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A critical lens on the history of the present of the modern Middle East and North Africa. Interviews with experts and archival mashups. Created by Sina Rahmani (twitter: @urorientalist)

A critical lens on the history of the present of the modern Middle East and North Africa. Interviews with experts and archival mashups. Created by Sina Rahmani (twitter: @urorientalist)
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A critical lens on the history of the present of the modern Middle East and North Africa. Interviews with experts and archival mashups. Created by Sina Rahmani (twitter: @urorientalist)

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English


Episodes

Inventory of Traces (pt. 2) w/ Louis Allday

9/20/2019
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Louis Allday is an academic and researcher based in London. An appeal Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I make a third of that and it's unsustainable. I have a Patreon and Gofundme You can also donate directly with Venmo or Paypal. Links on the homepage, eastpodcast.com

Duration:00:42:14

The Edward Said Mixtape (Vol. 6) : Interview with Michaël Zeeman (2000)

9/17/2019
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Edward Said interviewed by Michaël Zeeman for the Dutch television programme Leven en Werken, VPRO Video available here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=676fB7ExZys Consider supporting the show! Go to Eastpodcast.com for links.

Duration:00:50:35

Inventory of Traces (pt. 1) w/ Louis Allday

9/14/2019
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Louis Allday is an academic and researcher based in London. An appeal Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I make less than a third of that and it's unsustainable. I have a Patreon and Gofundme You can also donate directly with Venmo or Paypal. Links on the homepage, eastpodcast.com

Duration:00:53:02

Eurocentrism: an Assyrian Perspective

9/12/2019
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A long conversation with Chris and Meia on the Assyrian question and what is means for how we think about the region An appeal Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I make less than a third of that and it's unsustainable. I also have a Gofundme You can also donate directly with Venmo or Paypal. Links on the homepage, eastpodcast.com

Duration:01:39:23

Art and the 1% w/Hrag Vartanian

9/7/2019
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Hrag Vartanian is the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic An appeal Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I make less than a third of that and it's unsustainable. I also have a Gofundme You can also donate directly with Venmo or Paypal. Links on the homepage, eastpodcast.com

Duration:00:39:01

The Yemen War Shifts Gears w/ Martha Mundy

9/7/2019
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Martha Mundy teaches at the London School of Economics. An appeal Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I make less than a third of that and it's unsustainable. You can also donate directly with Venmo or Paypal. Links on the homepage, eastpodcast.com

Duration:01:00:05

"Postcolonialism? Have they left?" w/ Nick Estes

8/31/2019
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Nick Estes (Kul Wicasa, a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe) is Assistant Professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico. He is the author of Our History is the Future: Standing Rock versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance (2019). An appeal: Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I...

Duration:03:17:37

Nick Estes on Indigenous Resistance and Standing Rock (March 2019)

8/31/2019
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Nick Estes in conversation with Professor Hayden King, Anishinaabe from Beausoleil First Nation. Hosted by the Toronto Public Library as part of their "On Civil Society" series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbWDSzRljiE

Duration:00:23:07

(PREVIEW) Bonus Episode 32 - Ather Zia

8/28/2019
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Sign up today for access to this and other great bonus content. Keep this podcast alive by giving anything you can! You can also donate directly with Venmo or Paypal. Links on the homepage Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I make less than a third of that and it's unsustainable. I am also a very talented editor and translator, so consider...

Duration:00:15:33

Kebab Shop Confidential w/ Daniel Rád

8/27/2019
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Daniel Rád is a journalist and co-founder of Bourse & Bazaar (@BourseBazaar) An appeal: Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I make less than a third of that and it's unsustainable. I am also a very talented editor and translator, so consider commissioning me! You can visit eastpodcast.com for all the links to the Patreon, Venmo, PayPal....

Duration:01:21:39

The Kashmiri Intifada w/ Ather Zia

8/21/2019
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Ather Zia is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Northern Colorado Check out her co-written piece An appeal: Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I make less than a third of that and it's unsustainable. I am also a very talented editor and translator, so consider commissioning me! You can visit my website...

Duration:01:03:41

The Edward Said Mixtape (Vol. 5) - "Exiles: Edward Said" (1988)

8/15/2019
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Christopher Sykes' moving documentary on Edward Said, first produced for the BBC more than three decades ago. Watch it here

Duration:00:54:28

*UNLOCKED* Bonus Episode 16 - Star Wars and Orientalism

8/14/2019
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An appeal: Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I make less than a third of that and it's unsustainable. I am also a very talented editor and translator, so consider commissioning me! You can visit my website eastpodcast.com for all the links to the Patreon, Venmo, PayPal. I hate to beg but beating around the bush isn't working. Help me,...

Duration:00:22:52

Sina Rahmani "Wrestling with the Revolution" (2007) - Part 1

8/11/2019
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A recording of an article I wrote almost 14 years ago. I cringe at some of the prose. Part two will be behind the paywall. An appeal: Please consider supporting the show. I can't do this for much longer unless I can at least hit my goal of $1500 a month. (That literally would give me enough for rent + $300). Right now, I make less than a third of that and it's unsustainable. I am also a very talented editor and translator, so consider commissioning me! You can visit my website...

Duration:00:23:53

The Young Lords w/ Jorge Juan Rodríguez V

8/8/2019
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Jorge Juan Rodríguez V is a Historian of Religion pursuing a PhD at Union Theological Seminary. The archival audio is extracted from the 50th anniversary celebration of the Young Lord's held in NYC in July 2019 features Martha Aguello, Olguie Robles-Toro, and Minerva Solla sharing the 13-Point Program. Throughout the rest of the year the New York Young Lords will host events celebrating their 50th anniversary. You can follow those events through http://www.facebook.com/YoungLords50NY

Duration:00:23:45

Toni Morrison's Nobel Lecture (1993)

8/6/2019
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RIP Toni Morrison

Duration:00:27:49

Islam, democracy, and imperialism w/ Arash Davari and Yousef Baker

8/6/2019
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Arash Davari (adavari21) is Assistant Professor of Politics at Whitman College. Yousef Baker (@YousefKB) is Assistant Professor of International Studies at California State University, Long Beach. Please consider supporting the show created by Sina Rahmani (@urorientalist) eastisapodcast@gmail.com www.eastpodcast.com

Duration:00:41:46

Covering Iran (badly) w/ Pouya Alimagham

7/26/2019
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*Please forgive the poor sound quality* Pouya Alimagham is a historian of the modern Middle East based at MIT. Please consider supporting theshow created by Sina Rahmani (@urorientalist) eastisapodcast@gmail.com www.eastpodcast.com

Duration:00:50:42

*Unlocked* Bonus Episode 22 - Ilan Pappé

7/23/2019
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*Unlocked from behind the paywall* Please support the show. I do this show alone with no sponsorships or any kind of employment. If you can spare a few bucks a month, you can gain access to the bonus content. https://www.patreon.com/east_podcast Visit eastpodcast.com for links to Venmo, Paypal, and merch store. Any donation helps!

Duration:00:39:24

Robert Fisk on Bosnia (1993) [Content Warning]

7/21/2019
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*Extremely Graphic* Fisk on his "From Beirut to Bosnia" documentary: "Back in 1993, I made a 3 part documentary film for the Discovery Channel in the United States, and also for Channel 4 in Britain. It was called Beirut to Bosnia and it attempted to find out why an increasing number of Muslims had come to hate the West. Indeed, the title was "Why Muslims Have Come to Hate the West." We filmed in Beirut, Southern Lebanon, Israel, the occupied West Bank and Gaza, Egypt, Bosnia and...

Duration:00:32:02