Best Anthropology podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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A podcast about life, the universe and anthropology based at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia. Each episode features an anthropologist or two in conversation with David Boarder Giles and Timothy Neale. Presented with support from the Faculty of Arts & Education at Deakin University.
 
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The Familiar Strange
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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, and Simon Theobald, with s ...
 
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AnthroPod
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AnthroPod is produced by the Society for Cultural Anthropology (http://www.culanth.org). Each episode, we explore what anthropologists and anthropology can teach us about the world and people around us.
 
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Camthropod
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Podcast by Cambridge Anthropology
 
No continent is as diverse—or has as long of a human history—as Africa. This podcast explores the rich cultures that have existed and can often still be found today. Part geography, part anthropology, and all of it history.
 
No continent is as diverse—or has as long of a human history—as Africa. This podcast explores the rich cultures that have existed and can often still be found today. Part geography, part anthropology, and all of it history.
 
Hi, I’m Dax Shepard, and I love talking to people. I am endlessly fascinated by the messiness of being human, and I find people who are vulnerable and honest about their struggles and shortcomings to be incredibly sexy. I invite you to join me as I explore other people’s stories. We will celebrate, above all, the challenges and setbacks that ultimately lead to growth and betterment. What qualifies me for such an endeavor? More than a decade of sobriety, a degree in Anthropology and four year ...
 
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Aquarian Radio
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Hosts Dr. Sasha (Alex) Lessin & Janet KIra Lessin discuss Ancient Aliens, Anunnaki, Extraterrestrials, Conspiracy, Metaphysics, All-Chakra Tantra, Spirituality, Lovestyles, Sacred Sexuality, Relationship Choice, Counseling, Tantra, Choice, Do-It-Yourself Counseling, World Peace, Ancient Anthropology, Ancient Archeology, Spirituality, Consciousness, Enlightenment, Paranormal, Pastlives, Life After Death, Life Between Lives, Dreams, Astral Travel & Projection, Remote Viewing, Extraterrestrials ...
 
Michael Tomasello, of the Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, discusses his article for the 2013 Annual Review of Psychology, titled "Origins of Human Cooperation and Morality." In this video, he shares footage of chimpanzees and of toddlers collaborating, showing that while cooperation exists among other primates, it is much more developed in our societies, even among very young humans. Children have a stronger se ...
 
If you strive to learn something new every day then this podcast is for you. We cover everything from anthropology and airplanes to biology, entrepreneurship, nutrition, productivity, wellness, and more. S3 exists because life is better with sprinkles! Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/s3/support
 
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SynTalk
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SynTalk (short for Synthesis Talk) is a freewheeling interdisciplinary talk show with a philosophical approach to understanding the world from a long term perspective. SynTalk believes that all understanding lies on nodes, and it therefore brings together concepts, ideas and impulses from different epistemological categories. SynTalk usually deals with disciplines such as art, mathematics, computer science, literature, logic, sciences, social sciences, philosophy, psychology, media, music, m ...
 
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Khemistry
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Social Anthropology
 
Discussions about nationality, Moorish history, science, astronomy, astrology, anthropology, archeologyPersonal health, natural cures, herbs, ancient civilizations, Law, Contract Law, Private and Public Law, Political Science, Personal and Group food creation.To own a business that belongs to you http://www.newdebtelimination.com
 
Created by LA Weekly food editor Katherine Spiers, this food anthropology podcast uncovers the history of the world's best culinary creations. Every episode, hosted by Spiers and Erin Mosbaugh, will focus on one particular dish: Katherine explains how, when, and why it was created, and Erin tells you where to get the best versions of it now.
 
Buddhism and Buddhists in China is an anthropological text describing Buddhism as practiced in China at the beginning of the 20th Century. Interestingly, it also compares and contrasts Buddhism with Christianity with respect to or in response to missionary work.
 
How many ways are there to be human? Each week Anthropologist on the Street Dr. Carie Little Hersh invites different cultural experts to illuminate the hidden ideas, practices, and power dynamics that make our lives both familiar and strange.
 
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Ologies
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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.
 
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AnthroTalking
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AnthroTalking is a podcast about anthropologists and their current research projects, made by students of Stockholm University's Anthropology Department.
 
