History

Blog posts, podcasts and videos on history, covering topics on archaeology, anthropology, paleontology, genetic history, ancientDNA, DNA, history of civilizations and nations, as well as history of science.

Agatha Christie

VLOG Episode 8 | The Queen of Crime – Agatha Christie

At this time of social distancing and self isolation, I hope this VLOG on Agatha Christie, the undisputed Queen of Crime, will help you pass some of your free time.

Human Family Tree

VLOG Episode 7 | Back to Africa

In this VLOG we talk about History of our African Ancestors, how they all interbred & the diversity present in the African continent today.

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What Happened at Easter Island?

What happened at Rapa Nui or Easter Island, home to the famous moai statues? Did the native population die out due to conflict and environmental disaster?

Hapsburgs Family Crest

VLOG Episode 5 | The Hapsburgs

VLOG on The Hapsburgs - This time I talk about the very influential but little known rulers of a large European empire, the Hapsburgs. Video with images and maps.

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Fantastic Women Series – Ada Lovelace, First Computer Programmer

Ada Lovelace was a mathematical genius & possibly first ever computer programmer for Charles Babbage's analytical engine. She is an icon for women in STEM.

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VLOG Episode 3 | Kot Diji- A Walk on an old Fort in Pakistan

A short video graphic on Kot Diji Fort, an 18th century fort in Sindh province, Pakistan. It is built upon an ancient Harappan site.

Who are the South Asians?

New research throws light on the genetic ancestry of South Asians. They are a mixture of Iranian and South Asian hunter gatherers and steppe pastoralists.

Human computers

Fantastic Women Series – NASA’s Computers

Blog on NASA's Computers. One small step for a man, a giant push from the women behind him: How a group of women heroes helped put a man on the moon.

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Mohen Jo Daro — Story of a city and history of a civilization

Mohen Jo Daro is an ancient city of the Indus Valley Civilization. Here we talk about its history latest research on the populations that lived there.

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