76 episodes

If you want to understand how social scientists study human behaviour, how design specialists innovate or want to know more about how they can successfully work together and enhance each other, then you have come to the right place! Join Corina and Angel as they engage with anthropologists, other researchers and industry specialists from all over the world. The discussions will be about their specific work in understanding people and how they apply that understanding to advance business and/or larger societal goals. Whether you are a professional working in business and/or academia, still doing your studies or just simply interested in this topic, thank you for being here, and we hope you enjoy it!

The Human Show: Innovation through Social Science Gorilla Voice Media

    • Society & Culture

If you want to understand how social scientists study human behaviour, how design specialists innovate or want to know more about how they can successfully work together and enhance each other, then you have come to the right place! Join Corina and Angel as they engage with anthropologists, other researchers and industry specialists from all over the world. The discussions will be about their specific work in understanding people and how they apply that understanding to advance business and/or larger societal goals. Whether you are a professional working in business and/or academia, still doing your studies or just simply interested in this topic, thank you for being here, and we hope you enjoy it!

    Anthropos with Indra Lukošienė and Ugnė Starkutė: on Anthropology in Lithuania and the Mediating Role of the Applied Anthropologist

    Anthropos with Indra Lukošienė and Ugnė Starkutė: on Anthropology in Lithuania and the Mediating Role of the Applied Anthropologist

    Today Corina and Maria talk to Indra and Ugnė about the applicability of anthropological methods and social science research in its broader sense in a context that is not often talked about – the Baltic states. We ask today‘s guests how do they experience anthropology in action.

    • 36 min
    Dr. Suzanne Wertheim, Linguistic Anthropologist and CEO & Founder of Worthwhile Research & Consulting: on how to tackle bias in product development

    Dr. Suzanne Wertheim, Linguistic Anthropologist and CEO & Founder of Worthwhile Research & Consulting: on how to tackle bias in product development

    In today’s episode, Suzanne talks about her experience of transitioning from academia to the business space as a linguistic anthropologist. She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from UC Berkeley, and held faculty positions at Northwestern, University of Maryland, and UCLA. Furthermore, she has been invited to various talks in the United States and in Europe.

    • 47 min
    Gemma John: Anthropologist and Applied Researcher in Built Environment: on the obligation to create social value and the new opportunities social scientists can embrace

    Gemma John: Anthropologist and Applied Researcher in Built Environment: on the obligation to create social value and the new opportunities social scientists can embrace

    In today’s episode we talk to Gemma John about the role and value of the anthropologist in the field of built environment. She invites us to reflect on the knowledge and its relation to the environment and to be aware of its interdependency.

    • 16 min
    Morten Nielsen, Speaker at the Why the World Needs Anthropologists Oct 25th-27th 2019, Sustaining Cities: Urban Orders, when the city models itself

    Morten Nielsen, Speaker at the Why the World Needs Anthropologists Oct 25th-27th 2019, Sustaining Cities: Urban Orders, when the city models itself

    In today’s episode social anthropologist Morten Nielson explores the topic he will cover at the conference – urban orders, when the city models itself. He gives examples from his work of how sustainable urban design processes arise from the meshwork of social life in cities.

    • 33 min
    Capsule Episode Conference: Pardis Shafafi, Convenor WtWnA 2019: Sustaining Cities, October, 25th – 27th Oslo, Norway

    Capsule Episode Conference: Pardis Shafafi, Convenor WtWnA 2019: Sustaining Cities, October, 25th – 27th Oslo, Norway

    In today’s episode we talk to Pardis Shafafi a convenor of the Applied Anthropology Network and the lead coordinator for the WWNA conference, about the organization of the conference, the reasons behind choosing the core themes & the challenges involved.

    • 29 min
    Nicole Rigillo and Jason Stanley: Research Fellow and Design Research Lead at Element AI: challenging the distinction of social and non-social science

    Nicole Rigillo and Jason Stanley: Research Fellow and Design Research Lead at Element AI: challenging the distinction of social and non-social science

    Today we talk to Nicole and Jason about their rather different professional paths which led them both to Element AI – a global artificial intelligence solutions provider. What sparked our interest in the interview is that Element AI has become the space in which social scientists thrive and we wanted to find out why.

    • 39 min

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