S01 Episode 02: Jerome Lewis on Learning about a culture through physical participation

Doctor Jerome Lewis from University College London talks with Eline Kieft about using his body as part of his research to better understand the lives of hunter-gatherers in Central Africa.

Bonus content

If you enjoyed Jerome’s interview as much as we did, here are some extra clips of him describing his amazing experiences researching the cultures of hunter-gatherers in Central Africa.

Being embodied in a duiker’s body

Speaking to the fish

Understanding people through their dance

Learning to marsh walk

The mystical power of blood

Menstruation leading to gendered labour division