25 Best Anthropology Podcasts

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Anthropology Podcasts

Here are 25 Best Anthropology Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard Hi, I'm Dax Shepard, and I love talking to people. I am endlessly fascinated by the messiness of being human, and I find people who are vulnerable and... honest about their struggles and shortcomings to be incredibly sexy. I invite you to join me as I explore other people's stories. More than a decade of sobriety, a degree in Anthropology, and four years of improv training. I will attempt to discover human 'truths' without any laboratory work, clinical trials, or data collection. I will be, in the great tradition of 16th-century scientists, an Armchair Expert.more
58.3K 77.4K 774.6K 1 episode / day Feb 2018
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2. New Books in Anthropology

New Books in Anthropology US
Interviews & Discussions with Anthropologists about their New Books.
3.6K 5.4K 2 episodes / week Avg Length 59 min Jul 2014
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3. Anthropology Oxford University

Anthropology Oxford University Oxford
Podcasts from the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography. The School is renowned for its contributions to anthropological theory, its commitmen...t to long-term ethnographic fieldwork, and its association with the Pitt Rivers Museum and the anthropology of visual and material culture.more
2.9K 19K 8 episodes / week Avg Length 52 min
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4. AnthroPod

AnthroPod Arlington, US
AnthroPod is produced by the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Each episode, we explore what anthropologists and anthropology can teach us about the ...world and people around us.more
42.3K 48.3K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 49 min Jul 2013
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5. SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human

SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human Denver, CO
What makes you.. you? Is it your DNA, culture, environment? SAPIENS hosts Jen Shannon, Esteban Gómez, and SAPIENS.org Editor-in-Chief Chip Colwell sp...eak with anthropologists from around the globe to help us uncover what makes us human.more
67.4K 26.4K 1.6K 9 episodes / year Avg Length 21 min
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6. The Anthropocene Reviewed

The Anthropocene Reviewed New York City, New York, US
The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Rev...iewed, John Green reviews facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale.more
2.9K 15.7K 4.2K Jan 2018
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7. That Anthro Podcast

That Anthro Podcast Santa Barbara, California, US
Welcome to the podcast dedicated to Anthropology. On this podcast, we will investigate different topics in anthropology, as well as interviewing a wid...e range of guests to hear about some of their experiences and learn about the remarkable research they are producing. This podcast is based out of UC Santa Barbara, and guests will include professors, graduate students, alumni, and more.more
423 1.6K 1 episode / week Avg Length 66 min Jun 2020
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8. Anthro to UX with Matt Artz

Anthro to UX with Matt Artz Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
The Anthro to UX podcast is for anthropologists looking to break into user experience (UX) research. Through conversations with leading anthropologist...s working in UX, you will learn first hand how others made the transition, what they learned along the way, and what they would do differently. We will also discuss what it means to do UX research from a practical perspective and what you need to do to prepare a resume and portfolio.more
69 7K 1 episode / month Avg Length 37 min Jan 2021
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9. Camthropod | The Cambridge Anthropology Podcast

Camthropod | The Cambridge Anthropology Podcast Camthropod is produced by a collective of staff and students from the Cambridge Department of Social Anthropology. We broadcast regularly during term ...time. Camthropod includes interviews with visiting speakers about their work, as well as audio pieces presenting aspects of our research or just things that interest us about daily life. more
176 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 38 min
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10. This Anthro Life

This Anthro Life Boston, Massachusetts, US
This Anthro Life is an experimental narrative podcast that takes a unique cross cultural and time spanning perspective on what makes us human, from th...e designed world, future hopes, and myths of how things came to be. Join anthropologist Adam Gamwell and friends as they venture into the countless possibilities encountered in everyday global life. From Missing Link Studios in Boston, MA.more
2.6K 7.7K 1.5K 9 episodes / year Avg Length 60 min Feb 2014
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11. A Story of Us

A Story of Us Columbus, Ohio, US
An original podcast brought to you by the graduate students of the Department of Anthropology at The Ohio State University. Join us once a month as we... explore the human experience! Our humanity, our history, and our department from the Graduate Students of Anthropology.more
786 229 107 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 34 min Jul 2016
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12. Speaking of Race

