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The Kurdish Edition podcast is produced and hosted by Sardar Saadi. It brings you stories and analyses related to the Kurdish politics, society, art and culture. It is the first podcast in English to specifically talk about Kurds. On this podcast, I will talk to academics, journalist, artists, politicians, and storyteller to broaden our knowledge of Kurdistan and its people, and open new doors to learn about them.

The Kurdish Edition podcast is produced and hosted by Sardar Saadi. It brings you stories and analyses related to the Kurdish politics, society, art and culture. It is the first podcast in English to specifically talk about Kurds. On this podcast, I will talk to academics, journalist, artists, politicians, and storyteller to broaden our knowledge of Kurdistan and its people, and open new doors to learn about them.
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The Kurdish Edition podcast is produced and hosted by Sardar Saadi. It brings you stories and analyses related to the Kurdish politics, society, art and culture. It is the first podcast in English to specifically talk about Kurds. On this podcast, I will talk to academics, journalist, artists, politicians, and storyteller to broaden our knowledge of Kurdistan and its people, and open new doors to learn about them.

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English


Episodes

Episode 4: Interview with Abbas Vali on his Book, The Forgotten Years of Kurdish Nationalism in Iran

4/7/2019
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In this episode, I talk to Prof. Abbas Vali on his upcoming book, The Forgotten Years of Kurdish Nationalism in Iran. This book investigates the forgotten years of Kurdish nationalism in Iran, from the fall of the Kurdish republic in 1947 to the advent of the Iranian revolution in 1979. It sheds light not only on the historical specificity of the phenomenon of nationalism in exile, but also on the political processes and practices defining the development of Kurdish nationalism in the...

Duration:01:14:56

Episode 3, Part 2: Interview with Joost Jongerden on the History of the PKK

3/20/2019
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In this episode, I talk to Prof. Joost Jongerden on the history of the Kurdistan Workers' Part, PKK. This episode is divided into two parts: in the first part, we talk about the early days of the formation of the PKK and its developments until the beginning of the 1990s. In the second part, we cover the more contemporary history of the PKK since early 1990s up until today. Joost Jongerden is an associate professor in Rural Sociology at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. He is also a...

Duration:00:51:17

Episode 3, Part 1: Interview with Joost Jongerden on the History of the PKK

3/20/2019
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In this episode, I talk to Prof. Joost Jongerden on the history of the Kurdistan Workers' Part, PKK. This episode is divided into two parts: in the first part, we talk about the early days of the formation of the PKK and its developments until the beginning of the 1990s. In the second part, we cover the more contemporary history of the PKK since early 1990s up until today. Joost Jongerden is an associate professor in Rural Sociology at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. He is also a...

Duration:01:12:13

Episode 2: Interview with Kamal Chomani on Politics in Iraq and Kurdistan

3/4/2019
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This episode consists of two parts: in the first part, I provide some additional notes about the History of Kurdish radios, which I talked about in the first episode, and in the second part, I talk to Kamal Chomani about the current political situation and the state of critique in Iraq and Kurdistan. Kamal Chomani is a Kurdish political analyst writing on the political affairs of Kurdistan and Iraq and a non-resident fellow at the Tahrir Institute for the Middle East Policy. He co-founded...

Duration:01:37:55

Episode 1: The History of Kurdish Radios

2/10/2019
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This is the first episode of the Kurdish Edition, produced and hosted by Sardar Saadi. It is about the history of Kurdish radios and radio in Kurdistan.

Duration:00:34:43