History Lab || exploring the gaps between us and the past ||
This series is made in collaboration by the Australian Centre for Public History, Impact Studios at the University of Technology Sydney and media partner 2SER 107.3FM
Host Tamson Pietsch
Executive Producer Emma Lancaster
Producers Olivia Rosenman, Julia Carr-Catzel, Zoe Ferguson
Script Editor and Story Consultant Belinda Lopez
Supervising producer Sarah Mashman
Sound design Output Media
Digital Communications Ben Vozzo
Artwork design Honey Rogue Design
Original music composed by Joe Koning and Michael Meme
Introducing 'The New Social Contract' - a new podcast by the makers of History Lab
Tuesday 05 May 2020
: How will Australian universities fare in a post-pandemic world? It depends on an influential but rarely talked about relationship between...
Wednesday 11 March 2020
: Three days before Spain’s general elections in 2004 a series of bombs exploded on crowded Madrid commuter trains, killing almost 200...
Reading the signs
Monday 17 February 2020
: When was the last time you were asked to sign something and did you stop to think how the strange squiggly mark you make on a page could be...
Making a fortune
Monday 03 February 2020
: 'Making a Fortune' looks at the popularity and persecution of two of the most formidable fortune tellers of Federation Australia.In the...
Bonus Cast - The Law's Way of Knowing?
Wednesday 18 December 2019
: History Lab host Dr Tamson Pietsch hands over the mic to Dr Alecia Simmonds, an interdisciplinary scholar of law and history at the...
In case I die in this mess
Thursday 12 December 2019
: Death, money and family are the key ingredients in any last will and testament. They also make a killer cocktail that unleashes a special...
Introducing Season Three of History Lab - The Law's Way of Knowing
Tuesday 10 December 2019
: History Lab is back for a third season, fresh from wins at the New York Radio Festival Awards and the Community Broadcasting Association of...
Introducing Uniform- A new season of All Things Equal
Thursday 09 May 2019
: Missing your History Lab fix? We’ve got something else for you in the meantime. Introducing a new season of All Things Equal. This series...
Making history in audio
Tuesday 18 December 2018
: History Lab audio makers explore how we've tried to understand the past through sound in season two
Skeletons of Empire
Tuesday 11 December 2018
: In the aftermath of World War One, nations came together in an attempt to ensure war on the same devastating scale could never occur again....
Tuesday 04 December 2018
: Where do jelly babies come from?Mass-produced things are all around us. But they all start with a single object. In this episode, Olivia...
The Bank, the Sergeant and his bonus
Tuesday 27 November 2018
: In 1817, the Bank of New South Wales opened as the first financial institution in the Australian colonies. But when the first customers...
Fishing for answers
Tuesday 24 July 2018
: Sydney's iconic Opera House plays host to musicians and dancers, actors and singers. But beneath the notes of their voices, another song...
Bonus episode | The making of History Lab |
Tuesday 10 July 2018
: What does it take to make History Lab?This bonus interlude episode lifts the curtain on all that goes into making history for your...
When the Titanic sank in the desert
Wednesday 27 June 2018
: In the middle of a mining town in outback Australia, over 400 kilometres from the closest ocean, stands a monument dedicated to the memory...
Damages for a broken heart
Tuesday 12 June 2018
: Quietly buried away in Western Sydney’s state archives is a secret history of love.Lists of lingerie, love letters and lockets of hair,...
Lindy Chamberlain and the afterlife of evidence
Monday 28 May 2018
: What happens to evidence after a criminal trial?Tamson goes looking for answers and finds them in the shadow of one of the worst...
Episode Zero - Where the past isn't past
Tuesday 28 November 2017
: This season on History Lab we are exploring the gaps between us and the past Join us.