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All our podcast episodes in one place. 24: Pop Music and British Cities, with Karl Whitney Listen Episode 23: Seamus Deane on the Right to Have Rights Listen Episode 22: Mark Dearey on Nuclear Power in Ireland and Britain Listen Episode 21: Bernadette Devlin McAliskey – “A Terrible State o’ Chassis” Listen Episode 20: Seamus […]

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Welcome to the Field Day Podcast

Conspiracy theories have been around for far longer than you might think, and their capacity to offer clarity when confusion reigns means that they are likely to remain part of popular culture for good. In our current episode, Eileen Culloty of Dublin City University researches trust in the media, and explains what motivates some people […]

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Episode #20: Seamus Deane on Georg Lukács

One of many prophets who forecast the disasters of modernism, but one of the few who did it from the left. Georg Lukács was one of the leading European literary critics of the 20th century. His life story was entangled with the political storms that swept across his native Hungary – communist revolution, reaction, fascism, […]

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Episode #19: Ciara Chambers on Irish Newsreels

From the 1910s to the 1950s, newsreels were the only source of non-fictional moving images available to the public. Many samples of this forgotten genre survive. Now researchers are uncovering a whole new set of archival sources that nuance and illustrate the history of Ireland in the first half of the 20th century. Ciara Chambers […]

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