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Aug
12
Olympics for Savages: The Anthropology Days

Olympics for Savages: The Anthropology Days

Listen to the article here!As the 202(1) Tokyo Olympics come to a close, I thought it would be
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Aug
05
The Memory Boom: To Forget or to Remember?

The Memory Boom: To Forget or to Remember?

Listen to the article here!In the last 50 years of the 20th century, about 15,000 museums were created
5 min read
Jul
29
The Story We Tell: Collective Memory, History, and Identity

The Story We Tell: Collective Memory, History, and Identity

Listen to the article here!Inside a conference room at a luxurious villa, a group of 15 men gather around
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Jul
22
Remembering Tomorrow: Memory, Imagination, and Prolepsis

Remembering Tomorrow: Memory, Imagination, and Prolepsis

Listen to the article here!"What will you be doing tomorrow?" "I don't know.""Do you remember the question?" "About
5 min read
Jul
15
Playing Jenga: Japan's Timber Trade

Playing Jenga: Japan's Timber Trade

I recently made a video on this topic, so you can check it out here: Japan is a beautiful island
7 min read
Jul
08
Ainu Mythology: The Cuckoo and Pon-Oki-Kurumi

Ainu Mythology: The Cuckoo and Pon-Oki-Kurumi

Mythical stories have always captivated me. From straight-up absurd tales that can be used at a party, or deep philosophical
5 min read
Jul
01
Hidden Under Green: The New Great Wall of China

Hidden Under Green: The New Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China, is an incredible series of forts that extends more than 20,000 Km (13,000
5 min read
Jun
26
Audio: Sphex, Truth, and Reality

Audio: Sphex, Truth, and Reality

Have you heard of the Sphex Wasp? This curious insect and the way we understood its behavior can tell us
Jun
25
Imagining Pre-History: Understanding the World before Yesterday

Imagining Pre-History: Understanding the World before Yesterday

“In 2,000 years, people may dig this up and think this was the art of Japan!”My father jokingly
4 min read
Jun
24
Book notes: Privilege

Book notes: Privilege

Rather than think of the world as a space of equality, students learn to think of it as one of
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