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When you write a novel or build a game, you have to design a whole world. A world with culture, hierarchy, taboos, economy, fairness, traditions, careers, and origin stories. In Full Worlds, we hear authors and creators explain the worlds they built, without the story getting in the way.
 
The Ethnography Atelier podcast discusses research methods with accomplished qualitative researchers. We talk to guests about their experiences of conducting research in and around organizations, the challenges they faced and the understandings they gained. The podcast is an initiative of the Ethnography Atelier at emlyon business school which promotes ethnographic and other qualitative research. For more information please visit our website at www.ethnographyatelier.org
 
Life is complicated, but we love simple answers. AI and robotics are changing the nature of work. Emojis change the way we write. Fossil Fuels were once the engine of progress, now we're in a race to change how we power the planet. We're constantly trying to save ourselves...from ourselves. This Anthro Life brings you smart conversations with humanity’s top makers and minds to make sense of it all. We dig into truth and hope in our creative potential through design, culture, and technology. ...
 
Raus aus dem wissenschaftlichen Elfenbeinturm und rein ins Ohr - das ist das Ziel des Lehrforschungsprogramms „Ethnografie vor der Haustür und in der Welt“ 2015/2016 unter dem Titel „Research, Action and Art“. Forschungs-, Kunst- und Integrationsprojekte aus Köln und der Welt treffen auf ethnologische Forschungsmethoden. Die teilnehmenden Studierenden stellen ihre Forschungsprojekte in diesem Podcast vor. In den Forschungen geht es um unterschiedliche Themenkomplexe wie Multikulturalismus, M ...
 
“This is Product Management” interviews brilliant minds across the numerous disciplines that fuel the modern product manager. Episodes span from arts to science, tactics to strategies, confessions to professions. Take a deep dive into user experience, statistics, innovation, differentiation, design, development, metrics, and more with the latest podcast for product managers. Learn more and subscribe at thisisproductmanagement.com.
 
The Mindful Cranks broadly explores the cultural translation of Buddhism in the West, various facets of Buddhist modernism, and the mainstreaming of mindfulness in secular contexts. The podcast serves as a forum for voices that go beyond the dominant narratives which have been thus far uncritical of consumerism, medicalization, psychologization, corporatization and self-help approaches. Drawing from a wide range of disciplines — the humanities, philosophy, cultural studies, education, critic ...
 
We believe Mission and Margin is the business of healthcare. Business of Healthcare (BOH) interviews feature innovations sustainably improving healthcare Mission & Margin. Each discussion includes a healthcare executive and innovator concentrating on the same problem. Think “Nightline” or “How I Built This” just for healthcare. Recent guests have included Bernadette Spong, Chief Financial Officer, Orlando Health, Paul Kusserow, President & CEO, Amedisys, Blake Marggraff, Founder & Chief Exec ...
 
True. Smart. Fearless. Independent Study brings you thoughtful — and thought-provoking — audio stories from Charlottesville, Va. With an ethnographic eye and documentary voice, we make experimental radio in a learning lab led by a University of Virginia anthropologist. Join host Sarah Alberstein and staff as we explore all kinds of social issues and subcultures at UVa and beyond. Independent Study is distributed by Teej.FM, WTJU's podcast network.
 
best, c. is a new podcast project from Concordia's Ethnography Lab promoting graduate student research. Host/Producer: John Bryans Creative Producer: Anne-Marie Turcotte Sound Producer: Kris Millett Production Assistants: Adam van Sertima, Pauline Hoebanx, Juan Pablo Neri, John Deidouss
 
Service Lab is a podcast featuring talks given by leading service designers on their work and experiences. Our speakers include people like the Head of Service Design at GDS or Head of Product at UsTwo. And our talks range from case studies on online services to masterclasses on ethnography.
 
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 ...
 
Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821 – 1890) was an English explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, ethnologist, linguist, poet, hypnotist, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia and Africa as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. According to one count, he spoke 29 European, Asian, and African languages.Burton's best-known achievements include traveling in disguise to Mecca, The Book of One Thousand Nights and A Night, ...
 
These dialogues from the Wits School of Arts, Arts Research Africa project, are intended to stimulate practice, enable research, and inspire collective engagement around the question of Arts Research in Africa. Art lecturers and postgraduate students in the Wits School of Arts at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, are grappling with the challenge of positioning arts research in an African context. These podcasts seek to develop a dialogue with both national and international ...
 
Platypus, the CASTAC Blog, presents "Down to a Science" a podcast that examines the world of science from social and historical perspectives. How does science work and does it have to work that way? Season 1 will discuss the economization of life, numbers and objectivity, and studying data science ethnographically. --- CASTAC’s mission is to facilitate communication within the AAA among anthropologists working in areas related to science, technology and computing, and to promote the visibili ...
 
