35 Best Social Science Podcasts

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Social Science Podcasts

Here are 35 Best Social Science Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. LSE IQ podcast

LSE IQ podcast London, England, UK
LSE IQ is a monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science in which we ask some of the smartest social scientists - and oth...er experts - to answer intelligent questions about economics, politics or society. #LSEIQmore
648.2K 131.4K 397.1K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 32 min Apr 2017
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2. Ideas of India

Ideas of India India
Through conversations with top thinkers in the social sciences and beyond, economist Shruti Rajagopalan explores the ideas that will propel India forw...ard.more
36.6K 20.7K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 71 min
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3. The Corbett Report Podcast

The Corbett Report Podcast The Corbett Report explores the world of politics, history, science, and economics from a radically alternative perspective. From geopolitical conspir...acies to monetary manipulation, repressed history, and social engineering. The Corbett Report goes where other podcasts fear to tread.more
13.5K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 53 min May 2007
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4. The Measure of Everyday Life

The Measure of Everyday Life Durham, North Carolina, US
Interested in human behavior and how people think? The Measure of Everyday Life is a weekly interview program featuring innovations in social science ...and ideas from leading researchers and commentators. Independent Weekly has called the show 'unexpected' and 'diverse' and says the show 'brings big questions to radio.' Join host Dr. Brian Southwell (@BrianSouthwell) as he explores the human condition.more
1.1K 1.1K 76 1 episode / week Avg Length 30 min Jan 2015
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5. Social Science Bites

Social Science Bites Thousand Oaks, California, US
The social world is a world we create, that we all have in common. In this series of illuminating podcasts, hear leading social scientists present the...ir perspectives on how our social world is created, and how social science can help us understand people and how they behave.more
3.3K 4.5K 1 episode / month Avg Length 25 min May 2012
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6. CSPI Podcast

CSPI Podcast The Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology is a think-tank devoted to investigating policy relevant, underexplored topics in the social sci...ences. Podcasts include webinars from scholars about their recent papers and books.more
6.1K 1 episode / week Avg Length 76 min Jan 2021
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7. Arts & Letters

Arts & Letters Little Rock, Arkansas, US
Arts & Letters is a program celebrating contemporary arts, humanities, and social sciences, with an emphasis on authentic Southern voices. Hosted by J.... Bradley Minnick of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.more
848 3.8K 255 1 episode / month Avg Length 50 min
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8. Matrix Podcast

Matrix Podcast Berkeley, California, US
The Matrix Podcast features interviews with social scientists from across the University of California, Berkeley campus (and beyond). It also features... recordings of events, including panels and lectures. The Matrix Podcast is produced by Social Science Matrix, an interdisciplinary research center at the University of California, Berkeley.more
1.1K 1 episode / month Avg Length 70 min Apr 2020
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9. Opinion Science Podcast

Opinion Science Podcast A show about the science of our opinions, where they come from, and how they change. Hosted by social psychologist, Andy Luttrell.
468 914 2 episodes / month Apr 2020
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10. The Science of Everything Podcast

The Science of Everything Podcast Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Here I discuss a variety of topics in both the natural and social sciences, exploring the many fascinating insights that the scientific method yields ...about the world around us.more
1 episode / quarter Avg Length 66 min
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11. Seriously Social

Seriously Social Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Seriously Social helps you understand your world. Each week listen to in-depth, intelligent insights from Australia's best social scientists. We t...alk about human society, our social relationships, and the world in transition. Brought to you by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.more
441 4.1K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 27 min Apr 2020
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12. The Social Breakdown

The Social Breakdown The sociology podcast nobody wants, but everybody needs it! Come join us as we break down the complex social world one topic at a time using our socio...logical imagination.more
478 1.4K 1 episode / year Sep 2017
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13. The Human Show: Innovation through Social Science

The Human Show: Innovation through Social Science Amsterdam
If you want to understand how social scientists study human behavior, how industry innovates, or want to know more about how they can successfully wor...k together and enhance each other, then you have come to the right place! Join our hosts as they engage with anthropologists, researchers, & industry specialists from all over the world. The discussions will be about their specific work in understanding people & how they apply that understanding to advance industry, scholarship & larger societal goals.more
212 21 3 episodes / year Avg Length 42 min Mar 2018
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14. What is New Legal Realism?

