In another short lockdown episode Helena Byrne drops in to talk about the British Library's upcoming symposium on Olympic and Paralympic History which will take place on Friday 19th June from 3pm to 4.30pm.
If you want to learn to eat classic French food in style there are few places better to start than Le Train Bleu.
In a short episode Raf drops in to talk about the BSSH's 2020 Conference which this year will be an online event to be held on 26th-28th August. The conference features a keynote from previous podcast guest Prashant Kidambi as well as a round table on the future of sports history with a diverse line up of leading sports historians. Registration will be free and open to all interested parties, not just BSSH members.
A jolly, squiffy and ultimately pooped evening in the company of a friend greatly missed.
Sport and the Cold War is the focus for this week’s episode with Geoff talking to Dr Heather Dichter of the International Centre for Sport History and Culture at De Montfort University.
Possibly the most terrifying meal of my life took place in Paris.
This week it's the history of Indian cricket with Dr Prashant Kidambi of the University of Leicester.
His latest book, Cricket Country: An Indian Odyssey in the Age of Empire, tells the story of the first All-India team to visit Britain in 1911 and much, much more.
Those of you who under the age of 40 who have seen Murder on the Orient Express would imagine that any travel to Paris in pre-Eurostar days involved personalised leather suitcases, glamorous travelling companions and silver service dining on a sleek machine-missile headed straight to the heart of lovetown. And murder.
It's often the case that it's only when you move away from a place that you appreciate the finest things about it, which until then you'd either been ignorant of, or had taken for granted. Such was the case with Romanas in Ferryhill.
This week on the podcast it's the history of black college basketball in the twentieth century with Raja Rahim, who is currently researching a PhD at the University of Florida.