In this special episode of the Shuddhashar Free-thought podcast, we focus on the theme of our November 2022 issue, Cultural Genocide. Joined by contributors Esther Brito and Henrik Kjellmo Larsen, PhD researchers at the American University School of International Service and Monash University in Australia, respectively, we attempt to deconstruct and walk through the evolution of cultural genocide in the 21st century.
The Shuddhashar Free-thought Podcast releases issue-centric podcast episodes. For each episode, we invite an academic, writer, or activist to share their experiences working on a particular sociopolitical issue. Most of our podcast guests are also contributors to our theme-based magazine issues.
In this episode of the Shuddhashar Free-thought Podcast, Sofia Karim, an architect, campaigner for prisoners of conscience and founder of the Turbine Bagh project, an art movement borne against fascism and authoritarianism in Bangladesh and India. Karim sheds light on the sytematically censored stories of enforced disappearances, incarceration, and the war on information by the …
In this episode of Shuddhashar Free-thought Podcast, we discuss the history of race relations and prejudice, the role of NGOs in contentious politics, and Europe since the Syrian refugee crises of 2015. Our guest is Henrik Kjellmo Larsen, a PhD researcher on humanitarian volunteers at Monash University.
In this episode of the Shuddhashar Free-Thought Podcast, Marta Breen, a Norwegian journalist, and nonfiction author whose work focuses primarily on women empowerment and women’s issues, joins the podcast as a valuable contributor to an important discussion about feminism, women’s issues, the male gaze, and more.
In this episode of the Shuddhashar Free-Thought Podcast, Sibusiso Hlubi, a valued worker in ICT for government foreign affairs and foreign embassies, joins the podcast as a valuable contributor to an important discussion about South Africa’s various responses to the coronavirus pandemic, travel bans imposed on South Africa, and vaccine apartheid.
“TW: domestic abuse, violence, racism, rape. In this episode of the Shuddhashar Free-Thought Podcast, we speak to therapist and feminist . In our conversation, she dispels the utopian myth about contemporary Sweden by sharing her knowledge on the intersectionality of intimate partner violence, feminism and racism.”