Historyhub.ie Podcast

This series is a collection of academic podcasts on a plethora of historical subjects. It ranges in scope from full recordings of academic research papers to informative contributions from professional historians discussing the details of specific historical events. Funded by the School of History and Archives, University College Dublin, the series is a partnership with the historyhub.ie website and multimedia hub.

Lecture Sets:
The Irish at Gallipoli by Jeff Kildea
Professor Mark Peel: Dramatising Poverty
Saint Patrick – Historical Man and Popular Myth

All Episodes

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 04 Dec 2018

Keynote by Peter Leary (UCD) at Partitions and Borders - a comparative and interdisciplinary conference jointly organised by UCD and JNU.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 33 Minutes 04 Dec 2018

Sucheta Mahajan's (JNU, New Delhi) keynote at Partitions and Borders - a comparative and interdisciplinary conference jointly organised by UCD and JNU.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 35 Minutes 04 Dec 2018

John Coakley's (UCD) keynote at Partitions and Borders - a comparative and interdisciplinary conference jointly organised by UCD and JNU.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 47 Minutes 04 Dec 2018

Debali Mookerjea-Leonard's (James Madison University) keynote at Partitions and Borders - a comparative and interdisciplinary conference jointly organised by UCD and JNU.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 20 Minutes 21 Nov 2018

Prof. Stathis Kalyvas (Oxford) gives an overview of past research on violence in civil war as part of 'Writing the History of Civil War', a UCD Centre for War Studies seminar.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 18 Minutes 21 Nov 2018

Prof. Glenda Gilmore (Yale / UCD) talks about writing the history of the American Civil War as part of 'Writing the History of Civil War', a UCD Centre for War Studies seminar.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 15 Minutes 21 Nov 2018

Dr. Anne Dolan (Trinity College Dublin) talks about writing the history of the Irish Civil War as part of 'Writing the History of Civil War', a UCD Centre for War Studies seminar.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 95 Minutes 17 Nov 2018

This UCD Centre for War Studies seminar gathered some of the leading scholars of civil wars to discuss their unique approaches to the subject.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 63 Minutes 12 Nov 2018

Professor Linda Colley's 2018 UCD Arts and Humanities Annual Lecture.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 82 Minutes 02 Jul 2018

Keynote lecture from Typography, Illustration and Ornamentation in the Early Modern Iberian Book world, 1450-1800.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 9 Minutes 15 May 2018

With the 'Sole Survivors' exhibit, Marsh's Library will display 32 incredibly rare books and materials for the public.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 20 Minutes 10 Apr 2018

Episode 3 of 'Boys' Adventure Comics and World War Two', a series of podcasts by UCD History graduate Sean Murray.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 7 Minutes 05 Apr 2018

This podcast, from UCD's Dr Paul Rouse, discusses the life of Irish-American athlete Martin Sheridan.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 14 Minutes 03 Apr 2018

Episode 2 of 'Boys' Adventure Comics and World War Two', a series of podcasts by UCD History graduate Sean Murray.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 9 Minutes 23 Mar 2018

Episode 1 of 'Boys' Adventure Comics and World War Two', a series of podcasts by UCD History graduate Sean Murray.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 4 Minutes 06 Mar 2018

In this episode Abigail Smith (MA in Public History at UCD) takes a look at the history of International Women's Day.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 09 Jan 2018

This episode features a lecture by David Rieff as part of the Belfast International Arts Festival. The lecture, 'In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and its Ironies', was introduced by Dr Marie Coleman (QUB).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 31 Minutes 21 Nov 2017

Podcast of Associate Professor Michael Staunton's paper recorded at Dublin City Council's medieval symposium on The Abbey of St Thomas the Martyr.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 33 Minutes 12 Nov 2017

This episode features a paper by Professor Justin Dolan Stover (Idaho). The paper - 'Toward an Environmental History of the Irish Revolution' - was introduced by Dr Marie Coleman (QUB).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 92 Minutes 31 Oct 2017

