Wondering what’s coming up on The Familiar Strange podcast? As we bag awesome interviews with some of the world’s most fascinating scholars and thinkers, we’ll update the list below. You’re welcome!
Jodie discusses European migration issues with Associate Professor Annalisa Pelizza, and unpacks how a human can be translated into data in order to make them legible to the European gaze. While you wait, check out her fascinating project, Processing Citizenship.
Guest host Zoe Hatten talks to Professor Andrew Kipnis at the AAA conference in San Jose about his work on funeral ceremonies in China, and doing anthropology in present times.
Ian talks to Elanor Huntington, dean of the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, about the need for a critical anthropology of science, ethics and power in engineering, and how to bring together a view of humans as components in designed systems with a responsibility to protect and promote individual agency.
Julia talks to Tim Denham, Associate Professor of Archaeology at the ANU, about dealing with difficult fieldwork experiences, and some of the mental health support gaps that graduate students in archaeology and anthropology may face during their PhDs. They also discuss what it means to self-identify with your work and how losing data can become extremely personal.