Ancient Politics in the Present - Episode 25

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Maxime Lamoureux-St. Hilaire (PhD candidate, Tulane) joins this episode of the Go Dig a Hole podcast to share lessons from the ancient Maya. He introduces a "pragmatic" model of governance - both in physical and symbolic structures. This topical and timely discussion of politics on a macro scale bears haunting echoes of present situations in the global sociopolitical sphere. In many ways, human civilization hasn't really come that far...

Maxime Lamoureux-St. Hilaire would like to thank Drs. Marcello Canuto (Tulane) and Tomas Barrientos (Universidad del Valle de Guatemala) for having him on their long-term project, and for their support of his research.

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