Engelsberg Ideas Podcast

By Engelsberg Ideas Podcast

The Engelsberg Ideas Podcast brings together the best writers, thinkers and historians to discuss the biggest issues facing the world today. Hosted by Iain Martin and Mattias Hessérus.

  1. 1.
    41: EI Weekly Listen - Robin Lane Fox on nationalism in the classical world
    26:32
  2. 2.
    40: EI Weekly Listen - Hew Strachan on the cost of the 1918-19 pandemic
    22:13
  3. 3.
    37: EI Weekly Listen – Alexander Lee on Machiavelli and civil strife
    21:21
  4. 4.
    39: EI Weekly Listen – Adrian Wooldridge on why the West needs Plato more than ever
    18:40
  5. 5.
    38: EI Weekly Listen – Richard Whatmore on why revolutions are a disaster
    22:15
  6. 6.
    36: EI Weekly Listen – Andrew Graham-Dixon on crisis and great art
    20:16
  7. 7.
    35: EI Weekly Listen – Tom Holland on the empty metropolis
    21:13
  8. 8.
    34: EI Weekly Listen - Donald Sassoon on a world of nations and states
    20:20
  1. 9.
    33: EI Weekly Listen – Jonathan Fenby on China's great uncoupling
    22:14
  2. 10.
    32: History Lessons – Jonathan Dimbleby on Operation Barbarossa
    44:33
  3. 11.
    31: EI Weekly Listen – David Seedhouse: Covid-19 and the moral case for personal judgement
    24:44
  4. 12.
    30: EI Weekly Listen – Matthew Goodwin: Meet the Zoomer generation
    23:15
  5. 13.
    29: EI Weekly Listen – Tim Marshall: New Turkey's old politics
    20:31
  6. 14.
    28: Weekly Listen – Graham Stewart on Thatcher's rescue from historical cliché
    27:27
  7. 15.
    27: EI Weekly Listen – Mark Honigsbaum: Challenging the 'Great Reset' theory of pandemics
    23:55
  8. 16.
    26: History Lessons – Niall Ferguson on the politics of catastrophe
    42:35
  9. 17.
    25: EI Weekly Listen – Clive Aslet: The changing fate of the English country house
    19:19
  10. 18.
    24: Worldview – Can meritocracy be rescued and repaired?
    48:53
  11. 19.
    23: EI Weekly Listen – Helen Thompson: Geopolitics of a pandemic
    21:58
  12. 20.
    22: History Lessons – Catherine Ostler on Elizabeth Chudleigh
    1:04:22
  13. 21.
    21: EI Weekly Listen – Philip Bobbitt: A government of laws
    14:29
  14. 22.
    20: EI Weekly Listen – Vanessa Harding: Remembering London's last Great Plague
    21:56
  15. 23.
    19: EI Weekly Listen – Johan Hakelius: John Hughes and the making and unmaking of the American Dream
    14:51
  16. 24.
    18: EI Weekly Listen - Iskander Rehman: Why applied history matters
    47:57
  17. 25.
    17: History Lessons – Margaret MacMillan on war
    39:32
  18. 26.
    16: EI Weekly Listen – Gillian Clark: Survival lessons from Ancient Rome
    23:23
  19. 27.
    15: EI Weekly Listen – Peter Frankopan: This crisis has the capacity to be apocalyptic
    20:34
  20. 28.
    14: Worldview - China in the 90s: why did it rise?
    47:09
  21. 29.
    13: Maxwell's fall – John Preston on the mysterious demise of a disgraced tycoon
    38:10
  22. 30.
    12: Can America lead again?
    52:46
  23. 31.
    11: GCHQ – John Ferris on the official history
    38:18
  24. 32.
    10: MI9 – Helen Fry on wartime escape
    35:47
  25. 33.
    9: David Omand on what it takes to think like a secret agent
    44:54
  26. 34.
    8: Fredrik Logevall on JFK
    48:42
  27. 35.
    7: Covid and reform: can the West fix its governing systems?
    45:42
  28. 36.
    6: Alexander Lee on Machiavelli
    49:38
  29. 37.
    5: Asian Philosophies of Rebirth with Jessica Frazier
    37:05
  30. 38.
    4: Can the West be revived?
    49:06
  31. 39.
    3: Leadership in a Crisis with Andrew Roberts
    26:38
  32. 40.
    2: The History of Quarantine with Lincoln Paine
    25:44
  33. 41.
    1: Art, History and Pandemics with Tom Holland
    34:57

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