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Chrome360 | COLOMBIA | Witness - Martha Luz Amorocho de Ujueta

5/25/2018
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MARTHA LUZ AMOROCHO DE UJUETA lost one son in the Club Nogal bombing, which left another son badly injured. She took part in the peace talks as a member of one of the Victims' Delegations. She talks to us from Bogotá about working for peace and reconciliation, and learning to forgive. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the CENTRE FOR PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS | Producer - Catriona Oliphant | Post-production - Chris Sharp.

Duration:00:15:05

Chrome360 | Music and Arts | DOROTHY PARKER TAKES A TRIP

5/24/2018
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At the 1901 ARTS CLUB in London, actress and singer SARAH GABRIEL and director RICHARD WILLIAMS chat about their show, DOROTHY PARKER TAKES A TRIP (OXFORD PLAYHOUSE - 27 MAY 2018), with IAIN FARRINGTON on piano. Originally commissioned by the DARTINGTON FESTIVAL, the show explores the life of poet and writer DOROTHY PARKER. Famous for her caustic wit, DOROTHY PARKER is less well known for her support for the American civil rights movement. This was to be the source of a post-mortem feud...

Duration:00:16:22

Chrome360 | COLOMBIA | Witness | Tanja Nijmeijer

5/23/2018
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Dutch national TANJA NIJMEIJER fought with the FARC, and was a member of the FARC negotiating team during the peace talks with the Santos government. She reflects on why she joined the FARC, the peace process, and the challenges that lie ahead. NOTE | This audio had to be recorded over a web connection as it was the only way of speaking direct to TANJA, who is in Bogotá. IMAGE | By Boris Arenas - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=48855168 PRODUCTION |...

Duration:00:25:12

Chrome360 | COLOMBIA | In Conversation | Roddy Brett & Sergio Jaramillo Caro

5/21/2018
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SERGIO JARAMILLO CARO, COLOMBIA'S AMBASSADOR TO BELGIUM and HEAD OF ITS MISSION TO THE EU, was HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR PEACE and a key member of the Colombian government's negotiating team during the successful peace talks with the FARC-EP. In conversation with DR RODDY BRETT, Director of the CENTRE FOR PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS, he reflects on the negotiations and their challenges. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the CENTRE FOR PEACE AND CONFLICT...

Duration:00:37:13

Chrome360 | COLOMBIA | Briefing | Roddy Brett

5/19/2018
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In this first podcast, DR RODDY BRETT, Director of the CENTRE FOR PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS, explores the history of COLOMBIA's internal armed conflict, and how the armed struggle with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the FARC-EP, was finally brought to an end in 2016 by the landmark peace agreement between the government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the former guerilla group. On 27 May 2018, COLOMBIA goes to the polls to elect a new president....

Duration:00:25:44

Chrome360 | NORTHERN IRELAND | Witness | Michael Culbert & Lee Lavis

5/5/2018
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Former IRA prisoner MICHAEL CULBERT now runs COISTE, an organisation that looks after former IRA prisoners and their families. At the COISTE office in West Belfast, he and former British soldier LEE LAVIS reflect on their personal journeys from being on opposite sides during the conflict to working together now for peace. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the HANDA CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS | With thanks to QUEEN'S...

Duration:00:49:00

Chrome360 | NORTHERN IRELAND | Witness | Roger McCallum

5/5/2018
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ROGER McCALLUM served in both the ROYAL ULSTER CONSTABULARY (RUC), and its successor, the POLICE SERVICE OF NORTHERN IRELAND. He is now involved in various peace and reconciliation initiatives, and is a Trustee of the RUC GEORGE CROSS FOUNDATION. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the HANDA CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS | With thanks to QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST for its assistance in setting up the WITNESS interviews |...

Duration:00:30:57

Chrome360 | NORTHERN IRELAND | Witness | Colin Halliday

5/5/2018
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A former member of the ULSTER DEFENCE ASSOCIATION (UDA), COLIN HALLIDAY spent time in the Maze Prison during the conflict. He now runs Lisburn’s People’s Support Project, originally set up as Lisburn Prisoners’ Support Project to help former prisoners from the UDA and its military wing, the Ulster Freedom Fighters, to reintegrate into society. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the HANDA CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS | With...

Duration:00:27:21

Chrome360 | NORTHERN IRELAND | Witness | Shirley Moody

4/30/2018
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SHIRLEY MOODY’s husband was shot when he was 16, and he still lives with the legacy of those injuries today. Shirley coped with the aftermath, and the challenges of bringing up a family of sons and keeping them away from the paramilitary organisations during the Troubles. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the HANDA CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS | With thanks to QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST and WAVE for their assistance in...

Duration:00:14:03

Chrome360 | NORTHERN IRELAND | Witness | Peter Heathwood

4/30/2018
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PETER HEATHWOOD’s family came over to Ireland during the Plantation of Ulster in the early 1600s. Aged 26, Peter was shot and left paralysed in a case of mistaken identity. He now campaigns with WAVE for appropriate financial recognition of the needs of all those injured during the conflict. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the HANDA CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS | With thanks to QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST and WAVE for their...

