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We often overlook Islamic history as a learning tool. The history of Islam is not only important for Muslims, but important for everyone. Islam and the people who call themselves Muslims have made an enormous impact on our world. The Islamic History Podcast is about discovering that history in a fun and interesting way.
 
A new podcast from The New Arab, a leading English-language website based in London covering the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, and Arab and Muslim affairs around the world, bringing you news, culture, and lifestyle from these regions and beyond. Mirroring our diverse coverage, the podcast combines storytelling and news analysis to bring our listeners something familiar yet new. Visit our website for more quality journalism: thenewarab.co.uk
 
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Book a Week

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Book a Week

CEPT Library & Center for Research on Architecture and Urbanism

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Book-a-Week is a weekly podcast in an author-interview format featuring new books on architecture and cities published in the last five years. Every week young scholars from the fields of architecture, urbanism and design research will interview authors of recent books on diverse topics from architectural history, design theory, and ecological thinking to urban studies and anthropology. Each episode is imagined as a reflective, genial conversation on the book, its context, significance and r ...
 
HistoryChatter offers an informed take on our shared pasts. Designed and performed by Anirban Bandyopadhyay (Ph.D.), a trained historian and writer, the podcast offers a perspective on the past that shows how multiple interpretations of our pasts and our histories emerge. HistoryChatter believes diversity is not, difference and that difference does not produce inferiority of superiority. More importantly, it believes the past is made of many stories, and many more stories about the past will ...
 
Kabir (1440 - 1518) was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement.The name Kabir comes from Arabic Al-Kabir which means 'The Great' - the 37th Name of God in the Qur'an.Kabir was influenced by the prevailing religious mood of his times, such as old Brahmanic Hinduism, Hindu and Buddhist Tantrism, the teachings of Nath yogis and the personal devotionalism of South India mixed with the imageless God of Islam. The influence of these various doc ...
 
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Ear to Asia

Asia Institute, The University of Melbourne

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Ear to Asia is produced by Asia Institute, the Asia research specialists, at the University of Melbourne, Australia. In Ear to Asia, we talk with Asia researchers to unpack the issues behind news headlines in a region that is rapidly changing the world. Subscribe to us on iTunes, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
 
Mohammed Sadakatullah Umari did his initial studies in Jamia Darussalam, Oomerabad, Tamil Nadu. After earning Alim and Fazil, he went on to specialize in “Dawah to Non-Muslims” from the same university. He, also, holds a B.A. in Arabic from the University of Madras. Sadakatullah Umari, an active daee, regularly participates in Dawah campaigns and lectures in many places in India and abroad. He has conducted several programs for Non-Muslims on the topic “Introduction to Islam” along with Q&A ...
 
Dr. Mubarak Madani did his initial studies in Dharuth Thowheed Assalafiya, Sri Lanka in 1992. He attained a degree in Shariah Law (B.A.-Islamic Law) from the Islamic University of Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah in 2000. He went on to specialize in Islamic Civilization by completing Master’s in Islamic Civilization from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2006 and then attaining a Doctorate in Islamic Civilization in from University of Madras, India in 2015. Mubarak Masood Madani taught Islamic ...
 
Kabir (1440 - 1518) was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement.The name Kabir comes from Arabic Al-Kabir which means 'The Great' - the 37th Name of God in the Qur'an.Kabir was influenced by the prevailing religious mood of his times, such as old Brahmanic Hinduism, Hindu and Buddhist Tantrism, the teachings of Nath yogis and the personal devotionalism of South India mixed with the imageless God of Islam. The influence of these various doc ...
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Voiced by veteran talk show host Adam McManus and written by radio-host and pastor Kevin Swanson and AP award-winning reporter, now pastor, Mark Robinette, The World View in 5 Minutes is a round-up of the daily news from a Biblical perspective. And, perhaps most uniquely, you will often hear applicable Scriptures paired with the stories themselves. It’s part Paul Harvey, part R.C. Sproul. You’ll get addicted to the most definitively Christian overview of the news including politics, pop cult ...
 
