Spoken Earth: The Environment Podcast

This new podcast series is uncovering the deeper ideas and philosophies behind the environmental movement. Award-winning author and explorer Adam Weymouth conducts in-depth interviews with some of the world’s most interesting environmental thinkers, academics and activists, discussing everything from economics to anthropology, and human rights to history.

Alastair McIntosh: Exploring Scotland and spirituality

In the third episode of Spoken Earth, Adam Weymouth speaks with the Scottish writer, academic and activist Alastair McIntosh. About Alastair McIntosh is a Scottish writer, academic and activist. He is the author of several books, including Poacher’s Pilgrimage and Hell and High Water, and most famously, Soil and Soul: People Versus Corporate Power. McIntosh… Read more »

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing: The mushroom at the end of the world

By investigating one of the world’s most sought-after fungi, anthropologist Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing presents original ideas on the relation between capitalist destruction and collaborative survival.

Hugh Brody: Life in the Arctic and what we can learn from Indigenous philosophies

Anthropologist, writer and filmmaker Hugh Brody first ventured to the Arctic at the age of 28, going on to live there for many years, learning several Indigenous languages and investigating the hunter-gatherer view of the world.

It Can Be Done: Human rights law in action

A new podcast series from the Migrants' Law Project exploring how the law can be used for social change. This first series tells the story of young refugees stuck in camps in northern France and how lawyers worked to open safe and legal routes to reunite them with their families in the UK.

“My name is Kotaiba. I am from Syria.”

Episode one opens in 2015. We meet Kotaiba, a 15-year-old Syrian refugee who finds himself in Calais looking for a safe way to reach his brother and sister in the UK. Meanwhile, across the channel, two English lawyers Sonal Ghelani and Charlotte Kilroy have just emerged from a long legal battle for refugee rights in the UK, when they realise another injustice is about to erupt on their doorstep.

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Disconnected: The story of Zimbabwe’s internet shutdown

Inspired by the experience of her relatives in Zimbabwe, law student Anoshamisa Gonye investigates why governments are resorting to internet shutdowns in the face of civil protests.