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Our Advanced French weekly program will allow you to listen to a normal speed conversation in real everyday French spoken in France. You will not only improve your oral and reading comprehension of the language, you will also be more attuned to the French mind and way of regarding at the news. Each week our engaging hosts will share with you their views on international and French events and help you think and feel as a native French.
 
Are you getting ready for a trip to Paris? Provence? Normandy? On this podcast we have conversations about France: we share trip reports, chat with tour guides, share tips on French culture, the basics of French history, explain how to be savvy traveler in France, and share our love of French food, wine and destinations in France. By listening to this show you will learn how to make great choices for your own trip to France no matter what part of France you plan to visit. We're also a great ...
 
Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century. Go to http://www.englandcast.com for more info.
 
Two theologians walk into a bar... No, seriously: This podcast is about the real world of politics and current events, seen through the lens of Catholic teaching and spirituality. Your hosts, Fr. Dan Horan and David Dault, bring you a mix of perspectives, from Abbey Road to Metaphysical Graffiti. Dan is a Franciscan friar and Catholic priest. David is a radio producer and Catholic convert. They both have doctorates in theology. It is the best possible kind of nerdy.
 
Professional mountain biker Payson McElveen sits down with some of the biggest names in sports and adventure to get an inside look at what sets them apart. With no script, the casual conversations are as diverse as the guests, with topics ranging from harrowing tales of survival, to debates on current events, to everyday tips and tricks and everything in between. As Payson travels the world for his two-wheeled day job, listen in as he rubs shoulders with and learns from some of the most insp ...
 
Welcome to Coexisting! Audio stories of those currently sheltering at home due to Coronavirus all over the world. Part information, part human story archive but mainly trying to get an uplifting bent on this insane situation we find ourselves in.We have people from from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, United States Australia, UK, Portugal, Iceland, France, Italy and Taiwan so far and the list keeps growing.
 
Welcome to Franchise Today as it celebrates its 11th year in 2020! Join host Stan Friedman, President of FRM Solutions every Wednesday at 12 PM ET / 11 AM CT as he provides full disclosure on what’s going on inside Franchising today and serves up discussions with weekly guests, who will talk about best practices for scaling their busunesses for sustainable growth and sensible franchising. Each podcast begins with the Front of the House. This could feature Industry news, updates birthdays of ...
 
Dior Talks is an ongoing series of compelling podcasts that explore the House’s position at the intersection of art, culture and society. Featuring a rotating lineup of specialized hosts, each series examines a particular theme, with topics as varying as feminist art, styling and the environment, as well as informative discussions on the heritage of the House itself. Both Maria Grazia Chiuri and Kim Jones, since their respective arrivals, have produced collections that ask big questions, and ...
 
Stance is an independent award-winning arts and culture podcast run by journalist and curator Chrystal Genesis. Guests so far include musician Four Tet, singer-producer Nao, authors Yaa Gyasi, Sayaka Murata and Valeria Luiselli, lawyer and campaigner Gina Miller, singer Jessie Ware, poets Fatimah Asghar, John Cooper Clarke & Kate Tempest, actor Riz Ahmed, Me Too founder Tarana Burke, playwrights Inua Ellams, Natasha Gordon & Sabrina Mahfouz, writer and activist Janet Mock, DJ-producer Kaytra ...
 
// LE CATALYSTE // "A Catalyst is a substance that causes or accelerates a chemical reaction." The purpose of the show is to bring together younger and older generations and people from various origins or styles showing how vast and rich is the culture and the history of the electronic music. "Le Catalyste" is weekly infused Podcast. At the begining, it was a French speaking radio show presented by Vince Kuzanagi on CKUM FM in Canada. While moving to France, it is temporarily turned into a p ...
 
Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news, expert guests, policymakers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues. backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
 
Lucky day aims to discuss relevant topics through the lens of 3 creative entrepreneurs and brand creators, each with their different point of views. Throughout the conversation, Dikom, Bakang et Sylvain will be highlighting, debating and talking to the most creative entrepreneurs about branding, culture, entrepreneurship.
 
Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
Mon podzine est un magazine audio et visuel podcasté. Créé au Japon, il parle de tout, culture, politique, civilisation. C'est un magazine de curiosite partagée réalisé par Suppaiku, gay parisien de 42 ans vivant à Tôkyô.??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
 
The Remarkable Leadership Podcast with Kevin Eikenberry is dedicated to all things leadership. Each week Kevin shares his thoughts about leadership development and ideas to help you see the world differently, lead more confidently and make a bigger difference for those you lead. He also has weekly conversations with leadership experts discussing a wide range of topics including teamwork, organizational culture, facilitating change, personal and organizational development, human potential and ...
 
Discover Adept English, the modern way to learn to speak English. Our goal is to help you speak English fluently. The Adept English language teaching approach is to learn through listening. We publish two new English audio lessons, with full transcripts, weekly. Every one of our English lessons will help you learn to speak English in ways that are interesting and lead to success. We have lots of podcasts, at all difficulty levels, on many topics, suitable for all listeners, ready for you to ...
 
Womanist notes on pop culture, politics & the personal. Temar & Aura share their perspectives & navigate the world within & around them. Host: Temar France (@etmafrance) & Auralynn Rosario (@amazingaura) IG: @MarginaliaPodcast Twitter: @askmarginalia Email: askmarginalia@gmail.com
 
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You can find the full web article, media and transcripts for the lesson here: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/learning-how-to-speak-english-3/ Learning How To Speak English When thinking about a topic for a new English lesson I often listen to what my friends are talking about or maybe my children and sometimes I seek our ideas from the current UK…
 
Bowling for Communism: Urban Ingenuity at the End of East Germany (Cornell University Press, 2020) illuminates how civic life functioned in Leipzig, East Germany's second-largest city, on the eve of the 1989 revolution by exploring acts of urban ingenuity amid catastrophic urban decay. Andrew Demshuk profiles the creative activism of local communis…
 
When Judith G. Coffin discovered a virtually unexplored treasure trove of letters to Simone de Beauvoir from Beauvoir's international readers, it inspired Coffin to explore the intimate bond between the famed author and her reading public. This correspondence, at the heart of Sex, Love, and Letters: Writing Simone de Beauvoir (Cornell UP, 2020), im…
 
Medical marijuana laws have spread across the U.S. to all but a handful of states. Yet, eighty years of social stigma and federal prohibition creates dilemmas for patients who participate in state programs. Michelle Newhart and William Dolphin's The Medicalization of Marijuana: Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience (Routledge, 2018) takes …
 
In 1985, Greg Mack, a DJ working for Los Angeles radio station KDAY, played a song that sounded like nothing else on West Coast airwaves: Toddy Tee’s “The Batteram,” a hip hop track that reflected the experiences of a young man growing up in 1980s Compton. The song tells about the Los Angeles Police Department’s battering ram truck, an emblem of th…
 
When Judith G. Coffin discovered a virtually unexplored treasure trove of letters to Simone de Beauvoir from Beauvoir's international readers, it inspired Coffin to explore the intimate bond between the famed author and her reading public. This correspondence, at the heart of Sex, Love, and Letters: Writing Simone de Beauvoir (Cornell UP, 2020), im…
 
Jean Lostebien & DJ Pure live turntable. "Mix-Tape" Official 067 – Live @ Colors Club Münsingen℗ & © 2020 Marzan Prod. MP MP3 194.21.10.2020 Supported by #lotucerecords #colorsclub #nostrasoundmusic #marzanprod Playlist: Special mix : Jean Lostebien present Skyline 1. Jean Lostebien - Intro 2. Maël de Veyrier - Exclusion [Lotuce Records] 3. Skyline…
 
Trump Just Rigged a Booby Trap to Cripple a Biden Administration | Trump's Debate Dog Whistles and the Politics of White Anxiety | The FSB's "Energetic Bear" Probes Networks to Disrupt Election Resultsbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmediaBy Ian Masters
 
Double double, toil and trouble - tis the season to make potions! But did you know there's a long history and deep mystical history with the art of alchemy? Let's dig in! Show notes will be up at englandcast.com/alchemy Like this show? Leave a rating where you are listening, please - it's the biggest thing you can do to support the show as it feeds…
 
It's not easy being green... or is it? In this out-and-about edition of Talking Europe, we're looking at how well EU countries have been doing on one of the major contributors to carbon emissions: farming. In this part of the show, we're in Alsace, on the French side of the Franco-German border. While Germany is a big agricultural player in Europe,…
 
