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The Familiar Strange is a podcast about doing anthropology: that is, about listening, looking, trying out, and being with, in pursuit of uncommon knowledge about humans and culture. Find show notes, plus our blog about anthropology's role in the world, at https://www.thefamiliarstrange.com. Twitter: @tfsTweets. FB: facebook.com/thefamiliarstrange. Instagram: @thefamiliarstrange. Brought to you by your familiar strangers: Ian Pollock, Jodie-Lee Trembath, Julia Brown, Simon Theobald, Kylie Won ...
 
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.
 
Conversations that help map, navigate, and integrate a future weirder than we all imagined. Join Michael Garfield for profound and soulful dialogues and group discussions with some of the world's most amazing artists and philosophers, authors, scientists, and activists, helping make the discoveries, tell the stories, and grow the communities we'll need to thrive amidst our age of turbulent transitions. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/FUTURE-FOSSILS. See acast.com/privacy for pri ...
 
How does work culture shape human behavior and experience? How do humans create cultures? From uncomfortable truths to heart-to-heart conversations, Culture First uncovers what it really takes to build a better world of work. We all aspire to rise above the day-to-day commotion and bring more humanity into our work lives. Our host Damon Klotz is dedicated to understanding how we find meaning in our work and how to better the experience humans have within organizations. Join him as he explore ...
 
If you want to understand how social scientists study human behaviour, how design specialists innovate or want to know more about how they can successfully work together and enhance each other, then you have come to the right place! Join Corina and Angel as they engage with anthropologists, other researchers and industry specialists from all over the world. The discussions will be about their specific work in understanding people and how they apply that understanding to advance business and/ ...
 
Online Gods is a monthly podcast on digital cultures and their political ramifications, featuring lively conversations with scholars and activists. Presented by anthropologist Ian M. Cook, the podcast is a key initiative of the five year ERC project ONLINERPOL www.fordigitaldignity.com led by media anthropologist Sahana Udupa at LMU Munich, and cohosted by HAU Network for Ethnographic Theory. Online Gods represents our collective commitment to multimedia diffusion of research in accessible a ...
 
You don't need to sell all your stuff and jump on an airplane to find out what it's like to live or travel as a foreigner in Asia! Join the oddly and aptly named Big and White, two expat ladies who have already taken the plunge, as they chat about the joys and sorrows of moving to a new culture and sticking out like a sore thumb. Whether it's discussing the finer points of driving in Kathmandu traffic, chatting about stomach parasites, or reminiscing about the time they accidentally asked fo ...
 
Kentucky Humanities is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, D.C. The Council is supported by the National Endowment and by private contributions. We are not a state agency, and we receive no state funds, but we are proud partners with Kentucky's cultural, heritage, arts, and tourism agencies. Why are we Telling Kentucky's Story? More than just history, by Kentucky's story we mean Kentucky's writers, inventors, judges, musicians, arch ...
 
"Human Being Human" is a podcast that digs into the gripping history of humankind, as told through hearty conversations, scholastic adventures, and lively storytelling. From our ancient savanna roots long ago, to our interwoven global culture of today, we'll traverse the vast historical landscape of humanity and weave our way through the unfolding story of us. Created and narrated by Karrington Cooper, a human being human.
 
Are you looking to broaden your horizons, to stay relevant and become Future Fit? Do you want to fuel your creativity and inspire Innovation? or… are you simply looking to put the “kapow” back into your business? Then look no further. Join Carmen Murray, Entrepreneur, Innovator and Tech Fundi, with her big personality and presentation style, as she interviews celebrities, alchemist, news-makers and business experts to discover the stories behind their success. The Carmen Murray Show will ope ...
 
The Tympanic Eclipse is an audio podcast that brings cultural theory out of its stuffy scholarly tomes, and puts it into your ears! Together with established thinkers and makers, it explores wide ranging issues we’re facing in the 21st century. Without using academic jargon or relying on journalistic sensationalism, The Tympanic Eclipse points out theory’s relevance to everyday life. This project received the IdeasTap Innovator’s Award and is produced by Britt Wray (www.brittwray.com). Pleas ...
 