Professor Timothy D.Snyder discusses some of the ideas behind his book - 'Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning' - at UCD History.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 28 Minutes 26 Oct 2017

UCD's Professor Judith Devlin discusses the Russian Revolution of 1917.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 53 Minutes 24 Aug 2017

Lecture by Prof James Belich (Oxford) at the 2017 SouthHem Seminar Series at University College Dublin.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 33 Minutes 26 Jun 2017

This episode features a paper by Dr Matthew Lewis. The paper - 'Northern experiences of the Civil War's aftermath' - was introduced by Dr Marie Coleman (QUB).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 34 Minutes 26 Jun 2017

This episode features a paper by Dr Anne Dolan (TCD). The paper - 'Divisions after the Irish Civil War' - was introduced by Dr Marie Coleman (QUB).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 33 Minutes 26 Jun 2017

This episode features a paper by Dr Gavin Foster (Concordia). The paper - 'Local and Family Memory of the Irish Civil War' - was introduced by Dr Marie Coleman (QUB).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 33 Minutes 26 Jun 2017

This episode features the Annual Irish Studies Lecture by Prof. Richard Kearney (Boston). The paper - 'Commemoration: Trauma and Recovery' - was introduced by Prof. Peter Gray (QUB).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 14 Minutes 26 Jun 2017

This episode features a response to Prof. Richard Kearney's Annual Irish Studies Lecture by Prof. Maurice Manning.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 17 Minutes 21 Jun 2017

Dr Gai Roufe (Ben-Gurion/Tel Aviv/Open University) visited UCD in 2017 as part of the Erasmus+ programme. In this first podcast, Dr Roufe discusses the creation of modern Portuguese colonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 20 Minutes 21 Jun 2017

Dr Gai Roufe (Ben-Gurion/Tel Aviv/Open University) visited UCD in 2017 as part of the Erasmus+ programme. In this second podcast, Dr Roufe discusses the Portuguese Colonial Wars in Angola, Mozambique, and Portuguese Guinea.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 17 Minutes 21 Jun 2017

Dr Gai Roufe (Ben-Gurion/Tel Aviv/Open University) visited UCD in 2017 as part of the Erasmus+ programme. In his final podcast, Dr Roufe discusses the process of decolonisation of Portuguese Africa.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 18 Minutes 01 Jun 2017

Epidemiologist and public health physician Professor Nadav Davidovitch (Ben-Gurion) visited UCD in 2017 as part of the Erasmus+ programme. In this first podcast, Professor Davidovitch discusses resistance to vaccination.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 18 Minutes 01 Jun 2017

Epidemiologist and public health physician Professor Nadav Davidovitch (Ben-Gurion) visited UCD in 2017 as part of the Erasmus+ programme. In this second podcast, Professor Davidovitch discusses vaccination and body politics.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 18 Minutes 01 Jun 2017

Epidemiologist and public health physician Professor Nadav Davidovitch (Ben-Gurion) visited UCD in 2017 as part of the Erasmus+ programme. In this third podcast, Professor Davidovitch discusses evidence-based medicine from a historical perspective.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 51 Minutes 19 Apr 2017

This episode features the conference keynote by Professor David Armitage from Harvard University. The paper - 'Civil Wars: A History in Ideas' - was introduced by Professor Richard English (QUB).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 30 Minutes 19 Apr 2017

This episode features a paper by Dr Bill Kissane from the London School of Economics. The paper - 'State formation, contested legitimacy and civil war in independent Ireland 1922-23' - was introduced by Dr Marie Coleman (QUB).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 41 Minutes 18 Apr 2017

This episode features a paper by Dr Gemma Clark from the University of Exeter. The paper - 'The nature of communal violence in the Irish Civil war' - was introduced by Dr Marie Coleman (QUB).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 18 Apr 2017

