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A folklorist, an ethnologist and a philosopher walk into a podcast. Welcome to a semi-academic hangout where the questions are more important than the answers. Hosted by Charlotta Rosenberg, Marianne Robertsson and Arwen Meereboer. Follow us on social media! @queerasfolklore on twitter, @queerasfolklorepodcast on instagram and subscribe via your podcatcher of choice!
 
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Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. This week Jennifer Berglund is speaking with Kiana Ziadkhanpour and Charles Hua, juniors at Harvard and passionate advocates for sustainability initiatives who a…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Biochemical studies of potsherds reveal oldest evidence of honey use in west Africa (details) Sites in Senegal show the long duration of Middle Stone Age culture in West Africa (details) Pacific Coast peoples diets consisted of more than salmon (details) Scholars contradict recent claims of pre-Columbian …
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Hieroglyphic texts reveal the sophistication of Aztec written language (details) Multiple lines of evidence suggest early hominids were hypercarnivores (details) Cave artists may have risked hypoxia while creating their art deep underground (details) Study finds no evidence to support claims of deforestat…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. This week Jennifer Berglund is speaking with Peter Der Manuelian, a professor of Egyptology, and the Director of the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East.…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Yemeni coins found in New England were pirated during the 1600s (details) Impacts of climate change thought to have impacted spiritual beliefs (details) Colorful marble décor intended for Constantine I found in Bulgaria (details) Research shows birds were transported across the Andes for hundreds of years…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Study reveals hidden wealth gaps in Maya society (details) Database of ancient Texas murals brings fresh research opportunities (details) Research suggests that Native Americans tried to help the infamous Donner Party (details) A reckoning with African-American remains in US museums (details)…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. This week Jennifer Berglund chats with Lily Simonson, an artist whose giant, luminous paintings of rare underwater animals and environments are on display at the…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Earliest Revolutionary War battlefield in South Carolina is found (details) New biblical scroll fragments found in West Bank cave (details) Computer recreation of Antikythera Mechanism shows how it tracked the heavens (details) Bronze Age burial from Spain yields evidence that women held great power (deta…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Ancient iron furnace in Cambodia shows danger for Earth’s magnetic field (details) New evidence shows early hominids developed better water efficiency than apes (details) New insights on why and when ancient women chose to be hunters (details) Ancient footprints in Spain give clues to humanity’s relations…
 
Interviewer: Ben Dorman, co-editor Asian Ethnology Recorded 11 March 2011 In this episode, anthropologist Susanne Klien discusses her recent book Urban Migrants in Rural Japan: Between Agency and Anomie in a Post-growth Society (SUNY Press, 2020). She touches on her motivations for doing the research, the reasons for migrants relocating to rural ar…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Caroline Hu, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Department at Harvard, who studies the evolution o…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Ancient ceremonial carriage unearthed near Pompeii (details) Sediment cores could reshape what we know about the peopling of the Americas (details) Dental X-ray scanner used to read sealed Renaissance Period letters (details) Demise of neanderthals no longer thought to have been caused by human competitio…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: 5,000-year-old burial mounds at Tomaka State Park give insight into Timucua people (details) 18th century Bray School for enslaved and free black children to be moved for conservation (details) Researchers hope to learn more about Himalayan lake holding over 300 skeletons (details) New analysis shows Celt…
 