From the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University, the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast features interviews and conversations with scholars and researchers working in and around Southeast Asia, all of whom have been invited to give a Gatty Lecture at Cornell University. Conversations cover the history, politics, economics, literature, art, and cultures of the region. Interviews are hosted by graduate students at Cornell University, and podcast topics cover the many nations and peoples of Sou ...
 
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For the panel this week we welcome Luke Corbin from Myanmar Musings and Familiar Strange alumnus Jodie Lee Trembath! Simon starts us off [1:31] by discussing his recent culture shock in moving to Germany from Australia. Simon thought that experiences with fieldwork and working with other cultures would have prepared him better for a rapid transitio…
 
“I know now that the rules of reality change by zip code.” In a conversation recorded nearly a year ago on September 27, 2019 (and now hilariously strange in light of months of pandemic quarantine), I speak with the ultra-talented, delightful, immediately relatable and immensely likable Colin Frangicetto — guitarist for the most excellent Circa Sur…
 
On this very special episode of THINK HUMANITIES, Bill Goodman is joined by Sharon Farmer, White House photographer and photojournalist who covered the Clinton Presidency. She shares about her career, stories from her years in the White House, and what she's learned as a photojournalist.Ms. Farmer is part of an upcoming panel discussion with award-…
 
Rasmus Thomsen is Partner and Design Director of IS IT A BIRD - a strategic innovation agency that combines methods from social science, behavioral economics and design thinking. Rasmus has a foot in both social science and design. He is an innovation geek, with a mind tuned to design thinking. He works at the forefront of development, with a criti…
 
This is the first of a two part series where some of our listeners and friends reflected on the Disaster Studies Manifesto and responded to some questions that we released for open comment. In Part 1, JC Gaillard joins us to listen to the submissions we received and briefly discuss. We are considering the following questions: 1. Is our current term…
 
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)…
 
Have you been wondering why you feel so tired and cranky all the time? In this episode, your hosts Big and White talk about all the similarities between culture shock and the constantly changing situation created by COVID. Many thanks to our (fake) sponsor: FLATHARDBED Resources: https://tinyurl.com/y3ev9om9 The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg The…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Ancient cult threw offerings into the sea for 400 years (details) Cyclones may have contributed to Maya decline (details) Population decline on Easter Island serves lesson for the planet (details) Face down burial raises questions about past pandemics (details)…
 
Host Bill Goodman talks to Dr. Kathy Bullock on this week's episode of THINK HUMANITIES. Dr. Bullock is a professor and performer of music, specializing in gospel music, spirituals and classical music of the African diaspora. She is available for lectures on spirituals and suffrage through the Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau at https://www.kyhu…
 
Dan Wu is a Privacy Counsel & Legal Engineer at Immuta, an automated data governance platform for analytics. He’s advocated for data ethics, inclusive urban innovation, and diversity in TechCrunch, Harvard Business Review, and Fast Company. He's helped Fortune 500 companies, governments, and startups with ethical & agile data strategies. Dan obtain…
 
Thank you so much to Natural Hazards Center Director Lori Peek for joining us again for this week's episode!! We recapped on an amazing Virtual Hazards Workshop in July and discussed hope in the hazards and disaster field, from personal growth to collective action. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @DisastersDecon Rate and Review on Appl…
 
Public Speaking in the Virtual World — Want to become accredited as an E Speaker? Follow this advice... Ross Saunders (PSASA - Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa | Past National President) In this episode, get ready to be inspired as host, Carmen Murray chat to Ross Saunders about the future of public speaking and how you can get …
 
This week we bring you a very very special episode! Last year we partnered with the Australian Network of Student Anthropologists, or ANSA for short and recorded their roundtable at the AAS held at the Australian National University! The roundtable discussion featured the likes of Dr Marcus Barber, Dr Sophie Chao, Dr Jayne Curnow, Dr Derek Elias, D…
 
