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb admitted on Sunday that "nobody know…
 
Our guest is known for her classical paintings of beautiful Black women from another era. Not servants, or slaves, nor fetishized or exoticised, her opulent portraits are redefining the women of colour in art history. With her latest work, "Queenie, the godmother of Harlem", the French-born, New York-based artist Elizabeth Colomba continues to redi…
 
Geraldine Judge (aka Geraldine Moloney Judge) is an outreach worker with Irish Community Care in Liverpool, as well as a writer and actor (the aka is her stage name). Born in Southampton, raised in Dublin and now a resident of Merseyside, she has encountered bigotry on either side of the Irish Sea – too English for some, too Irish for others – but …
 
There's some excitement in the world of English traditional music: Spiers and Boden have reunited, recorded a new album and are embarking on a month long tour. Squeezebox player John Spiers met fiddle player Jon Boden in a pub session twenty years ago and quickly established themselves as a duo playing English music, winning a devoted following and…
 
Today’s homelessness crisis is about to get worse. Cause and effect explain the growing problems. But God offers the solution and will implement it according to inspiring prophecies in Micah. Images from the deepest regions of space provide an inspiring “glimpse” into our future “homes.” With the coming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, one…
 
Playing an American oil rig worker visiting his daughter in southern France, Matt Damon is paired with French actress Camille Cottin in the edgy thriller "Stillwater". Loosely inspired by the Amanda Knox case, director Tom McCarthy has drawn some impressive performances from the international cast. Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why this thril…
 
“It made me think about all those women throughout history who’ve had to do it by themselves” Helen's story was produced by Sara Conkey and was collected as part of our new project From Where I’m Standing: audio stories and portraits from 2020 More about our From Where I’m Standing project: https://fromwhereiamstanding.empathymuseum.com/home Find o…
 
Sharing more on how the arts can help communities become more inclusive, especially with regard to those with disabilities, is Dr Sarah Meisch Lionetto, Director of Arts & Creative Industries for British Council Singapore. Sarah shares more with CEO & Co-Founder of diversely.io, Helen McGuire, on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) initiatives,…
 
We announce the winner of the 2021 Art Fund Museum of the Year, the world’s largest museum prize. Front Row broadcasts a special programme from London's Science Museum, reflecting on the resilience and imagination of museums throughout the pandemic.John Wilson will be joined by judges Maria Balshaw, Director of Tate; artist Thomas J Price, Lead of …
 
00:30 Election Shenanigans (10 minutes) Canada goes to the polls as the left-wing government tries to lock down the country. Will we see some of the same mail-in vote shenanigans that we did in the U.S. elections? Meanwhile, Russia has also voted. When it comes to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the mainstream media has no problem talking about h…
 
Another transgender MMA fighter has won their latest fight. A Utah man has famous rappers on his side working hard to pardon non-violent cannabis offenders. Have you seen “Cocaine Cowboys“ on Netflix? It’s a crazy ride.***********Buko Boys podcast can be viewed and heard on YouTube, Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeartRa…
 
He arrived at the head of a venerated cultural institution at one of the most critical moments of its 300-year history, as the Paris Opera grappled with a pandemic, prolonged strikes and ethical questions about diversity both on and off the stage. Yet its director Alexander Neef is not one to shy away from a challenge. He joins us in the studio to …
 
British electronic duo Jungle appeared out of nowhere in late 2013 as a mystery group, but their slick funk-pop singles quickly propelled them to fame. Their 2014 self-titled debut album was certified Gold in the UK and their follow up album "For Ever" confirmed their success around the world. This summer, they released their third studio album "Lo…
 
Everybody’s Talking about Jamie is a feature film based on the stage musical of the same name, which in turn was inspired by the BBC Three documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. It centres on Jamie, a gay teenager from Sheffield who wants to attend his prom in drag. Ellen E Jones reviews.We talk to another of the authors shortlisted for the BBC Natio…
 
Join the BCMA as we chat with Cheryl Hendrickson, Executive Director at the Britannia Mine Museum about their on-site cate - the Chatterbox Cafe! Cheryl takes us through the steps they have taken to make their cafe financially lucrative and sustainable. This podcast is part of our Financial Sustainability Week. Financial Sustainability week is spon…
 
This week we discuss the growing worldwide popularity of Matcha powder and how the industry in Japan is adapting to meet demand. Word of the Week: 親ガチャ (oyagacha) This episode was recorded on September 17th 2021 in Akasaka, Tokyo. Join the discussion over on www.facebook.com/thisweekinjapan Also, check out our "Japan Go!" YouTube Channel at youtube…
 
Visible Skin: Rediscovering the Renaissance through Black Portraiture is a new outdoor exhibition across King’s College London’s Strand Campus, showcasing artworks by opera singer Peter Brathwaite. He talks to Tom Sutcliffe about creating the portraits and images, as well as his role in the new opera The Time of Our Singing. Indecent, a play which …
 
