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15 Minute History Podcast

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15 Minute History is a history podcast designed for historians, enthusiasts, and newbies alike. This is a joint project of Hemispheres, the international outreach consortium at the University of Texas at Austin, and Not Even Past, a website with articles on a wide variety of historical issues, produced by the History Department at the University of Texas at Austin. This podcast series is devoted to short, accessible discussions of important topics in world history, United States history, and Texas history with the award winning faculty and graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin, and distinguished visitors to our campus. They are meant to be a resource for both teachers and students, and can be enjoyed by anyone with an interest in history. For more information and to hear our complete back catalog of episodes, visit our website!

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  • Episode 103: French Child Ambassadors in the East
    Wed, Feb 21, 2018

    Host: Christopher Rose, Department of History Guest: Julia Gossard, Department of History, Utah State University In the 17th and 18th centuries, France had its eyes on creating a worldwide trading empire. French merchant families began sending young men–teenagers by modern … Continue reading

  • Episode 102: The “Servant Girl Annihilator”
    Wed, Jan 17, 2018

    Host: Augusta Dell’Omo, Department of History Guest: Lauren Henley, Department of History In 1885, the world’s attention was focused on a series of grisly murders that took place in the otherwise quiet town of Austin, Texas. Several African-American women were … Continue reading

  • Episode 101: The Bolshevik Revolution at 100
    Thu, Jan 04, 2018

    Host: Joan Neuberger, Department of History Guest: Sheila Fitzpatrick, Distinguished Service Professor Emerita, University of Chicago and Professor of History, University of Sydney It’s been 100 years since the Emperor of Russia was overthrown by a group of left wing … Continue reading

  • Episode 100: Extravaganza Spectacular!
    Wed, Nov 29, 2017

    We’ve made it to 100 episodes! Join co-hosts Joan Neuberger and Christopher Rose as they look back on the origins of 15 Minute History, relive the awkwardness of the first few outings in the studio, recap their favorite episodes, share … Continue reading

  • Episode 99: The 40 Acres During World War I
    Wed, Nov 08, 2017

    Host: Joan Neuberger, Professor, Department of History Guest: Ben Wright, Associate Director for Communications, Briscoe Center for American History With America’s entry into World War One in April 1917, life immediately changed for many young Americans. Nowhere was this change … Continue reading

  • Episode 98: Brazil’s Teatro Negro and Afro-Brazilian Identity
    Wed, Oct 18, 2017

    Host: Marcelo Jose Domingos, Department of History Guest: Gustavo Cerqueira, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies Nearly half of the ten million Africans brought to the Americas over the course of the Atlantic Slave trade were brought to the … Continue reading

  • Episode 97: The Zionist Movement in Czechoslovakia
    Wed, Sep 27, 2017

    Host: Augusta Dell’Omo, Department of History, UT-Austin Guest: Tatjana Lichtenstein, Professor, Department of History, and Director, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, UT-Austin After World War 1, the Zionist movement – the Jewish nationalist movement that had the creation of a … Continue reading

  • Episode 96: Louis XIV’s Absolutism and the “Affair of the Poisons”
    Wed, Sep 13, 2017

    Host: Christopher Rose, Department of History Guest: Julia Gossard, Assistant Professor of History, Utah State University Satanic masses. Child sacrifice. Renegade priests who deal in love potions and black magics. And a secret tribunal set up to weed out the … Continue reading

  • Episode 95: The Impossible Presidency
    Fri, Sep 01, 2017

    Host: Christopher Rose, Department of History Guest: Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, LBJ School of Public Affairs and Professor, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin Over the past two and a half centuries, … Continue reading

  • Episode 94: Populism
    Wed, Mar 08, 2017

    Host: Henry Weincek, Institute for Historical Studies Guest: Steven Hahn, New York University Populism seems to describe everything in America these days, from politics to styles of communication. Some might say that it’s used so often, and in so many … Continue reading

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