Duration:00:20:39

Chrome360 | NORTHERN IRELAND | Shaping the Conflict | Kieran McConaghy

4/24/2018
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April 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the 'Good Friday' Agreement, the historic peace deal that ended nearly 30 years of conflict, a period known as the 'Troubles', in Northern Ireland. In SHAPING THE CONFLICT, DR KIERAN McCONAGHY, Lecturer at the HANDA CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS, talks about growing up in County Armagh, making sense of different political narratives, and how the state's response to political...

Duration:00:22:22

Chrome360 | NORTHERN IRELAND | Towards Peace | Tim Wilson

4/17/2018
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In our second podcast, TOWARDS PEACE, DR TIM WILSON continues the history of the Northern Irish conflict, taking us from the end of the First World War, when the British government turned once again to the Irish question, through a turbulent 20th century that ended with the historic 'Good Friday' Agreement and began the peace process we know today. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the HANDA CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS |...

Duration:00:29:31

Chrome360 | NORTHERN IRELAND | Roots | Tim Wilson

4/10/2018
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Welcome to this month's podcast series on NORTHERN IRELAND, a collaboration between ChromeRadio and the HANDA CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS. April 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the 'Good Friday' Agreement, the historic peace deal that ended nearly 30 years of conflict, a period known as the 'Troubles', in Northern Ireland. In our first podcast, ROOTS, DR TIM WILSON, Director of the HANDA CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF...

Duration:00:30:47

Chrome360 | SYRIA | Culture in Crisis | World Monuments Fund

3/29/2018
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In 2017, WORLD MONUMENTS FUND - with the support of the BRITISH COUNCIL, co-ordinating the CULTURAL PROTECTION FUND, and local partner, THE PETRA NATIONAL TRUST - launched its stonemasonry training programme at Mafraq in Jordan, 12 miles from the Syrian border. We hear how Master Mason TONY STEEL, Assistant Trainer NOUR AL SHDAIFAT, and local manager BARA'A AL FALAH are training Syrians and Jordanians to become the craftspeople and conservators of the future. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:...

Duration:00:11:06

Chrome360 | SYRIA | A Sense of Place | Jasmine Gani & Alexy Karenowska

3/29/2018
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DR JASMINE GANI in conversation with physicist DR ALEXY KARENOWSKA, Fellow of MAGDALEN COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD and Director of Technology at the INSTITUTE FOR DIGITAL ARCHAEOLOGY, on how 3D printing and machining technologies can help restore and replicate monuments damaged or destroyed during the conflict, such as Palmyra's triumphal arch, which was razed to the ground by ISIS in 2015. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF WAR AND STRATEGY,...

Duration:00:22:31

Chrome360 | SYRIA | Witness | Haian Dukhan

3/26/2018
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DR HAIAN DUKHAN, Teaching Fellow in International Relations, UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER, on growing up in Palmyra and the role of Syria's tribes in the conflict. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF WAR AND STRATEGY, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS | Producer - Catriona Oliphant | Post-production - Chris Sharp.

Duration:00:14:55

Chrome360 | SYRIA | In Conversation | Jasmine Gani & Chris Phillips

3/22/2018
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DR JASMINE GANI, Associate Director of the CENTRE FOR SYRIAN STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS, in conversation with DR CHRIS PHILLIPS, Reader in International Relations, QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON and an Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, CHATHAM HOUSE on how a civil conflict became an international proxy war, and the ongoing battle for Syria. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF WAR AND STRATEGY, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS...

Duration:00:39:31

Chrome360 | THESE ISLANDS | The Word from the Woods | Peter Fiennes

3/14/2018
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In the third podcast in our THESE ISLANDS series, PETER FIENNES, author of OAK AND ASH AND THORN, explores the ancient woods and new forests of Britain, and the threats they face today. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with THESE ISLANDS | Producer - Catriona Oliphant | Post-production - Chris Sharp.

Duration:00:20:38

Chrome360 | THESE ISLANDS | Uniting, Not Dividing | Tom Holland & Ali Ansari

2/1/2018
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Welcome to this month's podcast series, a collaboration between ChromeRadio and THESE ISLANDS, about the British Isles, past and present, and how we can best forge a future that benefits everyone. In our first podcast, UNITING, NOT DIVIDING, historian and author TOM HOLLAND - who grew up in Wiltshire - and ALI ANSARI, Professor of Iranian History at the University of St Andrews - who arrived in the UK following the Iranian Revolution - talk about the impetus behind THESE ISLANDS, and why...

Duration:00:19:55

Chrome360 | THE STORY OF AIR POWER | Witness

1/28/2018
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EPISODE 4 | WITNESS Pilots and intelligence officers on this year's strategy course at the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies reflect on a recent study trip to Vietnam, their time in the US Air Force, call signs and the importance of teamwork. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIR AND SPACE STUDIES (SAASS), Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama | Producer - Catriona Oliphant | Post-production - Chris Sharp.

Duration:00:21:46