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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 ...
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
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In this week's episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael chats with Dr. Juliet Lu about a recent talk she gave at Cornell titled, "'Like China 30 years ago' Chinese Discourses of Development in Northern Laos." Dr. Lu is also a host on the Belt and Road Podcast.By The Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University
 
In episode 51 of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael sits down (virtually) with Professor Ronit Ricci, to discuss a recent Gatty Lecture (and much more!) that she gave at Cornell, titled "From Sarandib, via Lanka, to Ceylon: Exile and Memory in the Colonial Age."By The Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University
 
In this week's podcast episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind, Michael chats with Anthony Irwin, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University, about a recent lecture he gave at Cornell, titled, "Everybody Gets a Sword! The Production and Proliferation of Buddhist Ritual Weaponry in Northern Thailand." Anthony and Michael discuss Anthony's journey to th…
 
In this week's episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind, Michael sits down with Vinh Pham, a PhD Candidate at Cornell University, to discuss Vinh's dissertation and work on the future of Vietnamese Francophone literature. Vinh will give a lecture at Cornell University on May 13, 2021, titled "Configuring the Future in Vietnamese Francophone: Readings of…
 
In this week's episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael chats with Joe Pittayaporn about a talk he gave at Cornell in February 2021, as part of the Gatty Lecture series. That talk, was titled, "Old Thai and the Arrival of Thai in Central Thailand." Joe and Michael also discuss his broader work on the history of language in Thailand, and…
 
In the 47th episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael sits down with John Burgess, author and former journalist at the Washington Post, to discuss a recent lecture he gave at Cornell, titled, "Cambodia's Angkor Temples as a Military Prize: The World War II Experience." They also discuss John's broader book project, Angkor's Temples in th…
 
In this week's episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind, Michael sits down with Van Tran to discuss her recent Gatty Lecture, "Activist Resilience under Repression:  The Role of Bystander Protection in the Burmese Pro-Democracy Movement." The organizations and individuals mentioned in the podcast are: (myanmar-now.org), (frontiermyanmar.net), (@the_ayem…
 
In the first episode of Season 6 of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael sits down with Professor Cheree Quizon to discuss her recent Gatty Lecture, "Beyond Bloody Reds: Notes on the Significance of Morinda in the Bagobo Textile Hierarchy." Michael and Professor Quizon discuss her work in textiles in the Philippines, her current projects, rese…
 
What is the status of something that is an absence, like a hole? Suki Finn explores the metaphysics of nothing in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. Suki is also the editor of a new book based on Philosophy Bites interviews with women philosophers selected from our archive Women of Ideas, to be published by Oxford University Press in Apr…
 
Jacques Derrida was a controversial philosopher whose writing could be fiendishly difficult to read. Nevertheless he had many followers. Here Pete Salmon, author of a recent biography of Derrida, manages to give a clear account of what Derrida meant by deconstruction. This episode was sponsored by St John's College. For more information about the c…
 
In the final episode of season 5 of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael talks with Kathryn Sweet about her research into the development of multiple healthcare programs in Cold War Laos. The Gatty Lecture Rewind returns with Season 6 this coming spring!By The Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University
 
Arthur Schopenhauer is best known for the deep pessimism of his book The World as Will and Representation. Here we focus on a slightly less pessimistic aspect of his philosophy: his views on compassion. Very unusually for an early nineteenth century thinker, he was influenced here by his reading of Indian philosophy. David Bather Woods is the inter…
 
In this episode of the Gatty Rewind Podcast, Michael sits down with Sittithep Eaksittipong to chat about his recent lecture, given at Cornell, titled, "The Social and Political Lives of G. William Skinner and Chinese Society in Thailand. They discuss what makes Sittithep's research so innovative to the study of knowledge production in Thailand and …
 
In the 42nd episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael talks with Professor Megan Sinnott from Georgia State University about capitalism, ghosts, and desire in Thailand. They specifically discuss the ins and outs of Megan's recent lecture given at Cornell University titled, "Ghostly Meanings, Spectral Affects: Market Transformations and P…
 
In this week's episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind, Michael sits down with Professor Sarah Grant to chat about her research into the "emergence of 'dirty coffee' in Vietnam across the 1990-2000s coffee production and export boom." Grab a cup, and listen in!By The Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University
 
In the 40th (!) episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael chats with Genevieve Clutario about her research into the formation of a transpacific industry of Philippine embroidery during the early twentieth century. Genevieve discusses a unique history of US Imperialism in the Philippines as "Philippine Lingerie" was demanded by American c…
 
In this episode of of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael talks with Sharyn Davies about her research into what Sharyn terms "Indonesia's Im/moral Turn," with specific regard to the history of gender, sexuality, and politics in Indonesia over the last 20 years.By The Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University
 
Hannah Arendt's experience of the Eichmann trial in 1961 led her to reflect on the nature of politics, truth, and plurality. Samantha Rose Hill, author of a biography of Arendt, discusses the context for this, and the key features of Arendt's views. We are grateful for support for this episode from St John's College - for more information about the…
 
