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Angelika Love's Conversations

Angelika Love's Conversations

By Angelika Love
A podcast featuring conversations between social psychologist and social integration researcher, Angelika Love, and integration practitioners – entrepreneurs, activists, and academics who, in their unique ways, are building bridges across rifts in society.
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Bonus Episode 2 [German/deutsch]: Sozialaktivist Ali Can
Ali Can ist der Leiter des Vielrespektzentrums in Essen, einer interkulturellen Begegnungsstätte, Arbeitsplatz für Organisationen, die sich für Vielfalt und Respekt einsetzen, und Raum des Mit- und Nebeneinanders unterschiedlicher Denk- und Glaubensrichtungen. Er ist in Deutschland als Autor des Buches "Mehr als eine Heimat" und als Sozialaktivist bekannt, der sich mit Aktionen wie der "Hotline für besorgte Bürger" und dem MeTwo-Hashtag für wertschätzenden interkulturellen Austausch und soziale Integration einsetzt. In diesem Gespräch erzählt Ali von der Haltung, mit der er sich gegen Rassismus und Diskriminierung in Deutschland stark macht, den Plänen, die er für das Vielrespektzentrum hat, und davon, wie wir alle eine konstruktivere Streitkultur pflegen können.  Mehr über das Vielrespektzentrum: www.vielrespektzentrum.de Informationen zum Podcast [auf Englisch]: www.angelikalove.com/podcast Musik von John Bartmann, www.johnbartmann.com
46:18
November 29, 2020
Bonus Episode 1: Former Head of the British Army General Sir Peter Wall
In this bonus episode, social psychologist Angelika Love speaks to co-founder and co-CEO of the leadership consultancy Amicus, General Sir Peter Wall. Peter discusses the importance of productive conflict in the workplace, the potential and challenge of increasing team diversity, and what his experience as Head of the British Army has taught him about leading remote teams through crises. This episode looks at diversity and cohesion from a slightly different angle, exploring the workplace as a significant realm of 'society' and leadership as a determining factor of team performance. More episodes on diversity, social cohesion and bridging rifts in society can be found here: www.angelikalove.com/podcast Find out more about Amicus at: www.amicuslimited.com Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com
40:02
November 18, 2020
CEO of Peace Centre Dr Justine Huxley
Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks with Dr Justine Huxley, CEO of the St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace. Justine shares how facing social and economic breakdown can help us discover our deepest sense of purpose and freedom and, importantly, generate action to build more resilient communities. She also shares how she was drawn to this work after starting her career on the trading floor of an investment bank and how Sufism relates to her work on fostering community cohesion. You can find all resources mentioned in this episode on www.angelikalove.com/podcast  Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com
41:28
November 16, 2020
Digital Inclusion Entrepreneur Gori Yahaya
Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks to founder and CEO of UpSkill Digital, Gori Yahaya, about digital inclusion. Gori also shares what he has learned about more inclusive career progression for People of Colour from the advancement of women in the workplace, what diversity and inclusion initiatives should bear in mind, and why both diversity and digital skills have become exceedingly pressing concerns during the Covid-19 pandemic.  You can find all resources mentioned in this episode on www.angelikalove.com/podcast Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com
50:42
November 2, 2020
Maternal Health Clinic CEO Aneel Brar (return-guest!)
Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks with return-guest to the show and Chief Executive of a maternal health clinic in India, Aneel Brar. Aneel co-founded the Mata Jai Kaur clinic to provide free health care for women who would otherwise have no access to medical support throughout their pregnancies. He shares how the clinic is increasingly integrating mental health support into their services, how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting his work, and reflects on the significance of the Black Lives Matter movement.  All resources mentioned in this episode can be found on www.angelikalove.com/podcast Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com
42:45
November 2, 2020
Poverty and Human Development Economist Dr Sabina Alkire
Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks with Dr Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative. Sabina is a world-leading expert on poverty and the co-developer of the multidimensional poverty index, which measures poverty by considering several dimensions of people's lived experiences at once. Sabina discusses the economics of poverty, how research can contribute to poverty reduction, and how the Covid-19 pandemic is related to poverty around the world. You can find all resources mentioned in this episode on www.angelikalove.com/podcast Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com
49:30
November 2, 2020
Publisher of Children's Literature Dr Alice Curry
Social psychologist Angelika Love talks to Dr Alice Curry, award-winning founder and CEO of Lantana Publishing, a diverse and inclusive publishing house for children’s books in the UK. In this episode, Angelika and Alice discuss the power of children’s literature, how important it is for children to see themselves in the books they read, and what stands in the way of a more inclusive publishing industry. Alice also shares the daily struggles and pleasures of being an entrepreneur, what she has learned about building and leading a diverse team, and how Lantana Publishing is responding to the Covid-19 crisis. You can find all resources mentioned in the show on www.angelikalove.com/podcast Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com
40:52
November 2, 2020
Community Organiser Julie Siddiqi
Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks with Julie Siddiqi, a gender equality campaigner who focuses on interfaith relationships in the UK. Julie is dedicated to inspiring Muslim women to participate at all levels of society,  challenge patriarchal structures, and strive for better representation across the media. Julie and Angelika discuss some of the most pronounced rifts in society, including islamophobia and anti-semitism, how women are challenging the status-quo, and interfaith initiatives led by Julie that are building much-needed bridges. You can find all resources mentioned in the episode on www.angelikalove.com/podcast Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com
49:44
November 2, 2020
Head of Educational Foundation Dr Ed Newell
Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks to the Chief Executive of the educational foundation Cumberland Lodge, Canon Dr Ed Newell. Ed leads an organisation dedicated to facilitating productive debate on big societal questions. Ed and Angelika discuss how to disagree well, whether everyone should really be entitled to their own viewpoint, and what we can learn from Ed's work on ethical investment banking.  You can find all resources mentioned in the episode on www.angelikalove.com/podcast Music by John Bartmann www.johnbartmann.com
36:55
November 2, 2020
Social Entrepreneur Matt Pierri
Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks to co-founder and CEO of the SociAbility App, Matt Pierri, about mapping accessible social spaces, social entrepreneurship, and why, for him, disability and access provisions are not primarily about charity. 
42:10
April 30, 2020
CEO of Motionspot Ed Warner
Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks to co-founder and CEO of the interior design company Motionspot, Ed Warner, about designing private and public spaces that are both aesthetically stunning and equally accessible for people with and without disabilities.
27:33
April 30, 2020
Women's rights and global health activist Robin Gorna
Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks to Robin Gorna, activist and campaigner in the realm of international development and global health, AIDS, gender, and human rights, about her career, how to create lasting change, and leadership.
28:03
April 30, 2020
President of Graduate Women International Geeta Desai
Social psychologist Angelika Love speaks to president of Graduate Women International, Geeta Desai, about the significance of providing all women and girls with access to education for societies at large. 
30:06
April 30, 2020
COO of Maternal Health Clinic Aneel Brar
Social psychologist Angelika Love talks to Aneel Brar, co-founder and COO of a maternal and child health clinic in Rajastan, about his insights into global health, international development, and the intricacies of providing healthcare in rural India.
55:30
April 30, 2020
Community Gardener Paula Raubenheimer
Social psychologist Angelika Love talks to Paula Raubenheimer about what it takes to tend to one of the last remaining Old Cape gardens in Stellenbosch (South Africa), and how the garden has become the focal point of an unlikely community. 
44:05
April 30, 2020
Auditory Neuroscientist Dr Helen Willis
Social psychologist Angelika Love talks to Dr Helen Willis, auditory neuroscientist, about living with a cochlear implant and navigating both deaf and hearing communities.
36:58
April 30, 2020
Introduction to Angelika Love's Conversations
In this short introductory episode, social psychologist Angelika Love sits down with her husband Ed to talk about the idea behind her new podcast.
04:19
April 28, 2020