Episodes

Bonus Episode (available now): The path to successful entrepreneurship

When serial entrepreneur, Brady Simpson, made the decision to start up and found his own businesses (Simtek and Peanut), he took his years of experience working at Facebook and LinkedIn to discover what it really takes to succeed in the tech industry. In this one-hour interview he sits down with Dr Ann Wand to discuss… Continue reading Bonus Episode (available now): The path to successful entrepreneurship

Episodes

Ep. 31: The Gothic suppression of Victorian women: a look into ‘A Gothic Cookbook’

For the Controversies & Contraband series: Alessandra Pino (aka: Allie) is the co-author of ‘A Gothic Cookbook’ and in this episode we explore the hidden world of the Gothic Victorian era. While her book focuses on the ‘relationship between food and the supernatural’, there are other elements to Gothic literature that connect food to violence,… Continue reading Ep. 31: The Gothic suppression of Victorian women: a look into ‘A Gothic Cookbook’

Articles

What’s in a name? Some reflections on diversity and inclusivity in language

Dr Andrea Hajek Although we are by now well into the twenty-first century, when it comes to gender diversity we often seem to be lingering in the past. Multiple attempts to oppose an Italian law against homophobia and transphobia are only the most recent expressions of this reluctance to acknowledge nonbinary gender identities.  Something is changing… Continue reading What’s in a name? Some reflections on diversity and inclusivity in language

Bonus Episodes, C&C announcement

Employment advice for Anthropologists- LIVE Panel discussion

I want to welcome students of anthropology (from all degrees) as well as interested staff (and anthropology enthusiasts) to attend this upcoming one-hour LIVE panel discussion (including online Q&A), hosted by the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast, set for Saturday, 2 October 2021 at 14:00 BST.Our discussants are anthropologists, Dr Laurens Bakker of the University of Amsterdam, and Senior… Continue reading Employment advice for Anthropologists- LIVE Panel discussion

Episodes

Bonus episode: Stigma and discrimination amongst Singapore’s disabled communities

In this bonus episode, Dr Ritu Jain dives deeper into her work on disability awareness by discussing her concerns regarding Singapore’s legal interpretations of ‘disabled’ versus ‘abled’ people. In addition, she describes the continued stigma, prejudice, discrimination, and taboo associations that exist for marginalised health communities, including those living with HIV. If you haven’t checked… Continue reading Bonus episode: Stigma and discrimination amongst Singapore’s disabled communities

Episodes

Episode 30: Italy’s segregated schools

Photo by Luca Lorenzi, 2009 (see: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Suedtirol_ist_nicht_Italien_-_Brennero.JPG) Every-so-often I do an episode that is very near and dear to my heart. This episode is no exception. In this month’s show for our ‘Controversies and Contraband’ series on the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast I talk with historian and Senior Researcher, Dr Hannes Obermair about the history of South… Continue reading Episode 30: Italy’s segregated schools

Episodes

Bonus Episode: The path to successful entrepreneurship

When serial entrepreneur, Brady Simpson, made the decision to start up and found his own businesses (Simtek and Peanut), he took his years of experience working at Facebook and LinkedIn to discover what it really takes to succeed in the tech industry. In this one-hour interview with the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast, he sits down… Continue reading Bonus Episode: The path to successful entrepreneurship

Episodes

Bonus Episode: When the world pushes women to their knees, they pray

Many thanks to Palestinian Entrepreneur, Majd Mashharawi for her very raw and candid talk about the difficulties she and other women have faced trying to find work and start their own businesses in occupied Gaza. The statistics will shock you, but should hopefully provide a bit of insight (and hope) to an historical region that… Continue reading Bonus Episode: When the world pushes women to their knees, they pray

Episodes

Episode 29: Anthropology, and the history of British witchcraft

Our newest episode in the ‘Controversies and Contraband’ series talks about the history of British witchcraft, or more precisely British witches’ understanding of their contemporary history. While not seemingly controversial on the surface, western societal interpretations of the ‘witch’ are deeply rooted in taboo, where modern-day witches can sometimes be viewed as ‘irrational’, embarrassing, or… Continue reading Episode 29: Anthropology, and the history of British witchcraft

C&C announcement, Episodes

10% discount offer on The Oxford Method!

The Oxford Method, the world’s only online year-round Oxford and Cambridge university preparatory programme for international students wanting to attend Britain’s top universities, has kindly reached out to us and is offering our followers a 10% discount on ALL of their services!This is a once in a life-time opportunity, and a chance for you to… Continue reading 10% discount offer on The Oxford Method!