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Best Asia Society podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Asia Society podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
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Interviews with Historians about their New Books
 
A history of the lands between India, China and Australia.
 
Soul Search explores contemporary religion and spirituality from the inside out — what we believe, how we express it, and the difference it makes in our lives
 
Lost Origins explores all things ancient mystery, alternative historical theory, extraterrestrial phenomena, and lost civilizations. Every week, Andrew and CK chat with experts, researchers, and authors on esoteric history and mind bending mysteries.
 
Life for young Indian adults in the 21st Century explored by Bollywood actor Kalki Koechlin. Real stories from India - sometimes raw, often uplifting.
 
Since 2010, The China History Podcast, presented by Laszlo Montgomery presents over two hundred episodes of curated topics from China's antiquity to modern times.
 
An English-language podcast showcasing people who are making their mark in China.
 
There's never been a better time to understand what's going on in Asia. That's why we talk to the people who know it best. The Asia In-Depth podcast brings you conversations with the world's leading experts and thought-leaders on the politics, economics, and culture of Asia — and beyond. Subscribe today.
 
Substantive Conversations on All Things Asia...Conversations are better than interviews. Information is better than pure entertainment.We all have a story...let us help you tell yours.
 
On Asia Inside Out, experts and guests of the Asia Society Policy Institute take you beyond the policy headlines to provide an insider’s view on regional and global affairs. Featuring interviews with with informed observers and decision-makers from across the Asia-Pacific region, Asia Inside Out gives you a fresh take on Asian politics and policy. Subscribe today, and find an archive of our episodes below.
 
Spanning a period of nearly 1500 years, this monumental work of history tracks the orbit of one of the greatest Empires of all time. The sheer scale and sweep of the narrative is breathtaking in its ambitious scope and brings to vivid life the collapse of a magnificent military, political and administrative structure. Proceeding at a brisk pace, the original fourteen volumes describe debauched emperors, corrupt practices, usurpers and murderers, bloody battles, plunder and loot, barbarian ho ...
 
Genecia Alluora is former Miss Singapore and Southeast Asia Woman of Excellence 2010. She is also the recipient of the International Progressive Women Award 2019 and Iconic Influencer 2019.Genecia is also the Founder of Soul Rich Woman, the #1 female entrepreneur network in Southeast Asia across the region, with presence in 15 countries including Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Former cafe retail chain partner with presence in 3 countries which successfully exit ...
 
For the Irish historian John Bagnell Bury, history should be treated as a science and not a mere branch of literature. Many contemporary histories written in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century were poetic and heroic in tone, blending fact and fiction, myths and legends. They sometimes relied on sources from Shakespeare and classical poets. For Bury, the facts of history may be legendary or romantic in nature, but they should be recounted in a scholarly and non-judgmental manner, ...
 
Interviews with Scholars of East Asia about their New Books
 
The McKinsey Podcast, our new flagship podcast series, takes you inside our global firm, and features conversations with experts on issues that matter most in business and management. McKinsey & Company is a management-consulting firm that helps businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations realize their most important goals. Topics covered in this series include strategy, technology, leadership, marketing, operations, organization, and the role of business in society.
 
Southeast Asia Dispatches is a fortnightly podcast bringing you reports, interviews and commentary from New Naratif’s network around Southeast Asia.
 
Spreading Happiness is a compilation of elegant teachings on conscious living. A blend of inspiration, timeless wisdom, story telling and guided meditations. These teachings are presented by Nithya Shanti, an internationally respected spiritual teacher. He was formerly a Buddhist monk who trained in forest meditation monasteries in South East Asia. He is committed to sharing practical wisdom teachings for happiness and enlightenment with people in a joyful and transformational way. Blending ...
 
Ear to Asia is produced by Asia Institute, the Asia research specialists, at the University of Melbourne, Australia. In Ear to Asia, we talk with Asia researchers to unpack the issues behind news headlines in a region that is rapidly changing the world.Subscribe to us on iTunes, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
 
Interviews with Scholars of South Asia about their New Books
 
From the team that brought you the satirical TV news show China Uncensored comes a...well...less scripted look at China. Chris Chappell and his team are off the teleprompter and on the mic to interview China experts, or discuss the issues of the day. And frankly, anything else they feel like discussing.
 