Interviewer: Mark Bookman Recorded: Wednesday Feb 17th 2021 This episode features a discussion with Steven Fedorowicz, cultural anthropologist, visual anthropologist, and associate professor at Kansai Gaidai University. Steven will be giving a talk on “Representations of Deaf People in Japan: Inspiration, Outrage and Real Life,” as part of the “Dis…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Elizabeth Lunbeck, a historian of gender, as well as the psychological sciences, including psychoanalysis and psychiatry.…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Dating to First Dynasty, Egyptian beer factory is oldest ever found (details) Grindstone with moth remains documents an important Aboriginal food tradition (details) Global study of successful societies highlights role of taxes and bureaucracy (details) Stalagmite study shows Silk Road didn’t start until …
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Hellenistic era theater in Turkey produces scores of terracotta statuettes (details) Oldest known Chinese cosmetic cream found in noble tomb (details) Venetian beads found in Alaska point to possible pre-colonial trade (details) New analysis of an ancient conch shell finds it may be oldest discovered wind…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Rebecca Fischer, a geophysicist and assistant professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard, who studies the formation an…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: How environmental change may have created the Egypt nation-state (details) Early Medieval graveyard found beneath student housing in Cambridge (details) Archaeology is unlocking more details about Peru’s Cloud Warriors (details) New analysis offers insight into Bronze Age agricultural practices (details)…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Researchers discover 3000-year-old royal purple dye in Israel (details) Ancient milk proteins in Africa show long-term milk consumption (details) Dogs likely to have accompanied people to the Americas (details) Medieval Cambridge skeletons reveal injuries to manual laborers (details)…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with José Rosado, the Collections Manager and Curatorial Associate of the Herpetology Collection at the Harvard Museum of Comparative…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: New finds in Egypt include temple, burials and part of the Book of the Dead (details) Bronze Age caches in Europe show standardized objects, perhaps used as money (details) Ohio’s Fort Ancient earthworks may become part of larger Hopewell monument (details) Ancient knowledge analyzed to provide insight on…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Temple to Aphrodite identified in Turkey (details) Facial reconstruction reveals features of buried Siberian man and his companion (details) Rare female statue found in Mexican citrus grove (details) Dating confirms that Sulawesi warty pig is oldest animal cave art known (details)…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Judy Jungels, a conservator at the Peabody Museum of Archaeologyand Ethnology who is responsible for preparing, protecting and c…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: New South African fossils show ever more diversity in early hominid species (details) Indigenous-led archaeology corrects and expands on Victoria, Australia, prehistory (details) Death threats to famed archaeologist excavating Peru’s most ancient city (details) Treasure hunter who disturbed Yellowstone’s …
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Ancient Peruvian farmers used cyclical climate patterns as an advantage (details) Bozeman Trail proponents seek national historic designation status (details) New excavations reveal details of daily life in Pompeii (details) Analysis of tree rings provides fresh evidence of climatic fluctuations (details)…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Compost islands in the Amazon (details) Ancient washed-up weapons turn out to be made of human bone (details) DNA trumps ceramics in correcting the history of early Caribbean (details) Tooth plaque reveals that Levant commoners ate imported foods (details)By Archaeological Legacy Institute
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Hoards of counterfeit silver show how rulers propped up currency in early Middle East (details) Climate change, not Genghis Khan, caused the end of Central Asian kingdoms (details) More skulls found from Aztec tower of skulls in Mexico City (details) Scottish cross from Viking-era hoard shows craftsmanshi…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Bronze Age grave in Croatia holds bones of warrior still wearing his bronze helmet (details) Norwegian ice patch reveals evidence of reindeer hunting across 6000 years (details) Prehistoric Southwestern mummies show entire communities offered help to the dying (details) Pandemic stay-home in UK leads to g…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Ancient necropolis in Tauste adds to evidence of an extended Islamic presence (details) New research techniques reveal extensive water collection systems at Tikal (details) Multi-national effort unravels illegal transfer and auction of looted Greek artifacts (details) Vast collections of prehistoric rock …
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Hannah Gavin, a microbiologist, and educator who researches viruses and also manages Harvard's Microbial Sciences Initiative.…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Chewed-upon hallucinogenic plant remains found in cave with rock art (details) Ancestral Puebloans used thousands of turkey feathers to make blanket (details) Ancient city in Saudi Arabia now restored and open to the public (details) More mask reliefs depicting traditional motifs found in ancient Turkish …
 
Interviewer: Mark Bookman Date recorded: 26 October 2020 This episode of Asian Ethnology Podcast features Frank Mondelli, a doctoral candidate at Stanford University. Frank recently returned from research in Japan and is currently working on his doctoral dissertation on the social, technical, and political history of assistive technologies for deaf…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Late Roman watchtower found along lower Danube in Bulgaria (details) In times of drought, early Puebloans turned to underground caves for water (details) Edo period document details strict code of conduct for workers (details) Race to excavate Viking longship is up against long odds (details)…
 
Interviewer: Ben Dorman Date recorded: 3 November 2020 In this episode, Mark Bookman discusses a new series of lectures entitled "Disability and Japan in the Digital Age," which is run through the Anthropological Institute, Nanzan University. He talks about the significance of the series at this time. Mark will also be presenting interviews with th…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Mansi Srivastava, an Associate Professor in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard. She studies marine…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Remains of people and horses provide insight into Xiongnu civilization (details) The true story behind the Great Fire of Rome (details) New fossil discovery shows evolutionary changes in extinct human in small-scale (details) The Svalbard shipwreck and where it disappeared to (details)…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Teeth from Bronze Age site in Spain show that women were fiber specialists (details) Andes burial from 9,000 years ago reveals young, female big-game hunter (details) Greenwich Palace exploration finds the spot where everything changed for Henry VIII (details) Search for Tulsa Massacre remains finds coffi…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Joe Greene, the Deputy Director and Curator of the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East.…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Ancient dog DNA is being used to help trace human history (details) Research in the United States examines what it meant to be a Mississippian (details) Evidence shows ancient people in Turkey successfully adapted to climate change (details) Newly found signet with the image Apollo points to a pluralistic…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: New Nazca Line discovery shows a cat sprawling across the hillside (details) As glaciers in the Alps melt, archaeologists race to rescue fragile artifacts (details) Archaeologists fear retrieval of Titanic radio may disturb human remains (details) Scientists find new ways to conserve Arctic Circle artifac…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Diana Xochitl Munn, the Director of Public Programs at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture.…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: New analysis shows Central Asian leather balls are 3,000 years old (details) Climate change helped drive human cousins extinct (details) Finds from Theopetra Cave show changes from Paleolithic to Neolithic in Greece (details) How tourists shape the future of Confederate monuments (details)…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Remnants of ancient Viking temple found in Norway (details) Clay figurine adorned with bone mask discovered in Siberia (details) Intact human cells survived the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius (details) This is no place to call home (details)By Archaeological Legacy Institute
 
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