It's not easy being green... or is it? In this out-and-about edition of Talking Europe, we cross the border to Germany, the country that's been leading a green wave of support for environmentally-concerned political parties around the European Union. Our mission: to look at how well EU countries have been doing on one of the major contributors to c…
 
It's the show Parisians love to hate: Alison Sargent talks to Olivia Salazar-Winspear about "Emily in Paris", with insight from native Parisian and historian Arthur Asseraf. They agree they'd rather be watching French comedy "Call My Agent", which is back for its final season on France 2. Finally, they turn to the US, taking a look at politics in A…
 
After making a detour to California, this movie brings us back to Amityville—but not to the Amityville house that we're all familiar with, to a different house in Amityville, because apparently they're all haunted. The fifth movie in the Amityville Horror franchise features a group of friends who intend to flip a house, only for one of them to mayb…
 
In her stunning and conceptually adventurous new book Emotions and Colonial Modernity in Colonial India: From Balance to Fervor (Oxford University Press, 2020), Margrit Pernau examines the varied and hugely consequential expressions of and normative investments in emotions in modern South Asian Muslim thought. By considering a wide array of sources…
 
Studies on marriage migration often portray marriage migrants as victims of globalization and patriarchy. Although there are intersecting oppressions among female migrant workers, the tendency to conflate marriage migration with sex trafficking among humanitarian organizations and scholars lead to erasure of divergent experiences. In her book, Elus…
 
Sex, drugs, religion, and love are potent combinations in la zona, a regulated prostitution zone in the city of Reynosa, across the border from Hidalgo, Texas. During the years 2008 and 2009, a time of intense drug violence, Sarah Luna met and built relationships with two kinds of migrants, women who moved from rural Mexico to Reynosa to become sex…
 
Gregory Forth, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Alberta and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, has studied the Nage people of the eastern Indonesian island of Flores for more than three decades. In A Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path: Animal Metaphors in an Eastern Indonesian Society (McGill-Queen’s UP, 2019), he focuses …
 
In 1947, decolonization promised a better life for India's peasants, workers, students, Dalits, and religious minorities. By the 1970s, however, this promise had not yet been realized. Various groups fought for the social justice but in response, Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi suspended the constitution, and with it, civil liberties. The hope of dec…
 
Ellen Wayland-Smith is an associate professor of writing at University of Southern California. Her book The Angel in the Marketplace: Adwoman Jean Wade Rindlaub and the Selling of America (University of Chicago Press, 2020) follows the career of adwoman Jean Wade Rindlaub who in the mid-twentieth century created the advertising campaigns selling co…
 
In the past decade alone, more than ten million corpses have been exhumed and reburied across the Chinese landscape. The campaign has transformed China's graveyards into sites of acute personal, social, political, and economic contestation. In The Chinese Deathscape. Grave Reform in Modern China, three historians of China, Jeffrey Snyder-Reinke, Ch…
 
In the debut of Stop Everything's Celebrity Memoir Book Club, BL, BW and special guests discuss The Meaning of Mariah Carey, the long-awaited, NY Times bestselling memoir written by pop diva Mariah Carey and Michaela Angela Davis. Mariah Carey super Lambs: Maria Lewis, author, screenwriter, broadcaster and possessor of deep cut Mariah knowledge and…
 
Welcome to this fifth episode of the new Dior Talks series ‘The Female Gaze’. With the term developed in response to the writings of feminist film theorist Laura Mulvey, this podcast series will explore how the work of the female photographers and creatives collaborating with Dior offers a radically new and progressive image of women. In this episo…
 
Supermodel, singer-songwriter, France's former first lady: Carla Bruni has already enjoyed many lives. She's now releasing an eponymous album of love songs and speaks to FRANCE 24's Louise Dupont about making music during lockdown. Bruni also takes a look back at a career that's taken her from fashion catwalks to the world's concert halls, with a l…
 
You can find the full web article, media and transcripts for the lesson here: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/practise-english-pronunciation-3/ Practise English Pronunciation We haven’t had a lesson focus on English pronunciation for quite some time, so today we launch into what most people find hard to pronounce clearly and correctly. Even native…
 