A podcast about religion, culture, and issues that truly matter. Hosted by Dr. Jeff Mallinson and Dr. Dan van Voorhis.
 
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BRVTY Podcast
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OnScript
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Bringing you engaging conversations on Bible and theology.
 
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Wild Thing
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Believe in Bigfoot? Think it’s total BS? Host Laura Krantz spent a year in the woods and in the lab, trying to answer that question. What she found might surprise even the staunchest non-believer. This legendary creature represents a mystery that still captures our imaginations and Sasquatch is as popular now as it’s ever been. Part of this is tongue-in-cheek—Bigfoot as hipster accessory. But many people take Sasquatch seriously—perfectly rational people who swear to its existence. Why does ...
 
Social Science Bites is a podcast series interviewing major figures in social science, made in association with SAGE
 
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Space Cave
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Life. The Universe. And Nothing In Particular.
 
The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with A ...
 
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This Anthro Life
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This Anthro Life is an experimental narrative podcast that takes a unique cross cultural and time spanning perspective on what makes us human, from the designed world, future hopes, and myths of how things came to be. Join anthropologists Adam Gamwell and Ryan Collins as they venture into the countless possibilities encountered in everyday global life. From Missing Link Studios in Boston, MA. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/this-anthro-life/support
 
What makes us human? Humans are just animals who know how to cook. Whether you're interested in food, history, or both like I am, this podcast is for youVisit anthrochef.blog for recipes.Theme music by Michael Levy of Ancient Lyre. “An Ancient Lyre” and much more is available from all major digital music stores and streaming sites.
 
Explore controversial science with leading researchers and their critics... the leading source for intelligent skeptic-versus-believer debate...
 
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self-help & spiritual teachings of healing,health from indigenous & mystical traditions. Feng Shui with Brenda Michiko Kelly and healing ways with Pathfinder!
 
News Insights and analysis of the Africa Business Landscape across the 55 African Union member States, we cover from an emerging startup to macroeconomic stories. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/africanperspective/support
 
A show dedicated to stimulating entrepreneurs to become more innovative in order to stay current and prepare their business for the future. In this podcast, we highlight many entrepreneurs that are doing cutting-edge things in their business and are creating a mark.
 
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UnDisciplined
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Each week, UnDisciplined introduces its audience to two scientists, working in different fields – and then introduces them to each other. The result is a lively, informative and accessible discussion about the ways in which scientific research impacts all of our lives.
 
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cura caos
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• live conversation series with san diego & tijuana's local luminaries • • bicultural music + happenings + diverciones • tune in, join on, giddy up.
 
Queen of Brains is a podcast which explores “zombie culture” and the anthropology of the undead. The show examines the recent rise of corpses across various entertainment platforms and picks the brains of those with something to say on the subject of these beloved biters.
 
Jason in San Diego's The Bigg Art Project
 
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Science Talk
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Science Talk is a weekly science audio show covering the latest in the world of science and technology. Join Steve Mirsky each week as he explores cutting-edge breakthroughs and controversial issues with leading scientists and journalists. He is also an articles editor and columnist at Scientific American magazine. His column, "Antigravity," is one of science writing's great humor venues. Also check our daily podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived ...
 
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Wine & Crime
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Wine & Crime is a true crime / comedy podcast. Join three friends as they chug wine, chat true crime, and unleash their worst Minnesotan accents!
 
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Living Japan
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Living Japan discusses modern Japanese culture, social issues, current events and news, and many other Japan related topics. We aim to appeal to people who have lots of experience and knowledge on Japan as to those who are just beginning to learn about Japan or are thinking of coming here for short or long term stays. On the web, you can find us at livingjapanpodcast.wordpress.com Email us any questions or comments at livingjapanpodcast@gmail.com Thanks for listening!
 
Podcasts of public lectures about Latin America.
 
I’m Mallory Kasdan: writer, voice actor and mom. I’m podcasting with with Moms I’d Like (to) Know. Like MILFs, but MILKs. My guests are sharp, groovy women, passionate about art, culture, career and homelife. We want to talk about NOT having it all. Not even close. Follow @milkpodcast on Instagram.
 
