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Tune in with Mohamed and Ameen giving you a critical analysis of various topics from the perspective of 2 of the most sensible Muslim fathers on the internet Available on all major podcast platforms! Leave us a great review if you're enjoying the show too! Email: mindheistpodcast@gmail.com Questions: curiouscat.me/mindheistpod Twitter/Instagram: @mindheistpod www.mindheistpodcast.com Stay blessed!
 
Let us introduce you to some of the fascinating people we work with to help you make sense of the world’s most complex challenges. In this podcast we share our research, explore alternatives to the status quo and give a platform to scholars and activists who are at the forefront of the fight against the current neoliberal order. We believe there are alternatives to this world and hope you do too.
 
While the Maghreb has long been at the margins of U.S. policy in the Middle East and North Africa, trends in this region increasingly reverberate throughout the Middle East. In this new environment, developments in the Maghreb will continue to have an impact both on the region and on U.S. interests. The CSIS Middle East Program examines changing political, economic, and security trends in the Maghreb—defined here as Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya—through original research and analysis ...
 
Each week Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, and Amberin Zaman, Al-Monitor’s Senior Correspondent, interview newsmakers, journalists and thought leaders from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region. Andrew has been writing about, and traveling in, the Middle East for over three decades, meeting and interviewing the region’s top political and civil society leaders. Since obtaining his PH.D from Johns Hopkins University, he has ...
 
This podcast is dedicated to exploring issues in some more depth and untangling the complexities of the world around us. We engage thinkers, academics, and scholars in conversation on a number of themes to appreciate the ideas that make up Islam as a system of thought. Follow us on https://www.thinkingmuslim.com/ And twitter @thinking_muslim https://twitter.com/thinking_muslim Email info@thinkingmuslim.com
 
These episodes are English translations of the Arabic reporting produced by the Candid Academy's grantees, through the Candid Journalism Grant 2020. Candid Foundation is the parent non-profit organisation of Candid Academy. We are a hybrid between a privately chartered think tank and a dynamic project hub based in Berlin, Germany, but remain sensitive to developments the Middle East, Mediterranean and other locations where our projects are focused.
 
Just World Podcasts is an innovative podcast series on international affairs, run by the publishing house Just World Books which also provides this platform as a service to Just World Educational, a nonprofit headquartered in Virginia and Washington DC. The President of Just World Ed, veteran global-affairs writer and antiwar activist Helena Cobban, is the most frequent host on this podcast.
 
This podcast series is intended to take you on a journey to each of the world's many fascinating and diverse nations. In each episode you will learn factual points as well as many details that make each nation unique. Each episode will include four segments. The first one - Bare Bones - will include the basics such as the country's capital, it's form of government, languages, religions, and more. The second one - Heart of the Nation - is where we go more in depth into the geography, wildlife ...
 
Each week, join us as we discuss issues that affect muslims locally and the global Islamic Ummah at large. We try to release an episode of Talking Minaret every week and now available on all the major podcasting platforms such as Google podcasts, Apple podcasts, Stitcher etc.
 
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Judith Surkis's Sex, Law, and Sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930 (Cornell UP, 2019) traces the intersection of colonialism, law, land expropriation, sex, gender, and family during the century after the French conquest of Algeria in 1830. Seeking to assimilate Algerian land while differentiating Algerian Muslims from European settlers, colonia…
 
"Somebody said that football’s a matter of life and death to you. I said, listen, it's more important than that."When the legendary Liverpool football manager Bill Shankly came out with his now-famous quote on TV in 1981, he might have been talking about the Algerian and Tunisian fans in this documentary. For many, football really is much more than…
 
France, like many European countries, were once the colonising force in the Muslim world. And like many of these countries, colonialism was sold as a benevolent project, looking to civilise the savages. France’s history is at times brutal, but the French also had a strong commitment to spreading so-called enlightenment values to the east. In the pr…
 
Notre-Dame of Amiens is one of the great Gothic cathedrals. Its construction began in 1220, and artistic production in the Gothic mode lasted well into the sixteenth century. In Notre-Dame of Amiens: Life of the Gothic Cathedral (Columbia UP, 2020), Stephen Murray invites readers to see the cathedral as more than just a thing of the past: it is a l…
 
Masjid al-Aqsa is a sacred mosque on a sacred site, observed by Muslims to be the third most revered religious site in Islam. In this episode, we talk to Ustadh Iyad Hilal from al-Arqam Institute about how Muslims should understand this Masjid and its precincts. He takes a look at the contemporary attempt to reduce its importance in the eyes of the…
 
