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Johanna Agerman

The Vibrator

PRESENTED ON SEP 23, 2011
IN LONDON @ VOL 4

Time to expand your knowledge of the vibrator, and after watching Johanna Agerman's presentation on the topic -- in which she takes us on a historical tour of the device -- you'll know much more than you ever thought was possible.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 2, 2013.

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History Is Important

BY JUSTIN THOMPSON
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 21, 2012

History is important, we can surely all agree on that, but Justin Thompson wants to make sure we all get the message. (in English)

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A Brief History of Medicine

BY VINCENT LAM
@ HEALTH TALKS 2013 ON FEB 27, 2013

Writer and emergency physician Vincent Lam gives us a short and fast overview of the development of medical history, a look into the Black Box of the medical system. This look at important figures in medicine and their discoveries reveals that the medical model has always revolved around one thing; the patient's care and health.

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The History Of A Name

BY CHINSHUN WANG
@ VOL 13 ON MAY 18, 2013


The Chinese family name has a very long history and every Chinese family name was an ancient clan totem. Chin Shun Wang walks us through the unique legends that illustrait the wisdom of Chinese ancestors. (In Chinese)

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Restoring Liberia's History

BY JEFF TOPHAM
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Jeff Topham and his brother set out to retake old pictures of their childhood home in Liberia; along the way, they ended up restoring the history of their old country, exposing a new generation to photos of a near unrecognizable Liberia, before rebels and war tore the country apart. The project collected photographs of Liberia from various expats, and eventually culminated in a gallery exhibition. 

"Presentation of the Day" on August 5, 2013.

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Thoughts on Circumcision

BY JODI PIERCE
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 09, 2013

Jodi Pierce decided not to circimsize her baby. She later began researching the history of circumcision and its effects. Jodi now teaches others about the pervasive myths surrounding circumcision, its harmful effects, and urges others to not circumsize their babies.

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Feminism Through Art

BY ALPESH KANTILAL PATEL
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 20, 2013

Alpesh Kantilal Patel showcases art exhibits that challenge gender and sexuality norms. International feminism and liberation of women are emphasized in this combination of art and activism. 

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A VERY Brief History of American Belly Dance

BY JO ROSS
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Jo Ross takes us through a brief history of the origins of American Belly dance as we know it today. Little did we know the origins are many and varied!  

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Sexuality in Medieval Art

BY HUIB ISERIEF
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 25, 2014

Sex in the Middle Ages is a difficult subject: after all the church wanted to save everyone from mortal sins. Licit and illicit sex (as Huib would call it) are beautifully integrated into the medieval art. Researcher Huib Iserief (Amsterdam University) will bring his art historical sex theory to light!

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Coming Out as a Freak

BY JASON RELPH
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 28, 2014

Jason Relph has found a lot of things through going to Burning Man, including finding his voice as an artist and living the life he wants to live. Going through life, pretending to be "normal", but faced with a life moment that you can either stay, or be free. Jason embraced his inner "freak", and climbed a up hill battle of life, love, and champane. 

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