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In tha Name a' Gawd! – Irish podcast

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In tha Name a' Gawd! – Irish podcast

Raymond McCullough: Kingdom Come Trust, Northern Ireland

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Faith-based radio show from Belfast, Northern Ireland - a selection of music, (Celtic, Jewish, worship, rock); NEWS from Bread NEWS International, (Kingdom Come Trust); and inspiring and topical interviews from around the world. The original show was produced in 1993, but the NEW international show (2008) is now being broadcast on satellite, internet and AM/FM stations. Produced by Raymond McCullough, Precious Oil Productions Ltd
 
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Shakespeare Alive

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Shakespeare Alive

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

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Theatre professionals, artists, vloggers and other guests from around the world join resident Shakespeare Birthplace Trust experts Paul and Anjna to discuss Shakespeare's place in the 21st century. We hear about their relationships with Shakespeare in the modern world and take a fresh look at Shakespeare in today's society.
 
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The second episode on the many histories of Qutb Minar carries shows how a good historian reads various sources of the past. It considers the ways in which Prof. Sunil Kumar had studied and interpreted the various sources which offer details about the Qutb complex. He shows, for instance, how the Hindu god Vishwakarma is present in these accounts o…
 
Laurence Coderre’s Newborn Socialist Things: Materiality in Maoist China (Duke UP, 2021) is an exciting book that considers Chinese socialist culture seriously in terms of materiality and theory by tracing the contours of Maoist China through the heretofore unexpected lens of the commodity and consumerism. In Coderre’s book, the “newborn socialist …
 
In The Better Angels of Our Nature Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker argued that modern history has witnessed a dramatic decline in human violence of every kind, and that in the present we are experiencing the most peaceful time in human history. But what do top historians think about Pinker's reading of the past? Does his argument stand up to his…
 
Countering the traditional narrative of "migration as crisis," Global Nomads tells the story of a group of people for whom migration is not a symptom of a disordered world, but rather an ordinary practice full of social and personal meaning. Decentering migration from North America and Europe, this ethnography explores how ethnic Fulbe people in th…
 
It’s Tuesday, October 19th, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. (Adam@TheWorldview.com) By Kevin Swanson 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti Seventeen missionaries have been kidnapped by a gang of thugs in Haiti. Here’s what we know so far. Sixteen of the group were American citizens, and on…
 
Tributes paid to former top military commander and politician who has died aged 84. He was the first African-American to become Secretary of State, but was controversial due to his support for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Also, China denies testing rare hypersonic missile, and why hundreds of people posed nude for a photo-shoot by the Dead Sea.…
 
Sunaina Shah talks to George Michelle on his book ‘Late Temple Architecture of India, 15th to 19th Centuries’. This book is the first wide-ranging overview of temple architecture in the 500-year period that overlaps with the authority of the Sultanates, the Mughals, and the British and has been largely excluded from scholarly pursuit.George Michell…
 
The mass shooting at a queer Latin Night in Orlando in July 2016 sparked a public conversation about access to pleasure and selfhood within conditions of colonization, violence, and negation. Queer Nightlife (U Michigan Press, 2021) joins this conversation by centering queer and trans people of color who apprehend the risky medium of the night to e…
 
The mass shooting at a queer Latin Night in Orlando in July 2016 sparked a public conversation about access to pleasure and selfhood within conditions of colonization, violence, and negation. Queer Nightlife (U Michigan Press, 2021) joins this conversation by centering queer and trans people of color who apprehend the risky medium of the night to e…
 
It’s Monday, October 18th, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. By Adam McManus (Adam@TheWorldview.com) Indian woman, sold into sex slavery, gets free, accepts Christ At age 17, Soni was sold into sexual slavery by her own aunt. She spent three decades as a prostitute in India before a Nepal…
 
Haven’t received your online shopping on time? Fareed talks to David Lynch, global economics correspondent for the Washington Post, about why the post-pandemic economy is seeing supply shortages and high prices for goods. What is causing these glitches in the global supply chain? One piece of the puzzle is the shake-up in the labor market, Heather …
 
Chicago University Professor Wendy Doniger, a living legend studying Hinduism and India over the last sixth years, speaks in this special episode of HistoryChatter about her early career choices, history and myth, her new book on horses in Indian history and mythology and on distinctive approach to studying India, Hinduism, Sanskrit and texts. Host…
 
In this podcast, Aarti Tikoo shares her views on the latest killings in Kashmir. Have we gone back to the old status quo? Is there any way things can ever change in Kashmir for the minority communities? We also talk about her new venture The New Indian.Follow them:Twitter: @AartiTikooArticles: https://newindian.in/opinion/the-birth-of-the-new-india…
 
Several bomb blasts at a Shia mosque in Kandahar kill worshippers attending Friday prayers. Eyewitnesses said three attackers detonated bombs inside the crowded building. Also, funerals held in Lebanon for victims of Thursday's street violence in Beirut, and why the world's only state-appointed wizard has been told his services are no longer requir…
 