The fourth episode of season 5 of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast features an interview with historian Patrick Jory. Michael and Patrick discusses Patrick's recent research and book project into the history of manners and civility in Thailand.By The Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University
 
In this episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind, Michael speaks with Sopheak Chann about his work on the history and present-day realities of place-making in post-conflict resource landscapes, especially Cambodia. Sopheak discusses on his research and analysis into frontier-construction as well.By The Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University
 
In the first episode of Season 5 (!) of the Gatty Lecture Rewind, Michael talks with Professor Tom Pepinsky about his research into the COVID-19 pandemic in Southeast Asia. They discuss some of the lessons we have learned on how Southeast Asian governments have responded to the crises in the first six months of the pandemic.…
 
Verificationists believe that every meaningful statement is either true by definition or else empirically verifiable (or falsifiable). Anything which fails to pass this two-pronged test for meaningfulness is neither true nor false, but literally meaningless. Liam Bright discusses Verificationism and its links with the Vienna Circle with David Edmon…
 
For this special episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast (produced under lockdown) Nigel Warburton interviews David Edmonds about his bestselling book, written with David Edinow, Wittgenstein's Poker. It focuses on a heated argument between the two great Viennese philosophers Karl Popper and Ludwig Wittgenstein, and the differing accounts that were…
 
Cheryl Misak has recently published a biography of F.P. Ramsey, the great Cambridge thinker who died at the age of only 26, but who nevertheless made a significant impact in several different fields including philosophy, mathematics, and economics. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast she discusses Ramsey's interactions with Wittgenstein…
 
In the first episode of Season 4 (!) of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael sits down with Edson Cabalfin to chat about his recent experience curating the Philippine Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale 2018. To check out Edson's work on the Pavilion, go to citywhohadtwonavels.com.…
 
In the last episode of Season 3 of the Gatty Lecture Rewind, Michael and Xin sit down with Dr. Alicia Izharuddin from Harvard University to discuss her work on the "practices, institutions, and infrastructures that contribute to the formation of ‘counter-publics'" in Malaysia.By The Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University
 
In this week's episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind, Cornell graduate students Michael and Anissa sit down with Alexandre Pelletier, a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Fellow, to discuss his research into Islamist success and religious authority in West, Central, and East Java.…
 
In this episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael and Alex-Thai interview Hoang Minh Vu, a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at Cornell University, about his dissertation research and a lecture he recently gave here at Cornell, titled, "The Third Indochina War and the Making of Present-Day Southeast Asia."…
 
In this episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast, Michael and Astara Light sit down with Carol Colfer, to discuss a recent lecture she gave at Cornell University titled, "Everyday Masculinities in American and Indonesian Forests: Here and There, Then and Now."By The Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University
 
In this week's Gatty Lecture Rewin, Michael and Ting sit down with Professor Ivan V. Small to chat about his work studying remittances in Vietnam, and his new book, Currencies of Imagination: Channeling Money and Chasing Mobility in Vietnam.By The Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University
 
In this week's episode of the Gatty Lecture Rewind, Michael and Bruno Shirely sit down with Dr. Michael Jerryson to chat about his Gatty Lecture, "What Turns Us Violent: Sacred Emergencies." They discuss Professor Jerryson's career working on Buddhism and violence, and how he came to his current research project. Bruno and Michael also discuss the …
 
Some philosophers have drawn very strange conclusions about the nature of reality. Despite this Emily Thomas believes that their work may still be worth studying. They usually have had good reasons for what they concluded. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast she discusses several wildly implausible metaphysical theories with Nigel Warbu…
 
Michael sits down to chat with Apiwat Ratanawaraha about his Gatty Lecture, "From Boston to Bangkok: How American Cold-War Urbanism Shaped Thailand’s Current Urban Plans." Apiwat describes how "Thailand’s current urban plans and planning institutions originated from a technical assistance project funded by the United States Operations Mission in 19…
 
Michael and Alexandra chat with Cornell alum and current Associate Teaching Professor of Cambodian Language and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, George Chigas. George discusses his Gatty Lecture, "Western Influence on Cambodian Cultural Production After 1991," his time at Cornell, and the current state of Cambodian literature.…
 
In this week's Gatty Lecture Rewind, Michael and Emily sit down with Rattanakorn Ratanashevorn to chat about LGBTIQ mental health advocacy, treatment, and professional treatment. Rattanakorn Ratanashevorn shares his experiences in personal and professional advocacy in relation to LGBTIQ mental health, and how Thailand can become a country that live…
 
In this week's episode, Michael and Sarah Meiners sit down with Ma Vang from the University of California, Merced, to talk about her work into the fugitive history of Hmong refugees in the United States. In her research, Professor Ma Vang analyzes Hmong women’s narratives against U.S. redacted archival records to elicit new conclusions about the hi…
 
Are thought experiments the best way of doing practical ethics? Not according to James Wilson. He thinks we need the rich detail of real cases or complex imaginary cases not a simplified version of reality to make sense of the moral problems we face. We are grateful for support for this episode from the Marc Sanders Foundation and from our supporte…
 
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