Growing Pods

Growing Pods

Growing Pods is the official showcase of Bear Radio Student podcasts.


June 14, 2021 40 min
001. Romania - Friends and neighbours

Stirring conversations is a culinary world tour within the borders of Berlin.

People from over 190 different nationalities live in Berlin and all of them bring something unique to the table. Podcast host Militsa Тekelieva is no exception. A passionate home-cook, she has always found comfort in a tasty meal paired with a good conversation. Cooking connects her to her roots and her family back in ...
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The Department of Useful Art is a new art podcast about works at the intersection between art and activism. The pilot episode investigates a work from 2016, when a group of artists called TOOLS FOR ACTION
worked with a public theater in Dortmund to set up The Mirror Barricade against right-wing extremism.

Hosted and produced by Summer Banks.

Music credit: Ben Southam.

Sound from (and pictures at!):
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January 12, 2021 59 sec
Explorando con Consciencia expone el valor cultural como herramienta para la consolidación de paz y la sostenibilidad.

Conociendo el mundo a través de voces🎙
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The Invisible Other is a podcast by Ayoto Ataraxia.

Episode 1, 'Asian Provocation," features a conversation with the only asian male dom sex worker in Germany, about his asian diasporic experiences, sex work, asian masculinity and ideas of home.

You can find Ron Hades’ website here

A copy of the transcript can be found here:
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May 10, 2020 61 min
Beyond Asian Episode 1: Chinese Sex Podcaster Undeterred by Censorship

"Have you ever wondered where all the sex talk is in Asian communities?
In Episode 1, I’m speaking with Jess - a community builder who hosts a massively popular sex-positive podcast.

Circling China - an online Circling platform:

Jess' Podcasts and Blogs:

Octopus Awakening Community (in Chinese only): 下载知识星球app,搜...
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March 23, 2020 21 min
How do you become a woodworker, and what are your options to earn with it? And what stops women from working with power tools? Anna Lisa, who designs furniture and jewelry, and teaches woodworking in Berlin, tells the story of how she became a woodworker after a successful career in journalism in her native Estonia.

You can connect with Anna Liisa on her website
And you can talk to Daria at cfartsandpeople@gm...
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March 10, 2020 13 min
Head Space: The use of meditation and mindfulness apps have been rising in recent years. It's just one of the many signs that, today more than ever, people are paying attention to and coping with their mental health. But do these apps really work? And, if so, for who? In this episode, we explore the use of mindfulness apps, and their physiological benefits when it comes to coping with stress and anxiety.

The Rabbit uses the powe...
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