24 episodes

Open Questions, a podcast hosted by Irina Almgren, comes out every second week and brings you encounters with engaged members of local and international communities, activists, authors, artists and visionaries in the fields of Spirituality, Relationships, Business, Creativity and Engaged Activism.

Open Questions Irina Almgren

    • Philosophy

Open Questions, a podcast hosted by Irina Almgren, comes out every second week and brings you encounters with engaged members of local and international communities, activists, authors, artists and visionaries in the fields of Spirituality, Relationships, Business, Creativity and Engaged Activism.

    oq24: Chickens, gardens and local communities (Part 2)

    oq24: Chickens, gardens and local communities (Part 2)

    This is the second part of my conversation with the environmental enthusiasts Gunnar Rundgren and Claudia French.

    • 53 min
    oq23: Chickens, gardens and local communities (Part 1)

    oq23: Chickens, gardens and local communities (Part 1)

    I meet with environmental enthusiasts Gunnar Rundgren and Claudia French. I was curious to hear what Gunnar and Claudia thought about the challenges and the opportunities the situation with peak oil and climate change presented for the world at large as well as for our local communities.

    • 36 min
    oq22: Climate change with Pär Holmgren

    oq22: Climate change with Pär Holmgren

    In this closing episode of 2012 I speak with Pär Holmgren - meteorologist, educator, writer and speaker on the issues of climate change. Pär talks about what scientists know about climate change and that has received attention in the main-stream media but also about the less known to the general public information.

    • 50 min
    oq21: Reason with others, reason better!

    oq21: Reason with others, reason better!

    My guest is Hugo Mercier, cognitive scientist at Université de Neuchâtel, interested in the way people reason. Together with Dan Sperber, Hugo has developed an argumentative theory of reasoning according to which our reasoning abilities have been designed by evolution to allow us to exchange arguments rather than to reason on our own.

    • 58 min
    oq20: Open voice, open heart, open mind

    oq20: Open voice, open heart, open mind

    My guest is Ellen Bakker, a singer and vocal coach from the Netherlands, who sees it as her mission to contribute to healthy, effective and 'happy' vocal habits, for singers and speakers alike. Learn the imaginary technique of projecting the voice into the back of your head, that results in a bigger and warmer sound and much more!

    • 53 min
    oq19: Leif Lindh and his moose park

    oq19: Leif Lindh and his moose park

    In this episode I speak with Leif Lindh, the founder of Gårdsjö Elkpark, a place where everyone is guaranteed a chance to come close to a moose. We discuss the charm of these magnificent animals, how Leif first came up with the idea of starting an animal park and what it takes to make something like this happen.

    • 39 min

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