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Highlights from Talking History

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Patrick Geoghegan takes a contemporary look at history and the lessons that can be learnt from it.

Latest Episodes

The Battle of Singapore

This week Patrick an an high profile panel of historians, military experts and biographers discuss the Battle of Singapore 1942. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Dr Ian Speller, Director of the Centre for Military History and Strategic Studies, Department of History, Maynooth University & Author of 'Understanding Naval Warfare', Air Vice Marshall Dr Peter Dye, Author of 'The Man Who Took The Rap: Sir Robert Brooke-Popham and the Fall of Singapore', Professor Brian Farrell, Department of History, National University of Singapore & Author of 'The Defense and Fall of Singapore' and Jing Jing Lee, Author of 'How We Disappeared'.

45 MIN5 d ago
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The Battle of Singapore

David Livingstone: A Life

This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians, biographers and cultural commentators explore the life and legacy of the great Scottish Christian explorer David Livingstone. Joining Patrick on the panel include: Natalie Milor, Curator, The David Livingstone Birthplace, Blantyre, Scotland, Dr Justin Livingstone, Queens University Belfast, Dr Adrian Wisnicki, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Director of Livingstone Online, Dr John Lwanda, Social Researcher & Political Historian and Dr Clare Pettitt, Professor of Victorian Literature and Culture, Kings College London and author of 'Dr Livingstone I Presume: Missionaries, Journalists, Explorers and Empire'.

50 MIN1 w ago
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David Livingstone: A Life

Best of January Books Part 1

This week Patrick covers the best in Irish and International history publications for January 2020. Books covered on the show include: 'Faces of Muhammad: Western Perceptions of the Prophet of Islam from the Middle Ages to Today' with John Tolan, 'Dreadnoughts' with Gerald Toghill, 'Ireland's War of Independence' with Lorcan Collins, '1917: War, Peace and Revolution' with David Stevenson and the travelling National Museum of Ireland Exhibition -'A Modern Eye: Helen Hooker O Malley's Ireland with Cormac O Malley and Nicola Ralston.

-1 s2 w ago
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Best of January Books Part 1

Best of December Books - Part One

This week Patrick covers the best of Irish and International history publications for December 2019. Books covered on the show include: 'D-Day Through German Eyes' with Jonathan Trigg, 'The Shadow War: Michael Collins and the Politics of Violence' with Joe Connell, 'The Wild East' with Ian Hernon, De Gaulle's Visit to Ireland with Dr Sylvie Kleinman and 'Through Her Eyes: A History of Ireland in 20 Women' with Clodagh Finn.

47 MIN2019 DEC 9
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Best of December Books - Part One

Leonid Brezhnev: A Life

This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians, political experts and biographers assess the life and political legacy of Soviet political leader Leonid Brezhnev. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Dr Mark Sandle, Author of 'Brezhnev Reconsidered', Dr Suzanne Schattenberg, University of Bremen, Dr Geoffrey Roberts, University College Cork, Dr Balazs Apor, Trinity College Dublin and Dr Judith Devlin, School of History, University College Dublin.

50 MIN2019 DEC 2
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Leonid Brezhnev: A Life

Polybius: A Life

This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians, biographers and translators discuss the life and cultural legacy of ancient Greek historian Polybius. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Dr Michael Fronda, Mc Gill University, Canada, Professor Brian Mc Ging, Trinity College Dublin, Professor Craige B Champion, Syracuse University, New York, Dr Philip De Souza, University College Dublin and Professor Tim Cornell, University of Manchester.

48 MIN2019 NOV 25
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Polybius: A Life

Best of November Books

This week Patrick examines the best of Irish and International history publications for November 2019. Books covered on the programme include: 'The City-State of Boston' with Mark Peterson, 'The House of Government' with Yuri Slezkine, 'James Baldwin: Living with Fire' with Bill Mullen, 'Forging the Border: Donegal and Derry in Times of Revolution 1911-1925 with Okan Ozeker and 'The Spy in Moscow' with Eric Haseltine.