Why Give a Damn About Strangers? In his book The Kindness of Strangers: How a Selfish Ape Invented a New Moral Code (Basic Books, 2020), Michael E. McCullough explains. McCullough is a professor of psychology at the University of California San Diego, where he directs the Evolution and Human Behavior laboratory. Long interested in prosocial behavio…
 
Sir Noel Malcolm’s captivating new book, Useful Enemies: Islam and the Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, 1450-1750 (Oxford University Press, 2019), tells the story of Western European fascination with the Ottoman empire and Islam between the fall of Constantinople in 1453 and the latter half of the 18th century. This beautifully argued, …
 
The breathless pace of China’s economic reform has brought about deep ruptures in socioeconomic structures and people’s inner landscape. Faced with increasing market-driven competition and profound social changes, more and more middle-class urbanites are turning to Western-style psychological counseling to grapple with their mental distress. Anxiou…
 
When you mention Japanese War crimes in World War Two, you’ll often get different responses from different generations. The oldest among us will talk about the Bataan Death March. Younger people, coming of age in the 1990s, will mention the Rape of Nanking or the comfort women forced into service by the Japanese army. Occasionally, someone will men…
 
On November 3, 1969 Richard M. Nixon addressed the nation in what would come to be known as “The Silent Majority Speech”. In 32 minutes, the president promoted his plan for a “Vietnamization” of the war and called upon “the great silent majority of my fellow Americans” to support his plan “to end the war in a way that we could win the peace”. Argui…
 
Sir Noel Malcolm’s captivating new book, Useful Enemies: Islam and the Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, 1450-1750 (Oxford University Press, 2019), tells the story of Western European fascination with the Ottoman empire and Islam between the fall of Constantinople in 1453 and the latter half of the 18th century. This beautifully argued, …
 
Parents of 545 Immigrant Children Separated at the Border Can't Be Found | As More Democrats Vote in Texas, Voter Suppression Ramps Up | Challenging Our Foundational Myths to Make Us More Clear Eyed and Patrioticbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmediaBy Ian Masters
 
Get off the ATV that turns into a helicopter that Obafemi Martins bought for you and listen to this podcast. Mauro Rosales gives expert medical attention, and expert medical attention is what all four of our left backs need. Jordan Morris, on the other hand, needs a rest, especially before he joins the Yeimar/Torres Megazord. Learn more about your …
 
Graham Chapman and I recently joined Dave Pazgan to launch ZorForum, the only peer group of its kind, excusively for founders and owners of emerging franchise brands. During today's ENCORE performance, featruring Allan Young, ShelfGenie founder and currently, Chairman of FranBridge Capital, you'll learn how it was he, who made all of this possible.…
 
The year is 2086 and the planet's last inhabitants are grappling with submerged continents, a lethal virus and barren soils. That's the premise for "Last Words", Jonathan Nossiter's latest film which was part of this year's official selection at the Cannes Film Festival. The director joins us in the studio to tell us more about making movies on the…
 
In 1618, on the eve of the Thirty Years’ War, the German alchemist and physician Michael Maier published Atalanta fugiens, an intriguing and complex musical alchemical emblem book designed to engage the ear, eye, and intellect. The book unfolds as a series of fifty emblems, each of which contains an accompanying "fugue" music scored for three voice…
 
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, over three hundred young Jewish women from Orthodox, mostly Hasidic, homes in Western Galicia (now Poland) fled their communities and sought refuge in a Kraków convent, where many converted to Catholicism. Relying on a wealth of archival documents, including court testimonies, letters, diaries, …
 
At the end of the 20th century, the liberal international order appeared unassailable after its triumph over the authoritarian challenges of Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia. Twenty years later, however, the assumptions underlying the system appear discredited as international relations devolve into confrontation and conflict. In The New Twenty Years…
 
In the decades since it was identified in 1981, HIV/AIDS has devastated African American communities. Members of those communities mobilized to fight the epidemic and its consequences from the beginning of the AIDS activist movement. They struggled not only to overcome the stigma and denial surrounding a "white gay disease" in Black America, but al…
 
In Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America (Princeton University Press, 2019), Nadia Nurhussein explores late nineteenth and twentieth century African American cultural engagement with and literary depictions of imperial Ethiopia. Widely celebrated as one of two African nations to resist European colonization in the age of modern impe…
 
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