May 29, 2017
In this week's episode I'll cover from 1292 to 1417 discussing:
how the Avignon Papacy of the Catholic Church began,
the Popes of the Avignon Papacy,
how the Papacy returned to Rome,
the issues this return caused including Anti-Popes,
and finally how these issues were resolved.
CGP Grey's "How to Become...
May 21, 2017
In this week's episode I discuss the fascinating history of the least populous national jurisdiction in the world - the Pitcairn Islands. Covering:
Mutiny on the Bounty,
Early settlement on the Pitcairn Islands,
Re-discovery of the mutineers,
A constitution being...
May 13, 2017
Not only an early episode but one that is current!
A history of the European Broadcasting Union - which you'll probably find boring.
Then a history of Eurovision in all its glory.
Imgur album: http://imgur.com/a/TqdiB
Thanks as ever for listening!
May 7, 2017
In this final episode we cover:
The 9/11 attacks
The International Criminal Court
The 60th anniversary of the UN
The election of Ban Ki-Moon
The Arab Spring - notably Libya
Crimea - very briefly
The UN today
Lord of the Rings and the Ents (it hopefully makes sense)
A super long episode