Hello! I'm the host and producer of Consolation Prize, a podcast about the history of the United States in the world through the eyes of its consuls (https://consolationprize.rrchnm.org/). We're currently developing an episode for Women's History Month that's going to be a series of short stories about women's intervention into consular diplomacy.
Podcasting is a popular medium of choice in New Zealand - across the age ranges, but particularly by young consumers who are facile with mobile technologies. Here's an article from 2019 that described a survey undertaken by Radio New Zealand to try and figure out about the rapid uptick in usage by younger audiences:
I caught this article in the New York Times titled, "Podcasting Is Booming. Will Hollywood Help or Hurt Its Future?"
I am feeling like the Smiths song "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before."
Here another media format (first it was radio, then stand up comedy to claim the "new frontier" of Podcasting.
New episode is available in the Hagley History Hangout—In this episode, Gregory Hargreaves interviews Zachary Mann about his dissertation project “The Punch Card Imagination: Authorship & Early Computing History.” In support of his project, Mann, a PhD candidate in English literature at the University of Southern California, received an exploratory grant the Hagley Center for the History of Business, Technology, & Society. In “The Punch Card Imagination,” Mann reconsiders the development of punch card computing technology through the lens of contemporary literature.
A weekly feature with a roundup of articles and other materials of interest to scholars of business and economic history.
Some upcoming talks of note:
Informaros de que el próximo jueves 11 de febrero a la hora habitual, 15:00 horas (GMT +1), tendrá lugar la emisión del programa Hablemos de Historia. Conversaremos con Ricard Vinyes, de la Universitat de Barcelona, sobre el libro Diccionario de la Memoria Colectiva.