In this podcast, Dr. Ravinder Dhaliwal tells us about Casteism in Punjab. Punjab has an image in the popular culture about being a casteless society, but what is the reality? We go into its history and then about the face of caste in contemporary times and touch upon different issues of Dalits in rural and urban areas. Dr. Dhaliwal's blogpost: http…
 
In The Political Economy of Stigma: HIV, Memoir, Medicine, and Crip Positionalities (Ohio State UP, 2021), Ally Day offers a compelling critique of neoliberal medical practices in the US by coupling an analysis of HIV memoir with a critical examination of narrative medicine practice. Using insights from feminist disability studies and crip theory, …
 
A century ago, it was a given that a woman with a college degree had to choose between having a career and a family. Today, there are more female college graduates than ever before, and more women want to have a career and family, yet challenges persist at work and at home. This book traces how generations of women have responded to the problem of …
 
Muslim South Asia is widely characterized as a culture that idealizes female anonymity: women's bodies are veiled and their voices silenced. Challenging these perceptions, Siobhan Lambert-Hurley, University of Sheffield, highlights an elusive strand of autobiographical writing dating back several centuries that offers a new lens through which to st…
 
Muslim South Asia is widely characterized as a culture that idealizes female anonymity: women's bodies are veiled and their voices silenced. Challenging these perceptions, Siobhan Lambert-Hurley, University of Sheffield, highlights an elusive strand of autobiographical writing dating back several centuries that offers a new lens through which to st…
 
In The Political Economy of Stigma: HIV, Memoir, Medicine, and Crip Positionalities (Ohio State UP, 2021), Ally Day offers a compelling critique of neoliberal medical practices in the US by coupling an analysis of HIV memoir with a critical examination of narrative medicine practice. Using insights from feminist disability studies and crip theory, …
 
Based on twelve years of anthropological exploration, Vincent Ialenti's Deep Time Reckoning: How Future Thinking Can Help Earth Now (MIT Press, 2020) is an engaging guide on deep time learning to reorient our understanding of time and space. As each chapter begins with creative vignettes to capture the reader's imagination and empathy and concludes…
 
It’s Friday, October 15th, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. By Adam McManus (Adam@TheWorldview.com) Indonesia compensates the victims of terrorist bomb attacks Officials in Jakarta, Indonesia made the announcement that the Muslim-majority government will give compensation to more than 40…
 
Shooting occurred during a march against the judge investigating last year's huge blast in city's harbour. It is believed that Shia and Christian militias exchanged fire during demonstration. Also, at least 46 people dead after a fire in a Taiwanese tower-block, and Norwegian officials say lethal bow-and-arrow attack appears to have been an act of …
 
Welcome to The Academic Life! In this episode you’ll hear about: The field of reproductive health studies The data on contraceptive access and effectiveness [even when used correctly] Why we need to trust women What happens when a pregnant person seeking an abortion is turned away The long-term outcomes for people who have had abortions The consequ…
 
It’s Thursday, October 14th, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. (Adam@TheWorldview.com) By Jonathan Clark Morocco’s Christians defeated Islamic party Morocco’s Islamist Justice and Development party suffered a surprise downfall after the country’s recent elections. While the Islamic party …
 
The Nobel Prize & the Floor-Maid A doctor, touring Tewksbury Institute, accidentally collided with an elderly floor maid. To cover the awkward moment he asked, “How long have you worked here?” “I’ve worked here almost since the place opened,” the maid replied. “What can you tell me about the history of this place?” he asked.… Continue reading Teach…
 
Reduced taxes and subsidies could cushion the impact. The Energy Commissioner said the EU would also explore the possibility of joint purchasing of strategic gas reserves. Also, increased costs and fewer choices in Northern Ireland. EU talks are taking place to find a new deal with the UK, and the Chinese boy band hopeful facing one obstacle – she …
 
Some fields have an easier time describing themselves than others. "History is the study of past events." "Biology is the study of living organisms." But art? Is art a discipline? Is it a practice? Who gets to answer this most fundamental of questions, and why do we prefer not to try? Between Discipline and a Hard Place, written from the perspectiv…
 
It’s Wednesday, October 13th, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. (Adam@TheWorldview.com) By Jonathan Clark Saudi Arabia still bans Christians from worshipping in public The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recently updated their report on Saudi Arabia. The report notes co…
 
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