Speaking of Race How did race become such a flash point in modern society, and why does it remain contentious in our genomic age? In this first-of-its-kind trans-disci...plinary podcast, biological anthropologist Jim Bindon joins with cultural anthropologist Lesley Jo Weaver and historian of science Erik L. Peterson to explore our species centuries' long debates over how to define biological and behavioral difference, and why it continues to matter today.more
436 177 136 Feb 2019
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13. Anthropology in Business with Matt Artz

Anthropology in Business with Matt Artz New York City, New York, US
The Anthropology in Business podcast is for anthropologists and business leaders interested in learning more about the many ways anthropology is appli...ed in business and why business anthropology is one of the most effective lenses for making sense of organizations and consumers. It is hosted by Matt Artz, a business anthropologist specializing in design anthropology and working at the intersection of product management, user experience, and business strategy.more
3.4K 7K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 36 min Jan 2021
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14. The Familiar Strange

The Familiar Strange Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
The Familiar Strange is a podcast about doing anthropology: that is, about listening, looking, trying out, and being with, in pursuit of uncommon know...ledge about humans and culture. Brought to you by your familiar strangers: Ian Pollock, Jodie-Lee Trembath, Julia Brown, Simon Theobald, Kylie Wong Dolan; produced by Deanna Catto and Matthew Phung.more
1.4K 4.3K 542 2 episodes / month Avg Length 39 min Nov 2017
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15. Zora's Daughters

Zora's Daughters What is cultural appropriation? Should Black people really get 40 acres? Is abolition even possible? Learn and unlearn about these and other hot topic...s of interest to Black folks as Alyssa and Brendane close read pop culture through the lens of academic scholarship and colorful insight. Our hope is that you will gain new perspectives that inspire you to start conversations and make real change.more
135 2.9K 8K 13 episodes / year Avg Length 82 min Jul 2020
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16. AnthroAlert: An Anthropology Podcast

AnthroAlert: An Anthropology Podcast Tampa, FL
AnthroAlert is a podcast recorded live on USF Bulls Radio. Each week we interview an anthropologist to learn more about their work.
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17. Anthropologist On The Street

Anthropologist On The Street How many ways are there to be human? Each week Anthropologist on the Street Dr. Carie Little Hersh invites different cultural experts to illuminate th...e hidden ideas, practices, and power dynamics that make our lives both familiar and strange.more
725 477 110 3 episodes / year Avg Length 73 min
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18. AnthroDish

AnthroDish Toronto, Ontario, Canada
AnthroDish is a weekly show about the intersections of food, culture, and identity. Each Tuesday, host and anthropology PhD student Sarah Duignan inte...rviews guests on topics that relate to their experiences or expertise. If you're curious about the new and exciting food research coming out of academia, or you're interested in the unique and fascinating lives of everyday people who have been shaped by their relationship with food, this show is for you!more
628 522 1.4K 10 episodes / year Avg Length 37 min Jun 2018
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19. Anthropological Airwaves

Anthropological Airwaves Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Anthropological Airwaves is the official podcast of the journal American Anthropologist. Building on the journal's commitment to four-field, multimoda...l research, we host conversations about anthropological projects, from fieldwork and publishing to the discipline's role in public debates. We aim to ask a series of fundamental questions about past, present, and future disciplinary practice, and to learn from those who chart new paths for a more broadly engaged anthropology.more
871 8 episodes / year Avg Length 38 min
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20. Conversations in Anthropology

Conversations in Anthropology Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
A podcast about life, the universe and anthropology based at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia. Each episode features an anthropologist or two ...in conversation with David Boarder Giles and Timothy Neale. Presented with support from the Faculty of Arts & Education at Deakin University and in partnership with the American Anthropological Association.more
1.3K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 61 min Apr 2017
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ANTHROCHEF | THE HISTORY OF FOOD PODCAST What makes us human? Humans are just animals who know how to cook. This project combines my two greatest passions in life: cooking and history. This ...is a study of the history of food and the humans who eat it, tracing the early origins of what we eat, cook, and how it shaped the destiny of our species.more
710 343 Sep 2017
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22. Asian Ethnology Podcast

Asian Ethnology Podcast Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Asian Ethnology Podcast introduces the work of scholars who have contributed to, or published in, the international peer-reviewed journal Asian Ethnol...ogy. It also introduces scholars and individuals whose work aligns with the topical categories of the journal.more
526 756 1 episode / year Avg Length 30 min Oct 2017
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23. AnthroBiology Podcast