The tit-for-tat in Nigeria that saw Twitter banned by the government.Contributors:Mercy Abang - JournalistLai Mohammed - Nigerian minister for information and cultureGbenga Sesan - Executive director, Paradigm InitiativeFisayo Soyombo - Editor-in-chief, Foundation for Investigative JournalismOn our radarIt's election time in Algeria and the governm…
 
The tit-for-tat in Nigeria that saw Twitter banned by the government.Contributors:Mercy Abang - JournalistLai Mohammed - Nigerian minister for information and cultureGbenga Sesan - Executive director, Paradigm InitiativeFisayo Soyombo - Editor-in-chief, Foundation for Investigative JournalismOn our radarIt's election time in Algeria and the governm…
 
Fyodor Lukyanov, Chairman of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy in Moscow, discusses why Russia wants an agreement with the US on cyber security; why Russia does not expect the US to lift sanctions on Russia; how Russian and Iranian policies differ in Syria; why Syria and Iran are minor issues in US-Russia relations; how to understand Russia…
 
Erin Duncan O’Neill (Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma) speaks with Elizabeth Emery (Professor, Montclair State University) about Emery’s recent book, Reframing Japonisme: Women and the Asian Art Market in Nineteenth-Century France, 1853-1914 (Bloomsbury, 2020). Women figured prominently among the leading collectors and purveyors of Asian…
 
In this episode we discuss akhitweet's surgery and Ameen losing his hearing. Then we dive into questions about Turkey, general knowledge and some wacky stuff about jinn and AI/Barcodes/Pyramids and more! Sponsored by: http://muslimmastery.com/mind All links to contact/follow us: http://www.mindheistpodcast.com Video version of the pod: https://yout…
 
With thousands of migrants attempting the perilous maritime journey from North Africa to Europe each year, transnational migration is a defining feature of social life in the Mediterranean today. On the island of Sicily, where many migrants first arrive and ultimately remain, the contours of migrant reception and integration are frequently animated…
 
Emma Rothschild’s new book, An Infinite History: The Story of a Family in France over Three Centuries (Princeton University Press, 2021) (see the book’s accompanying website here: https://infinitehistory.org), is a beautiful work that, by following the lives of one obscure family over five generations, weaves together a history of France through th…
 
Raphael Cormack, visiting researcher at Columbia University, discusses his book, Midnight in Cairo; profiles the amazing women who shaped and dominated Egypt’s music, theater, film, and cabaret scene in the early 20th century against the backdrop of dramatic political and social change; describes the rivalry between Mounira al-Mahdiyya and Oum Kalt…
 
Just days after the ceasefire in Gaza ended 11 days of bombing, The Listening Post spoke with two Palestinians who have tilted international attention towards their struggle.Contributors:Muna al-Kurd - Sheikh Jarrah resident and activistHosam Salem - Gaza Palestinian photographerOn our radarRichard Gizbert and producer Tariq Nafi discuss Israel’s c…
 
Just days after the ceasefire in Gaza ended 11 days of bombing, The Listening Post spoke with two Palestinians who have tilted international attention towards their struggle.Contributors:Muna al-Kurd - Sheikh Jarrah resident and activistHosam Salem - Gaza Palestinian photographerOn our radarRichard Gizbert and producer Tariq Nafi discuss Israel’s c…
 
The Outside: Migration as Life in Morocco (Indiana UP, 2021) traces how migration has come to occupy a striking place in the lives of many Moroccans. A full 10 percent of the population now lives outside the country, affecting individual and collective life in countless unanticipated ways. In this intimate ethnography of rural Morocco, Alice Elliot…
 
Hana Salah, Al-Monitor columnist reporting from Gaza, discusses the impact of Israeli restrictions on Gaza’s reconstruction; the lack of clarity on the mechanism for international assistance; why people are flocking to Gaza’s polluted beaches; and how she managed her family life and professional responsibilities while reporting during the bombing.…
 
In this episode we went through some of our favourite things from the past year. Purchases, trips, days, podcasts, learnings and more. Enjoy! Sponsored by Confidence Accelerator. Learn more at http://muslimmastery.com/mind All links to contact/follow us: http://www.mindheistpodcast.com Video version of the pod: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5…
 
