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Martial Arts Studies

Conversations on the academic field of Martial Arts Studies, hosted by Professor Paul Bowman of Cardiff University and featuring academics, scholars and experts from around the world. Videos of these episodes are on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel.

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Book Discussion, Part 3: The Invention of Martial Arts

Part three of a three-part discussion of The Invention of Martial Arts (Paul Bowman, Oxford University Press, 2021). Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel. Theme music, 'Eejeb', by Ronin E-Ville (http://ronineville.com) used with permission.

29mins

7 Jun 2021

Rank #1

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Book Discussion, Part 2: The Invention of Martial Arts

Part two of a three-part discussion of The Invention of Martial Arts (Paul Bowman, Oxford University Press, 2021). Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel. Theme music, 'Eejeb', by Ronin E-Ville (http://ronineville.com) used with permission.

21mins

24 May 2021

Rank #2

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Book Discussion, Part 1: The Invention of Martial Arts

Part one of a three-part discussion of The Invention of Martial Arts (Paul Bowman, Oxford University Press, 2021). Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel. Theme music, 'Eejeb', by Ronin E-Ville (http://ronineville.com) used with permission.

39mins

10 May 2021

Rank #3

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On Kalaripayattu Performance with the Late Great Prof Phillip Zarrilli

On Kalaripayattu Performance with the Late Great Professor Phillip Zarrilli. Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel. Theme music, 'Eejeb', by Ronin E-Ville (http://ronineville.com) used with permission.

1hr 18mins

26 Apr 2021

Rank #4

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With Dr Ben Judkins on Hyperreality, History and the Search for Meaning in Martial Arts

With Dr Ben Judkins on Hyperreality, History and the Search for Meaning in Martial Arts. Also available as an audio podcast on the Martial Arts Studies Podcast. Theme music, 'Eejeb', by Ronin E-Ville (http://ronineville.com) used with permission.

1hr 6mins

19 Apr 2021

Rank #5

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On Embodied Research for Martial Arts, with Dr Ben Spatz

On Embodied Research for Martial Arts, with Dr Ben Spatz. (Huddersfield University, https://urbanresearchtheater.com/).  Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel. Theme music, 'Eejeb', by Ronin E-Ville (http://ronineville.com) used with permission.

1hr 9mins

12 Apr 2021

Rank #6

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On Aikido, Embodied Theory and Deep Ecology, with Dr Bill Little (Victoria, Canada)

On Aikido, Embodied Theory and Deep Ecology, with Dr Bill Little (Victoria, Canada). Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel. Theme music, 'Eejeb', by Ronin E-Ville (http://ronineville.com) used with permission.

57mins

5 Apr 2021

Rank #7

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On Creative Thinking and False Connections in Martial Arts Studies, with Daniel Mroz

On Creative Thinking and False Connections in Martial Arts Studies, with Professor Daniel Mroz (University of Ottawa). Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel. Theme music, 'Eejeb', by Ronin E-Ville (http://ronineville.com) used with permission.

1hr 3mins

29 Mar 2021

Rank #8

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When it all began: Prof Stephen Chan's opening conference keynote 2015

When it all began: Professor Stephen Chan's opening keynote at the first Martial Arts Studies Conference in 2015. Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel. Theme music, 'Eejeb', by Ronin E-Ville (http://ronineville.com) used with permission.

54mins

22 Mar 2021

Rank #9

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On Women's Boxing in Britain and Iran, with Shakiba Moghadam (Portsmouth Uni)

On Women's Boxing in Britain and Iran, with Shakiba Moghadam (Portsmouth Uni). Also available as a video on the Martial Arts Studies YouTube Channel. Theme music, 'Eejeb', by Ronin E-Ville (http://ronineville.com) used with permission.

37mins

15 Mar 2021

Rank #10