17 episodes

A podcast featuring conversations between social psychologist and social integration researcher, Angelika Love, and integration practitioners – entrepreneurs, activists, and academics who, in their unique ways, are building bridges across rifts in society.

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

A podcast featuring conversations between social psychologist and social integration researcher, Angelika Love, and integration practitioners – entrepreneurs, activists, and academics who, in their unique ways, are building bridges across rifts in society.

    Bonus Episode 2 [German/deutsch]: Sozialaktivist Ali Can

    Bonus Episode 2 [German/deutsch]: Sozialaktivist Ali Can

    Ali Can ist der Leiter des Vielrespektzentrums in Essen, einer interkulturellen Begegnungsstätte, Arbeitsplatz für Organisationen, die sich für Vielfalt und Respekt einsetzen, und Raum des Mit- und Nebeneinanders unterschiedlicher Denk- und Glaubensrichtungen. Er ist in Deutschland als Autor des Buches "Mehr als eine Heimat" und als Sozialaktivist bekannt, der sich mit Aktionen wie der "Hotline für besorgte Bürger" und dem MeTwo-Hashtag für wertschätzenden interkulturellen Austausch und soziale Integration einsetzt. In diesem Gespräch erzählt Ali von der Haltung, mit der er sich gegen Rassismus und Diskriminierung in Deutschland stark macht, den Plänen, die er für das Vielrespektzentrum hat, und davon, wie wir alle eine konstruktivere Streitkultur pflegen können. 

    Mehr über das Vielrespektzentrum: www.vielrespektzentrum.de

    Informationen zum Podcast [auf Englisch]: www.angelikalove.com/podcast

    Musik von John Bartmann, www.johnbartmann.com

    • 46 min
    Bonus Episode 1: Former Head of the British Army General Sir Peter Wall

    Bonus Episode 1: Former Head of the British Army General Sir Peter Wall

    In this bonus episode, social psychologist Angelika Love speaks to co-founder and co-CEO of the leadership consultancy Amicus, General Sir Peter Wall. Peter discusses the importance of productive conflict in the workplace, the potential and challenge of increasing team diversity, and what his experience as Head of the British Army has taught him about leading remote teams through crises. This episode looks at diversity and cohesion from a slightly different angle, exploring the workplace as a significant realm of 'society' and leadership as a determining factor of team performance.

    More episodes on diversity, social cohesion and bridging rifts in society can be found here: www.angelikalove.com/podcast

    Find out more about Amicus at: www.amicuslimited.com

    Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com

    • 40 min
    CEO of Peace Centre Dr Justine Huxley

    CEO of Peace Centre Dr Justine Huxley

    Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks with Dr Justine Huxley, CEO of the St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace. Justine shares how facing social and economic breakdown can help us discover our deepest sense of purpose and freedom and, importantly, generate action to build more resilient communities. She also shares how she was drawn to this work after starting her career on the trading floor of an investment bank and how Sufism relates to her work on fostering community cohesion.

    You can find all resources mentioned in this episode on www.angelikalove.com/podcast

     Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com

    • 41 min
    Digital Inclusion Entrepreneur Gori Yahaya

    Digital Inclusion Entrepreneur Gori Yahaya

    Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks to founder and CEO of UpSkill Digital, Gori Yahaya, about digital inclusion. Gori also shares what he has learned about more inclusive career progression for People of Colour from the advancement of women in the workplace, what diversity and inclusion initiatives should bear in mind, and why both diversity and digital skills have become exceedingly pressing concerns during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

    You can find all resources mentioned in this episode on www.angelikalove.com/podcast

    Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com

    • 50 min
    Maternal Health Clinic CEO Aneel Brar (return-guest!)

    Maternal Health Clinic CEO Aneel Brar (return-guest!)

    Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks with return-guest to the show and Chief Executive of a maternal health clinic in India, Aneel Brar. Aneel co-founded the Mata Jai Kaur clinic to provide free health care for women who would otherwise have no access to medical support throughout their pregnancies. He shares how the clinic is increasingly integrating mental health support into their services, how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting his work, and reflects on the significance of the Black Lives Matter movement. 

    All resources mentioned in this episode can be found on www.angelikalove.com/podcast

    Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com

    • 42 min
    Poverty and Human Development Economist Dr Sabina Alkire

    Poverty and Human Development Economist Dr Sabina Alkire

    Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks with Dr Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative. Sabina is a world-leading expert on poverty and the co-developer of the multidimensional poverty index, which measures poverty by considering several dimensions of people's lived experiences at once. Sabina discusses the economics of poverty, how research can contribute to poverty reduction, and how the Covid-19 pandemic is related to poverty around the world.

    You can find all resources mentioned in this episode on www.angelikalove.com/podcast

    Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com

    • 49 min

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Humbling and inspiring ,

I love all of the episodes!

Thank you Angelika for being such a brilliant interviewer and bringing out so much rich and deep insight from every guest. I look forward to more! X

Erica_92 ,

Fascinating, moving, inspiring!

Angelika hosts a variety of fascinating guests who you’d never otherwise know are out there doing moving work that aims to bring people together, often in challenging circumstances. Inspiring for everyone interested in how people from all backgrounds and in all contexts are, in her words, bridging some of the divides in societies around the world.

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