The National Archives Podcast SeriesAuthor: The National Archives
27 Feb 2017

The National Archives Podcast Series

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Listen to talks, lectures and other events presented by The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

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    Talks from the National LGBT History Festival: E-J Scott on collecting for the Museum of Transology

    On the 11 February 2017, The National Archives hosted a range of talks for 'OUTing the Past: the National LGBT History Festival' on topics including the role of lesbians in the fight for Votes for Women, the lives of trans veterans of the British Armed Forces and collecting trans narratives.

    In this talk recorded from the festival, curator E-J Scott discusses the process of collecting trans artefacts for the Museum of Transology. The exhibition is on display at Fashion Space Gallery in London until 22 April 2017.


  • Posted on 20 Feb 2017

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    Talks from the National LGBT History Festival: Emma Vickers on trans veterans of the British Armed Forces

    On the 11 February 2017, The National Archives hosted a range of talks for 'OUTing the Past: the National LGBT History Festival' on topics including the role of lesbians in the fight for Votes for Women, the lives of trans veterans of the British Armed Forces and collecting trans narratives.

    In this talk recorded from the festival, Emma Vickers discusses the lives of trans veterans of the British Armed Forces.


  • Posted on 20 Feb 2017

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    Talks from the National LGBT History Festival: Hilary McCollum on 'Sapphic Suffragettes'

    On the 11 February 2017, The National Archives hosted a range of talks for 'OUTing the Past: the National LGBT History Festival' on topics including the role of lesbians in the fight for Votes for Women, the lives of trans veterans of the British Armed Forces and collecting trans narratives.

    In this talk recorded from the festival, Hilary McCollum discusses her research into the roles lesbian women played in the suffragette movement.


  • Posted on 20 Feb 2017

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    Archive Notes: Prosthetics and the First World War

    The first episode of a Q&A series in which we talk to researchers about the records and stories they've uncovered at The National Archives.

    In 'Prosthetics and the First World War', our First World War diverse histories researcher Louise Bell discusses the impact of the war on disability history through our records: from designs for lighter, more flexible prosthetics to new rehabilitation methods trialled by specialist hospitals.


  • Posted on 19 Jan 2017

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    The life and death of King John

    King John's acts of misgovernment prompted his barons to demand reform, setting the kingdom on the road to civil war and leading to John's grant of Magna Carta. Why was he seen as such a terrible king and how did Magna Carta come about?

    Professor David Carpenter, Professor Stephen Church and Dr Marc Morris discuss the life and reign of King John, 800 years after his death in October 1216.


  • Posted on 29 Nov 2016

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