The Very Short Introductions Podcast

The Very Short Introductions Podcast


Latest Episodes

Sexuality – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 59
November 17, 2022

In this episode, Véronique Mottier introduces and explores what shapes our sexuality. Learn more about “Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction” here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/sexuality-a-

The Avant-Garde – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 58
November 10, 2022

In this episode, David Cottington introduce the Avant-Garde, perhaps the most important and influential concept in the history of modern culture. Learn more about The Avant-Garde: A Very Short Introd

Evangelicalism – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 57
November 03, 2022

In this episode, John Stackhouse introduces Evangelicalism, an umbrella term that encompasses many Protestant denominations and has become one of the most significant religious movements in the modern

Anarchism – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 56
October 27, 2022

In this episode, Alex Prichard introduces anarchism, an ideology often misunderstood and thought to be based on chaos, disorder, and violence. Learn more about Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction h

Asian American History – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 55
October 20, 2022

In this episode, Madeline Y. Hsu introduces Asian American history and details how this community has contributed significantly to the massive transformation of the United States into one of the wealt

Philosophy of Science – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 54
October 13, 2022

In this episode, Samir Okasha introduces the philosophy of science, a field that looks to address key questions such as the issue of scientific change and ethics in science. Learn more about Philosop

Negotiation – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 53
October 06, 2022

Welcome back to The Very Short Introductions Podcast, now in its fifth season. In this episode, Carrie Menkel-Meadow introduces negotiation, a tool essential for international relations, trade, busine

Abolitionism – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 52
June 09, 2022

In this episode, Richard Newman introduces abolitionism, a global human rights movement during the 18th and 19th centuries aimed at ending slavery in the Atlantic world. Learn more about Abolitionism

Revolutions – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 51
June 02, 2022

In this episode, Jack A. Goldstone introduces revolutions, which, from 1789 in France to 2011 in Cairo, have shaken the world and dominate the popular imagination. Learn more about Revolutions: A Ver

Oxford World English Symposium 2022 Recap – Episode 72 – The Oxford Comment
May 31, 2022

With over 1 billion speakers, English is an incredibly diverse language. Dozens of countries around the world have their own varieties, many of which have not historically seen adequate representation