AnthroBiology Podcast The AnthroBiology Podcast sits down with biological anthropologists every other week to learn about what they do and why it's rad. Want to know mo...re about our evolutionary past? Or what your bones say about you? Maybe chimps are more your speed? If it's anthropology and it's about humans, we'll cover it.more
342 2.3K 3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 52 min Jan 2020
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24. Online Gods

Online Gods Munich, Bavaria
Online Gods is a monthly podcast on digital cultures and their political ramifications, featuring lively conversations with scholars and activists. Pr...esented by anthropologist Ian M. Cook, the podcast is a key initiative of the five year ERC project ONLINERPOL www.fordigitaldignity.com led by media anthropologist Sahana Udupa at LMU Munich, and co hosted by HAU Network for Ethnographic Theory. more
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Anthropology Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Anthropology. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
New Books Network newbooksnetwork.com 97
Armchair Expert armchairexpertpod.com 65
SAPIENS.org sapiens.org 44
Anthrocurious, LLC thisanthrolife.org 4
Anthropological Airwaves americananthropologist.org 4
SAPIENS sapiens.org 4
Matt Artz mattartz.me 3
Gabriella Campbell podcasters.spotify.com 3
Matt Artz buzzsprout.com 2
Gaby Lapera anthrobiologypodcast.libsyn.com 2
Zora's Daughters zorasdaughters.com 2
Ohio State Anthropology graduate students u.osu.edu 1
Your Familiar Strangers thefamiliarstrange.com 1
Sam Kean sapiens.org 1
Conversations in Anthropology conversationsinanthropology.wordpress.com 1
New Books Network booksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/intellectual-history 19
Apn - The Dirt Podcast thedirtpod.com/episodes 9
Lance Burroughs And Tj Daugherty anchor.fm/reformed-informants-podcast 8
The Ministry Collaborative mministry.org/podcasts 8
Host archaeologypodcastnetwork.com 5
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/peoples-places/british-studies 5
Pastor Matt Stanchek gbcplantation.org/page/sermons2 4
City Church citychurchevv.com/sermons 3
Alie Ward alieward.com/ologies 2
Cambridge Anthropology socanth.cam.ac.uk/media/listen-and-view/camthropod 2
Hope Bible Church Savannah podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hopechurch 2
Ioffice workplaceinnovator.iofficecorp.com/podcast 2
It's Not Just In Your Head anchor.fm/itsnotjustinyourhead 2
Jordan Steffaniak And Brandon Ayscue thelondonlyceum.com/podcast-episode-archive 2
Jsworld Podcast podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/jsworld-podcast 2
Justin podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/notjustanybookclub 2
Natalie & Darren open.spotify.com/show/2zFTS75F1EZukYnrk0epoX?si=apkAQ5RRStebPrU-o9ld7Q 2
Nick Fullwiler & Peter Bell anchor.fm/gggpodcast 2
Ricardo Lopes anchor.fm/thedissenter 2
Rockstar Cmo rockstarcmo.com 2
Sharif Vakili anchor.fm/tdio 2
Society For Cultural Anthropology culanth.org/fieldsights/contributed-content/anthropod 2
Utep Cce podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/utep-cce 2
1517 Podcasts freelygiven.libsyn.com/website 1
Ari & Matt anchor.fm/howtwomedieval 1
Audacy omny.fm/shows/the-charlie-james-show?cloudflare-language=en-US 1
Birthday Girls podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/birthday-girls 1
Book Club With Julia & Victoria bookclubwithjv.com/episodes 1
Christ Community Church (johnson City, Tn) christcommunityjc.com/sermons 1
Coffee Sensory Podcast - Memli Coffee Lab soundcloud.com/mehmet-sogan 1
Crawlspace Media & Glassbox Media cms.megaphone.fm/channel/GLSS1060795473 1
Darryl Fitzwater podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/appalachiananglican 1
Diana Klatt & Susanna Park podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/global-caveat 1
Dr Jen Frahm conversationsofchange.simplecast.com 1
Emeline Paat-dahlstrom buzzsprout.com/678467 1
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Anthropology Podcasts By Category

Total 31 Podcasts. Email us to Request Spreadsheet with email contacts at anuj@feedspot.com. Learn more.
Category No. of Podcasts
Ethnography Podcasts 7