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Episode 54 - Listening To Nuance: Observing Faith & Church Experiences Through Ethnography (feat. Scott Wall) Much has been said about the patterns and social customs of Canadian Asian church and faith experiences, but do those descriptions line up with how people are actually living our lives? Are we jumping to conclusions and preemptively ringing…
 
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…
 
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)…
 
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…
 
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)…
 
A radical and vivid rendering of poetry from the first Buddhist nuns that brings a new immediacy to their voices. The Therigatha ("Verses of the Elder Nuns") is the oldest collection of known writings from Buddhist women and one of the earliest collections of women's literature in India. Composed during the life of the Buddha, the collection contai…
 
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)…
 
In this Episode, I spoke with Matthew Ingram, author of, Retreat: How the Counterculture Invented Wellness – recently published this summer by Repeater Books. Reading Matthew’s book was like taking a walk down memory lane for me, revisiting many of the key figures of the counterculture – and discovering many unknown connections between such figures…
 
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…
 
Yehoshua November's second poetry collection, Two Worlds Exist (Orison Books), movingly examines the harmonies and dissonances involved in practicing an ancient religious tradition in contemporary America. November's beautiful and profound meditations on work and family life, and the intersections of the sacred and the secular, invite the reader--r…
 
Gautam Shrikhande, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine and Brian Rath, Partner, Lorient Capital join Business of Healthcare to explore the role of private equity in physician services. Physicians want to serve patients with the highest value care at the best cost while being fairly compensated. Growth is a sign of a health…
 
Episode 53 - Secularism & Tension: Asian Witness In French-Speaking Canada (feat. Rici Be) Almost one quarter of Canada's population resides in the province of Quebec and its distinct culture and history has shaped a unique landscape for ministry. Coming out of a difficult relationship with religion and having embraced secularism which extends all …
 
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…
 
This episode features Dr Dominika Lisiecka (Department of Nursing and Healthcare Sciences, School of Health and Social Sciences, Institute of Technology Tralee, Tralee, Ireland). Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis causes multiple neurodegenerative symptoms including dysphagia, which impacts on person’s ability to eat and drink in a safe way and can cont…
 
This episode features Kerry Micklewright and Dr Morag Farquhar (School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK). Informal carers play a vital role in supporting patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD carers may have unidentified support needs that could be a target for intervention by clinicians. The Car…
 
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 …
 
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 …
 
Arts Research Africa — In this dialogue I speak to Professor Jane Taylor, who, together with Nhlanhla Mahlangu, gave the opening performance and dialogue, at the ARA2020 Conference, which was held here at Wits University in January.Jane currently holds the Andrew W. Mellon Chair of Aesthetic Theory and Material Performance at the Centre for Humanit…
 
Artificial Intelligence. Natural Language Processing. Machine Learning. Big Data. If you've studied Anthropology at all, you'll likely notice these terms don't often get use, unless you happen to be studying one of these areas, like doing an ethnography on artificial intelligence. Yet if these tools are used everyday across millions of applications…
 
On this months’s podcast we have LT Kayla F. DeVault (Shawnee and Anishinaabe), Engineer and Project Manager at Indian health facilities. Kayla’s wide ranging experience and education has centered on Anthropology, STEM, and Indigeneity. She is the host of the You-tube channel, Sovereign Stories, which breaks down Indigenous themed topics into easy …
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: March 29, 2020: Signs of world's earliest epidemic found in China (details) May 10, 2020: Archaeological evidence puts pandemic effects into historical perspective (details) May 17:How ancient African societies coped with epidemics (details) Epidemics revealed in human teeth (details)…
 
Pamila Gupta’s Portuguese Decolonization in the Indian Ocean World: History and Ethnography (Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2020), takes a unique approach to examining decolonization processes across Lusophone India and Southern Africa, focusing on Goa, Mozambique, Angola and South Africa, weaving together case studies using five interconnected themes.…
 
Episode 52 - The Next Generation Lead Pastor, Part 2: New Perspectives, Priorities & Postures (feat. Ho-Ming Tsui & George Mah) While the lead pastor of the future brings new vision and values, they also enter into a established rhythms and expectations. What does it look like to work toward change, while engaging in the slow process of investment …
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Fluted tools were developed independently in North America and Arabia (details) Divers find rare intact Inca offerings in South American lake (details) Australian mining company apologizes for destroying Aboriginal heritage site (details) Northern Ireland’s Navan Fort may be part of larger temple complex …
 
A content warning before this interview. Today’s topic centres around human trafficking activites in the Mekong reagion and our guest does mention some of the physical abuse that does take place in these situations. “I’m still to this day, very supportive of the UN if I’m going to put my policy hat on if you like” This week, we bring you an intervi…
 
Arts Research Africa — In this dialogue I speak to Dr Michael Schwab, the co-initiator and inaugural Editor-in-Chief of JAR, the Journal for Artistic Research. Michael was most recently a keynote speaker at the ARA2020 Conference, on the theme of artistic research in Africa, which was held here at Wits University in January.As a JAR editor and a le…
 
