On Patreon this month we have a new bonus episode for the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast with the lovely, Dr Helen Cornish of Goldsmiths, London. This month she is back to discuss the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in Boscastle, Cornwall. In her talk she explores how contemporary witches navigate the ‘unfamiliar’ by experiencing the uncanny through… Continue reading Bonus episode now available on Patreon!
Call for podcast guest speakers/ special guests The Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast is looking for a minimum of three guest speakers starting this January for our on-going ‘Controversies and Contraband series’. We’ve deliberately set up this series so that it is open to academics and professionals who are studying a myriad of topics from a… Continue reading Call for podcast guest speakers & special guests!
This month for our 'Controversies and Contraband' series for the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast, I give you our newest episode on Cancel vs Call-Out culture: What are the differences (if any) between cancel versus call-out culture? And what sort of effects can cancel culture have on an individual through the lens of social media? In this… Continue reading Episode 32: Cancel vs Call-out Culture
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
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’
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
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
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
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
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