This episode features a paper by Dr Tuomas Tepora from the University of Helsinki. The paper was entitled 'The Finnish Civil War and its legacy, 1918'.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 64 Minutes 20 Feb 2017

Keynote lecture from '2016 Globalizing the History of Revolutions Conference: Revolutions in the Age of Acceleration' by Professor Alan Knight (Oxford).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 4 Minutes 01 Sep 2016

Professor John McCafferty discusses his UCD Open Learning module 'Ireland's English Centuries' which looks at the complex blend of identities, allegiances and social changes that shaped the past and continue to shape the Irish present.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 6 Minutes 01 Sep 2016

Dr Sandy Wilkinson discusses his module - 'The Making of Modern Europe: 1500-2000' which is open to the public through the UCD Open Learning programme.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 80 Minutes 28 Mar 2016

The Political Abuses of 1916, Professor Ronan Fanning's lecture at 'Remembering, Forgetting and Fulfilling 1916' conference in Christ Church Waterford.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 74 Minutes 28 Mar 2016

The Complexities of Commemoration, Professor Charles Townshend's lecture at 'Remembering, Forgetting and Fulfilling 1916' conference in Christ Church Waterford.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 27 Feb 2016

Second Term, part 6 of David McCullagh's series on John A. Costello.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 19 Minutes 22 Feb 2016

Part 3 of 'Hidden Dublin - from the Monto to Little Jerusalem' by Donal Fallon and Dr Irial Glynn.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 29 Minutes 15 Feb 2016

Part 2 of 'Hidden Dublin - from the Monto to Little Jerusalem' by Donal Fallon and Dr Irial Glynn.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 29 Minutes 08 Feb 2016

Part 1 of 'Hidden Dublin - from the Monto to Little Jerusalem' by Donal Fallon and Irial Glynn.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 11 Jan 2016

Mother and Child, part 5 of David McCullagh's series on John A. Costello.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 12 Minutes 14 Dec 2015

Talk by Professor Diarmaid Ferriter on the legacy of Kevin Barry.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 12 Minutes 06 Dec 2015

Part 6 of The Irish at Gallipoli by Dr Jeff Kildea.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 25 Nov 2015

Declaring the Republic, Part 4 of David McCullagh's series on John A. Costello.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 18 Nov 2015

Podcast by Dr Elva Johnston on Columbanus. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 02 Nov 2015

Reluctant Taoiseach, Part 3 of David McCullagh's series on John A. Costello.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 8 Minutes 26 Oct 2015

Part 5 of Abraham Lincoln - The Life and Death of a Statesman by Professor Brian Schoen.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 20 Oct 2015

The Rule of Law, Part 2 of David McCullagh's series on John A. Costello.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 16 Minutes 12 Oct 2015

Part 4 of Abraham Lincoln - The Life and Death of a Statesman by Professor Brian Schoen.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 8 Minutes 06 Oct 2015

Costello - Background and the Law, Part 1 of David McCullagh's series on John A. Costello.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 51 Minutes 28 Sep 2015

ICM Plenary by Dr Rob Meens (Utrecht) - Columbanus and the practice of penance in early medieval Europe by 3 of Abraham Lincoln.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 12 Minutes 07 Sep 2015

Part 3 of Abraham Lincoln - The Life and Death of a Statesman by Professor Brian Schoen.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 14 Minutes 17 Aug 2015

Part 2 of Abraham Lincoln - The Life and Death of a Statesman by Professor Brian Schoen.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 11 Aug 2015

Part 1 of Abraham Lincoln - The Life and Death of a Statesman by Professor Brian Schoen.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 05 Aug 2015

Part 5 of The Irish at Gallipoli by Dr Jeff Kildea.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 24 Jul 2015

Part 4 of The Irish at Gallipoli by Dr Jeff Kildea.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 11 Minutes 19 Apr 2015

