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Louisa Egbunike on the Nigeria-Biafra War Through the Arts

Louisa Egbunike discusses the history of the Nigeria-Biafra war, and particularly how Nigerians responded to the war through the visual and written arts. To follow more of Louisa's work, follow her on twitter at @LouisaEgbunike. Unfortunately, there were a few connection issues in the recording of this podcast, and the sound may be a little patchy at times. Many apologies if you have any issues!Below is a list of the visual artists and poets that Louisa discusses to help you in your own research:Obiora UdechukwuUche OkekeChristopher OkigboFlora NwapaBuchi EmechetaChinua AchebeChimamanda Ngozi AdichieThe traditional Igbo art form is called Uli, and the wikipedia can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uli_(design)This was produced in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Follow their work here: https://twitter.com/ahrcpressProducer: Peter Curry @petedoeshistory See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Hidden Histories sees Helen Carr exploring some of the country's hidden treasures, as she and some of our finest historians scramble through the actual spaces where history happened. Whether she's visiting the whorehouses of Covent Garden, or retracing the steps of the Peasants Revolt, Helen and her guests are a delightful guide to the hidden histories that lie just off the beaten track. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.