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Conversations are our tried and true open-format dialogues about all things human. We dig into our past, present, and future to uncover and explore our world – from different cultures and societies to eating habits and sleeping patterns, archaeological wonders, and psychological conditions. Sometimes it is just your TAL hosts working through a topic and sometimes we bring on board a guest or two to spice things up. Episodes range from about 20 minutes to an hour.

Like any good conversation, you can hop in at any point. Check out some of our favorite Conversations and get to know the anthro life. And, if you’re long-time listeners we hope you’ll enjoy revisiting these gems with us. If you like us, be sure to subscribe and visit our previous episodes on the downloads page.





Are Emojis and Hieroglyphs Universal Language?

October 26, 2017
Conversations, Start Here
00:34:11
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The Happiness Fetish Revisited

July 24, 2017
Conversations, Start Here
00:20:08
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Ryan with small beer



Turns out, Beer is pretty important to human history

October 24, 2014
archaeology, Conversations, cultural anthropology, Economy, environment, episode, food, material culture, radio show, Start Here, ThisAnthroLife
00:56:20
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The Politics of Difference and Relatedness

April 28, 2014
archaeology, Conversations, cultural anthropology, material culture, objects, physical anthropology, podcast, politics, radio show, Season 3, Start Here, ThisAnthroLife
0:51:24
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