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Nu History

Nu History

By Alex Popovic
Welcome to our podcast to accompany our history blog over at nuhistory.wordpress.com

Lilly and Alex host the podcast and bring in new and returning guests to have a casual chat about pretty much any historical topic!
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11 - Environmentalism in 20th Century America
In this long and fascinating episode Lilly and Alex are joined by Nick to talk about his specialism of environmental history, particularly in the political and activist movements through 20th Century America.
01:24:01
September 9, 2021
10 - Baroque
Lilly and Alex are joined once again by Analisa from Accessible Art History to talk about Baroque art, sculpture and architechture! Find more from Analisa at: accessiblearthistory.com youtube.com/AccessibleArtHistory instagram.com/accessible.art.history/
01:29:48
August 1, 2021
9 - Law and Emotion in Late Medieval England
Today's podcast features Dr. Gordon McKelvie, Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at The University of Winchester. He's here to talk to us about some of his recent research in Late Medieval legal records, as well as a look into the role of emotions in the decisions and events of the Wars of the Roses!
01:01:56
June 23, 2021
8 - Legal Records and Bear Gardens
In this episode Lilly and Alex are joined by Dr. Dan Gosling, the Early Modern Legal Records Specialist at the National Archives. He's here to talk to us about using legal records as a source, and all the untapped potential that is there through the example of a London bear garden!
50:07
May 7, 2021
7 - Classical Art and Architecture
In this episode Lilly and Alex are joined by special guest Analisa from Accessible Art History, as well as returning guest James to talk about Greek and Roman art and architecture, focusing on a few particular themes and examples. Find more from Analisa at Accesible Art History: accessiblearthistory.com youtube.com/AccessibleArtHistory instagram.com/accessible.art.history/
01:30:19
April 7, 2021
6 - The Origins of Warfare
In this episode Lilly and Alex are joined once again by James to talk about a favourite topic of his and Alex's; Warfare. We specifically get into the possible origins of warfare in prehistory, how it may be distinct from other forms of early human conflict, and how it may link into the concept of civilization itself. We made this podcast to our podcast to accompany our history blog at nuhistory.wordpress.com
01:06:60
March 13, 2021
5 - Late Medieval Kings and Kingmakers
Welcome to our podcast to accompany our history blog at nuhistory.wordpress.com In this episode we talk to Alex Brondarbit, Academic Analyst in the division of Academic Affairs at University of California, and author of two books on late Medieval nobility, power and advancement. We discuss his recent work particularly around English kings and power brokers. We also talk about the experience of getting history books written and published in this day and age.
50:06
February 17, 2021
4 - Beowulf and the Anglo Saxons
Welcome to our podcast to accompany our history blog at nuhistory.wordpress.com For this episode Lilly and Alex are joined by Elton, a historian and "nerd guy about Beowulf" (his own words), who is here to talk about some of his recent work and projects, mostly relating to Beowulf of course!
50:07
January 27, 2021
3 - Historical Videogames
Welcome to our podcast to accompany our history blog at nuhistory.wordpress.com In this episode Lilly and Alex are joined again by James for a conversation about the crossover of two of their favourite things, Videogames and History!
01:43:21
January 1, 2021
2 - Vikings and Slavs
The Nu History podcast returns! Lilly and Alex are joined this time by Natalia Radziwiłłowicz who is currently working on a PhD on Scandinavian and Slavic interactions during the Viking age around Pomerania/the southern Baltic coast. Find our history blog at nuhistory.wordpress.com for more episodes and articles!
01:00:00
November 10, 2020
1 - History in a Pandemic
Welcome to our podcast to accompany our history blog at nuhistory.wordpress.com For our first episode, hosts Lilly and Alex are joined by James to talk about our different perspectives on how the Covid-19 pandemic has and will effect history, particularly in museums, academia and reenactment!
01:27:06
November 6, 2020