Tag: History, philosophy and humanities

Biography and autobiography as History methods, Professor Barbara Caine — WOAE088

Biography and autobiography as History methods, Professor Barbara Caine — WOAE088

A conversation for the interest of students and practitioners of History and others interested in scholarly approaches and attitudes to biography and autobiography as historical methods. Professor Barbara Caine explains changing perceptions of biography in the historiography and the emergence of what some refer to as a biological turn and more recently an autobiographical turn.

Trump inauguration – WOAE022

Trump inauguration – WOAE022

A discussion of Trump's inauguration ceremony, a breakdown of his speech, and thoughts on what we might expect from his first days as president in US foreign and domestic policy. Oxford scholar Mitchell Robertson brings insights about American history and politics to this analysis. Mitchell is a doctoral candidate associated with the Rothermere American Institute and he has a Master of Studies in United States History from Oxford University.