The British Museum Membercast: The Holy Roman Empire

Featuring excerpts from his sold-out lecture for Members, Peter picks apart the nature of the Holy Roman Empire – the amorphous state at the heart of Europe for a thousand years. Touching on power, politics and identity, Iszi and Peter delve into the extraordinary story told in Peter’s recent book, The Holy Roman Empire: A Thousand Years of Europe’s History.

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Look out for part 2 of the interview with Julia Farley coming next month.

The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z List Dead List) presents snippets from exclusive Members’ lectures at the Museum, artfully woven together with interviews and her own musings.

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