#394      30 min 10 sec
What's killing women? Sex disparity and the shifting landscape of age-related disease

Prof Cassandra Szoeke

Population health researcher Professor Cassandra Szoeke outlines what ails women as they grow older, how men differ from women in age-related diseases, and how public awareness and personal lifestyle change have been shown to have a positive impact on women's quality of life in their later years. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.

#348      29 min 38 sec
Innovation with purpose: Organizations creating and delivering social value

Prof Gerry George

Innovation and entrepreneurship researcher Prof Gerry George looks at how organizations are able to leverage constraints to bring creative approaches to lifting and developing social wellbeing. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.

#187      25 min 48 sec
Damned if you do: How gender colors perceptions in negotiations

Prof. Mara Olekalns

Professor of Management Mara Olekalns discusses the complicated effects of gender in negotiations, how women can be disadvantaged when negotiating on their own behalf, and what they can do about it. Presented by Eric van Bemmel.

Episode 151      25 min 49 sec
Fortune and fortitude: Stories of the Chinese diaspora

Prof Pookong Kee

Social scientist Prof. Pookong Kee looks at the successive waves of migration from China and how Chinese identity has evolved among ethnic Chinese in their adopted homelands. With host Jennfier Cook.

Episode 150      32 min 33 sec
Upwardly mobile: How the cell phone is changing life in India

Prof Robin Jeffrey

Media historian Professor Robin Jeffrey explains how the cell or mobile phone has hugely advanced India‘s economic development and is changing the very fabric of its society. With host Elizabeth Lopez.

Episode 140      31 min 24 sec
A bullet for your thoughts: Recollections of persecution in Indonesia in the mid-1960s

Dr Kate McGregor

Historian Dr Kate McGregor revisits Indonesia's 30 September Movement, which resulted in the killings and persecution of 100,000s of Indonesians in the mid-1960s. Only in recent times have newly guaranteed freedoms of expression allowed survivors to openly recall their experiences of this defining moment in the country's not-too-distant past. With host Jennifer Cook.

Episode 139      28 min 59 sec
Muslim publics divided: Encounters with anti-pluralism in a democratic Indonesia

Prof Tim Lindsey
Dr M. Syafi'i Anwar

Indonesian law expert Professor Tim Lindsey discusses the apparent decline in religious pluralism in contemporary Indonesia against a backdrop of anything-goes press freedoms and laissez-faire officaldom. Also, liberal Muslim activist Dr M. Syafi’i Anwar recounts his experience at the hands of hardline Islamist groups,and the battle for the minds of ordinary Indonesians. With host Jennifer Cook.

Episode 129      26 min 47 sec
Female-friendly cities: Planning for inclusivity in our urban spaces

Associate Professor Carolyn Whitzman
Dr Kalpana Viswanath

Associate Professor of urban design Carolyn Whitzman and sociologist Dr Kalpana Viswanath discuss how urban environments can be designed and modified to make them safer for women. With host Jennifer Cook.

Episode 109      25 min 26 sec
The Witch Depicted: Images and iconography in early modern times

Professor Charles Zika

Historian Prof Charles Zika explains the social and religious manipulations behind 15th and 16th century European images of witches and witchcraft, and how this contrasts with our contemporary visual representation of witches. With host Jennifer Cook.

Episode 103      17 min 06 sec
The Irish Diaspora and Its Legacy

Elizabeth Malcolm

Historian Professor Elizabeth Malcolm tells the story of Irish migration, particularly in the 19th and 20th centuries, and what it means for Ireland and the world today. With host Jennifer Cook.