This episode explores the comparative case method—as developed by Professor Kathleen Eisenhardt—with Professor Pinar Ozcan. This research strategy involves using one or more cases to create theoretical constructs, propositions and/or midrange theory from case-based, empirical evidence. In the conversation, we touched on the strengths and perils of …
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Coprolites in Oregon caves reveal lengthy human occupation (details) Source of Stonehenge monoliths found (details) Grape pips help archaeologists study ancient economy (details) Epidemics revealed in human teeth (details)By Archaeological Legacy Institute
 
Students on J-Term in Louisiana Although Lives of the Mind is on break for the summer, we’d like to share this special bonus episode to tide you over until the school year begins again this fall. Augustana College recently made the switch from trimesters to semesters. This January was the school’s first crack at intensive J-Term courses, many of wh…
 
Episode 51 - The Next Generation Lead Pastor, Part 1: Building Trust & The Benefits/Challenges of Legacy (feat. Ho-Ming Tsui & George Mah) As newer generations of Asian Canadian pastors step into the roll of the lead/senior position, what will be the course that they chart for themselves and the church? What can someone expect as they follow the le…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Studies of pirate shipwreck suggests Blackbeard abandoned it intentionally (details) Viking age burials produce smallpox DNA that adds new twist to history (details) New studies from Mexican cave and other early sites put North American arrival at 30,000 years ago (details) New site in Jerusalem is from t…
 
Welcome back to a new season! With Covid-19 restrictions still in place, we bring you another Zoom panel! For this reason, the audio quality will be a little different to our usual studio sound.This week, we are joined by Sophie Chao, who we interviewed previously about her use of multispecies ethnography during her time with the Marind People and …
 
In The Spinning Place (Southern Indiana Review Press, 2019), Chelsea Wagenaar explores the power of language—in terms of its possibilities and what it fails to express. As a being with a body in the world, there are so many experiences that are inexpressible. These poems attempt to touch upon those experiences, relating what it means to have a body…
 
On this months’s podcast we have Aaron Brien (Apsáalooke), a member of the Night Hawk Dance Society and faculty in Salish Kootenai College’s Tribal Historic Preservation and Native American Studies programs and Dr. Shandin Pete (Salish/Diné), Director of the Indigenous Research Center at Salish Kootenai College. We talk briefly about how the two go…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Push for development in India paves over the past (details) Excavation seeks mass graves of Tulsa race massacre victims (details) New Bronze Age burial pushes back the date for earliest horse riding (details) Underwater research off Australia finds new early sites (details)…
 
It's no surprise that many of us find ourselves increasingly on mobile devices or the internet. We shop online with ease, connect with friends and family on social media, check the news, and play games. And especially during the era of COVID millions, more people are figuring out if they can work remotely. In this episode, Adam sits down with Dr. J…
 
Episode 50 - Tales Of Race, Identity & Faith ...Illustrated (feat. Gene Luen Yang) Topics such as race & diversity, immigration, Eastern vs. Western ideologies, and spirituality have rarely been so prolifically expressed, seamlessly integrated, or so fun to read as in the imaginative and thoughtful works of Gene Luen Yang. The award-winning cartoon…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Dismantling a Confederate monument reveals time capsule (details) Divers find ancient ocher mines on Yucatan peninsula (details) Rock engravings found in Israeli burial chamber (details) Archaeologists uncover the history of Ethiopian lake (details)By Archaeological Legacy Institute
 
Christopher Titmuss is perhaps the most senior teacher of Vipassana and Insight Meditation in the Western modern world. Titmuss was an ordained monk in Thailand, spending six years there from 1970 to 1976. During that time, he resided for three years in a monastery with Ajahn Dhammadharo, his Vipassana (Insight Meditation teacher) and Ajahn Buddhad…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Korea Legoland theme park plows through priceless prehistoric site (details) Volcano in Alaska helped push Roman Republic to the tipping point (details) Bad water in Maya city of Tikal came partly from dangerous paint (details) Old spy photos and new satellite technology find 14,000 new sites in northeast…
 
Jennifer J. Davis speaks with Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Professor of English at the University of Oklahoma, about The Age of Phillis (Wesleyan UP, 2020), Jeffers’s latest collection of poems centered on the remarkable life of America’s first poet of African descent, Phillis Wheatley Peters. The Society of Early Americanists recently selected The Age…
 
Episode 49 - The Spirit Is Moving & Leading: A Conversation on Pentecostalism (feat. Josh Samuel) How can we recognize the main role of the Holy Spirit in our lives, faith, and communities? Joined by our good friend, Rev. Dr. Josh Samuel from Masters College & Seminary, we explore one of the fastest growing global Christian movements of our generat…
 
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