Archaeology through a Feminist Lens
 
Ever wanted to hang with a dominatrix, comedian, famous health guru, or Italian prince? Here's your chance. Tangentially Speaking is dedicated to the idea that good conversation is organic, revelatory, and free to go down unexpected paths.
 
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Keble College
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One of the largest of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford with 410 undergraduate and 235 graduate students. It was the wish of our founders in 1870 to extend access to the University more widely, and the College has a continuing commitment to inclusiveness. The College prides itself on the academic achievements of its students, and aims to offer a supportive environment in which learning can flourish. Keble is a vibrant community whose students excel not only academically, b ...
 
The Critical Path is a talk show contemplating the causality of success and failure in the evolving story of mobile computing and related industries. Using Apple as a lens to look at existing and emerging tech markets, we try to understand what it means to be great. Hosted by Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.
 
For CiTR’s special programming blocks, off-site broadcasts live from the field, and everything else that can’t fit under the hood of a single show, check out CiTR’s Special Broadcast Page!
 
Kenzai is a proven method to a healthy lifestyle and helping people be their best selves. We inspire the world to happy, healthy living through the power of technology, fitness, nutrition, and social sharing. Welcome to Your Body is our podcast. Each week we take a wellness related topic and break it down using science and rational inquiry.
 
Path & Present is a long form conversation hosted by poet, emcee, and teaching-artist Baraka Blue with friends and guests including artists, musicians, authors, and scholars to collectively explore what it means to walk a path of awakening and spiritual discernment in the modern world. Topics covered include spirituality/religion/metaphysics, community, art/music, psychology, social justice, Islam and Muslims in the West, and earth stewardship.**Path & Present** Is a community endeavor produ ...
 
Medical Humanities is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical humanities. Medical Humanities aims to encourage a high academic standard for this evolving and developing subject and to enhance professional and public discussion. It features original articles relevant to the delivery of healthcare, the formulation of public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill, as well as case conferences, educational case studies, book ...
 
The Warwick Critical Finance (WCF) Group is a study group based at the PAIS department of the University of Warwick which takes a critical approach to new and emerging trends in finance. We seek to create a sustained conversation among Warwick researchers working on different aspects of finance - from the level of global financial flows to everyday financialisation - and how finance intersects and interacts with key dimensions such as development, class, gender, race or geography. The group ...
 
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Welcome back to Gossip at the Corpse Cart! This month the gals discuss the most tweeted about headlines including, but not limited to, a meth-infused death party, a serial killer with a green thumb, the LA Museum of Death, and of course, a standout obit.
 
Ben Ellis (thensomethingnew.com) is a fascinating person. This episode could have been called ten different things. From his work in tech, to his interests and pursuits, to his quest to be his happiest and best self – it’s really worth a listen. Music at the end from Film School with Crushin’.
 
Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Parks and Recreation, The Sarah Silverman Program) is an American writer, comedian and actress. Chelsea sits down with the armchair expert to discuss her resistance to ambition, the intrigue behind successful siblings and how biology is anti-feminist. Dax admits that he desperately wants Chelsea's approval a ...…
 
In this panel, we welcome Shamim to the Familiar Strange podcast. This month Ian (1:15) starts us off by asking how we maintain relationships with people that we met in the field. Whether it’s a family that we stay with, or a key informant who shared their lives with us, or anyone who helped us out while conducting research, often we want to sh ...…
 
This week on UnDisciplined, we're talking about stress, but from two very different scientific points of view.By ac.roberts95@gmail.com (Alyssa Roberts).
 
KRSANNA DURAN Author, editor and publisher, Krsanna Duran is the author of Web of Life and Cosmos: Human and Bigfoot Star Ancestors (Missoula, MT: Atlantis Phoenix, 2015), 203 pages. A premier paranormal/UFO investigator and Native American advocate, Duran provides us with the requisite tools to make the connections with a vast array of seeming ...…
 
Theresa J. Morris & Janet Kira Lessin interview Merrell Fankhauser who has led one of the most diverse and interesting careers in music. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and moved to California when he was 13 years old. Merrell went on to become one of the innovators of surf music and psychedelic folk rock. His travels from Hollywood to his ...…
 
