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EP96 - Manneken Pis

Random History of Belgium

Release Date: 09/24/2019

EP122 - The Flemish movement (part 1) show art EP122 - The Flemish movement (part 1)

Random History of Belgium

In EP122 of the Random history of Belgium podcast, is part 1 of 2 on the history of the Flemish movement. We'll look at their goals, the rhetoric, origins and explain the tipping point from cultural to political organization and much more.

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EP121 - Telenet show art EP121 - Telenet

Random History of Belgium

In EP121 of the Random history of Belgium, we look at one of our biggest telecom providers and their origins. We'll look at the original cable network, the municipalities, funding and their growth into the modern internet, telephony and tv provider they are now.

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EP120 - Belgian TV - part 3 show art EP120 - Belgian TV - part 3

Random History of Belgium

In part 3 on Belgian Television history we look at the commercial stations, the changing publisher landscape, VTM and DPG-media.

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EP119 - Belgian TV - part 2 show art EP119 - Belgian TV - part 2

Random History of Belgium

Episode 119 of the Random history of Belgium continues the history of TV and telecom in Belgium. We look at the 1958 to 1996 time period, with the new headquarters for the state television, TV programming, color Tv and the coax cable network.

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Random History of Belgium

Episode 118 of the Random history of Belgium starts with the history of television. We look at the early days, experimental TV and the NIR-INR. We also explain the Eurovision phenomenon and more...

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Random History of Belgium

Episode 118 of the Random history of Belgium starts with the history of television. We look at the early days, experimental TV and the NIR-INR. We also explain the Eurovision phenomenon and more...

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EP117 - François Englert show art EP117 - François Englert

Random History of Belgium

Episode 117 of the Random History of Belgium, is all about the life and work of the Belgian physicist François Englert, who won a Noble prize in 2013. We look at his life, work and theories. #RHOB #CERN

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EP116 - Leo Baekeland and the plastic revolution show art EP116 - Leo Baekeland and the plastic revolution

Random History of Belgium

EP116 Gives us an insight in the live, work and inventions of Leo #Baekeland. A chemist who started his career in #Belgium and moved to the USA to become one of the main inventors of synthetic plastic with his invention of Bakelite. #RHOB

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EP115 - Emilie Claeys show art EP115 - Emilie Claeys

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EP115 zooms in on an aspect of the late 19th century struggles of labourers during the industrial revolution. We look at the life and work of Emilie Claeys, who put women's voting rights on the agenda during the first wave of feminism.

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Random History of Belgium

In EP114 of the #RHOB Random history of #Belgium podcast, we learn about Luxembourg: the county, duchy, their Burgundian rulers, the origins, the myth and the changing borders. We'll follow the history of one of our provinces, but mainly our neighbours: the country named the Grand Duchy Luxembourg.

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EP96 of the Random #history of #Belgium finally talks about our main man Manneken Pis, aka Petit Julien. We look at his personality, origins, stories, adventures and the content of his pee, as well as his extended family.
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