[00:30] Alien Invasion (15 minutes) A massive refugee camp now exists just outside of Del Rio, Texas. Rather than confront the problem, the Biden administration is banning drones from the area so that Americans cannot see what is going on. The southern border is yet another front in the ongoing war against America. [15:30] Tent Cities Across Americ…
 
It was the dream of the late artist couple, Bulgarian-born Christo and his French wife Jeanne-Claude. As they gazed out of their window in the early 1960s, they imagined wrapping Paris's Arc de Triomphe monument in fabric. They laid out detailed drawings and instructions on how to transform the landmark structure and today, their vision has been po…
 
If you go down to the Oastler Centre carpark in Bradford over the next few days, you’re sure of a big surprise because this derelict multi-storey is the venue for a new theatrical production - Peaceophobia - exploring the passions and the lives of three young Pakistani-heritage Muslim men from Bradford as they attend a car meet. Evie Manning is co-…
 
Paul Crawford joined the BCMA’s Leia Patterson for a brief interview in light of his nomination for the Distinguished Service Award. This award recognized an individual, paid or volunteer, who has made a unique and outstanding contribution on a regional, provincial, or national basis to the arts, culture, and heritage fields over an extended period…
 
Sdaahl Ḵ’awaas Lucy Bell joined the BCMA’s Leia Patterson for a brief interview in light of her nomination for the Distinguished Service Award. This award recognized an individual, paid or volunteer, who has made a unique and outstanding contribution on a regional, provincial, or national basis to the arts, culture, and heritage fields over an exte…
 
Kirsten Clausen joined the BCMA’s Leia Patterson for a brief interview in light of her nomination for the Distinguished Service Award. This award recognized an individual, paid or volunteer, who has made a unique and outstanding contribution on a regional, provincial, or national basis to the arts, culture, and heritage fields over an extended peri…
 
Dr. Kirsten Hodge joined the BCMA’s Leia Patterson for a brief interview in light of her nomination for the Distinguished Service Award. This award recognized an individual, paid or volunteer, who has made a unique and outstanding contribution on a regional, provincial, or national basis to the arts, culture, and heritage fields over an extended pe…
 
[00:30] The Dirty Truth About Clean Energy (28 minutes) Over the past few decades, Americans have been trained to believe wind turbines, solar panels and other forms of “clean” energy are the keys to saving the planet from climate change. What’s the real story behind these so-called planet-saving technologies? [28:00] Atonement (24 minutes) In this…
 
Born to white Irish parents in West London, but with the colouring and facial features of a mixed race child, Anthony’s appearance led to family strife, police harassment, and – eventually – accusations of “passing” as black in order to gain Arts Council funds. The subsequent media and Twitter storm – along with Anthony’s lifelong struggle to be ac…
 
Award-winning author Anuradha Roy crafts pots as well as prose. She joins us live from India to discuss the fusion of ceramics and storytelling, pottery and politics in her new novel, The Earthspinner, a coming of age story set between two continents.At a recent auction some 19th century pottery jugs, expected to fetch £100 or so, sold for £3,000 -…
 
[00:30] The Traitor in Charge of the Military (46 minutes) U.S. Gen. Mark Milley presided over the disastrous Afghanistan evacuation. He knew the Abbey Gate bombing was coming, and he ordered the “righteous” drone strike that killed an Afghan family. Following that, he abandoned American citizens trapped in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. Yesterday…
 
Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us about one of the most anticipated films of 2021: "Dune", directed by Denis Villeneuve. Starring Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya, it's the latest adaptation of the Frank Herbert opus, which some call the greatest sci-fi novel of all time.By FRANCE 24 English
 
In honor of Fraunces Tavern Museum's Tavern Week, this special lecture celebrates Samuel Fraunces, a revolutionary tavernkeeper and Patriot during the Revolutionary War. Presented on September 13, 2021 by Special Programs and Engagement Manager Mary Tsaltas-Ottomanelli, the lecture will explore the mysteries surrounding his early life, highlight hi…
 
In this lecture, recorded August 19, 2021, Patrick O’Donnell discusses how the Marbleheaders repeatedly altered the course of events during the Revolution—from forming the elite Guard that protected General Washington to ferrying Continental forces across the Delaware River on Christmas night of 1776. White, Black, Hispanic, and Native American, th…
 
“They’re on the screen, you’re on the screen trying to beat the baddie and Covid is the baddie” Robana's story was produced by Olivia Humphreys and was collected as part of our new project From Where I’m Standing: audio stories and portraits from 2020 More about our From Where I’m Standing project: https://fromwhereiamstanding.empathymuseum.com/hom…
 
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