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What is Memory and Remembering Ourselves

In this episode we talked to Annemarie about what is it that helps us remember in various contexts. What is memory from Cognitive psychological point of view. How memory is a crucial part in enhancing human learning abilities. Journey of Technology with Humans. Properties of the sense of self and role of memory in its illusory aspects. Individual with Dementia struggle mainly when a conversation demands the memories relating to the sense of self.

Prism of Human Geography

In this episode we talk to Adam who is a Human Geographer and a research who look into the stories of different groups of people. We talked about the people and what wounds we have inflicted on each other and what is the way to heal such scars. How power have played its role in UK and US, what are the effects of colonialism in our present time and much more.

Vine of Amazon Jungle - Ayahuasca Retreat & Research Center

In this addition I talked to Carlos Tanner who founded The Ayahuasca Foundation in 2008. Carlos Tanner, an American and student of curanderismo. We talked about importance of taking journey towards recovery, nature of ceremony and ritual, also how amazon's indigenous Shipibo people have played a role in shaping Ayahuasca Foundation. It is based on a desire to spread the science of plant medicine back into the world.

Nature in Lockdown & Grand Forces of Gaia - Full

Transdisciplinary design scientist and complex systems theorist Dr. Melissa Sterry is recognised as a world leading authority on the science, technology and thinking that could help humanity to build a better world. We talked about the colourful age of Earth, how nature behave in human restricted activity, history of fire and its lineage, terraforming and science coming out from fiction and the possibility of dark future.

Nature in Lockdown & Grand Forces of Gaia - Part 2

Transdisciplinary design scientist and complex systems theorist Dr. Melissa Sterry is recognised as a world leading authority on the science, technology and thinking that could help humanity to build a better world. We talked about the colourful age of Earth, how nature behave in human restricted activity, history of fire and its lineage, terraforming and science coming out from fiction and the possibility of dark future.

Nature in Lockdown & Grand Forces of Gaia - Part 1

Transdisciplinary design scientist and complex systems theorist Dr. Melissa Sterry is recognised as a world leading authority on the science, technology and thinking that could help humanity to build a better world. We talked about the colourful age of Earth, how nature behave in human restricted activity, history of fire and its lineage, terraforming and science coming out from fiction and the possibility of dark future.

Lost Voices of our Realities - Full Episode

Alex Pheby is a British author and academic. His second novel, Playthings, was described as “the best neuro-novel ever written" in Literary Review. We talked about the importance of fiction and its impact on world. The variable subjective realities and what are some ways we can have enriching experience of self.

Lost Voices of our Realities - Part Two - GBF

Alex Pheby is a British author and academic. His second novel, Playthings, was described as “the best neuro-novel ever written" in Literary Review. We talked about the importance of fiction and its impact on world. The variable subjective realities and what are some ways we can have enriching experience of self.

Lost Voices of our Realities - Part One - GBF

Alex Pheby is a British author and academic. His second novel, Playthings, was described as “the best neuro-novel ever written" in Literary Review. We talked about the importance of fiction and its impact on world. The variable subjective realities and what are some ways we can have enriching experience of self.

Food, Life and Sustainability

Seb Alex is an Animal Rights activism & vegan educator - In this podcast we talked about the food we eat and one of the views on sustainability of our species and what we consider others.

The Pearls of Our Sanity

Simon is a psychiatric doctor working with NHS and have a particular interest in psychedelic assisted therapy. We talked about the development of psychotherapies in the age of overwhelming mental health challenges. We discussed about the research and use of Ayahuasca for aiding our society. How loneliness and disconnect can consume our humanness. What would it take to have a honest conversations in our society regarding the complexity of our emotions.

Circle of History and Legacy of Empires

In this episode we talk to Michael Talbot, who is a historian and a senior lecturer at University of Greenwich. His analysis and insight into various human interactions and wider social phenomena bring listeners to novel perspectives. We also had Charlotte Sowerby in the house who herself is a history major and takes deep interest in this subject.

Solving Inequality in UK - On Creating Systems Based on Intentions of Equality and Growth

Özlem Onaran - is the co-director of The Institute of Political Economy, Governance, Finance and Accountability at University of Greenwich, she is also the professor of Economics.

Greenwich - The Story of Voyage and Discovery

Tony Mann is a Director at Greenwich Maths Centre, his work covers the History of Mathematics and he has a particular interest in the uses of Mathematics in Fiction.

Mathematics - The Poetry of Science

Neil Saunders is a Lecturer in Pure Mathematics at the University of Greenwich. His research explores solutions through mathematical tool in abstraction.

Jungle Cities - Future of Organic Life and Coexistence

Design scientist and systems theorist Melissa Sterry is recognised as a world leading authority on the science, technology and thinking that could help build a better world.

Frontier of Psychedelic Renaissance - Research & DMT

David is a leading researcher on psychology of exceptional human experience and looks into the nature of altering human consciousness. His work cover the parapsychology and mysteries of psychedelic plants.

Modern Slavery - Chains of Supply and Human Worth

Olga Martin-Ortega is Professor of International Law & Criminology at University of Greenwich. Olga's main research areas are in the field of Public International Law. In particular she researches on business and human rights. We talked about Global supply chain, slavery in 21st century,human desire to create material at the cost of human dignity and re-imagining role of powerful organisations.

Swarm Intelligence & AI - Creating Life or Entangled in a Maze

Mohammad Majid Al-Rifaie is a Lecturer in Data Sciences with Analytics at University of Greenwich. We talked about creativity and AI, possibility of inspiring art from machines, human endeavour to birth intelligent life. Evolutionary model of swarm intelligence in birds and insects.

Jonathan_Wroot - Cinema and the Tale of Storytellers - Asia and Japan

Dr Jonathan Wroot is a Lecturer in Film Studies and his research looks into Japanese cinema; transnational cinema; We talked about the representation of Japanese culture and Film in western word/UK by the distributors. Myths about the Samurai and historically accurate characteristics. There are some enticing film recommendations if you are interested in Japanese films or anime. We also talked about the role of Netflix, future of cinema and how can we preserve the archives of brilliant films from a catastrophic disaster!

Frances_Hawkes - Eco Systems, Wetlands and Mosquitoes Facts

Dr Frances Hawkes is a Behavioural Entomologist at the Natural Resources Institute. We talked about the importance of Ecosystem, mosquitoes myth busting and the importance of insects and their relationship with their habitats.

Darrick_Jolliffe - Empathy & Justice System - Prisoners of our Empathy

Darrick is Head of Law & Criminology in University of Greenwich. Darrick was Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology and Senior Lecturer in Criminology before joining Greenwich We talked about types of empathy, it's role in crime and society, how as humans we deal with prisoners and the future of our justice system.

Elena Vacchelli__Migration, Creative Storytelling & Compassion

Dr. Elena Vacchelli is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Greenwich. Her research interests include creative and participatory research tools for working with marginalised groups. We talked about the innovative ways to generate knowledge. How articles written with compassion and scientific rigour can influence policies. What does the research says about migration.

Gavin Rand__Military Culture & War

Dr. Gavin Rand is a Principal Lecturer in History Department at University of Greenwich. Gavin's work explores the transmissions between Britain and empire in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with a particular focus on the cultural history of the imperial military in South Asia. We talked about his research on partition of Indo-Pak 1947 & military operations in Waziristan.