What is New Legal Realism? Why is law so slow to get what's really happening? Why is it often so far away from our real-world experiences? The New Legal Realism movement spr...ings from this frustration. The social sciences study how the law really works, using systematic methods. The social sciences help to find more productive ways to communicate so that law can get real in addressing our problems. That's the job a new generation of NLR scholars is tackling. Join our conversation!more
153 557 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 35 min Jan 2018
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15. 10-Minute Talks

10-Minute Talks London, England, UK
The world's leading professors explain the latest thinking in the humanities and social sciences in just 10 minutes.
29.8K 58.9K 6.3K Sep 2020
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16. The Decision Corner

The Decision Corner Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The Decision Corner connects you with cutting-edge insights from the world's best applied behavioral scientists to bring wisdom to your daily and prof...essional life. Rather than talking about nudges and trying to codify science into design principles, TDC goes deep and finds out just how the world's brightest minds solve complex real-world problems using the social sciences.more
3.7K 4.9K 1.2K Aug 2019
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17. TRiSS Talks

TRiSS Talks Dublin, Ireland
Trinity Research in Social Sciences is an interdisciplinary hub that promotes the social sciences at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
219 1.7K Feb 2021
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18. Keeping Friendship Magic

Keeping Friendship Magic Founded in 2015, the Keeping Friendship Magic (KFM) project fuses pop culture and fandom with social science to delve deeper into how to bring the les...sons and values from our favorite properties to reality. After years of panels, conventions, and even a sociology conference, the project has come to the Podcast format. Each episode finds host Forward Progress along with co-host Nova Rose joined by special guests to discuss a variety of topics related to fandom and pop culture.more
250 673 May 2020
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19. The Social Science KLAI-doscope

The Social Science KLAI-doscope New York, US
The Social Science KLAI-doscope is a show about exploring topics beyond the Abstract or CV of social science research and academic profiles. I may not... have the special letters to say I'm an expert, but join me, a 24-year-old aspiring economist turned data analyst, as I break down what it means to have a social science career. Join me in learning about what's hot in research, the core values or motivations of social scientists, and the stresses and challenges outside of the job from the next generation of bright social scientists or the veteran researchers and leaders of the field.more
306 Jan 2021
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20. Research for Practice

Research for Practice Connecting the dots between thinking and doing. Natasha and Cassian speak to social science researchers about what their work means for professionals ...in education and social care. A monthly podcast looking at research from child safeguarding to adult literacy, and anything you can think of in between.more
May 2020
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21. Social Research Methods

Social Research Methods Tübingen, Germany
This podcast covers all relevant aspects around research methods in social science. After a short introduction all steps will be considered from defin...ing the hypothesis and research question to academic writing.more
3.3K May 2020
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22. What's Next? In Social Sciences

What's Next? In Social Sciences The 'What's Next?' podcast series aims to discuss some important and life-saving skills that are necessary for social sciences. We are two young r...esearchers, Archana Atmakuri and Nirupama V, working in the fields of International Relations and Development Studies respectively. Through this project, we hope to help students and early career professionals in Social Sciences with the prospects and challenges in our fields.more
Jun 2020
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23. Lunchtime Social Science

Lunchtime Social Science Lunchtime Social Science is a podcast devoted to social science takes on current events and ideas new and old. The hosts are professors of public poli...cy and frequently includes guests and outside contributors.more
Apr 2020
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24. Let's Talk About DISS!

Let's Talk About DISS! Welcome to 'Let's Talk About DISS!,' a podcast that will talk about everything and anything social science-related. This podcast was created to ai...d learners in studying Disciplines and Ideas in the Social Sciences (DISS).more
Aug 2020
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Social Science consists of History, Geography, Democratic Politics, Economics, etc. This podcast will provide you line by line explanation of the topi...cs which might be worth it for the students to understand the concept and timeline of the incidents.more
Jul 2020
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26. Squeezing the Orange

Squeezing the Orange Professor Dan Cable and comedian Akin Omobitan unearth social science's hidden gems by 'fun packing' peer-reviewed articles and sharing their choi...ce findings!more
Jul 2019
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27. SUSS Podcast

SUSS Podcast Singapore
A podcast network from the Singapore University of Social Sciences. Featuring thought leaders, practitioners as well as voices in our industry and com...munity to spark new conversations and thoughts about the way we relate, work and learn.more
3.2K 10.4K 6 episodes / year Avg Length 17 min Sep 2020
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28. Pod Academy » Humanities and Social Sciences

