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The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, exploring the complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences which separate and distinguish the ways of life and political and ideological perspectives of people in that part of the world. Co-hosted by Malihe and Mira.
 
Voices of the Middle East and North Africa is a weekly program hosted by Malihe Razazan and Mira Nabulsi. It explores the richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa through a complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences. Voices of the Middle East and North Africa airs on KPFA radio, 94.1 FM, in Berkeley, CA. Online on kpfa.org or subscribe to iTunes.
 
Babel will take you beyond the headlines to discuss what’s really happening in the Middle East and North Africa. It features regional experts who explain what’s going on, provide context on pivotal developments, and highlight trends you may have missed. Jon Alterman, senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts the podcast along with his two colleagues, ...
 
Dr. James M. Dorsey is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, co-director of the University of Würzburg’s Institute for Fan Culture, and co-host of the New Books in Middle Eastern Studies podcast. James is the author of The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer blog, a book with the same title as well as Comparative Political Transitions between Southeast Asia and the Middle East and North Africa, co-authored with Dr. Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario and Shifting Sand ...
 
BULAQ is a podcast about contemporary writing from and about the Middle East and North Africa. We talk about books written in Aleppo, Cairo, Marrakech and beyond. We look at the Arab region through the lens of literature, and we look at literature -- what it does, why it matters, how it relates to society and history and politics -- from the point of view of this part of the world. BULAQ is hosted by Ursula Lindsey and M Lynx Qualey and co-produced by Sowt.
 
Do you teach about global cultures or world events in your classroom? If so, this podcast for you! What Teachers Need to Know: The Middle East offers vital insight for understanding current events, history, cultures, and social issues of the modern Middle East and North Africa, so that you can facilitate deeper learning about the region with your students. Meet subject-matter experts and explore online resources that can help make the Middle East accessible for K-12 classrooms. Together, we ...
 
Established in September 2018, the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies draws together staff and students from across King’s College London working on the Middle East and North Africa. Based in a dozen departments, its over 30 faculty members produce world-class research on every country in the region. They are routinely asked by policy makers, civil society groups and media outlets both in the UK and elsewhere to provide expert analysis on events and developments in this important part of th ...
 
Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, interviews newsmakers each week from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region, with additional commentary from Al-Monitor’s ‘on-the-ground’ correspondents. 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 held app ...
 
Silah Report is a non-commercial research project exploring contemporary and historical small arms & light weapons in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA), and Central Asia regions. A project of Armament Research Services (ARES), Silah Report is committed to producing original, regionally focused content. Silah is the Turkish word for ‘weapon’, coming from the Arabic and Farsi, “سلاح”. Silah Report is committed to producing timely, regionally focused content that educates our readership abo ...
 
Maghrib in Past & Present | Podcasts is a forum in which artists, writers, and scholars from North Africa, the United States, and beyond can present their ongoing and innovative research on and cultural activities in the Maghrib. The podcasts are based on lectures or performances before live audiences across the Maghrib. Aiming to project the scientific and cultural dynamism of research in and on North Africa into the classroom, we too hope to reach a wider audience across the globe.
 
A history podcast looking at all aspects of WWII, military history, social history, the battles, the campaigns, tanks, gun and other equipment, the politics and those who ran the war. I look at it all. With WW2 slipping from living memory I aim to look at different historical aspects of the Second World War. In each episode of the WWII Podcast I interview an expert on a subject. No topics are out of bounds (as yet), and I cover the military history side of the war as well as looking the home ...
 
African History stories are seldom told; in cases where they do get told, it is seldom by Africans themselves. The African Camp Fire Stories’ Podcast is created and narrated by natives of the continent. It is very important for us to note that we are not professional Historians. And we appreciate very much the work that Historians have done in covering the stories that we make use on this podcast. The objective of the podcast is to bring to the fore African history in an engaging, interestin ...
 
