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Earth Ancients chronicles the growing (and often suppressed) evidence of known and unknown civilizations, their ruined cities, and artifacts developed from advanced science and technology. Erased from the pages of time, these cultures discovered and charted the heavens, developed medicine and unleashed advancements that parallel and, in many cases, surpass our own. Join us and discover our lost history. Armed with the thousands of anomalous archeological discoveries which have not been cover ...
 
Where did we come from? One of humanity's most basic questions, the answer is fascinating. Weaving together insights from the fields of genetics, archaeology, linguistics, and paleoanthropology, hosts Spencer Wells and Razib Khan take us on a grand tour of human history. Scientific storytelling at its best.
 
Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z List Dead List) presents snippets from the exclusive programme of Members’ lectures at the British Museum, artfully woven together with interviews and musings. The Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’, but we will definitely encourage you to become a Member if you aren’t already! Interested in becoming a Member? You can find out more at britishmuseum.org/membership. Direct your questions ab ...
 
Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. At https://storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
Welcome to the Archaeological Fantasies Podcast. Join us as we explore the wild world of pseudoarchaeology. We look critically at topics including Transoceanic travelers, Ancient Aliens, Vikings in America, all the way to archaeological evidence of Big Foot. We interview a wide variety of archaeological and scientific experts about everything from DNA to ancient Rock Art. We dig into pseudoarchaeological topics and really look at the origins of some of the weirdest questions out there.
 
The Arch and Anth Podcast aims to provides entertaining and educational content about archaeology and anthropology. Hosting the show is Dr Michael B. C. Rivera, an expert in the study of human biology, human behavior and human societies worldwide, from the earliest beginnings to modern times. Episodes come out every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, featuring a special guest talking about their work. More info at: http://archandanth.com/
 
In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions ...
 
Biblical Archaeology Audio Podcast with Jerusalem Jones AKA Dr. Kenneth Hanson.The Land of Israel is not just the “Holy Land.” It’s an archaeological mine field, full of contentious debates and controversies that touch the core of faith and identity, across religious and cultural divides. The Bible itself is at stake, along with the events it describes, from Abraham the patriarch, to Moses, to King David, to the days of the Roman empire and beyond. How much is what we might call “history,” a ...
 
All too often we talk about fake news and alternative facts as if they are new concepts. In reality history itself is constructed, and thus constrained by its authors, we have as a society taken this as truth and unfortunately there is more to history that just the past.
 
What makes you … you? Is it your DNA, culture, environment? SAPIENS hosts Jen Shannon, Esteban Gómez, and SAPIENS.org Editor-in-Chief Chip Colwell speak with anthropologists from around the globe to help us uncover what makes us human. Subscribe now to learn more. The SAPIENS podcast is supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and produced by House of Pod.
 
Historian and journalist Tony Perrottet unearths sexual stories from throughout the ages. The series is modeled on the "secret cabinets" in Victorian museums, where medieval chastity belts, Renaissance pornography and perverse novels by the Marquis de Sade were hidden. Each episode will answer a burning question: How did Napoleon's penis end up in suburban New Jersey? Are champagne glasses modeled on Marie-Antoinette's breasts? How did you behave at one of Caligula's orgies? And what were Ca ...
 
BIBLE DIG is a conversational Archaeology podcast which examines the historic people, places & cultures of The Bible. To do this, Greek-expert/world traveller Peter A. Papoutsis & multimedia author JS Earls begin chronologically with the most ancient of locations, cultures & work their way forward, discussing countless archaeological discoveries & so much more. It's the hope of the BIBLE DIG cast and crew that our modest podcast will add further depth & richness to your knowledge of the worl ...
 
Pandemics, violent eruptions, city sackings, egomaniac emperors. Sound familiar? History always repeats itself. Archaeologist host Darius Arya Digs goes back 2000 years to uncover elements of Ancient Rome & its expansive Empire. On location from the back streets of Rome to the bazaar of Cairo, from the Agora of Athens to the Medina of Tunis, and from the Vatican Museums to the Roman emperor Diocletian’s palace of Split. Episodes drop each Monday!
 
Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
 
What makes us human? How are we different from chimpanzees? Who are our earliest ancestors and how do we know? Origin Stories is The Leakey Foundation’s podcast about how we became human. This award-winning show combines science and narrative to explore our human story and explain why we are the way we are. Listen and explore human evolution one story at a time.
 
Indian Genes is committed to bringing in ideas and thoughts from global leaders in their field to every listener and home, with the intention of providing free and easy access to this information to all that would want to continue their quest for continuous learning. We also are very focused on our young talent that would benefit from this exposure as they plan and move ahead in the careers and life path, hopefully inspiring them to greater heights and clarity in thought that builds both cha ...
 
