El Foco

Recommended Viewing Mexico City – Friends recommend watching El Foco, a walking tour of the streets, neighborhoods, legends and historical sites in Mexico City led by Hector de Mauleon (@hdemauleon) and Viveka Duncan (@VekaDuncan). Viva the slow adventures. Appointment television for the lucky, the program airs Sundays, 530pm on ADN40. Later on episodes are uploaded …

Chinese New Year

Photo: Belagio 2015 The first day of the Chinese New Year falls on the new moon between January 21 and February 20. Chinese New Year in 2019 is Tuesday, February 5. According to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle, the Chinese year beginning in 2019 is the year of the Pig. About Chinese New Year …

Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History

Photo: Patio Fountain Mexico – The Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH, National Institute of Anthropology and History) – inah.gob.mx – is a Mexican federal government bureau established in 1939 to guarantee the research, preservation, protection, and promotion of the prehistoric, archaeological, anthropological, historical, and paleontological heritage of the country. INAH and the Instituto …

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Elsewhere on the Web The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – http://www.unesco.org – is a specialized agency of the United Nations. The purpose of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of …

Archaeology Links

Photo: Steve Bridger, Uxmal Links related to archaeology presented in somewhat random fashion: Throwback Excavating Mexico’s archaeology websites – Ron Mader/Mexico Connect 1999 review of Mexico-related websites Flickr Archaeology Museo de Bahía de Caráquez Arqueologia – Marlene Ehrenberg Twitter @ArchTrav @w_archaeology @NPSArcheology @lostcitymuseum @ArchaeologyDay @crow_canyon @CorneliusKalmar @drspacejunk Recommended Listening Archaeology and artefacts: current threats, future …

Anthropology

Photo: Australian Museum Anthropology is the study of various aspects of humans within past and present societies. Wikipedia: Social anthropology and cultural anthropology study the norms and values of societies. Linguistic anthropology studies how language affects social life. Biological or physical anthropology studies the biological development of humans. 2019 Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival New Directions …

The Good Place

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended TV show and podcast: The Good Place The Good Place Podcast https://www.nbc.com/the-good-place/exclusives/tgp-podcast Twitter https://twitter.com/nbcthegoodplace https://twitter.com/nocontexttgp Season 3 Finale, Pandemonium https://tv.avclub.com/the-good-place-sucks-but-the-good-place-is-transcenden-1832037224 ‘The Good Place’ Season Finale Recap: Pandemonium Time Knife Nazis again, somehow. Here there is no time and it’s the present. Unintended consequences Don’t let the good life pass you …

Afropop

Logo Afropop Worldwide – afropop.org – is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, the radio …