School of History podcasts

School of History podcast series

Welcome to our School of History podcast series, hosted by Dr John Gallagher, a historian of early modern Britain and Europe.

In this series of interviews, John talks to colleagues from the School of History to learn more about their latest groundbreaking publications, their research interests and how they bring them into the classroom, and what inspired them to become historians in the first place. 

Watch the videos of our podcast conversations:

Dr Rebecca Darley, a new Lecturer in Global History between 500–1500 AD, joins Dr John Gallagher to discuss her research, teaching and upcoming book project.

More on Global History, with Dr Rebecca Darley

Professor of Medieval Religious History Emilia Jamroziak discusses her research background and interests and current projects with Dr John Gallagher, Lecturer in Early Modern History.

More on Medieval religious history, with Professor Emilia Jamroziak

Dr Alexia Moncrieff talks to Dr John Gallagher about her book Expertise, Authority and Control: The Australian Army Medical Corps in the First World War.

More on The Australian Army Medical Corps in WW1, Dr Alexia Moncrieff

Dr John Gallagher and Professor Simon Hall discuss Ten Days in Harlem: Fidel Castro and the Making of the 1960s, which investigates how Fidel Castro's visit to New York revolutionised the Cold War.

More on 'Ten Days in Harlem', with Professor Simon Hall

Dr John Gallagher, Lecturer in Early Modern History, speaks to Professor Kate Dossett to discuss her book Radical Black Theatre in the New Deal.

More on 'Radical Black Theatre in the New Deal', with Professor Kate Dossett

Professor Manuel Barcia's book The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade is the topic of conversation between Manuel and Dr John Gallagher.

More on Fighting disease in the slave trade, with Professor Manuel Barcia

Listen to audio versions of each episode