Talking History radio show: The Alhambra: A History

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Presented by Dr Patrick Geoghegan of Trinity College Dublin, this unique and lively show takes a critical look at some of the great personalities and political, social and cultural events in history. Talking History focuses on the human side of history - unraveling the gritty, dirty and sometimes uncomfortable side we don't usually hear much about.


Period1 Jun 2020

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Media contributions

  • TitleThe Alhambra: A History
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletNewsTalk: Talking History
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    This week Patrick and a team of historians, architects, artists and writers discuss the history and cultural legacy of the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain.

    Joining Patrick on the show were: Donald McGilvray, Author of 'Granada: The Seizure of the Sultanate', Michael B Barry, Author of 'The Alhambra Revealed, the remarkable Story of the Kingdom of Granada', Dr Olga Bush, Bard College and Author of ‘Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial’, Dr Barbara Boloix Gallardo, University of Granada and Dr Glaire Anderson, Senior Lecturer in Islamic Art, History of Art, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
    Producer/AuthorSusan Cahill
    PersonsGlaire Anderson


  • Islamic art
  • Islamic Spain
  • cultural heritage