Podcasts

Welcome to our podcast series. Exploring life’s big (and not so big) issues through the spoken word.


Tolkien‘s Birmingham

Staff writer and photojournalist Sean Organ interviews William Sherwood – the education secretary for The Tolkien Society. They discuss how J. R. R. Tolkien’s formative years, primarily spent in Birmingham, profoundly impacted his writing.

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Eating Disorders

Tascha von Uexkull and eating disorder recovery advocate Emily Bashforth discuss eating disorders and the impact of lockdown and social media. Emily offers inspiration and advice to those struggling and supporting them. This conversational podcast follows Tascha’s article Eating disorders: when the most dangerous consumption is virtual …

Jordan Peterson – Misunderstood or a dangerous character?

With budding therapist John-Luke Harris we discuss controversial Jordan Peterson, delving into the ideas of Frankl, Jung, Solzhenitsyn and Nietzsche in an attempt to go beyond polarised headlines. This episode develops the ideas of two articles about Victor Frankl and his philosophy: ‘Lessons for lockdown from a Holocaust survivor’ (Clare Cooper) and ‘Frankl and his shadow‘ (John-Luke Harris.)

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Jordan Peterson – Misunderstood or a dangerous character?

💥 NEW! (Our first conversational video – at the request of our readers!)

With budding therapist John-Luke Harris we discuss controversial Jordan Peterson, delving into the ideas of Frankl, Jung, Solzhenitsyn and Nietzsche in an attempt to go beyond polarised headlines.

This episode develops the ideas of two articles recently published on Adamah Media about Victor Frankl and his philosophy:
1️⃣ Lessons for lockdown from a Holocaust survivor by Clare Cooper
https://adamah.media/lessons-for-lockdown-from-a-holocaust-survivor/
2️⃣ Frankl and his shadow by John-Luke Harris
https://adamah.media/frankl-and-his-shadow/

Posted by Adamah Media on Friday, 23 April 2021


Violence Against Women

Adamah discusses violence women face with Tamsin Tomlinson and Juliette Flach following the tragic murder of Sarah Everard and their subsequent articles ‘Men, please do better‘ and ‘Afraid of the dark‘.

Afraid of the dark

Juliette Flach says it’s time for men to play their part to overcome attitudes which sow the seeds of violence against women. [ This is a podcast version of Juliette Flach’s article ‘Afraid of the dark’, published in Adamah Media on March 18. ]

The Epiphany star

Joseph Evans sees the star which, tradition has it, guided the Wise Men to Jesus as an ancient form of the internet. And he argues that, two millennia on, the tale continues to be relevant for believers and unbelievers alike. [ This is a podcast version of Joseph Evan’s article “The Epiphany star“, published in Adamah Media on January 6. ]

Systems Thinking: the ripples we can create

Juliette Flach recommends a more holistic approach in our efforts to make the world a better place. [ This is a podcast version of Juliette Flach’s article “Systems Thinking: the ripples we can create”, published in Adamah Media on September 24. ]

When religious values help fight a virus

Hajra Rehman explains the core principles of Islam which have helped keep the pandemic under control in Muslim nations. [ This is a podcast version of Hajra Rehman’s article “When religious values help fight a virus”, published in Adamah Media on September 17. ]


Hunting witches: the shaming of women’s bodies

Examining the double standards, injustices and cultural oversights in society’s treatment of women. [ This is a podcast version of Bianca Costa Sale’s article “Hunting witches: the shaming of women’s bodies” published in Adamah Media on September 11, read by Katharine Flach] 

Crackdown in China: it’s time to end the silence on human rights atrocities

While the world looks away, atrocities committed by the Chinese Government grow ever more serious. Benedict Rogers asks listeners to confront the horrifying reality of life in modern day China for ethnic and religious minorities. [ This is a podcast version of Ben Roger’s article “Crackdown in China: it’s time to end the silence on human rights atrocities”, published in Adamah Media on August 11. ]

The otherwise impossible dialogue

“I never know how it feels to be part of the majority.” Francesca Omon has spent her life facing discrimination, yet she has also experienced how human kindness can overcome all barriers and prejudice. 

How do you solve a problem like Marie?

Joe Cook opens the curtain of history and discovers some alarming truths about the “Woman of the Millennium”.

Not just skin-deep: racism’s lasting wounds

Joseph Evans finds himself reflecting deeply on the reality of racism during a panel discussion, and discovers new horizons of pain he had never before considered.

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