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HistoriCal Outreach

PhD candidates in History from UC Berkeley talk about their dissertations, addressed at anyone curious about the cutting edge in historical research.



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Feb 25, 2015 HistoriCal Outreach
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In this episode, Sarah Selvidge speaks with interviewer Katherine Zubovich about the ways that architects and architectural thought shaped Mexico City through the turbulence of the 20th century. As Mexican governments faced all the problems of a rapidly growing city - most especially, a stubborn housing crisis - Sarah explains how transnational, artistic ideas of modernism and functionalism had concrete impacts on building one of the largest cities in the world.
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Jul 23, 2014 HistoriCal Outreach
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Gene Zubovich discusses how Protestants influenced politics in the mid-century US by promoting social change, Civil Rights, economic justice, and other causes tied to liberalism and internationalism, and how we got from there to a present where Protestants are more often seen as connected to conservative politics.
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Jun 19, 2014 HistoriCal Outreach
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Vikings and Franks in the Age of Charlemagne (Daniel Melleno) This episode of HistoriCal Outreach draws from Daniel Melleno's research on diplomacy and warfare in the 7th to 9th centuries, and in particular on how the Frankish empire interacted with its neighbors, especially the groups who would become the Vikings. historicaloutreach.blogspot.com
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Apr 10, 2014 HistoriCal Outreach
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Educators and Revolution in the 20th Century Middle East (Hilary Falb) This episode of HistoriCal Outreach draws from Hilary Falb's research on the careers of educators in the first half of the twentieth century in several parts of the Middle East. Topics include how British imperial rulers tried to use education to suppress rebellion, the ways that educators used their rare skills to gain political leverage, and the changes and continuities as regimes changed rapidly and radically....