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Ep. 2 Beyond Canada: The Art of Social Infrastructure: Santiago’s Poblciones and the Afterlives of Arpilleras

Host Claudia Hirtenfelder chats with PhD Candidate Nathalia Santos Ocasio about her research pertaining to social infrastructure in Santiago. The  pair also consider challenges and opportunities of language, culture, and representation in research processes that stretch beyond international borders and some of the power dynamics involved therein. Host: Claudia Hirtenfelder (the International Student Affairs Commissioner for the SGPS)Guest: Nathalia Santos Ocasio (PhD Department of Geography and Planning, Queen’s University)Bed Music: Mafikizolo Featuring Uhuru singing KhonaFeatured Song: Lo Único Que Tengo by Victor Jara (Voice: Isabel Parra) from the album La Población (1972)Images: (1) The picture of Santiago in the podcast poster is an image Nathalia took in 2016 from one of the cerros (hills) of the city. In the background, you can see the recently snowed Andes. (2) An Arpillera Nathalia saw in the Oshima Hakko Museum in Nagano, Japan, 2018.

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The Blending Health Initiatives of sub-Saharan Africans living in Toronto

In this first episode of Beyond Canada, host Claudia Hirtenfelder (International Student Affairs Commissioner for the Society of Graduate and Professional Students at Queen’s University chats with guest, Prince Michael Amegbor. Amegbor, a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Planning at Queen’s chats about the research he is conducting for his thesis “Uncharted Paths: The Use of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM) among Sub-Saharan Africans living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)”. Bed Music: Mafikizolo ft. Uhuru, “Khona”Featured Music: Amakye Dede, “Brebre”

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