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Conversations on the academic field of Martial Arts Studies, hosted by Professor Paul Bowman of Cardiff University and featuring academics, scholars and experts from around the world. Videos of these episodes are on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel.

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United Kingdom

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Conversations on the academic field of Martial Arts Studies, hosted by Professor Paul Bowman of Cardiff University and featuring academics, scholars and experts from around the world. Videos of these episodes are on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel.

Twitter:

@MAstudies

Language:

English

Contact:

07792064804


Episodes
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Decolonising Yoga, by Dr Devika Karnad (Cardiff University)

5/20/2024
Decolonising Yoga, by Dr Devika Karnad (Cardiff University)

Duration:00:23:22

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Portable Practices and Transposable Messages: Yoga and Taiji, by Prof Paul Bowman

5/6/2024
Portable Practices and Transposable Messages: Yoga and Taiji. Professor Paul Bowman (Cardiff University)

Duration:00:23:40

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Dr Alex Channon on MMA Refereeing and Consent - this time without AI enhancement

4/22/2024
Dr Alex Channon on MMA Refereeing and Consent - this time without AI enhancement. I would be interested in hearing whether you prefer this 'human' version or the previous 'AI-enhanced' version.

Duration:00:21:26

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MMA Referees and the Deferral of Consent in Combat Sports: Dr Alex Channon (Brighton University)

4/20/2024
MMA Referees and the Deferral of Consent in Combat Sports, by Dr Alex Channon (Brighton University). Presentation given at the July 2023 Martial Arts Studies Conference at Sheffield University

Duration:00:20:04

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Bruce Lee, Aesthetics and Sidekicks, by Professor Paul Bowman (Cardiff University)

3/15/2024
Bruce Lee, Aesthetics and Sidekicks, by Professor Paul Bowman (Cardiff University). Keynote given at Göttingen University Bruce Lee and Aesthetics workshop, February 2024.

Duration:00:54:17

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Göttingen Roundtable, part two: Ideologies and Aesthetics of Martial Arts

3/1/2024
Part Two of the Conference Roundtable at Göttingen University on martial arts aesthetics, with Paul Bowman, Katja Pessl, Martin Minarik, Martin Meyer, Valentin Mohring and Charlotte Böttcher. Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel.

Duration:00:41:52

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Göttingen Roundtable, Part One. Martial Aesthetics Before and After Bruce Lee

2/18/2024
Part One of a Roundtable discussion on martial arts aesthetics before and after Bruce Lee, at the Georg August University of Göttingen, February 2024. Participants are: Dr Martin Minarik (Chair), Dr Katja Pessl, Professor Paul Bowman, Dr Martin Meyer, and postgraduate students, Valentin Mohring and Charlotte Böttcher. Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel.

Duration:00:47:40

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Samurai, Scouts, and Suffragettes, by Prof. Oleg Benesch (York University)

2/7/2024
Samurai, Scouts, and Suffragettes, by Prof. Oleg Benesch (York University). First published as a 'York Talk'. Also available as a video on The Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel.

Duration:00:15:13

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Important Updates about our June 2024 Martial Arts Studies Conference

1/18/2024
Real-time update on location, pricing, instructions, etc. Really important stuff! This episode is also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel. You might want to watch it there, to see the locations and venue.

Duration:00:11:28

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Reflecting on Authority and Power in and through Martial arts, by Dr Jamie Coates (Sheffield University)

1/8/2024
Reflecting on Authority and Power in and through Martial arts, by Dr Jamie Coates (Sheffield University). A talk given at the 2023 Martial Arts Studies Conference.

Duration:00:22:13

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Energy Talk! A conversation with Professor Daniel Mroz (Ottawa University)

11/20/2023
Energy Talk! A conversation with Professor Daniel Mroz (Ottawa University). Daniel would like to thank Simon Cox for sharing so many great ideas and sources. A lot of the material shared in the podcast came from following up on Simon's suggestions

Duration:01:10:18

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The Screen Legacies of Jeet Kune Do, by Dr Lindsay Steenberg (Oxford Brookes Uni.)

11/6/2023
The Screen Legacies of Jeet Kune Do, by Dr Lindsay Steenberg (Oxford Brookes University). Keynote given at the July 2023 Martial Arts Studies Conference

Duration:00:28:51

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On Developing Martial Arts Studies (for a conference at Beijing Sports University)

10/9/2023
A short presentation on Developing Martial Arts Studies for a conference at Beijing Sports University.

Duration:00:10:52

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2023 Conference Intro, followed by Prof Lauren Steimer (USC) on Bruce Lee as a ’Delebrity’ or Dead Celebrity

9/25/2023
Our 2023 Conference Intro, followed by Professor Lauren Steimer's opening keynote on Bruce Lee as a 'delebrity' or Dead Celebrity

Duration:00:34:35

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Bruce Lee and the Martial Rhetorics of Hip Hop, by Dr Spencer Bennington

9/11/2023
Bruce Lee and the Martial Rhetorics of Hip Hop, by Dr Spencer Bennington (Texas Tech).

Duration:00:22:55

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Does my forward stance look a little fascist? On Meiji-Era Karate and Embodied Politics, with Dr Peter Katz

8/14/2023
'Does my Forward Stance Look a Little Fascist? On Meiji-Era Karate and Embodied Politics', with Dr Peter Katz

Duration:00:17:40

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The Sublime Object of Martial Arts Studies, by Professor Paul Bowman (Cardiff University)

7/31/2023
This episode takes the form of a 'dress rehearsal' of the conference presentation, 'The Sublime Object of Martial Arts Studies', by Professor Paul Bowman (Cardiff University). This is a talk written for the 8th annual Martial Arts Studies Conference, 19-21 July 2023, at Sheffield University.

Duration:00:24:11

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Bruce Lee and the Way of Perfectionism, by Dr Kyle Barrowman

7/17/2023
We continue our series on Bruce Lee in this 50th anniversary year with 'Bruce Lee and the Way of Perfectionism', by Dr Kyle Barrowman. This talk was given at the 2018 Martial Arts Studies Conference at Cardiff University. Dr Barrowman will also be giving a talk in Bruce Lee at the July 2023 conference (later this week).

Duration:00:39:19

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More Lessons From Bruce Lee: Prof. Siu Leung Li with Prof. Meaghan Morris

7/3/2023
We continue our Bruce Lee season in this 50th anniversary year, with 'More Lessons From Bruce Lee' by Professor Siu Leung Li, introduced and discussed by Professor Meaghan Morris.

Duration:01:02:17

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Bruce Lee and the invention of martial arts, with Dr George Jennings (Cardiff Met)

6/19/2023
Continuing our series on Bruce Lee during this 50th anniversary year, and in the run-up to our annual conference (this year at Sheffield University in July), we present 'Bruce Lee and the invention of martial arts', with Dr George Jennings (Cardiff Met)

Duration:00:20:38