46 MIN2019 NOV 18
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Best of November Books

Jennie Wyse Power: A Life

This week Patrick and a panel of esteemed historians, biographers and cultural commentators assess the life, campaigns and legacy of Jennie Wyse Power. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Dr Mary Mc Auliffe, Assistant Professor in Gender Studies, UCD, Dr Ann Matthews, Author, Historian & Playwright, Dr Margaret Ward, Visiting Fellow in History, Queens University Belfast and Dr SarahAnne Buckley, Department of History, NUI Galway.

47 MIN2019 NOV 11
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Jennie Wyse Power: A Life

The Battle of Mogadishu

This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians, military experts and political policy specialists discuss the Battle of Mogadishu. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Professor David Ryan, Head of the School of History, UCC, John L Hirsch, Senior Advisor at the International Peace Institute, New York City, Dan Schilling, Military Expert and Author of 'The Battle of Mogadishu: First Hand Accounts from the Men of the Task Force Ranger' Sepp Scanlin, Director of the 10th Mountain Divison and Fort Drum Museum and Jim Bartlinski, US Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum. itar

-1 s2019 NOV 4
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The Battle of Mogadishu

Best of October Books - Part 1

This week Patrick covers the best in history publications for October 2019. Books covered on the show include; 'She-Merchants, Buccaneers & Gentlewomen: British Women in Idia 1600-1900' with Katie Hickman, 'Louth: The Irish Revolution 1912-23' with Donal Hall, 'Last Train to Hilversum: A Journey in Search of the Magic of Radio' with Charlie Connolly,The ‘Labour Hercules’: The Irish Citizen Army and Irish Republicanism, 1913–23' with Jeffrey Leddin and 'Defending Trinity College Dublin, Easter 1916: Anzacs and the Rising' with Rory Sweetman.

51 MIN2019 OCT 21
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Best of October Books - Part 1

Latest Episodes

The Battle of Singapore

This week Patrick an an high profile panel of historians, military experts and biographers discuss the Battle of Singapore 1942. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Dr Ian Speller, Director of the Centre for Military History and Strategic Studies, Department of History, Maynooth University & Author of 'Understanding Naval Warfare', Air Vice Marshall Dr Peter Dye, Author of 'The Man Who Took The Rap: Sir Robert Brooke-Popham and the Fall of Singapore', Professor Brian Farrell, Department of History, National University of Singapore & Author of 'The Defense and Fall of Singapore' and Jing Jing Lee, Author of 'How We Disappeared'.

45 MIN5 d ago
Comments
The Battle of Singapore

David Livingstone: A Life

This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians, biographers and cultural commentators explore the life and legacy of the great Scottish Christian explorer David Livingstone. Joining Patrick on the panel include: Natalie Milor, Curator, The David Livingstone Birthplace, Blantyre, Scotland, Dr Justin Livingstone, Queens University Belfast, Dr Adrian Wisnicki, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Director of Livingstone Online, Dr John Lwanda, Social Researcher & Political Historian and Dr Clare Pettitt, Professor of Victorian Literature and Culture, Kings College London and author of 'Dr Livingstone I Presume: Missionaries, Journalists, Explorers and Empire'.

50 MIN1 w ago
Comments
David Livingstone: A Life

Best of January Books Part 1

This week Patrick covers the best in Irish and International history publications for January 2020. Books covered on the show include: 'Faces of Muhammad: Western Perceptions of the Prophet of Islam from the Middle Ages to Today' with John Tolan, 'Dreadnoughts' with Gerald Toghill, 'Ireland's War of Independence' with Lorcan Collins, '1917: War, Peace and Revolution' with David Stevenson and the travelling National Museum of Ireland Exhibition -'A Modern Eye: Helen Hooker O Malley's Ireland with Cormac O Malley and Nicola Ralston.