Interviews with Scholars of Central Asia about their New Books
 
Thinking and talking about the arts in Southeast Asia, a podcast brought to you by ArtsEquator.
 
because I have something to say about this.
 
A Singapore podcast that explores local artists & artisans with a lavish narrative style. Each season, we showcase the arts that enrich the society & culture of this South-East Asian financial powerhouse. Hosted by Kenn Delbridge
 
Interviews with Scholars of Southeast Asia about their New Books
 
TDR Now is an English-language podcast dedicated to discussing everything about the Disney Parks in Asia. Including Tokyo Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, and Shanghai Disneyland. We help you plan your trip to Asia.
 
The Columbia Energy Exchange podcast features in-depth conversations with the world’s top energy and climate leaders from government, business, academia and civil society. Hosted by Bill Loveless, the program explores today’s most pressing opportunities and challenges across energy sources, financial markets, geopolitics and climate change as well as their implications for both the U.S. and the world.
 
A show touching on the Desi experience outside of South Asia. We talk and laugh about current culture, cool things people do, and other similar themes. A casual, conversational podcast that we hope you'll enjoy!Posted every Monday night (EST).
 
Go behind the scenes with The Asia Group’s Dr. Kurt M. Campbell and Ambassador Richard Verma in a series of revealing interviews with policymakers, business leaders, journalists, and artists exploring the most dynamic and consequential region in the world. These guys know Asia. Dr. Kurt M. Campbell is CEO and Chairman of The Asia Group, and served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian & Pacific Affairs from 2009 to 2013. Richard Verma is Vice Chairman and Partner at The Asia Group, ...
 
Expert perspectives on global issues.Sound Discussion podcast offers analysis and commentary by leaders, policymakers and scholars to help inform audiences and shape policy considerations to address pressing political, economic, cyberspace and security issues in regions such as Russia, Asia Pacific, South Asia, the Middle East and the Balkans.EWI is a global network of influential stakeholders committed to and engaged in building trust and preventing conflict around the world.
 
This is the audio-only version of the Ancient Art Podcast. Subscribe to the HD-video Ancient Art Podcast at ancientartpodcast.org. Explore the art and culture of the Ancient Mediterranean World in the Ancient Art Podcast with your host Lucas Livingston. Uncover the truths and unravel the mysteries of the civilizations that shaped our modern world. Each episode features detailed examinations of exemplary works from the Art Institute of Chicago and other notable collections in addition to broa ...
 
Hear the ins and outs of sourcing, procurement, product development, and brand building as two international entrepreneurs based in South China share a free-flowing conversation and bring experts on the show. Hosted by Michael and Rico, both of whom have lived and worked throughout the world before ending up in the world’s largest manufacturing hub, which is Guangdong province. Besides sharing their expertise in sourcing they focus on online & social media marketing, crowdfunding campaigns, ...
 
What happens when an award-winning writer hits 'eject' on the 9 to 5, grabs a backpack, and dives head-first into the weird and wild world of 'digital nomads'? After 7 YEARS in Asia, Europe, and parts unknown, BROOKE BURGESS (Broken Saints, Becoming, The Cat's Maw) shares candid tales of culture shock, creative inspiration, sex and relationships, psychedelics and spirituality, and much MUCH more... It's a mid-life renaissance man's 'Eat, Pray, Love' — but with the naughty bits proudly intact ...
 
The OtakuGeneration.net podcast, is next generation radio for geeks, otaku, anime fans alike. Every Wednesday we bring you news, reviews, gadgets / toys, and guest interviews, and into our crazy otaku lives. Podcast-in every week for over an hour of fun, interesting topics and content for anime fans and geeks. Entertaining, fun and informative. Check us out every Wednesday, for an interesting discussion about japanese fandom and the anime culture.
 
Asia Pacific Forum is the progressive pan-Asian radio show broadcast every Monday night from 9-10pm on WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City and live on the web. We cover underreported stories from Asia, as well as Asian American politics and culture. Each week we talk to authors like Arundhati Roy, Jessica Hagedorn, and Jeff Chang; activists and politicos like Yuri Kochiyama, Mike Honda, and Monami Maulik; intellectuals like Tariq Ali, Vandana Shiva, and Vijay Prashad; artists like DJ Rekha, David ...
 
Go in depth on the latest trends in Latin American politics, economics, and culture in this podcast series by Americas Society/Council of the Americas.
 
