Episodes

Episodes

Episode 35: ‘Sexuality in Ancient Rome’ now available!

When Pompeii was first excavated in the 18th century, the individuals involved in the re-discovery of this coastal town were surprised (or dare I say ‘shocked’) to discover the massive array of erotic male (and female) genitalia scattered throughout the ancient establishment. Considered taboo and eventually locked away into Pompeii’s now famous, ‘Secret Cabinet’, this… Continue reading Episode 35: ‘Sexuality in Ancient Rome’ now available!

Episodes

Early Release: Sexuality in Ancient Rome & Pompeii’s Secret Cabinet

On Patreon the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast Podcast has posted this month’s early release of our newest episode on ‘Sexuality in Ancient Rome & Pompeii’s Secret Cabinet’ as part of our ‘Controversies and Contraband series’. For this episode we spoke with Australia’s favourite Ancient Historians, Dr Fiona Radford and Dr Peta Greenfield, hosts of The Partial Historians… Continue reading Early Release: Sexuality in Ancient Rome & Pompeii’s Secret Cabinet

Workshops

Workshop: Tips for teaching in higher education

This workshop through the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast is a *must see* for students and Early Career Researchers working their way into higher education. With casual contracts at an all-time high, many soon-to-be academics completing their studies have little-to-no professional training when it comes to teaching university students. In this one-hour talk, educational and teaching professionals, Dr Carrie… Continue reading Workshop: Tips for teaching in higher education

Episodes

Ep. 34: Travel photography, power, and post-colonialism

In this episode, lecturer in Pakistan Studies, Sonia Gulzeb Abbasi, takes us through a tour of the background history of travel photography in the Middle East and Africa and its potential link to modern day notions of power and post-colonialism. Nowadays a very common motif for bloggers on social media sites like Instagram, she advises… Continue reading Ep. 34: Travel photography, power, and post-colonialism

Workshops

Upcoming LIVE Workshop on Teaching in Higher Education

The academic podcast, Coffee & Cocktails®, is hosting an online 1-hour workshop on Saturday, February 5th at 17:00 GMT on ‘Tips and Tricks for Effective Teaching in Higher Education’. Our guest speakers include Associate Professor of Education at Pepperdine University (California, USA) Dr Carrie Birmingham, and Lecturer in Social Anthropology at SOAS, University of London,… Continue reading Upcoming LIVE Workshop on Teaching in Higher Education

Bonus Episodes

Bonus Episode: Experiencing the Uncanny: the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

https://soundcloud.com/coffeeandcocktails/bonus-episode-experiencing-the-uncanny-the-museum-of-witchcraft-and-magic As promised, Dr Helen Cornish (Goldsmiths, London) 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 magical consciousness as part of their occult practice. By focusing on St Nectan’s Glen, the labyrinth of Rocky… Continue reading Bonus Episode: Experiencing the Uncanny: the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

Bonus Episodes

Guest Talk: Italy’s decision not to tear down statues, with Dr Hannes Obermair

*Now available* Guest Talk: Italy's decision not to tear down statues, with Dr Hannes Obermair How do we deal with preserving memory when the historical past can be so controversial? In this Patreon-only guest talk for the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast, Dr Hannes Obermair from Eurac Research gives us his perspectives on the role of statues and how… Continue reading Guest Talk: Italy’s decision not to tear down statues, with Dr Hannes Obermair

Episodes

Ep. 33: History’s Female Pirates: Mary Read, Anne Bonny, and Grace O’Malley

The history of piracy is steeped in legend, full of myth and fantastical stories. But what if I told you that some of these stories are based on actual facts? In this contraband portion of our ‘Controversies and Contraband’ series we explore the hidden world of female pirates through Mary Read, Anne Bonny, and Grace… Continue reading Ep. 33: History’s Female Pirates: Mary Read, Anne Bonny, and Grace O’Malley

Bonus Episodes

Bonus Episode: The art world’s hidden figures

For this month's bonus episode on the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast, I give you Dr Banu Karaca, who talks about the darker side of the art world through the eyes of its hidden figures: gallerists, art collectors, and corporate sponsors (sometimes referred to as neo-liberalists) in Istanbul (Turkey) and Berlin (Germany). With the history of… Continue reading Bonus Episode: The art world’s hidden figures

Bonus Episodes, Panels

How to find employment with an Anthropology degree- NOW AVAILABLE!

For those of you who were unable to attend October's LIVE panel discussion on the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast, it's FINALLY here! Our discussants were anthropologists, Dr Laurens Bakker of the University of Amsterdam, and Senior Advisor, Masja Cohen of Haute Equipe who provided us with super helpful advice for soon-to-be graduates on how to… Continue reading How to find employment with an Anthropology degree- NOW AVAILABLE!