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The Possible Podcast shines a new light on creative thinking in arts & humanities research. The first series includes five episodes; each featuring conversations between academics, international activists and North East artists and makers.

Episodes include:

S1 E1 - New Narratives: on the power of publishing and zine culture during the time of the pandemic. Featuring research on the history of self-publishing during the Victorian era, the unique zine cultures of Latin America and how they parallels with new creative energies in the North East. We also hear direct from a maker in Detroit on how publishing your own narrative has helped to forge a new identity for the city enabling extraordinary international connections.

S1 E2 - Music and Memory: on music's ability to creative lifelong memories. The podcast features conversations with academics on world class research between music and memory. We speak to club promoter and international artist Fayann Smith, a top London music futurist and hear from the drummer of new band LIFE fresh from a gig in New York and supporting the Kaiser Chiefs on a major tour.

S1 E3 - Uncensored: examining the history of censorship and what we can learn from classics. How does censorship affect marginalised communities today? This podcast features the brilliant Prof. Jennifer Ingleheart, a previous face of Jamaica Pride live from the Caribbean and the founder of Durham Pride.

S1 E4 - Breathlessness: Explores how art and literature represent breathless. It features ideas and research from around Durham University, exploring why this thinking is so important in the Covid-19 age and we hear from a mint North East poet on why these ideas matter so much in the region.

S1 E5 - Protest Song: Thinking about the UK's proud history of protest song, learning about Durham University's innovative protest songwriter in residence project and hearing from new talent such as BBC Introducing recommended North East talent MELOSTME.


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