-1 s2 w ago
Comments
Best of January Books Part 1

Best of December Books - Part One

This week Patrick covers the best of Irish and International history publications for December 2019. Books covered on the show include: 'D-Day Through German Eyes' with Jonathan Trigg, 'The Shadow War: Michael Collins and the Politics of Violence' with Joe Connell, 'The Wild East' with Ian Hernon, De Gaulle's Visit to Ireland with Dr Sylvie Kleinman and 'Through Her Eyes: A History of Ireland in 20 Women' with Clodagh Finn.

47 MIN2019 DEC 9
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Best of December Books - Part One

Leonid Brezhnev: A Life

This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians, political experts and biographers assess the life and political legacy of Soviet political leader Leonid Brezhnev. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Dr Mark Sandle, Author of 'Brezhnev Reconsidered', Dr Suzanne Schattenberg, University of Bremen, Dr Geoffrey Roberts, University College Cork, Dr Balazs Apor, Trinity College Dublin and Dr Judith Devlin, School of History, University College Dublin.

50 MIN2019 DEC 2
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Leonid Brezhnev: A Life

Polybius: A Life

This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians, biographers and translators discuss the life and cultural legacy of ancient Greek historian Polybius. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Dr Michael Fronda, Mc Gill University, Canada, Professor Brian Mc Ging, Trinity College Dublin, Professor Craige B Champion, Syracuse University, New York, Dr Philip De Souza, University College Dublin and Professor Tim Cornell, University of Manchester.

48 MIN2019 NOV 25
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Polybius: A Life

Best of November Books

This week Patrick examines the best of Irish and International history publications for November 2019. Books covered on the programme include: 'The City-State of Boston' with Mark Peterson, 'The House of Government' with Yuri Slezkine, 'James Baldwin: Living with Fire' with Bill Mullen, 'Forging the Border: Donegal and Derry in Times of Revolution 1911-1925 with Okan Ozeker and 'The Spy in Moscow' with Eric Haseltine.

46 MIN2019 NOV 18
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Best of November Books

Jennie Wyse Power: A Life

This week Patrick and a panel of esteemed historians, biographers and cultural commentators assess the life, campaigns and legacy of Jennie Wyse Power. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Dr Mary Mc Auliffe, Assistant Professor in Gender Studies, UCD, Dr Ann Matthews, Author, Historian & Playwright, Dr Margaret Ward, Visiting Fellow in History, Queens University Belfast and Dr SarahAnne Buckley, Department of History, NUI Galway.

47 MIN2019 NOV 11
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Jennie Wyse Power: A Life

The Battle of Mogadishu

This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians, military experts and political policy specialists discuss the Battle of Mogadishu. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Professor David Ryan, Head of the School of History, UCC, John L Hirsch, Senior Advisor at the International Peace Institute, New York City, Dan Schilling, Military Expert and Author of 'The Battle of Mogadishu: First Hand Accounts from the Men of the Task Force Ranger' Sepp Scanlin, Director of the 10th Mountain Divison and Fort Drum Museum and Jim Bartlinski, US Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum. itar

-1 s2019 NOV 4
Comments
The Battle of Mogadishu

Best of October Books - Part 1

This week Patrick covers the best in history publications for October 2019. Books covered on the show include; 'She-Merchants, Buccaneers & Gentlewomen: British Women in Idia 1600-1900' with Katie Hickman, 'Louth: The Irish Revolution 1912-23' with Donal Hall, 'Last Train to Hilversum: A Journey in Search of the Magic of Radio' with Charlie Connolly,The ‘Labour Hercules’: The Irish Citizen Army and Irish Republicanism, 1913–23' with Jeffrey Leddin and 'Defending Trinity College Dublin, Easter 1916: Anzacs and the Rising' with Rory Sweetman.

51 MIN2019 OCT 21
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Best of October Books - Part 1
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