Can love overcome the distance between us?

Anthropologist Nigel Rapport’s fieldwork explores love and respecting the individuality of life

Steve Grimwade

Published 5 December 2018

Episode 43

A farm labourer and builder’s mate in England, a porter in Scotland, a new immigrant in Israel - Professor Nigel Rapport’s anthropological fieldwork has offered him opportunities to explore the precious reality of human individuality around the world.

And for him, love is a form of public or civil behaviour, a means that people can interact with one another in a way that is more honest or true to that individuality.

Episode recorded: October 18, 2018

Interviewer: Steve Grimwade

Producer and editor: Chris Hatzis

Co-production: Dr Andi Horvath and Silvi Vann-Wall

Banner image: Jeremy Bishop/Unsplash

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