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Flora Cassen: Philip II of Spain and His Italian Jewish Spy

In episode nine of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Professor Flora Cassen, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, discusses the importance of diplomacy in the Portuguese Empire, particularly in Asia.

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Portuguese Diplomacy in Asia and the Global Renaissance

In episode eight of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Dr. Zoltán Biedermann, of University College London, discusses the importance of diplomacy in the Portuguese Empire, particularly in Asia.

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Podcast: Judith Devlin on the Russian Revolution

In this special episode to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, UCD historian Dr Judith Devlin discusses one of the defining events of the 20th century. Devlin discusses the tumultuous events of the revolution, including: the lead up to the February Revolution; Lenin's return to Russia; the October Revolution and its aftermath; the ensuing Civil War; and how Russians commemorate the events of 1917.

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