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The Sport and Leisure History Podcast brings you all of the papers given in the series of seminars organised by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research. It will also bring you news from the BSSH and discussion of the latest developments in academic research into the history of sport in the UK and around the world.

The Sport and Leisure History Podcast brings you all of the papers given in the series of seminars organised by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research. It will also bring you news from the BSSH and discussion of the latest developments in academic research into the history of sport in the UK and around the world.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The Sport and Leisure History Podcast brings you all of the papers given in the series of seminars organised by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research. It will also bring you news from the BSSH and discussion of the latest developments in academic research into the history of sport in the UK and around the world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sport in History Podcast 36 – Allister Webb

4/5/2020
The history of international cricket in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Geoff talking to Allister Webb about Yorkshire and Glamorgan County Cricket Clubs.

Sport in History Podcast 35 – Pandemic Special

4/1/2020
It's a pandemic special in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Raf joining Geoff to let BSSH members and the sport history community more widely know about the changed planning for the BSSH Conference 2020, as well as arrangements for the Society's AGM.

Sport in History Podcast 34 – Dr Johanna Mellis

3/3/2020
The history of sport and Hungary in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport Historyin association with the Institute of Historical Research with Dr. Johanna Mellis of Ursinus College in the United States. Conor talks to Johanna about her work on the relationship between sport and politics in Hungary during the Cold War and how defectors were viewed by those who remained loyal to the Communist régime. Johanna also talks about the challenges of conduction oral...

Sport in History Podcast 33 – Veronica Smith’s paper on the Victoria Baths

2/23/2020
Sport and art in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Veronica Smith's paper on the stained glass in the Victoria Baths, Manchester.

Sport in History Podcast 32 – BSSH News

2/12/2020
A short podcast this week with news from the latest meeting of the BSSH Board that was kindly hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University. BSSH Chair announces the two keynote speakers for the 2020 Conference in Twickenham (that's on 27th and 28th August if you want to get it in your diaries) and reveals a great new initiative to encourage attendance by potential speakers who need help with childcare. There is also news of the Society's prizes for postgrads, researchers into sport and...

Sport in History Podcast 31 – Veronica Smith

2/2/2020
Sport and art again in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Geoff talking to Veronica Smith of the University of York.

Sport in History Podcast 30 – Dr Bernard Vere

1/19/2020
Sport and modernism in art in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Geoff talking to Dr Bernard Vere of the Sotheby's Institute of Art.

Sport in History Podcast 29 – Lydia Furse

1/12/2020
Women's rugby in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Raf talking to Lydia Furse, who gave a paper at the seminar series in 2019, which featured as our first ever podcast episode.

Sport in History Podcast 28 – Sam Schelfhout

1/5/2020
Weightlifting and sport diplomacy in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Conor talk to Sam Schelfout of the Institute of Kinesiology at the University of Texas in Austin.

Sport in History Podcast 27 – Tanya Jones

12/22/2019
Sport and apartheid in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Conor talk to Tanya Jones of the Institute of Kinesiology at the University of Texas in Austin.

Sport in History Podcast 26 – Ryan Murtha

12/15/2019
The history of in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Ryan Murtha of the University of Texas at Austin talking about lifestyle sports, a new trend in the discipline.

Sport in History Podcast 25 – Prof. Kay Schiller

12/8/2019
German sport history in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Professor Kay Schiller of the University of Durham talking about Alex Natan, the fastest Jew in Germany, and the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Sport in History Podcast 24 – Andrew Hao

12/1/2019
Sport in China in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Y. Andrew Hao, who is a graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin.

Sport in History Podcast 23 – Prof Gary Sheffield

11/24/2019
The history of sport and the military in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Professor Gary Sheffield of the University of Wolverhampton talking about sport and the military during World War 1.

Sport in History Podcast 22 – Alec Hurley

11/17/2019
The history of rowing in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Alec Hurley, who is a graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin.

Sport in History Podcast 21 – Helena Byrne at the IHR

11/10/2019
Women's soccer in Ireland in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Helena Byrne, who is Curator of the Digital Archive at the British Library.

Sport in History Podcast 20 – Beth Gaskell

11/1/2019
Sport and the military in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Beth Gaskell, who is a postgraduate researcher at the University of Greenwich where she is completing a PhD on the British Army in the nineteenth century.

Sport in History Podcast 19 – Dr Melanie Bassett

10/22/2019
Sport in the Royal Dockyard in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Dr Melanie Bassett, who is a Research Fellow at the University of Portsmouth, where she manages the PTUC (port Towns & Urban Cultures) website.

Sport in History Podcast 18 – Dr Raf Nicholson

10/13/2019
UK women's sport governance in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with last week's host, Raf Nicholson, in the hot seat for the first of the BSSH's Sport in History seminars at the IHR.

Sport in History Podcast 17 – Dr Geoff Levett

10/8/2019
Sport and empire in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research. Raf talks to regular podcast host Geoff Levett about his work looking at sport in the British and French Empires at the beginning of the twentieth century.