History Today Podcast

During the last week of September an Azerbaijani offensive re-ignited a decades-old conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh (‘Mountainous Karabakh’) region. 

The Nagorno-Karabakh dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan is sometimes explained as a result of ‘ancient hatreds’. In reality, it is nothing of the sort, despite both sides using history to bolster their claims to the region. 

This article was part of our Miscellanies series. Sign up to receive this free weekly long read in your inbox, at https://www.historytoday.com/miscellanies.

Written by Jo Laycock. Read by Paul Lay.

Image: 'We Are Our Mountains' monument north of Stepanakert, 1978. Completed in 1967, it is a symbol of Armenian heritage in the region.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

View full episode
History Today for the airwaves. Interviews with leading historians about their latest work, interspersed with long reads: articles specially selected from the magazine for an eclectic, fascinating and informative mix.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

This description is from History Today Podcast.

A conversation about the world of history, featuring interviews with key historians and authors and discussions about historical themes and ideas.

History podcasts A random podcast 🎲

Latest Posts

“It’s me again, Hank the Cowdog!” -- this opening statement has been the start of over 74 children’s books…

Read more

Brittany Luse, Eric EddingsIn the wake of recent protests, media organizations are facing criticism for the lack…

Read more


Got Em’ Coach

Your podcast here? →it's PodMust Plus


Well, the bad news is: we're French. But the good news is: we built a top podcast directory that you can now enjoy in english. And voilà!