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In this episode our three intrepid hosts re-cap their summers in quarantine. They talk the missed field work opportunities, the pressures of publishing, oh and Connor got married. Contact Email: alifeinruinspodcast@gmail.com Instagram: @alifeinruinspodcast Facebook: @alifeinruinspodcast Twitter: @alifeinruinspod Website: www.alifeinruins.com Affili…
 
The world seems to be on fire in multiple ways these days, both figuratively and literally. Join us for this episode as we chat with our own Emily Long about her experience as a fire archaeologist, and the efforts taken by wildfire fighters and archaeologists across the west this fire season. Show Notes Dedicated READ... Continue Reading → The post…
 
What are the African Middle Ages? A place, certainly, and a time period, evidently. But also a “documentary regime,” argues François-Xavier Fauvelle. How do we reconstruct these centuries of the African past in the face of a daunting lack of sources? In thirty-four thoughtful vignettes, Fauvelle takes us along for the ride as he wrestles with this …
 
This is a special episode of Conferences Podcast with special guest Matilda Siebrecht, a PhD researcher at the University of Gronigen, Netherlands. She recently attending the online virtual EAA2020 conference and we discuss the benefits and challenges that such a format presents. Including the in session chat feature and moderation, moving between …
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Excavation seeks remains of colonial Williamsburg’s first Black church (details) Maya slave ship wreck identified off Mexican coast (details) Fingerprints show both sexes painted neolithic art (details) DNA study of Viking burials shows they weren’t all Scandinavians (details)…
 
This week, Amber and Anna bring you three of the best-known archaeological sites from Ancient Egypt. These sites tell us a whole lot about life in the past--not just for the pharaohs and the elites, but the workers who built them. We also dip our toes into Ancient Egyptian cosmology and zip through the dynastic timeline! Contact Email the Dirt Podc…
 
This time it’s just Chris and Richie. They talk about fire survey during all the west coast fires in 2020, cast iron pans, and how out of shape Chris is! Links Roadster Adventures Happy Archaeology Fun Time Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Affiliates Wildnote TeePublic Timeular Find this show on the educational podcast app,…
 
Digging Up Masada #14 Along the western shore of the Dead Sea, amid the vast and unforgiving wilderness of Judea, we find a precipitous plateau, isolated by millions of years of erosion that turned it into an impregnable fortress. The Hebrew word for “fortress” is Masada, by which it is still called to this day. Its greatest claim to fame derives f…
 
Special guest Dr Helena Meskanen joins the regular team of Matthew Lloyd, Joshua Hall, and Josho Brouwers to talk about museums, including some that are not strictly archaeological. We talk about our favourite museums, relate personal experiences when visiting them, and discuss what the role of archaeological museums should be. We also touch upon o…
 
The National Museum of Ireland with Maeve Sikora and Matthew Seaver. In this episode Neil visits the National Museum of Ireland for a conversation with the Keeper of Irish Antiquities Maeve Sikora and the Assistant Keeper of Irish Antiquities Matthew Seaver. We discuss the background to the National Museum, its role as a national institution and th…
 
This week, Anna and Amber get ready for the spooky season by talking about some of the ways that people in various cultures have protected themselves from bad luck, ill will, and evil. Load up on garlic, toss some salt over your shoulder, and join us! Links The strange power of the ‘evil eye’ (BBC Culture) The Evil Eye: An Account of this Ancient &…
 
Armando Mei is researcher in pre-dynastic Egyptology, born in Turin in 1967. He worked on many research projects that were the seed for his first book (italian version): "36.420 a.C - Le Piramidi Satellite ed il Codice Segreto" with a Preface by Ph.D. Lloyd Knutson (Entomologist-Scientist). In scientific terms, the book describes a revolutionary di…
 
In this episode, we talk to Audrey Scardina (future Dr.) about her journey through life from her undergrad in theater to finishing up a Ph.D. at the University of Edinburgh in Archaeology. Contact Show Twitter: @idigitpodcast Email: idigitpodcast@gmail.com Alyssa Instagram: aal.archaeology Twitter: Lyssakemi Michaela Instagram: mm_digitalized Twitt…
 
Eric Lawton is a world class fine art photographer and has been around the word with his camera. Eric has been fascinated with rock art for his entire life and has a deep interest in how we relate to photographs and art forms of people throughout history. Links California Rock Art Foundation Eric Lawton’s Website Contact Dr. Alan Garfinkel avram195…
 
This week Mathias and Daniel are sitting down with Cierra White to discuss the recent success of: “Death In My Metal Not In My Streets,” a virtual concert and talks series she helped organize in Colorado to raise awareness and money for the Black Lives Matter movement. Cierra is the drummer in multiple awesome metal bands including: Oak Ash & Thorn…
 
Following from a popular Facebook post about the RPA talk about about what it is, what it’s doing, what it’s supposed to do, and what it should do. The RPA is a big organization in the field of CRM and has a long history. What can we do with that? Links RPA Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processar…
 
This is a special episode of Conferences Podcast with special guest Matilda Siebrecht, a PhD researcher at the University of Gronigen, Netherlands. She recently attending the online virtual EAA2020 conference and we discuss the benefits and challenges that such a format presents. Including the in session chat feature and moderation, moving between …
 
