Helen Thompson

Helen Thompson discusses with Ivan six things which she thinks should be better known.

Helen Thompson is Professor of Political Economy at Cambridge University. She is a columnist for the New Statesman and a regular contributor to the podcast Talking Politics.

  1. Arnold Bennett’s Clayhanger https://reading19001950.wordpress.com/2014/02/24/clayhanger-by-arnold-bennett-1910-2/
  2. The Hoo Peninsula https://www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/things-to-do/discover-the-hoo-peninsula-7181064
  3. Battlestar Galactica  (the Ronald Moore version https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battlestar_Galactica_(2004_TV_series))
  4. Dolly Parton’s My Tennessee Mountain Home https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VG2kL4ojylk
  5. St Vitale, Ravenna https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ap-art-history/early-europe-and-colonial-americas/medieval-europe-islamic-world/v/justinian-and-his-attendants-6th-century-ravenna
  6. Gregor von Rezzori’s The snows of yesteryear https://notevenpast.org/snows-yesteryear-2008/

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