Join us each week as our host walks you through one crime from one country in Asia.
 
-China One-Child Policy -United states' use of the atomic bomb on Japan-U.S.-North Korea foreign policy(international relationships)
 
Weekly journey with a writer, Linux programmer, designer, organic non-SEO marketer, entrepreneur, political columnist, teacher, Anti-Sunday Morning Christian, and American with a degree in Bible who lives in Asia.
 
Spanning a period of nearly 1500 years, this monumental work of history tracks the orbit of one of the greatest Empires of all time. The sheer scale and sweep of the narrative is breathtaking in its ambitious scope and brings to vivid life the collapse of a magnificent military, political and administrative structure. Proceeding at a brisk pace, the original fourteen volumes describe debauched emperors, corrupt practices, usurpers and murderers, bloody battles, plunder and loot, barbarian ho ...
 
You don't need to sell all your stuff and jump on an airplane to find out what it's like to live as a foreigner in Asia! Join the oddly and aptly named Big and White, two expat ladies who have already taken the plunge, as they chat about the joys and sorrows of moving to a new culture and sticking out like a sore thumb. Whether it's discussing the finer points of driving in Kathmandu traffic, chatting about stomach parasites, or reminiscing about the time they accidentally asked for placenta ...
 
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Airlines and passengers alike are flying into a world of flygskam and flying taxis. Read more > Listen to the podcast (duration: 33:39) >
 
The first human on Mars - that’s Gadhadar Reddy’s goal, and he’s working on the technology to take him there. He launched a space tech company after people told him he could never do it. Now Gadhadar has made the Red Planet his next mission. “If you set a goal, say something audacious, the universe finds a way to make things happen.” Send us your s…
 
Heaven Is Empty: A Cross-Cultural Approach to 'Religion' and Empire in Ancient China (SUNY Press, 2018) offers a new comparative perspective on the role of the sacred in the formation of China’s early empires (221 BCE–9 CE) and shows how the unification of the Central States was possible without a unitary and universalistic conception of religion. …
 
Over the course of less than a century, the U.S. transformed from a nation that excluded Asians from immigration and citizenship to one that receives more immigrants from Asia than from anywhere else in the world. Yet questions of how that dramatic shift took place have long gone unanswered. In Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America R…
 
Daniel Kennefick talks about resistance to relativity theory in the early twentieth century and the huge challenges that faced British astronomers who wanted to test the theory during the solar eclipse of 1919. Kennefick is an associate professor of physics at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. He’s the author of No Shadow of Doubt: The 1919…
 
Moments before his death at the hands of Spanish colonial officials on November 15, 1781, Aymaran leader Túpac Katari assured his apostles as well as his adversaries that he would “return as millions.” As promised, Katari’s presence in Bolivia did not end with his life. In the centuries since his historic siege of La Paz, Katari has returned often,…
 
Blake Perkins, assistant professor of history at Williams Baptist College, discusses his new book, Hillbilly Hellraisers: Federal Power and Populist Defiance in the Ozarks (University of Illinois Press, 2017), regional relations with the federal government, and the evolution of grassroots politics. Perkins searches for the roots of rural defiance i…
 
Heaven Is Empty: A Cross-Cultural Approach to 'Religion' and Empire in Ancient China (SUNY Press, 2018) offers a new comparative perspective on the role of the sacred in the formation of China’s early empires (221 BCE–9 CE) and shows how the unification of the Central States was possible without a unitary and universalistic conception of religion. …
 
What does a normal day look like for an expat in Kathmandu? In this episode, your hosts Big and White discuss what a typical day looks like for them, including an 8 minute commute, potentially leaving work to wash their hair, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and of course all of the bad habits that they plan to change. Eventually. Be sure to che…
 
In this episode, Rico and ChinaMike Reflects on China's Entrepreneur Landscape during the decade. They discuss different online campaigns, factory stories, lifestyle changes, security procedures, and other observations of many changes that have occured in the last 10 years. Topics incl: Crowdfunding craze, peak, plateau and current Rise of E-commer…
 
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Actor and producer Daniel Dae Kim and producer Janet Yang discuss their work promoting fresh storytelling with diversity at its center.By Asia Society
 