For episode 151 we welcome Jon Marro, one of the purest creative souls I’ve ever had the luck to encounter. Jon hit me up a couple months ago to participate in a documentary film he’s producing, interviewing artists about their creative visions, and our first conversation for his interview series was so solid and heartfelt I had to swap interviewer…
 
The Power of Purpose — Unforgettable account of one man's indomitable will to overcome adversity Richard Wright | (Sales Guru, Successful Entrepreneur, Global Speaker, Author) In this episode, get ready to be inspired as host, Carmen Murray chat to Richard Wright, author of 'The Power of Purpose'. The Power of Purpose is an unforgettable account of…
 
2020 marks the 100--year anniversary of the passage of the 19th Ammendment, which gave women the right to vote. On this week's special episode of THINK HUMANITIES host Bill Goodman talks to Dr. Melba Porter Hay, historian and author of a book on Madeline McDowell Breckinridge, one of Kentucky's most important suffragists. Dr. Hay gives an overview …
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Illegal gold mining obliterates archaeological sites in Sudan (details) Romans in a Red Sea trading port bought monkeys from India as pets (details) Africa’s early music traditions are traced through scattered artifacts (details) Port construction in northern Chile unearths well dressed, well preserved mu…
 
Today we are joined by Aparna Tandon, Senior Programme Leader at the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM). Join us for a discussion about the importance of preserving cultural heritage through disasters, and the tensions that arise! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @Disaste…
 
On this week's episode of THINK HUMANITIES, Bill Goodman talks to Rachel Grimes, pianist, composer, and creator of The Way Forth, an Appalachian folk opera inspired by family keepsakes and historical documents. Rachel talks about the process of creating The Way Forth and what she's learned from her research for the project. To listen to the music a…
 
This may come as a surprise, but humans need other people! In this episode, your hosts Big and White talk about the importance of building community when you move overseas (or to any new place), and try to give some tips on how to make friends in a new environment and culture. They also discuss Zoom fatigue, and the pros and cons of this new online…
 
Susan Halford is Professor of Sociology and co-Director of Bristol University’s new Digital Futures Institute, which aims to use social science expertise and methods to analyse and understand digital technology futures in the making and use insights to help shape these futures in a way that is fair, just and prosperous for all. A Geographer by trai…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Boxgrove site in Britain offers rare glimpse of ice age tool kit (details) Island chain in eastern Indonesia reveals evidence of early human migration (details) Work continues on historical Black cemeteries in America (details) Ancient stone monuments in Saudi Arabia offer clues to early pastoral peoples …
 
Today we are so happy to have the founders of the Nakuru Accord - a call to commit to publicly sharing failures and learning from each other - on the show. Welcome Dani Barrington, Esther Shaylor & Becky Sindall! We love their Twitter account, Wash Failures and it was so much fun to sit down and discuss the importance of failure in research and pra…
 
This week we bring you another zoom panel! Featuring Mike Dunford who is a Phd candidate in anthropology at the Australian National University and Sophie Chao who you might remember from our last panel and her interview on her work with the Marind People. To kick us off Alex [1:39] reflects on how we have to be performative in some ways to achieve …
 
Join our host Damon Klotz as he reflects on the 7 parts of the working through it series and how they’ve helped him work through it during this time. Damon will share which moments from the episodes he has found himself coming back to, where he’s struggling and how he plans to act on these learnings in the future. For this episode we've also create…
 
On this week's episode of THINK HUMANITIES, host Bill Goodman talks to Dr. Linda Levstik, retired professor of social studies education at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Levstik shares about her research, her work on race relations on the Davis Bottom Project in Lexington, and the state of social studies in schools today.…
 
Today we welcome photographer Charles Fox to the show! We discussed his years of creative work in Cambodia, as a photojournalist and more. It's so important to consider the humanity in all its complexity that exists beyond the "disaster event" images that are often a viewer's only lens into a place. We discuss Charles' book project "Buried" and the…
 
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