Ep #83 Parasocial relationships & Strangers: Dr Ian Pollock on the Origin of The Familiar Strange


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Matt’s back this week with an interview with one of the original Familiar Strangers Dr Ian Pollock. Ian discusses the origins of the Familiar Strange, why it started and whether it helped or hindered his PhD. Matt discusses his involvement in the early days of TFS and what it contributed to his education as a communicator. Ian and Matt then discuss the future of public anthropology and how we can best engage with anthropological knowledge and thought.

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