Ideas Roadshow Podcast

Ideas Roadshow Podcast

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In-depth conversations with world-leading experts across the arts and sciences for a uniquely engaging exploration of ideas hosted by Howard Burton. Howard Burton is the founder of Ideas Roadshow and host of the Ideas Roadshow Podcast. He can be reached at howard@ideasroadshow.com.

Pandemic Perspectives 13: The Need for Genuine Communication

June 9, 2024

Pandemic Perspectives 13: The Need for Genuine Communication

Elizabeth Anderson
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to Elizabeth Anderson, Max Shaye Professor of Public Philos…

Pandemic Perspectives 12: Politicizing the COVID Pandemic

May 25, 2022

Politicizing the COVID Pandemic

Michael Berry
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to Michael Berry, Director of the UCLA Center for Chinese S…

Pandemic Perspectives 11: The Covid Pandemic and Learning about Learning

May 18, 2022

The Covid Pandemic and Learning about Learning

Stephen Kosslyn
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to renowned cognitive psychologist Stephen Kosslyn about ho…

Covid and the Art of Science Communication

May 11, 2022

Covid and the Art of Science Communication

John Tregoning
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to John Tregoning, Imperial College respiratory infections …

Pandemic Perspectives 9: Covid, 'Scientism,' and the Betrayal of the Enlightenment

May 4, 2022

Covid, 'Scientism,' and the Betrayal of the Enlightenment

Charles Foster
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to bestselling author and University of Oxford law professo…

Covid and the Embrace of the Biological World

April 27, 2022

Covid and the Embrace of the Biological World

Patricia Churchland
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to renowned UC San Diego neurophilosopher Patricia Churchla…

Pandemic Perspectives 7: Covid 19 Political Lessons from Portugal

April 20, 2022

Covid 19 Political Lessons from Portugal

Alexandre Quintanilha
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to Portuguese Member of Parliament and internationally reno…

COVID and the Importance of Political Understanding

April 13, 2022

COVID and the Importance of Political Understanding

John Dunn
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to renowned University of Cambridge political theorist John…

Necessarily Global: How the Pandemic Forces Us To Think Bigger

April 6, 2022

Necessarily Global: How the Pandemic Forces Us To Think Bigger

Andy Hoffman
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to Andy Hoffman, the dynamic and innovative business profes…

Pandemic Perspectives 4: History, Morality and the Pandemic

March 30, 2022

History, Morality and the Pandemic

Lorraine Daston
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to Lorraine Daston, director emerita of the Max Planck Inst…

Pandemic Perspectives 3: Neoliberalism, Human Rights and Our Collective Response to COVID

March 23, 2022

Neoliberalism, Human Rights and Our Collective Response to COVID

Samuel Moyn
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to Samuel Moyn, Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence an…

Howard Burton, "Pandemic Perspectives: A Filmmaker's Journey in 10 Essays" (Open Agenda, 2022)

March 22, 2022

Pandemic Perspectives

Howard Burton
Hosted by Marshall Poe

Howard Burton has been talking to very wise people for decades--scientists, historians, political thinkers, philosophers, etc. When Covid "hit" he was…

Pandemic Perspectives 2: COVID-19  through the Eyes of a Geneticist

March 16, 2022

COVID-19 Through the Eyes of a Geneticist

Stephen Scherer
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to Stephen Scherer, Chief of Research at Toronto's Hospital…

Pandemic Perspectives 1: The Urgent Need for Effective International Cooperation

March 9, 2022

The Urgent Need for Effective International Cooperation

Miguel Nicolelis
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this first Pandemic Perspectives Podcast, Ideas Roadshow founder and host Howard Burton talks to Duke University neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis wh…

Edie Widder, “Ocean Enlightenment” (Open Agenda, 2021)

December 31, 2021

Ocean Enlightenment

Edie Widder
Hosted by Howard Burton

Ocean Enlightenment is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Edie Widder, Founder, CEO and Senior Scientist at Ocean Rese…

Janko Tipsarevic, “The Mind-Body Problem” (Open Agenda, 2021)

December 30, 2021

The Mind-Body Problem

Janko Tipsarevic
Hosted by Howard Burton

The Mind-Body Problem is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Janko Tipsarevic, who is a former professional tennis play…

From Linear A to Linear B: Suggestive Continuity

December 29, 2021

From Linear A to Linear B

Ester Salgarella
Hosted by Howard Burton

In this episode, Howard Burton talks with Ester Salgarella, Junior Research Fellow at St John's College, University of Cambridge, about her groundbrea…

Paul Steinhardt, "Inflated Expectations: A Cosmological Tale" (Open Agenda, 2021)

December 28, 2021

Inflated Expectations

Paul Steinhardt
Hosted by Howard Burton

We have developed two distinct books, Indiana Steinhardt and the Quest for Quasicrystals, and Inflated Expectations: A Cosmological Tale, based on How…

Charles Sheppard, “Coral Reefs: Science and Survival” (Open Agenda, 2021)

December 27, 2021

Coral Reefs

Charles Sheppard
Hosted by Howard Burton

Coral Reefs: Science and Survival is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Charles Sheppard, Professor of Life Sciences a…

Claudia de Rham, “The Pull of the Stars” (Open Agenda, 2021)

December 24, 2021

The Pull of the Stars

Claudia de Rham
Hosted by Howard Burton

The Pull of the Stars is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Claudia de Rham, Professor of Theoretical Physics at Imper…