Thunder and lightning: very, very frighteningly interesting! Wildfire researcher and lightning scientist Chris Giesige answers questions about thunderclaps and lightning flashes in a laid back way that will put him at the top of your Fulminologist list. He explains everything from clouds to positive and negative charges, volcanic lightning, fire to…
 
On this month’s podcast we have Dr. Ashley Spivey, Executive Director of Kenah Consulting and enrolled member of the Pamukey Indian Tribe. We start out talking about Ashley continuing her family legacy of maintaining her community’s heritage through material culture. Dr. Spivey also talks about the recent recognition of 7 Virginia tribes despite Vi…
 
On this month’s podcast we have Dr. Ashley Spivey, Executive Director of Kenah Consulting and enrolled member of the Pamukey Indian Tribe. We start out talking about Ashley continuing her family legacy of maintaining her community’s heritage through material culture. Dr. Spivey also talks about the recent recognition of 7 Virginia tribes despite Vi…
 
In EP 12 Indian Genes talks to Bernardo Kastrup's who has been leading the modern renaissance of metaphysical idealism, the notion that reality is essentially mental. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy (ontology, philosophy of mind) and another Ph.D. in computer engineering (reconfigurable computing, artificial intelligence). As a scientist, Bernardo has…
 
In this special episode, Iszi welcomes Members back to the Museum as it re-opens its doors to the public. Iszi takes us on the Members highlight tour of the permanent collection, and rediscovers some fascinating objects from past civilisations. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. …
 
This week, Amber and Anna bring you three of the best-known archaeological sites from Ancient Egypt. These sites tell us a whole lot about life in the past--not just for the pharaohs and the elites, but the workers who built them. We also dip our toes into Ancient Egyptian cosmology and zip through the dynastic timeline! Contact Email the Dirt Podc…
 
John Anthony West (July 9, 1932 – February 6, 2018) was an American author, lecturer, guide, and a proponent of the Sphinx water erosion hypothesis. His early career was as a copywriter in Manhattan and as a science fiction writer. He received a Hugo Award Honorable Mention in 1962. In 1993, his controversial work with geologist Robert M. Schoch wa…
 
This time it’s just Chris and Richie. They talk about fire survey during all the west coast fires in 2020, cast iron pans, and how out of shape Chris is! Links Roadster Adventures Happy Archaeology Fun Time Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Affiliates Wildnote TeePublic Timeular Find this show on the educational podcast app,…
 
On this episode we talk to Dr. Tirtha Mukhopadhyay about his career in rock art. From his homeland of Calcutta, India, to continued graduate studies in Texas, and his current research working out of Guanajuato University in Mexico. They take a deep dive into the mysteries surrounding the relationships of science and religion. Our guest scholar prov…
 
On today’s quick show Chris talks to Rachel Roden, his wife, an archaeologist and crew member on the DIGTECH team working northeastern Nevada. Rachel talks about running fieldwork fully digital for the first time. What went right? What went wrong? Where can we improve? Links Touch GIS Arrow 100 Anutum Geomobile Solutions Contact Chris Webster Twitt…
 
This week Daniel and Mathias sat down with Jack Donovan to talk a bit about his thoughts on the role of men in the Viking age. We realize this might not be everyone's cup of tea and for those of you who (deservedly) have some doubts we encourage you to listen to the first 6 minutes or so before drawing your own conclusions. Together they'll discuss…
 
The interview Starts at 33:10 Caroline Cory joins us for an amazing chat about her recent movie "Superhuman - The Invisible Made Visible”. We chat about all the scientists and experiments they did in this movie, making thoughts visible, resonance and DNA changes, and connecting to source. We also chat about Vibravision and learning to see without y…
 
Professor David Ilan has come back to discuss the Chalcolithic age in the Southern Levant (4500 - 3700 BC) and specifically theories concerning religious beliefs about death and reincarnation. Professor Ilan serves as the Director of the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology at the Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem and the Director of the Te…
 
Mammals: you’re one. Your dog is one. So are giant rats. What do we have in common? Nipples. The incredible Southern Illinois University professor, researcher, science communicator and mammalogist Dr. Danielle N. Lee joins to chat about everything from nature’s parenting styles to hairy bellies, milk glands, nip counts, how a meteor paved the way f…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Fruit ripens from 2,000 year old seeds (details) Drone footage reveals earthwork in American Midwest (details) Evidence points to high literacy rates among 7th Century BC Judahites (details) Why genetic advance pre-dates cultural advances in Homo sapiens (details)…
 
On this episode of A Life In Ruins Podcast, we summon another member of the Archaeology Avengers, Natasha Billson! Many of you may already know of Natasha by her social media handle Tash_Archaeo or her YouTube channel Behind the Trowel. We delve into cultural resources management archaeology in the UK and its differences with American CRM archaeolo…
 
Anna and Amber finally get some much-needed linguistics help from Dr. Chris Donlay. We talk about his unconventional academic path and his work recording and studying endangered languages! Plus, he schools us on how language shapes our perception of the world, how old spoken language *might* be, and what to do with a linguistics degree. Contact Ema…
 
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