TRAVEL & HISTORY
HISTORIAN, TALKER, TRAVEL & CULTURE WRITER
Seán Williams, a leading cultural historian examines why luxury has fascinated and enraged from the 18th century to today
Presenter Seán Williams discusses Beethoven the man and his time. Through a series of readings we learn what inspired the composer’s great work, and we encounter cultural life around 1800.
Thomas Mann's novella, written on holiday in Italy, is hardly light summer reading.
Seán Williams reports on a new exhibition showcases a dogged devotion to our
New Generation Thinker Seán Williams considers the depiction
of hairdressers in prints and prose and the role they have played
in society, from ETA Hoffman to Balzac and beyond.
Seán Williams examines the hairdresser as a character of society and literature around 1800, in an open-access academic article.