Part 3 of The Irish at Gallipoli by Dr Jeff Kildea.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 11 Minutes 13 Apr 2015

Part 2 of The Irish at Gallipoli by Dr Jeff Kildea.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 12 Minutes 02 Mar 2015

Part 1 of The Irish at Gallipoli by Dr Jeff Kildea.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 62 Minutes 22 Feb 2015

Dramatising Poverty - Comparative Perspectives on Case Files, Stories and Remedies by Professor Mark Peel (University of Leicester).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 19 Minutes 01 Feb 2015

Mapping State and Society in Eighteenth-Century Ireland by Dr Ivar McGrath (UCD).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 50 Minutes 07 Jul 2014

UCD Centre for War Studies seminar - The Irish Revolutionary Generation by Professor Roy Foster (University of Oxford).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 32 Minutes 19 Apr 2014

Commemorating Clontarf - 1014 through the Ages, a History Hub documentary.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 15 Minutes 08 Apr 2014

Dr Elva Johnston on Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 13 Minutes 13 Mar 2014

St Patrick - The historical man and the popular myth by Dr Elva Johnston (UCD). . .

  Direct Link   Download 22 Minutes 02 Feb 2014

Professor Mary Daly on the final years of the Irish workhouse and its dissolution.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 14 Minutes 13 Jan 2014

Dr Stephen Kelly on the life of Cardinal John Henry Newman. . .

  Direct Link   Download 27 Minutes 25 Nov 2013

An audio documentary on the scholarly legacy of Prof Eoin MacNeill.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 16 Minutes 11 Nov 2013

Professor Diarmaid Ferriter (UCD). Eoin MacNeill - Revolutionary and Scholar.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 41 Minutes 21 Jul 2013

Dr Bryce Evans (Liverpool Hope University). Food in Ireland during the Second World War.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 13 Minutes 16 Jun 2013

Dr Marnie Hay (UCD). Irish advanced nationalism and youth in the early twentieth century.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 13 Minutes 28 Apr 2013

Dr Ciara Meehan (UCD). Towards a Just Society.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 11 Minutes 25 Jun 2012

Dr Lindsey Earner-Byrne (UCD). The Mother and Child Controversy.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 15 Minutes 11 Jun 2012

British Policy in the Falklands in the 1970s. Dr Aaron Donaghy.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 18 Minutes 28 May 2012

Irial Glynn. Current Irish Emigration - a comparison with the 1950's and 1980's.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 11 Minutes 14 May 2012

Jennifer Farrell - Merlin and his Prophecies.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 13 Minutes 16 Apr 2012

Conor Mulvagh - The Third Home Rule Bill 1912. . .

  Direct Link   Download 3 Minutes 02 Apr 2012

The legacy of The Crusades by Prof Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, University of London). . .

  Direct Link   Download 7 Minutes 19 Mar 2012

The Third Crusade, Richard Lionheart and Saladin by Prof Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, University of London). . .

  Direct Link   Download 8 Minutes 05 Mar 2012

The reasons for the calling of the Second Crusade - Prof Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, University of London). . .

  Direct Link   Download 15 Minutes 20 Feb 2012

Why did Pope Urban II launch the First Crusade in 1095? - Prof Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, University of London). . .

  Direct Link   Download 8 Minutes 16 Jan 2012

Dr Christopher Prior (UCD).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 12 Minutes 19 Dec 2011

Dr Paul Rouse (UCD).. . .

  Direct Link   Download 8 Minutes 12 Dec 2011

Dr Judith Devlin (UCD). . .

  Direct Link   Download 7 Minutes 05 Dec 2011

Dr Christopher Prior (UCD). . .

  Direct Link   Download 12 Minutes 28 Nov 2011

Dr Sarah Campbell. . .

  Direct Link   Download 11 Minutes 21 Nov 2011

Dr William Mulligan. . .

  Direct Link   Download 6 Minutes 14 Nov 2011

Professor Michael Laffan. . .

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