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May 23, 2019

A short mashup on the Millennium Challenge 2002.



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created by Sina Rahmani (@urorientalist)

May 17, 2019

It's been almost three years since the death of Abbas Kiarostami, one of the titans of modern cinema. Included in this episode is a tribute by Martin Scorsese as well as a portion of a long sit-down interview with Kiarostami at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2016.

May 15, 2019

Edward Said sharing his memories of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine (Nakba, catastrophe), marked annually by people around the world on May 15th.


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May 14, 2019

A very special episode produced by three students at Whitman College as part of Arash Davari's Middle East Politics course. This episode explores both the overwhelmingly negative portrayal of Iranians in American pop culture/news media and how to undo it by engaging Iranians both as individuals and a...

May 13, 2019

Dr. Isa Blumi is Associate Professor in the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern, and Turkish Studies at Stockholm University.

This talk was given at a public event at the University of Copenhagen organized by The Turban Times in May...