Dr. Alice Collett’s monograph Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History (Oxford University Press, 2016) delves into the lives of six of the best-known nuns from the period of early Buddhism: Dhammadinnā, Khemā, Kisāgotamī, Paṭācārā, Bhaddā Kuṇḍalakesā, and Uppalavaṇṇā, all of whom are said to have been direct disciples of the historical …
 
Dr. Alice Collett’s monograph Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History (Oxford University Press, 2016) delves into the lives of six of the best-known nuns from the period of early Buddhism: Dhammadinnā, Khemā, Kisāgotamī, Paṭācārā, Bhaddā Kuṇḍalakesā, and Uppalavaṇṇā, all of whom are said to have been direct disciples of the historical …
 
Ching-yuen Cheung's and Wing-keung Lam's edited volume Globalizing Japanese Philosophy as an Academic Discipline (V&R Unipress, 2017) is a collection of essays written by scholars of Japanese philosophy from all over the world, from Asia to Europe to the Americas - as is appropriate for a book whose aim is to reflect on the potential and enjeu of J…
 
In the years following Hitler’s rise to power, German Jews faced increasingly restrictive antisemitic laws, and many responded by fleeing to more tolerant countries. Cities of Refuge: German Jews in London and New York, 1935-1945 (SUNY Press, 2019), compares the experiences of Jewish refugees who immigrated to London and New York City by analyzing …
 
What does cow care in India have to offer modern Western discourse animal ethics? Why are cows treated with such reverence in the Indian context? Join us as we speak to Kenneth R. Valpey about his new book Cow Care in Hindu Animal Ethics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). Valpey discusses his methodological odyssey looking at ancient Hindu scriptural acco…
 
Taiwan's recent presidential election | Taiwan Special continue readingBy Jesse Steele
 
Today we continue the ongoing narrative about the Second Indochina War in Vietnam, covering events for the rest of 1965, and culminating with the battle of Ia Drang. Do you think you would like to become a podcaster on Blubrry? Click here for the details on joining. Enter my promo code, HSEASIA, to let them know I sent you, and you will get the fir…
 
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From Ochelli.com The TYR’s Day broadcast of The Ochelli Effect we are lucky to have Michael Swanson from Wall Street Window Dot Com kick off the informative conversation. The rotation of the second-hour guests makes the second day of the broadcast week the most popular two hours we have according to listener feedback and consistent metrics. Mike st…
 
Eileen Hunt Botting is Professor of Political Science at Notre Dame and co-editor with Sandrine Berges and Alan Coffee of the anthology The Wollstonecraftian Mind (Routledge, 2019). The collection presents thirty-nine essays from distinguished scholars in philosophy, religion, literature, intellectual history, and other fields who consider the work…
 
“The library is a gathering pool of narratives and of the people who come to find them. It is where we can glimpse immortality; in the library, we can live forever.” ― Susan Orlean, The Library Book. Benjamin Balint and Merav Mack's Jerusalem: City of the Book (Yale University Press, 2019) is a fascinating journey through Jerusalem’s libraries whic…
 
Imagination is one of the most important elements of being human, but is most often assumed we know what it is, while rarely being analyzed. Here with me today is Jonathan Erickson to discuss his recent book Imagination in the Western Psyche: From Ancient Greece to Modern Neuroscience (Routledge, 2019). The book looks at various theories of imagina…
 
A trade war with China has dangerous implications for the global economy. What began more than a year ago with President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs has become an unpleasant economic reality for many businesses. Recently, the U.S. labeled China a “currency manipulator.” But an even larger long-term threat comes from China’s aggressive espion…
 
You've probably seen the film Gandhi and you likely think that you know all about the Amritsar Massacre of 1919. After all, Richard Attenborough’s 1982 academy award winning film did an incredible job of recreating every detail of Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer ordering his Gurkha and Sikh troops to open fire on a peaceful crowd listening to a nat…
 
You've probably seen the film Gandhi and you likely think that you know all about the Amritsar Massacre of 1919. After all, Richard Attenborough’s 1982 academy award winning film did an incredible job of recreating every detail of Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer ordering his Gurkha and Sikh troops to open fire on a peaceful crowd listening to a nat…
 
International organizations throw up several obstacles—their immense scale, their dry bureaucratic language—to the historian trying to piece together their past. In her book, The Colonial Politics of Global Health: France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa (Harvard University Press, 2018), Jessica Lynne Pearson steers clear of these obstacles…
 
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