Social Sciences

Encounters with COVID

3 EPISODES | KUSINI, A MEDIA INTIATIVE OF SCIS |  Series, ±30 min episode total time 1 hr 31 min
A three-part miniseries discussing the intersection between inequality and COVID-19 as well as attempt to explain the various ways to fund the proposed socio-economic package.

This mini-series will be hosted by the activist Shaeera Kalla and includes interviews with individuals such as Michael Sachs (Wits Adjunct Professor, former Budget Office Treasury), Kirsten Pearson (Budget Justice Coalition), Lynford Dor (Casual Workers Advice Office), Ihsaan Bassier (PhD Candidate at University of Massachusetts, Amherst) and Dr Thabang Sefalafala (Wits Sociology).

Music Credits:
PART1:
"Be Myself" by Nettson | “You’ll Be Okay” by Ryan Little | “Hard Times” by Fazed

PART 3:
“Device” by MorningLightMusic

Home[Work]

2 EPISODES | KUSINI, A MEDIA INTIATIVE OF SCIS |  Series, ±37 min episode total time 1 hr 14 min
The podcast series will examine how new technology has disrupted the world of work and what this means for the future of work. We emphasise that these shifts do not result from the COVID-19 pandemic and the various legislation encouraging workers to work remotely. Instead, COVID-19 has brought these shifts to light.

This series is hosted by Fikile Masikane and includes guests such as Prof Edward Webster, Jane Barrett, Dr Jean-Patrick Leger, Prof Barry Dwolatzky.

PandaCast

5 EPISODES | PANDA |  Podcast, ±53 min episode every 3 weeks, 4 days
PANDA ~ Pandemic Data & Analysis hosts the PandaCast, a series of conversations between members of PANDA. The topics range from conversations about the models used to predict the Covid-19 outcomes to medical or legal discussions and even philosophical musings with regards to the Coronavirus pandemic and South Africa's response to it.

Relate your Research - a social work podcast

14 EPISODES | RELATE YOUR RESEARCH - A SOCIAL WORK PODCAST |  Podcast, ±32 min episode every 3 weeks, 6 days
To generate, disseminate and preserve lessons and stories of social work researchers in South Africa. To provide a collaborative platform for social workers and researchers to share their unique experiences, creating an innovative dialogue while preserving knowledge.

Endorsed by Department of Social Work, Stellenbosch University
Produced by Ward Wide Music, Cape Town

Society's Super Heroes

15 EPISODES | ECHOCAST RADIO |  Podcast, ±23 min episode every 6 days
Society’s Super Heroes is a podcast series celebrating the men, women and organisations who have dedicated their lives to empowering communities, and who work tirelessly to improve the lives of others.

Each sector commemorates an annual day. The days are occasions to educate and to reinforce achievements in humanity. These days are the perfect springboard for awareness raising actions. We will be curating conversations with Super Heroes to explore what their day means to them and shine a spotlight on the work that they are doing. We will be sharing stories of hope and inspired active citizenship as we shift consciousness.

Society’s Super Heroes is hosted by Luke Lamprecht and Karen Landi. Luke has three decades of experience working in the non profit and child protection and development sector. Luke is the Developmental Director of Fight with Insight, a boxing program for inner city youth. Fight with Insight is in Hillbrow, one of the toughest neighbourhoods in the world. Through Fitness, Fun, Friends, and Food, Luke is part of a team of people changing the Future of the youth. Luke chose the road less travelled and shines a light into the darkness, asked why he goes into the darkness, he responds, “because there are people there”. Luke is a serial social entrepreneur and is actively involved with numerous advocacy groups. Karen is a change maker and social entrepreneur with a passion for the youth, active citizenship, and community building. In 2017 Karen co founded Community Hours – a youth volunteering platform, through the platform Karen mindfully worked to change the perceptions of young people around community service, social cohesion and volunteering. She currently runs Ei8ht – a co working space, networking and communications platform for the non profit sector.

The Brain & Brand Show

247 EPISODES | CLIFFCENTRAL.COM |  Podcast, ±35 min episode every 1 week, 2 days
Presented by Timothy Maurice, who is a four-time bestselling author.

The show that delves deep into the roots of human and brand behaviour. Why do we do what we do and what are the drivers of human behaviour that society is afraid to speak about? We explore how brands make consumers irrational, and how this irrational behaviour leads to bizarre social consequences. What are the best ideas and how are the boldest thinkers bridging this divide?

Ultimately, this philosophy is about creating using the best values and ideas to create influential stories and brands that shape society in a positive way. In the spirit CliffCentral was created, we will dig deep but explore with integrity, efficiency and diligence.

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