Pod Academy » Humanities and Social Sciences London, England, UK
Pod Academy is the new sound of academia. Get the latest podcast of current research on Humanities and Social Sciences.
2.2K 858 3 episodes / year Avg Length 33 min
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29. Mind Your Work

Mind Your Work Ontario, Canada
A podcast about social science and work.
310 Jun 2018
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30. Anthropology + Technology Conference

Anthropology + Technology Conference Bristol, England, UK
The annual Anthropology Technology conference brings together leading experts from the social sciences and technology to champion socially-responsib...le AI, and to foster dialogue and collaboration across the disciplines. The conference has been curated to help today's leading technology companies understand the significant value of combining teams of technologists with social scientists. Together we can build a future in which socially-responsible AI is the norm.more
1K Jul 2020
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31. The Dean's Table Podcast

The Dean's Table Podcast New York, US
The Dean's Table is a new podcast series created by Fredrick Harris, Professor of Political Science and Dean of Social Science at Columbia Univers...ity. The series features distinctive, in-depth conversations between Dean Harris and his colleagues from across the disciplines of the social sciences. Each episode brings listeners a unique perspective on the life, work, and imagination of an accomplished scholar in an intimate, casual setting. New episodes are released regularly, so be sure to follow the series on your preferred podcast distribution network.more
Jan 2019
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Social Science Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Social Science. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Archana & Nirupama podcasters.spotify.com 18
Mercatus Center at George Mason University ideasofindia.libsyn.com 8
Jomual Bryan Fernandez podcasters.spotify.com 7
WNCU public radio measureradio.libsyn.com 6
SAGE Publishing socialsciencespace.com 4
The Corbett Report corbettreport.com 4
Social Science Matrix socialsciencematrix.libsyn.com 4
Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia seriouslysocialpodcast.org.au 3
Singapore University Of Social Sciences suss.edu.sg 2
Professor Sir Christopher Pissarides podcasts.apple.com 1
Paul Spain worldpodcasts.com 1
James Fodor fods12.podbean.com 1
What is New Legal Realism? newlegalrealism.org 1
Richard Hanania and Christopher F. Rufo audioboom.com 1
New Books Network newbooksnetwork.com/category/political-science 8
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/geography 3
Cambridge University podtail.com/en/podcast/moral-sciences-club 2
Divineinterventionpodcast divineinterventionpodcasts.com 2
Quillette quillette.com/tag/podcast 2
Theprint theprint.podbean.com 2
Weather blubrry.com/weatherhype 2
Cato Institute cato.org/search/category/multimedia+power-problems 1
Conservation Careers conservation-careers.libsyn.com 1
Digital Sociology podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/digital-sociology-podcast 1
Dr. Dave Brodbeck (dave.brodbeck people.auc.ca/brodbeck/blog 1
Geotrek rss.com/podcasts/geotrek 1
Hanya Oversby hanyaoversby.com.au/podcasts 1
Jin Yao Kwan socialservice.sg/podcast 1
Lshtm podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lshtm 1
Michael Garfield patreon.com/michaelgarfield 1
Mit Sloan Management Review And Boston Consulting Group (bcg) sloanreview.mit.edu/audio-series/me-myself-and-ai 1
Modern War Institute At West Point mwi.usma.edu 1
Persianpod101.com podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/learn-persian-persianpod101-com/id668489679 1
Professor Julian Go podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id279428154 1
Rnz rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/voices 1
Rrr - Triple R rrr.org.au/explore/podcasts/primal-screen/episodes 1
The Project On Constitutional Originalism And The Catholic Intellectua castbox.fm/channel/id5098423 1
Thomas B. Fordham Institute fordhaminstitute.org/national/resource-types/podcast 1
Victoria Crystal podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/askascientist 1
Wliw-fm npr.org/podcasts/1015648753/a-l-l-a-r-t-s-radio-hour 1
New Books Network booksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/intellectual-history 69
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/science-technology/environmental-studies 33
Thomas Gouker podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/somethingcame-from-baltim 19
David Wright buzzsprout.com/126848 8
National Institute Of Justice justicetoday.buzzsprout.com 8
Nick Gillespie reason.com 6
Andrew Keen ajkeen.libsyn.com 5
Justin Kempf democracyparadox.com/the-democracy-paradox-podcast 5
Anthrocurious thisanthrolife.org/episodes 4
Canadian Women's Foundation canadianwomen.org/podcast 4
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