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Kinship: A More-than-Human Podcast

Center for Humans and Nature
Chicago, IL

The Center for Humans and Nature partners with some of the brightest minds to explore our responsibilities to each other and the more-than-human world. They bring together philosophers, ecologists, artists, political scientists, anthropologists, poets, and economists to think creatively about a resilient future for the whole community of life.

“Kinship: A More-than-Human Podcast” is an audio collaboration between the Center for Humans and Nature and the nationally syndicated public radio program To the Best of Our Knowledge. Currently in production, this podcast will feature conversations that illuminate the cultural, scientific, and spiritual dimensions of kinship, while exploring how to fairly and effectively give voice to nonhuman beings and landscapes within an entangled and interconnected world.

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