I am exhausted, emotionally and otherwise... hey all, Dan here... just posted this last episode with calls from listeners, and a song at the end with a story that wraps into ViW... So, this is it. Thank you all. Check out virtueinthewasteland.com for where you can find us, now that the curtain has descended on this episode of our life. Make sur ...…
 
Dr. Xavier is a professor of Religious Studies at Queens University in Ontario Canada. She works on contemporary global Islam and Sufism, with particular regional interests in North America (United States and Canada) and South Asia(Sri Lanka). She broadly examines how Sufism transforms and/or maintains continuity as it is transmitted to new reg ...…
 
The psychology and methodology behind having an "if-then" plan to help you towards your goals. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/s3/support
 
Valentine's day stats, origins, and jokes! Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/s3/support
 
In "When Fieldwork Breaks Your Heart," guest producer Aisha Sultan considers the question: what do you do when fieldwork threatens to break your heart? While graduate seminars and methodological reflections within anthropology often focus on the possibilities ethnography affords as the cornerstone of the discipline, Sultan here contends with it ...…
 
In a special bonus letters segment, we'll hear a musical performance from a Wild Thing listener, as well as some of your stories and letters.
 
This week, the gals focus their attention on some cases involving one too many lovers. Topics include some incriminating Facebook posts, major drama in a hotel lobby, and a healthy(ish) dose of Freud. Pop open a fresh bottle of Ménage à Trois Red Blend, give your Brandy and Monica CD a break, and tune in for Love Triangles.…
 
Happy one year anniversary to us! On this special episode, we revisit some of our favorite moments from our first year in the attic(t). February 14, 2018- February 14, 2019.By hello@armchairexpertpod.com (Armchair Umbrella).
 
"The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump", talking points include: What type of person should be a world leader?Why is there no testing to be a president? The Goldwater Rule (why psychologist are reluctant to give opinions on someone who is not their client The Tarasoff Ruling - why psychologists need to warn others when someone poses a danger to at ...…
 
On this 210th anniversary of Darwin's birth we hear evolution writer and historian Richard Milner perform a brief monologue as Charles Darwin, and former Scientific American editor in chief John Rennie and Darwin's great-great-grandson Matthew Chapman read excerpts from The Origin of Species .
 
Dr. Christopher White traces multidimensional science concepts through spiritual thinking. photo by: Skeptiko I keep having these vivid dreams like thinking weird things. What sorts of things? If you’re watching any popular TV shows or movies about the future of technology, like this clip from Netflix is Black Mirror, you know the future. Your ...…
 
What happens when a seemingly-perfect marriage ends in a nasty divorce and someone ends up dead. Listen to Over My Dead Body today wherever you’re listening to this or www.wondery.fm/omdb
 
Love! Romance! Intimate relationships! Marriage! Divorce! Remarriage! Clowns! This episode has it all. The wonderfully warm Dr. Benjamin Karney of the UCLA Marriage lab has been studying romance and intimate relationships for 20 years and sits down to chat about being single and the mechanisms behind finding a partner, what behaviors foster int ...…
 
Lee Lustig is an editor, screenwriter and composer based in Los Angeles. He aims to create innovative and original content including documentaries that center around weird science and the paranormal. Darcy Weir has been creating films that focus on theories or stories that challenge conventional thinking for the past 8 years. He calls Canada hi ...…
 
Episode: I (Dru) remember my first encounter with ancient Jewish scholarship on the Torah. I’m embarrassed to say I was in my 30s doing a PhD when I got a paper accepted at a conference in Jerusalem. Going to Israel for the first time, I was surrounded by Jewish scholars discussing the philosophical notions in the Hebrew Bible, Mishnah, and Tal ...…
 
So, if the title of the show doesn't give it away.... surprise! After 300+ weeks, 3 continents, dozens of states and hours of conversation, we are hanging up the microphones and turning the lights out on the ViW project. But, not without a bang. This is the second to last- we ask that you call the hotline at 844-393-0012 and leave a 60-second m ...…
 
Jason Mantzoukas (The League, The Dictator, Parks and Recreation, How Did This Get Made Podcast) is an American actor, comedian and improviser. Jason sits down in the attic to talk about Bostonian culture, his early goal of being on The Daily Show and his year abroad studying how cultures use music for medicinal purposes. Dax asks about his dea ...…
 
Horace handles a few of the curve balls included in the latest AAPL earnings report, answers some #CriticalQuestions and dips a toe into the ocean of possibilities regarding Apple's ventures into Health Care.By Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.
 
