Listening to the World: Academic Papers

Papers addressing BBC Monitoring and historic events.

The Intelligence Agency That Came into the Cold- FBIS and the Cold War  
August A. Imholtz, Jr., former Vice President, Government Publications, Readex

'A qualitatively new stage of their struggle…' The Soweto Uprising, 16 June 1976, in International Broadcasting
Nicholas J. Cull, University of Southern California

Propaganda wars: India as a contested site between rival imperialist powers
Diya Gupta, King’s College London

Attention! Moscow Calling: BBC Monitoring and the Cuban Missile Crisis
Rosaleen Hughes, King’s College London

The American (FBIS) Side of the Story
August A. Imholtz, Jr., former Vice President, Government Publications, Readex

Axis Broadcasts relating to Australia, India, Iran and Iraq
Ashley Jackson, King’s College London

What can an understanding of the operation of the BBC Monitoring Service during WWII tell us about the value of the transcripts?
Laura Johnson, The Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

The Wall of Words: Radio and the construction of the Berlin Wall
Kate Lacey, University of Sussex

The BBC Monitoring Service and the Prague Spring, 1968
Kevin McDermott, Sheffield Hallam University

Broadcasts from the Błyskawica station during the Warsaw Uprising, 1944
Agnieszka Morriss, City University London

The BBC Monitoring Service and the Middle East during the Suez crisis
Tony Shaw, University of Hertfordshire

The BBC Monitoring Collection: a comparison with similar activities by the Dutch Government in Exile in London, 1940-1945
Erik Somers, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Romania from Fascism to Communism in the BBCM Reports
Dan Stone, Royal Holloway, University of London

Vichy France's Radio Propaganda on Collaboration: Insights from the BBC Monitoring Collection
Karine Varley, University of Strathclyde

Information and propaganda: new sources, new perspectives?
Olivier Wieviorka, École normale supérieure de Cachan