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Stories Of Our Researchers | Expanding The Horizon

Scholars in Spotlight Fakhar Raza

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Stories Of Our Researchers | Expanding The Horizon

    Architecture, Anime & The Depth of Cyberspace

    Architecture, Anime & The Depth of Cyberspace

    In this episode we talked about the anime Belle, by Mamoru Hosoda and Eric's magnificent work in designing its virtual word. Evolution of the internet, the depth of storytelling in anime. Complexity of CyberWorld and our immersion into the realm knitted with information bits.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Our Perfect Society, Artistic Expression and Funding a Documentary

    Our Perfect Society, Artistic Expression and Funding a Documentary

    We talked about the cost of externalising harm and what this could mean for the future architecture of our societies. The value of conveying messages through various modes of artistic expressions. What pathways a novel documentary maker can take for funding their endeavour.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    What is Memory and Remembering Ourselves

    What is Memory and Remembering Ourselves

    In this episode we talked to Annemarie about what is it that helps us remember in various contexts.
    What is memory from Cognitive psychological point of view.
    How memory is a crucial part in enhancing human learning abilities.
    Journey of Technology with Humans.
    Properties of the sense of self and role of memory in its illusory aspects.
    Individual with Dementia struggle mainly when a conversation demands the memories relating to the sense of self.

    • 49 min
    Prism of Human Geography

    Prism of Human Geography

    In this episode we talk to Adam who is a Human Geographer and a research who look into the stories of different groups of people. We talked about the people and what wounds we have inflicted on each other and what is the way to heal such scars. How power have played its role in UK and US, what are the effects of colonialism in our present time and much more.

    • 54 min
    Vine of Amazon Jungle - Ayahuasca Retreat & Research Center

    Vine of Amazon Jungle - Ayahuasca Retreat & Research Center

    In this addition I talked to Carlos Tanner who founded The Ayahuasca Foundation in 2008. Carlos Tanner, an American and student of curanderismo.
    We talked about importance of taking journey towards recovery, nature of ceremony and ritual, also how amazon's indigenous Shipibo people have played a role in shaping Ayahuasca Foundation. It is based on a desire to spread the science of plant medicine back into the world.

    • 1 hr 54 min
    Nature in Lockdown & Grand Forces of Gaia - Full

    Nature in Lockdown & Grand Forces of Gaia - Full

    Transdisciplinary design scientist and complex systems theorist Dr. Melissa Sterry is recognised as a world leading authority on the science, technology and thinking that could help humanity to build a better world.
    We talked about the colourful age of Earth, how nature behave in human restricted activity, history of fire and its lineage, terraforming and science coming out from fiction and the possibility of dark future.

    • 1 hr 25 min

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