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This podcast presents series of conversations with scholars from across the humanities and the social sciences— discussing their research, and how seemingly innocuous practices or events (like fashion or reality TV), can ripple into the complex dynamics of politics, culture and society. This podcast is produced by The Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto.

This podcast presents series of conversations with scholars from across the humanities and the social sciences— discussing their research, and how seemingly innocuous practices or events (like fashion or reality TV), can ripple into the complex dynamics of politics, culture and society. This podcast is produced by The Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto.
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This podcast presents series of conversations with scholars from across the humanities and the social sciences— discussing their research, and how seemingly innocuous practices or events (like fashion or reality TV), can ripple into the complex dynamics of politics, culture and society. This podcast is produced by The Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto.

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English

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Episodes

4: Secrets from 17th Century Vietnam

12/15/2018
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The history of the Catholic Church is deeply guarded. But what was it really like to be a Vietnamese Catholic during the 17th and 18th century? In today's episode, we explore century-old secrets, unveiled by a series of manuals and letters, found deep within the archives of the Vatican. Please join us for our conversation with Professor Nhung Tran from the department of History at the University of Toronto.

Duration:00:25:50

3: Slow Fashion in the Philippines

11/15/2018
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How does the craft of hand-made, intricate, and individual couture design survive in a place, that is so often described for its mass production? In today's episode, we explore the couture fashion industry in the Philippines, and its relationship to the most powerful elites in Manila. Please join us for our conversation with Professor Denise Cruz, from the department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Columbia.

Duration:00:27:15

2: Cannabis Legalization

10/15/2018
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What does the legalization of cannabis mean for race relations? Will things get better, or is it possible that they could get worse? Canada has a long history of using drug laws to control 'problematic' populations... so will decriminalization help these problems go away? Join us as we find out. From the Centre of Diaspora and Transnational Studies, we bring you a conversation with Professor Akwasi Owusu-Bempah. Subscribe Apple Podcasts RSS Spotify CastBox Stitcher TuneIn Report this episode

Duration:00:27:51

1: Voice and Revolution

9/15/2018
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In nations across the world, women's voices are politicized. This episode looks at the reasons why a young Iranian woman became the target of hatred and public condemnation after performing in a televised singing competition. From the Centre of Diaspora and Transnational Studies, we bring you a conversation with Professor Farzaneh Hemmasi.

Duration:00:28:22