This podcast series explores books with ideas for positive social and environmental change. Each month we feature a book and an interview with its author. The interviews give an insight on what’s behind the book, the ideas, challenges and discoveries, and why it matters. Series 2 has a particular focus on exploring the lived experiences of people affected by the issues discussed. Episodes are published on the first Wednesday of every month. Send your comments and suggestions to betweenthelin ...
 
Spanning a period of nearly 1500 years, this monumental work of history tracks the orbit of one of the greatest Empires of all time. The sheer scale and sweep of the narrative is breathtaking in its ambitious scope and brings to vivid life the collapse of a magnificent military, political and administrative structure. Proceeding at a brisk pace, the original fourteen volumes describe debauched emperors, corrupt practices, usurpers and murderers, bloody battles, plunder and loot, barbarian ho ...
 
A podcast series analysing events in the Middle East and North Africa. The main contributor to the programme is Dr Harry Hagopian - an international lawyer and political commentator who's a consultant on the region to the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales. Dr Hagopian is also a consultant to the Middle East Council of Churches. A main focus of the programme is an examination of the Christian realities in the region.
 
Migrant Stories is about Dignity. Storytelling. Respect. Awaken It's also about using the art of sacred journalism to repair and heal one's dignity. Most importantly, it's about using the power of up-close and in-depth storytelling to foster a culture of respect and awaken the world to one of the most pressing and under-reported issues of our time.
 
Spanning a period of nearly 1500 years, this monumental work of history tracks the orbit of one of the greatest Empires of all time. The sheer scale and sweep of the narrative is breathtaking in its ambitious scope and brings to vivid life the collapse of a magnificent military, political and administrative structure. Proceeding at a brisk pace, the original fourteen volumes describe debauched emperors, corrupt practices, usurpers and murderers, bloody battles, plunder and loot, barbarian ho ...
 
Paul Klee’s extraordinary pictorial worlds are the result of a complex artistic development. He received crucial impulses during is travels. These were experiences with a long-lasting impact that Klee documents in diaries, postcards and numerous letters. Five such journeys will provide insights into Klee’s artistic development: from being a student full of doubts to one of the most important modern artists. The podcast "Mapping Klee" follows Klee's tracks through "Italy 1901", takes the arti ...
 
Five old friends of more than 20 years come together to produce a high quality, bi-weekly podcast about tabletop gaming of all kinds: board games, card games, miniatures, role-playing games and much more. In each episode you can expect board game reviews, gaming industry news and round-table discussions. The Founders, Jamie, Tony, Chris, Steve and Brian, each have varying tastes in gaming to provide a variety of viewpoints. Since 2011, over 100 full length episodes and now more with our new ...
 
The MENAbytes Drop is a weekly podcast that showcases the latest VC, TECH and STARTUP news in the Middle East and North Africa region. Hosted by Reem, the podcast features weekly exclusive reports, the occasional heavy-hitting guest and of course, the latest news in the MENA startup universe. The podcast is a reflection of the MENAbytes publication, which is the leading online startup news outlet from the Middle East & North Africa in terms of social media reach and engagement. The MENAbytes ...
 
Joseph Braude's weekly podcast "Eye on Arabia" presents news and analysis of Arabic and Islamic issues from the perspective of a well-traveled American author with Iraqi roots. Coverage spans Arab North Africa and the Middle East, Iran, Israel, and Turkey -- not just politics and foreign policy but also cultural trends, music, and folklore. For more information, follow @josephbraude or visit www.josephbraude.com.
 
Marketing stories from the Middle East & North Africa! MENA (Middle East & North Africa) is one of the most vibrant and rapidlly changing regions. Spead across 20 countries and more than 200 million consumers, this vast region presents many challenges and plenty of opportunities. With more than a decade of marketing experience and a special interest in the MENA region, I am super excited to be launching this podcast, the 1st of its kind to help navigate MENA's marketing and communcations lan ...
 
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 ...
 