Holocaust and Genocide historians have spent much time and effort recently considering the connections between the experiences and ideas of colonialism and subsequent mass atrocity violence. Jonas Kreienbaum's recent book A Sad Fiasco: Colonial Concentration Camps in Southern Africa, 1900–1908 (Berghahn Books, 2019) is an important contribution to …
 
What connects the US city of Newark and Gaza? On this journey, I explore the newly-released documentary film Two Gods and discuss - How the attitude behind the camera can transform the impact of a documentary film; - Getting insight into Muslim communities around the world; - Changing the world through worship; - Transforming the Ummah by helping t…
 
A year and a half into the pandemic and people are still asking where the COVID-19 virus originated. The so-called lab-leak theory is gaining momentum among some scientists and journalists who contend this story has the makings of a mass cover-up.Contributors:Nicholas Wade - Former science reporter, New York TimesJames Palmer - Deputy editor, Forei…
 
A year and a half into the pandemic and people are still asking where the COVID-19 virus originated. The so-called lab-leak theory is gaining momentum among some scientists and journalists who contend this story has the makings of a mass cover-up.Contributors:Nicholas Wade - Former science reporter, New York TimesJames Palmer - Deputy editor, Forei…
 
Judith Surkis's Sex, Law, and Sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930 (Cornell UP, 2019) traces the intersection of colonialism, law, land expropriation, sex, gender, and family during the century after the French conquest of Algeria in 1830. Seeking to assimilate Algerian land while differentiating Algerian Muslims from European settlers, colonia…
 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Joe Biden are scheduled to hold their first meeting since Biden took office on the sidelines of next week's NATO summit in Brussels. Turkey's growing ties with Russia, symbolized by its acquisition of S-400 missiles, has driven a wedge between Ankara and Washington that is threatening to grow …
 
In this episode Kaya is back! We talk about raising a newborn vs a 2 year old, what we can control in parenting and what we can't as well as how we think about giving our children an identity and culture. All links to contact/follow us: http://www.mindheistpodcast.com Video version of the pod: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5... Leave us a gre…
 
Today on New Books in History, Juergen Martschukat, professor of North American History at Universitat Erfurt, talks about his new book, The Age of Fitness: How the Body Became a Sign of Success and Performance (Polity Press, 2021), to celebrate its translation into and publication in English with Polity Press, this year, 2021. The book was origina…
 
Andorra is a landlocked micro state in Southwestern Europe along the Pyrenees Mountains, neighbored by France and Spain. It’s the 6th smallest country in Europe and has a population of about 85,000. Andorra is the world’s only co-principality. One prince is the President of France and the other is the Bishop of Urgell in Catalonia, Spain. See how t…
 
News coverage in the US of the Palestine-Israel conflict has always favoured Israel but that is beginning to shift. The question is - to what extent and will it last?Contributors:Linda Sarsour - Executive director, MPower Change; Author, We Are Not Here to be BystandersOmar Baddar - National Policy Council, Arab-American InstituteLara Friedman - Pr…
 
News coverage in the US of the Palestine-Israel conflict has always favoured Israel but that is beginning to shift. The question is - to what extent and will it last?Contributors:Linda Sarsour - Executive director, MPower Change; Author, We Are Not Here to be BystandersOmar Baddar - National Policy Council, Arab-American InstituteLara Friedman - Pr…
 
In a global context of widespread fears over Islamic radicalization and militancy, poor Muslim youth, especially those socialized in religious seminaries, have attracted overwhelmingly negative attention. In northern Nigeria, male Qur'anic students have garnered a reputation of resorting to violence in order to claim their share of highly unequally…
 
From a human rights perspective, the global vaccine distribution problem would for example aim to get the COVID vaccine to communities and peoples in the Global South quickly, safely, at low or no cost without political-, class- or gender-discrimination. It would lead toward a solution that combines a WTO waiver of intellectual property rights for …
 
In this episode we discuss addiction and the shocking truth behind it's reality. We then discuss ways of dealing with drugs and the crimes that come with them while also talking about how we all have some kind of addiction. All links to contact/follow us: http://www.mindheistpodcast.com Video version of the pod: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL…
 
"Somebody said that football’s a matter of life and death to you. I said, listen, it's more important than that."When the legendary Liverpool football manager Bill Shankly came out with his now-famous quote on TV in 1981, he might have been talking about the Algerian and Tunisian fans in this documentary. For many, football really is much more than…
 
Dr. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, Director of the University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, explains what to expect, and not expect, from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip to the region this week; why another eruption of political violence…
 
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