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Chapters

Leviathan and the Air Pump: Highlights

4:04

Read by Ritchie Robertson, David Wootton and Michael Hunter

Rubble Flora: Volker Braun Poetry Reading

56:12

Read by Volker Braun, David Constantine and Karen Leeder

Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett

37:58

Read by Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Michael Billington, Morten Kringlebach and Laura Marcus

Aristotle on Perceiving Objects

44:08

Read by Anna Marmodoro, Ophelia Deroy, Richard Sorabji and Rowland Stout

Light in Germany: Scenes from an Unknown Enlightenment

37:56

Read by Jim Reed, Joachim Whaley, Kevin Hilliard and Ritchie Robertson

Leviathan and the Air Pump: Thirty Years On

55:45

Read by Ritchie Robertson, David Wootton and Michael Hunter

Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

50:40

Read by Jamie Lorimer, William Beinart, Daniel Grimley and Nikolaj Lübecker

That Other Place: Art and Alzheimer's

4:10

Read by Helen Statham, Victoria McGuinness and Nicola Onions

Humanities and Science: Representing Science

50:02

Read by Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Heidi Johansen-Berg, Jason Gaiger, Annie Cattrell and Dan O'Connor

The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity

38:32

Read by Pedro Ferreira, Harvey Brown, Alex Butterworth, Javier Lezaun and Xenia de la Ossa.

Humanities and Science: Culture and Technology

50:59

Read by Maria Blanco, Fritz Vollrath, Andrew Wilson, Lionel Tarassenko and Gregory Radick

Observing by Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century

41:45

Read by Omar Nasim, Stephen Johnston, Martin Kemp and Chris Lintott

Oxford University International Women's Day 2015

35:12

Read by Selina Todd, Senia Paseta, Melissa Benn, Trudy Coe, Caroline Criado-Perez and Imaobong Umoren

Wayne McGregor: Neuroscience and Dance

44:57

Read by Wayne McGregor, Phil Barnard and Eckhard Thiemann

Faith and Wisdom in Science

35:11

Read by Tom McLeish, Sally Shuttleworth, John Christie and Ard Louis

Humanities and Science: Randomness and Order

44:15

Read by Ian Walmsley, Jonathan Cross, Alison Etheridge and Chris Wickham

The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health

38:48

Read by Daniel Freeman, Elaine Fox, Avner Offer and Janet Radcliffe Richards

Humanities and Science: Mental Health

53:42

Read by Edward Harcourt, John Geddes, Matthew Broome, Emily Troscianko and Joshua Hordern

Unconscious Memory and Mental Space

52:36

Read by Michael Burke, Sebastian Groes and Ben Morgan

Exploring the Two Cultures

1:15:16

Read by Larry Squire and Simon Kemp

Narrative & Proof: Two Sides of the Same Equation

1:35:38

Read by Marcus du Sautoy, Roger Penrose, Laura Marcus, Ben Okri and Elleke Boehmer

Common People: The History of an English Family

29:26

Read by Alison Light, Lyndal Roper, Laura Marcus and Selina Todd

Alison Light on "Common People"

2:12

Read by Alison Light

Irish Nationalist Women, 1900-1918

37:10

Read by Senia Paseta, Tara Stubbs, Desmond King and Roy Foster

Senia Paseta on Irish Nationalist Women

3:11

Read by Senia Paseta

The Cult of Saints

4:31

Read by Bryan Ward-Perkins

The Jagiellonians

4:27

Read by Natalia Nowakowska

Museums in the digital age: development or conflict?

5:03

Read by Martin Roth

Medieval Storytelling

2:51

Read by Hannah Ryley, Gareth Evans, Jenny Moon and Daniel Morden

Dance Circles

42:13

Read by Helene Neveu Kringlebach

Interview with Hélène Neveu Kringelbach

4:20

Read by Helene Neveu Kringlebach

Interview with Emily Troscianko

3:39

Read by Emily Troscianko

Kafka's Cognitive Realism

40:43

Read by Emily Troscianko, Sue Blackmore, Ritchie Robertson and James Carney

Activist Humanities in a Global Context

52:57

Read by Ahdaf Soueif, Paul Smith and Robin Kelley

What Have the Humanities to Teach the Modern University?

48:32

Read by Teresa Morgan, Stephen Whitefield, David Ford and Jonathan Phillips

Science and the Humanities

1:16:25

Read by Howard Hotson, Ian Walmsley, Mark Pagel and Sally Shuttleworth

Where's the Virtue in the Humanities?

46:27

Read by Nigel Biggar, Donald Drakeman, Steven Biel and Jonathan Bate

African Knowledge and Livestock Health

3:33

Read by Karen Brown and William Beinart

In Everyone's Interests - the highlights

2:18

Read by Andrew Hamilton, Earl Lewis, Hermione Lee, Charlotte Higgins, Marcus du Sautoy, Nick Hillman and Shearer West

In Everyone's Interests

1:27:33

Read by Andrew Hamilton, Earl Lewis, Hermione Lee, Charlotte Higgins, Marcus du Sautoy, Nick Hillman and Shearer West

Are the humanities worth investing in?

2:14

Read by Oliver Cox

TORCH Book Series: ‘Thomas Wyatt - The Heart’s Forest’ by Susan Brigden

1:04:03

Read by David Starkey, Chris Stamatakis, Diarmaid MacCulloch and Susan Brigden

The Trans-Atlantic, the Diaspora, and Africa

1:08:45

Read by Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Humanities Graduates and the British Economy

4:21

Read by Shearer West, Sir Adam Roberts, Philip Kreager, Stephen Tuck and Andrew Hamilton

TORCH Launch

7:05

Read by Jonathan Bate, Clare Copeland, Andrew Hamilton, Marcus du Sautoy, Imaobong Umoren, Shearer West and Abigail Williams

The Selden Map

5:39

Read by Kate Bennett, David Helliwell, Ros Ballaster, Rana Mitter and Ros Holmes

Early Modern Catholicism Network

5:55

Read by Jan Machielsen and Clare Copeland

HiCor: a Cross-Disciplinary Network for History and Corpus Linguistics

4:13

Read by Gabor Mihaly Toth

Race and Resistance Across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century

6:52

Read by Elleke Boehmer and Imaobong Umoren

Ancient Dance in Modern Dancers

13:14

Read by Sophie Bocksberger