Record of Change

For the first time in a long time, it feels like all people on Earth have something in common. An exploration of what unites us in a time of social distancing, we visit and re-visit people in Hongkong and India, Greece and Gaza, among other places.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 30m. Bisher sind 48 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 22 hours 34 minutes


episode 47: Taiwan: Ghost Kitchens

Across Asia, "Ghost Kitchens" have popped up during the pandemic. We take a closer look at how they operate and their effects on local economies and people, with a focus on Taipei.



episode 46: USA, Germany: Back to school! Why so silent?

Students missed many months going to school in person. How are they coping with meeting in person again? Two teachers from USA and Germany share what they learned about the students, their families and about things that are more important than grades.


 2022-05-27  47m

episode 45: Canada & Nepal: Safe Travels

What lasting impact will the pandemic have on travel? A Canadian hospitality industry consultant and a travel enthusiast from Nepal discuss automated hotels, booking sites for rural Himalayan towns and why many beds could remain empty this coming season.


 2022-04-29  39m

episode 44: USA & India: Books we wrote, read, and sold

This episode is for readers and writers alike! A publishing industry expert shares how the publishing landscape is changing and what the pandemic’s role is in it. A writer introduces us to her process of writing a novel and self-publishing.


 2022-03-22  43m

episode 43: Japan, Switzerland & Germany: Pandemic Pets

If you have recently considered getting a dog, a cat or a bird, this episode is definitely for you! Our team talked to pet owners as well as staff at an animal shelter about the pandemic pet trend and what to take into consideration when adopting pets.


 2022-01-28  39m

episode 42: USA: Surfin'

Ever want to quit your job to be a surf instructor? Want to tackle what life throws at you better? In this episode, the RoC team discusses pandemic transitions and how we can thrive in the New Year.


 2022-01-03  49m

episode 41: Germany and India: Truths about Digitalization

The pandemic has revealed unpleasant truths about digitalization in both India and Germany. Insufficient digital literacy has helped misinformation about the virus spread in India, while Germany's Covid response was slowed by a lack of tech adoption.


 2021-12-09  45m

episode 40: Bonus: A New Record of Change

The team reflects on the past season and listens to voicemails from some of our previous guests, before we relaunch the podcast with a new concept in a few weeks.


 2021-09-19  43m

episode 39: Bengaluru: Co-existing with the Virus

Alan Rocha talks about his close calls with Covid during India's second wave, dating in the pandemic and getting a new cat companion.


 2021-08-22  22m

episode 38: Quito: Of Kids and Doctors

Blanca shares how strictly her 5-year-old is following the health protocols and how she found her unborn son's name.


 2021-08-08  21m