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Chrome360 | NORTHERN IRELAND | Towards Peace | Tim Wilson

4/16/2018
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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

4/9/2018
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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

3/28/2018
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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

3/28/2018
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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

3/25/2018
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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

3/21/2018
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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

3/13/2018
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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 | What the United Kingdom is Good for | Nigel Biggar

2/6/2018
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In the second podcast in our THESE ISLANDS series, NIGEL BIGGAR, Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at Christ Church, University of Oxford, reflects on what the United Kingdom is good for. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with THESE ISLANDS | Producer - Catriona Oliphant | Post-production - Chris Sharp.

Duration:00:22:39

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

1/31/2018
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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

1/27/2018
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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

Chrome360 | THE STORY OF AIR POWER | In Conversation | Stephen Renner & Thomas Hughes

1/13/2018
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Welcome to EPISODE 2 in our podcast series on THE STORY OF AIR POWER, which comes to you from Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. Colonel STEPHEN RENNER, Professor of Strategy and Security Studies, and military historian, Dr THOMAS HUGHES discuss strategic bombing and the search for golden targets and silver bullets, the function of air power in irregular warfare, including the role of humanitarian airlift, and what the future holds, given the increasing use of drone warfare....

Duration:00:25:47

Chrome360 | THE STORY OF AIR POWER | Briefing | Thomas Hughes

1/6/2018
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Welcome to our podcast series on THE STORY OF AIR POWER, which comes to you from Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. In EPISODE 1, military historian DR THOMAS HUGHES charts the rise of air power from its first deployment during WW1 - following the Wright Brothers' successful flights at Kitty Hawk in 1903 - to the use of drones in Afghanistan and Iraq today, and the ethical challenges that creates. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio in partnership with the SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIR AND SPACE...

Duration:00:29:02

Chrome360 | ENTER THE PEACE BROKER | Episode 1 Introduction | Professor Sir Hew Strachan

12/31/2017
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EPISODE 1 | WHEN THE LUSITANIA WENT DOWN INTRODUCTION BY PROFESSOR SIR HEW STRACHAN The story of the First World War runs in parallel with another narrative – the story of how to define peace and how to make that peace relevant to a world profoundly changed by war. Professor Sir Hew Strachan explores how the pursuit of peace became another form of war. PRESENTER Sir Hew Strachan is Professor of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, an Emeritus Fellow of All Souls...

Duration:00:04:06

Chrome360 | ENTER THE PEACE BROKER | Episode 2 Introduction | Professor Sir Hew Strachan

12/31/2017
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EPISODE 2 | THE HERO OF THE EUROPEAN WAR INTRODUCTION BY PROFESSOR SIR HEW STRACHAN Sir Edward Grey, the British Foreign Secretary, found himself treading a diplomatic tightrope: how ‘to secure the maximum of blockade that could be enforced without a rupture with the United States’? Professor Sir Hew Strachan reflects on the war at sea and the challenges of securing the right kind of peace. PRESENTER Sir Hew Strachan is Professor of International Relations at the University of St Andrews,...

Duration:00:04:08

Chrome360 | ENTER THE PEACE BROKER | Episode 3 Introduction | Professor Sir Hew Strachan

12/31/2017
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EPISODE 3 | I DIDN'T RAISE MY BOY TO BE A SOLDIER INTRODUCTION BY PROFESSOR SIR HEW STRACHAN The efforts of President Wilson’s adviser, Colonel House, to use the neutrality of the United States to broker a peace in 1915 and early 1916 had little hope of success. But by the end of 1916, the prospects for peace had improved. Professor Sir Hew Strachan considers Germany’s and America’s competing peace initiatives of December 1916. PRESENTER Sir Hew Strachan is Professor of International...

Duration:00:04:48

Chrome360 | ENTER THE PEACE BROKER | Episode 4 Introduction | Professor Sir Hew Strachan

12/31/2017
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EPISODE 4 | IT'S A LONG WAY TO BERLIN INTRODUCTION BY PROFESSOR SIR HEW STRACHAN The failure of the German peace initiative of December 1916 made it impossible for Chancellor Bethmann Hollweg to resist pressure from the army and the navy to adopt unrestricted U-boat warfare. On 31 January 1917, the Kaiser finally announced that Germany would sink all shipping, neutral as well as belligerent, without warning. Professor Sir Hew Strachan examines how German belligerence finally brought the US...

Duration:00:04:29

Chrome360 | ENTER THE PEACE BROKER | Episode 5 Introduction | Professor Sir Hew Strachan

12/31/2017
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EPISODE 5 | JOHNNY, GET YOUR GUN INTRODUCTION BY PROFESSOR SIR HEW STRACHAN By the time America joined the War in April 1917, Britain was on the verge of bankruptcy. President Wilson had finally accepted that the US would have to fight if it wanted to help shape the peace, but there was concern in Britain that he did not appreciate how critical the Allied position had become. Professor Sir Hew Strachan considers how the peacemaker turned belligerent and the War Missions despatched by...

Duration:00:04:23

Chrome360 | ENTER THE PEACE BROKER by Martyn Wade | Episode 1 | When the Lusitania Went Down

12/31/2017
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EPISODE 1 | WHEN THE LUSITANIA WENT DOWN On 2 April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went to Congress to seek permission to declare war. He was met with tumultuous applause and on 6 April 1917 America finally entered the conflict. A new drama from Martyn Wade - ENTER THE PEACE BROKER - brings America’s journey into war vividly alive. Based on first-hand accounts – diaries, letters and contemporary press coverage – it is a compelling story of duplicity and diplomatic intrigue, of colourful...

Duration:00:27:22

Chrome360 | ENTER THE PEACE BROKER by Martyn Wade | Episode 2 | The Hero of the European War

12/31/2017
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EPISODE 2 | THE HERO OF THE EUROPEAN WAR On 2 April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went to Congress to seek permission to declare war. He was met with tumultuous applause and on 6 April 1917 America finally entered the conflict. A new drama from Martyn Wade - ENTER THE PEACE BROKER - brings America’s journey into war vividly alive. Based on first-hand accounts – diaries, letters and contemporary press coverage – it is a compelling story of duplicity and diplomatic intrigue, of colourful...

Duration:00:30:39

Chrome360 | ENTER THE PEACE BROKER by Martyn Wade| EpIsode 3 | I Didn't Raise My Boy to be a Soldier

12/31/2017
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EPISODE 3 | I DIDN’T RAISE MY BOY TO BE A SOLDIER On 2 April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went to Congress to seek permission to declare war. He was met with tumultuous applause and on 6 April 1917 America finally entered the conflict. A new drama from Martyn Wade - ENTER THE PEACE BROKER - brings America’s journey into war vividly alive. Based on first-hand accounts – diaries, letters and contemporary press coverage – it is a compelling story of duplicity and diplomatic intrigue, of...

Duration:00:31:33

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