Ep #61 Switching Hats: Sverre Molland on Anti-Trafficking Initiatives in the Mekong Region

The Familiar Strange · #60 Switching Hats: Sverre Molland On Anti-Trafficking Initiatives In The Mekong Region A content warning before we get into this week's interview.  Today’s topic centres around  human trafficking activites in the Mekong reagion and our guest does mention some of the  physical abuse that does take place in these situations.  “I’m … Continue reading Ep #61 Switching Hats: Sverre Molland on Anti-Trafficking Initiatives in the Mekong Region

Ep #59 The Palm Oil Frontier: Sophie Chao & Walking the forest with the Marind People

The Familiar Strange · Ep #59 The Palm Oil Frontier: Sophie Chao & Walking the forest with the Marind People “Because for a few hours, maybe sometimes a few days, you can shed your human skin and you can take on the body of a creature that will allow you to fly, to swim through … Continue reading Ep #59 The Palm Oil Frontier: Sophie Chao & Walking the forest with the Marind People

Ep #53 Making Meaningful Anthropology: Amita Baviskar on Maggi Noodles and Anti-Dam Movements

“It was a really difficult dilemma for me, because I felt that I needed to stand by my work, but at the same time what was more important was the social movement, because you know, what am I writing for?”  In this episode (which is our first interview of 2020!) we bring you our interview … Continue reading Ep #53 Making Meaningful Anthropology: Amita Baviskar on Maggi Noodles and Anti-Dam Movements