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28 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
The making of the past: History and how it is used and missused
A short episode about history and the uses of history writing. In this episode I will look at some common historical miscomprehensions and why they exist. Enjoy! Music: elegy for Argus -Dee yan key
23 minutes | May 14, 2021
In this episode I look at the history of one of the last absolute monarhies in the world: saudi arabia Music: Dee yan key
28 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
And now for something completely different...
A short episode about the mongol empire. Enjoy! Music: elegy for Argus -Dee yan key
28 minutes | Jan 9, 2021
Which craft? Witchcraft: The witch hunts in Sweden in the 1600s
In this episode I discuss the witch trials of the 17th century and how they have been perceived throughout the times. I discuss how the panic spread, throughout Sweden and what factors contributed to the events. Music: Dee Yan Key: Elegy for argus Sources: A history of world societies (2015), Mckay et.al. Häxornas tid, Jan Guilliou tv4 (2005)
57 minutes | Nov 29, 2020
Hedgehog nation: Sweden in between superpowers during the cold war
In this episode me and @tardulv discuss the Swedish political situation during the cold war. Even if Sweden was officially neutral, there are also many instances of side taking and political gamesmanship. Join us for this dive into the geopolitics and covert alliances that are typical of the cold war- Reading recommendation: https://www.albertbonniersforlag.se/bocker/165883/svenskar-i-strid/ https://historiskamedia.se/bok/svenskar-i-krig-1914-1945/ Music: Dee Yan-Key: Elegy for Argus
26 minutes | Nov 7, 2020
We are ready:How Sweden kept out of WWII
Hello again! This episode will examine the role of Sweden during WWII and the roll of Swedes in the conflict. I hope you enjoy it! Please give feedback or suggestions @Mrmoth7 on twitter Music by Dee-Yan Kee https://freemusicarchive.org/genre/Symphony
67 minutes | Oct 24, 2020
Halloween Horror story: The case of Thomas Quick
Hello! In this episode I delve in to the topic of convicted criminal Thomas Quick and the stories that surround him With me I have the esteemed literary scholar Sofia, who will help me delve into this topic. Give it a Listen! Twitter @Mrmoth7
34 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
Democrazy: How Sweden became a democracy
Hello again! Here is the long awaited episode on Sweden's democratization (and unionization). I hope you will enjoy it! If you have any comments, please write to @mrmoth7 on twitter
32 minutes | Sep 27, 2020
Things they didn't teach you in history class: Wagadou and Aksum
This episode details the history of the African states Wagadou/Ghana and Aksum/Ethiopia in the middle ages. This history is often neglected in history courses and will thus get some well earned attention today! Twitter:@mrmoth7
92 minutes | Sep 17, 2020
That doesn't happen here: a look into Swedens history of political violence
In this episode I am joined by fellow history podcaster Tardulv to have a look at Political Violence in Sweden. Sweden often has a self image as a peaceful society , but that peace have been punctuated by episodes of violence. We take a look at some of these episodes and discuss what they say about our country.
27 minutes | Sep 9, 2020
We can be terrible as well: The Swedish history of institutionalized racism
This episode will detail the history of racism and discrimination of the Swedish government, especially against, travellers, Romani and the Sami. This history is far to little known and I consider it important to tell the story of these historic crimes. I hope you find the episode interesting and give it a share on social media!
26 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
Words are bad: why you shouldn't use them
Welcome to my podcast! My name is Johan, but you may know me as Mrmoth. In this episode I discuss the history of two terms with an explosive political impact.
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