100 episodes

The Handmaid’s Tale. Brave New World. Mad Max. Fictional dystopias have never seemed so close to becoming reality. Is it too late to change our course?

What Happens Next?, a podcast from Monash University, examines some of the biggest challenges facing our world and asks the experts, what will happen if we don't change? And what can we do to create a better future? Learn from leaders, listen to the people making a difference, and discover how you can help drive change.

What Happens Next‪?‬ Monash University

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

The Handmaid’s Tale. Brave New World. Mad Max. Fictional dystopias have never seemed so close to becoming reality. Is it too late to change our course?

What Happens Next?, a podcast from Monash University, examines some of the biggest challenges facing our world and asks the experts, what will happen if we don't change? And what can we do to create a better future? Learn from leaders, listen to the people making a difference, and discover how you can help drive change.

    Can We Learn to be More Civil?

    Can We Learn to be More Civil?

    Monash University’s podcast, “What Happens Next?”, explores the importance of civility in a digital age, reminding us to recognise the humanity behind screens.

    • 26 min
    Are We Getting More Rude?

    Are We Getting More Rude?

    On Monash University’s podcast, “What Happens Next?”, experts discuss the importance of civility in a democratic society marked by dehumanisation and the erosion of shared values.

    • 28 min
    Can Escapism Be Good for Us?

    Can Escapism Be Good for Us?

    Monash University’s podcast, “What Happens Next?”, examines the benefits of escapism for our renewal and well-being.

    • 28 min
    What Are We Trying to Escape?

    What Are We Trying to Escape?

    Is escapism a healthy retreat or a slippery slope? Join the conversation with experts from Monash University and beyond on how escapism, from LARPing to video games, affects our lives.

    • 23 min
    What Can Influencers Teach Us About Women and Work?

    What Can Influencers Teach Us About Women and Work?

    The rise of influencer culture has been meteoric, but what’s going on behind the selfie stick? And what does it have to do with gender dynamics?

    • 21 min
    Does Influencer Culture Have a Dark Side?

    Does Influencer Culture Have a Dark Side?

    Monash University’s podcast, “What Happens Next?” explores influencer culture's societal impact and its inherent gendered labour dynamics.

    • 29 min

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