Jun 6, 2014 | 53:58Ideas The Struggle Over Mein Kampf Audio
Ideas The Struggle Over Mein Kampf Jun 6, 2014 | 53:58What should be done with Hitler's autobiography "Mein Kampf"? Scholars in Munich are racing to produce a new, heavily annotated version of the book before the copyright expires in 2015.
Jun 5, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Ideas from the Trenches: The Theatre of News Audio
Ideas Ideas from the Trenches: The Theatre of News Jun 5, 2014 | 53:59Producers Tom Howell and Nicola Luksic follow the work of McGill University graduate student Stephen Wittek. He studies how theatrical plays in Elizabethan England fed the growth of modern news culture and the existence of an ongoing public conversation.
Jun 3, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Champagne! Audio
Ideas Champagne! Jun 3, 2014 | 53:59IDEAS acknowledges Paul Kennedy's fifteenth season as host with a toast to the fabulous fluid that is universally synonymous with celebration -- Champagne! Paul asks: how do they get the bubbles in? And why do people giggle when the bubbles come out?
Jun 2, 2014 | 54:00Ideas The Enright Files - World War One Audio
Ideas The Enright Files - World War One Jun 2, 2014 | 54:00One hundred years ago this month, Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo, lighting the fuse that detonated the First World War. Michael Enright talks with Historian Margaret MacMillan, Canadian actor RH Thomson and British
May 30, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Presenting the Killam Winners Audio
Ideas Presenting the Killam Winners May 30, 2014 | 53:59Every year the Governor General hosts a gala to celebrate the recipients of the Canada Council Killam Prize. Five prizes for five individuals who have contributed significantly to their field of study. Each individual receives $100,000. Paul Kennedy inter
May 29, 2014 | 53:58Ideas In Rehearsal: Becoming Lear Audio
Ideas In Rehearsal: Becoming Lear May 29, 2014 | 53:58Philip Coulter goes behind the scenes at the Stratford Festival to watch director Antoni Cimolino work with Colm Feore and the other cast members of King Lear, and to ask some questions: How do you put a character together; how do you become Lear?
May 28, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Fragile Freedoms - Germaine Greer Audio
Ideas Fragile Freedoms - Germaine Greer May 28, 2014 | 53:58Germaine Greer is perhaps the most provocative feminist thinker in the world. In the final lecture from the series, Fragile Freedoms: the Global Struggle for Human Rights, Germaine Greer explores women and human rights.
May 27, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Historic Montreal in Fact and Fiction Audio
Ideas Historic Montreal in Fact and Fiction May 27, 2014 | 53:59In a public forum at Montreal's Blue Metropolis Literary Festival, Paul Kennedy speaks with -- Elaine Kalman Naves, Mark Lavorato and Susan Doherty Hannaford -- who have recently written about the storied past of the city in which they live.
May 22, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Sense and Social Anthropology Audio
Ideas Sense and Social Anthropology May 22, 2014 | 53:58With a slight nod to Jane Austen who wonderfully articulated the emotional impact of cultural presumptions, journalist and anthropologist Maureen Matthews explores the anthropology of sensory perception.
May 20, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Wachtel On The Arts - Kara Walker Audio
Ideas Wachtel On The Arts - Kara Walker May 20, 2014 | 53:59Eleanor Wachtel talks to American artist Kara Walker. She's best known for her wall-sized tableaux of silhouette cut-outs. Her latest work is a gigantic sphinx-like figure made out of sugar, now on exhibit at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn.
May 19, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Onjaki! Audio
Ideas Onjaki! May 19, 2014 | 54:00At the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival in Montreal, Paul Kennedy talks to writer Ndalu de Almeida (aka Ondjaki) about growing up in newly-independent Angola, and how he got his name--which means "he who faces challenges".