Lin-Manuel Miranda talks “Hamilton” and Hip-Hop, Power and Playwriting

Lin-Manuel Miranda talks “Hamilton” and Hip-Hop, Power and Playwriting

So I heard Peter Sellars, great stage director, opera director, tell a group of Harvard students once “you will never see the world more clearly than you see it right now.” What would you say to young artists looking at the current political moment and …

Open Cambridge 2018

Open Cambridge 2018

The Museum of Archeology and Anthropology is running two meet the curator events for Open Cambridge. Thank you, it is great opportunity for the Cambridge Mosque. Every year Cambridge University library really looks forward to taking part in Open Cambridge. Mill Road history is running …

The Story of British Sound | Cambridge Audio

The Story of British Sound | Cambridge Audio

And here they are thousands of Beatles fans await the arrival of their heroes Let’s talk about the British sound. It’s a story that began in 1936 with the very first BBC broadcast. The beeb broadcast to the world, the world listened… and listened through …

Expansion and Resistance: Crash Course European History #28

Expansion and Resistance: Crash Course European History #28

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So we’ve made it to the nineteenth century, and as European societies are trying to build cohesive political structures known as nations, many are also expanding or initiating overseas empires. And so while more …

Jerusalem Surrenders – Bolsheviks Consolidate Control I THE GREAT WAR Week 177

Jerusalem Surrenders – Bolsheviks Consolidate Control I THE GREAT WAR Week 177

It’s a Holy City for three religions, and really is one of the most important cities in our world history. As such, it is a big prize during this world war, and this week, Jerusalem surrenders to the British. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the …

No Peace For The Wicked I THE GREAT WAR Week 129

No Peace For The Wicked I THE GREAT WAR Week 129

Food shortages, strikes, assassinations, covert attempts to end the war, covert attempts to expand the war, the situation in Russia by now was dangerously unstable. It wouldn’t get any better this week, though as there was yet another political shakeup in Petrograd. I’m Indy Neidell; …

The French Counter Attack At Matz I THE GREAT WAR Week 203

The French Counter Attack At Matz I THE GREAT WAR Week 203

I start every episode with a hook, right? Something that hasn’t happened before in the war, or some really big news or event. Well, this week, it’s definitely something that hasn’t happened so far during the war – this week two of the Central Powers …

The Role of Intellectuals in China’s History, an Interview with Wang Hui

The Role of Intellectuals in China’s History, an Interview with Wang Hui

PETER BOL: For the last century and a half, China has faced many challenges and crises, international and domestic. But throughout it all, there’s been a fundamental intellectual question about how China should relate to the world, and how government should relate to the population. …

In Dire Straits – Russia on Austro-Hungary’s Doorstep I THE GREAT WAR Week 24

A few months ago we saw the devastation that followed when the war in both the east and the west became bogged down in the muds of the autumn, and this week, as the new year gets going, we see the new challenges and above …