Evangelists Jonathan Shuttlesworth and Adalis Shuttlesworth have been preaching The Gospel full-time since May 2002. Revival Today; a ministry dedicated to reaching those that have never heard the gospel of Jesus Christ was launched in 2007.Over the past 15 years, Jonathan has traveled extensively throughout North America, India, the Caribbean, and Central and South Africa. Revival Today TV was launched on mainstream television in 2013. Currently broadcasting nearly every day across the Unit ...
 
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Al-Monitor Columnist Semih Idiz discusses why Turkish-pro government media has made former Vice President Joe Biden an ‘object of anger’; why Turkey is escalating the diplomatic fight with Europe over offensive cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad; Russia-Turkey relations; and Turkey’s interests and objectives in Libya, Nagorno-Karabakh, and Syria.…
 
Arab Digest editor William Law in conversation with Neil Quilliam an Associate Fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Programme at London's Chatham House on the perilous road that Iraqi prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi faces as he attempts to guide his country through the security, political and economic crises besetting it. The Iraqi prime mi…
 
Kristine Rose-Beers is the Head of Conservation at the Chester Beatty, Dublin and in this episode she shares her career path in conservation and some of the wonderful books she worked on and her role in protecting these historic gems. http://kristineroseacr.blogspot.com/ https://twitter.com/iamkristinesr Pictures on @artilluminatedpod - http://inst…
 
Justin Kaliebe is an incarcerated survivor of the so-called War on Terror, as one of 433 currently incarcerated or detained people charged with terrorism-related charges post 9/11 (according to the Intercept). The so-called War on Terror was a two-front assault on Muslims and those racialized as 'other' both within the US's colonial borders and wes…
 
This event was a discussion around Wolfram Lacher's latest book Libya's Fragmentation: Structure and Process in Violent Conflict.After the overthrow of the Qadhafi regime in 2011, Libya witnessed a dramatic breakdown of centralized power. Countless local factions carved up the country into a patchwork of spheres of influence. Only the leader of one…
 
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to boost efforts by the world’s largest Muslim movement to recontextualize Islam during a forthcoming visit to Indonesia as part of a three-nation Asian tour. The tour is likely to be the secretary’s last official trip prior to next month’s US presidential election.…
 
Summary African History Quickies – Episode 5 – Bokassa On this Quickie episode, we tell the story of the 2 nd President and ruler of the Central African Republic. It is a gripping story, filled with strange happenings and deeds. But, ultimately, it is a sad story of too much power, greed, corruption, and incompetence. Featuring: Jean-Bedel Bokassa;…
 
This week, we are having a conversation with Kali Rubaii, an assistant professor of anthropology at Purdue University, about the toxic legacy of the war in Iraq and the underlying reasons for the high rates of birth defects in the city of Fallujah. we are also speaking with documentary filmmaker Jeff Kaufman about his latest film, titled “Nasrin [1…
 
Arab Digest editor William Law is joined by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, a Middle East fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. Their conversation revolves around what a Joe Biden presidency would mean for the Middle East. How would President Biden handle the Iran deal, "Peace to Prosperity", relations with the Saudis, the ongoi…
 
Muwahahahaha! It's Halloween again and ghoulish Founders are back to give you a spooky episode filled with Halloweeny games for you to enjoy. Today we look at Horrified, Friday the 13th: Horror at Camp Crystal Lake, Name 5, Dire Alliance, Dead Man’s Cabal and Armata Strigoi! Then Don and Jamie give a horrifying review of Paranormal Detectives from …
 
Steven Cook, the Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses why the US needs to stay in the Middle East, but with a bit more realism; how to contain Iran; his personal observations and assessment of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan; and why the US needs a new embassy in Iraq.…
 
This week Jon is joined by Hassan Hassan, director of the program on non-state actors in geopolitics at the Center for Global Policy and the editor-in-chief of its new online journal, Newlines Magazine. Hassan talks to Jon about his late colleague, Hisham al-Hashimi, and the research Hisham was conducting on the rise of Shi'ite militias in Iraq. Th…
 
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