This week on UnDisciplined, we're talking about the intersection of science and personal decision-making — and, of course, we're looking at it from two very different perspectives.By ac.roberts95@gmail.com (Alyssa Roberts).
 
We talked with Agnes about: ET's. She is an ET Contactee since a child, UFO/IFO- "Identifiable Flying Objects" viewer & observer, Dweller on several Portals & the UFO Trench of BC, Reiki Master (since 1992, Jerusalem), Metaphyscian Master, received initiation on Mt Shasta, have had many visions and beyond the body experiences, (I was taken to S ...…
 
This week, the gals turn the tables to investigate some investigators. Topics include the challenges facing good cops, a famous case from a chicken farm, and, well, some soft-core erotica. Crack open a fresh bottle of Winc's Debts and Lessons Riesling, spit-shine that badge, and tune in for Police F*ck Ups.…
 
Dr. Phil McGraw is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil. Dr. Phil comes to the attic after accidentally going to the wrong house and happily surprising a nice woman. He sits down to discuss growing up around an alcoholic father, he talks about his 10-7-5 theory on life and he ref ...…
 
In the pop culture imagination, perceptions of robots and AI occupy a space of mystery and intrigue that gravitates between harbingers of impending societal collapse and bringers of mythical salvation. However, where does contemporary science and technology stand? Moreover, how do the social experiences of the past and in the present color our ...…
 
Conner Habib is a sex workers’ rights advocate with a rigorously intellectual take on spirituality. photo by: Skeptiko Charlie Chaplin, The Great Emperor: “I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone if possible. We all want to help one […] The post Conner Habib, Progressi ...…
 
How long can we live? How much of aging is genetics vs. environment? What does oral hygiene have to do with brain health? What causes Alzheimer’s? How do turtles and naked mole rats live so long? Are there any proven strategies for living a longer life? What's up with whiskey and eggs? World-renowned aging expert and biogerontologist Dr. Caleb ...…
 
Ryan Hansen (Veronica Mars, Party Down, Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes in Television) is an American actor, comedian and best friend of the Armchair Expert. Ryan sits down in the attic to discuss his insecurity about coming on the show, his time as a party pumper and he talks about what it was like to get married at a young age. Dax thanks Ryan for ...…
 
Using the recent earnings call as a jumping off point, Horace considers the size and shape of the premium content train that will soon be making its way down Apple's Services track. A special thanks to our sponsor LinkedIn! Get $50 off your first job listing when you visit LinkedIn.com/CRITICALPATHBy Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.
 
On this show Janet & TJ interview each other. Theresa J Morris and Janet Kira Lessin are authors, radio hosts and friends who are also lifelong Experiencers who have been on board spacecrafts many times, interacted with dozens of various extraterrestrial and interdimensional beings and have had several near death experiences where they died and ...…
 
"Especially when you’re dealing with questions of representation of the past, politics around the past, especially when you’re dealing with not just the past, but a violent past, right, it’s ethically irresponsible to not recognise your own position in that conversation, in that space. And that doesn’t mean that you necessarily take sides, but ...…
 
Kabir Helminski is a Shaikh of the Mevlevi Order of Sufis, which traces its inspiration to Mevlana Rumi. He began his Mevlevi training as a student of the late Shaikh Suleyman Loras. In 1990 he was subsequently appointed a Shaikh. Under Kabir’s direction, the Mevlevi Order is working to apply traditional Sufi principles to the conditions of con ...…
 
This week on UnDisciplined, we're talking about climate, but at two very different scales.By ac.roberts95@gmail.com (Alyssa Roberts).
 
If 'globalisation' was the dominating concept of the 1990s and 'neoliberalisation' followed in the 2000s, then 'financialisation' is arguably one of the hottest candidate for succession in the 2010s. Its inflationary use has been debated for some time now, without actually diminishing its appeal in various contexts. In order to think through th ...…
 
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