A series about the ideas that have shaped the world we live in, created in association with Victoria University of Wellington.
Would the founding fathers have approved of Donald Trump? Probably not, says the panel in episode one of Great Ideas, a new RNZ podcast series in collaboration with Victoria University. Read more Audio
Megan Whelan looks at how language shapes – and is shaped by – our understanding of the world, with Dr Sasha Calhoun, Professor Paul Warren and Associate Professor Stephen Epstein. Read more Audio
Megan Whelan look at how revolutions shape – and are shaped by – fashion, literature and the visual arts, with Dr David Maskill, Dr Margaret Medlyn and Dr James Meffan. Read more Audio
The Reformation has had a major influence on thought and ideas far and above its religious beginnings. Megan Whelan talks with Dr Geoff Troughton, Professor Kathryn Walls and Dr Derek Woodard-Lehman.
"Government of of the people, by the people, and for the people” – so goes Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. But does that describe 21st century democracy?
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Charles Darwin's theories did not really 'come out of the blue'- there were others working with the same ideas and theories. Megan Whelan leads a discussion with Dr Rebecca Priestly, Associate… Read more Audio
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