HOMESICKNESS!

Thursday, June 15th, 2023

In this latest episode, the Unexpected duo, Professor James Daybell and Dr Sam Willis get rather maudlin and nostalgic about the UNEXPECTED history of HOMESICKNESS! Which is all about colonial settlers, the US civil war, nineteenth-century immigration, WW2 and modern childhood in America! It’s also all about displacement of Jews during the Holocaust, the kindertransport, recipes and childhood diaries. And it’s also all about space travel, sexism, and the history of paternal relationships. Who knew!

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