A critical lens on the history of the present on West Asia and North Africa. Interviews with experts and archival mashups. Created by Sina Rahmani (twitter: @urorientalist)
Neama Alamri is a historian who recently completed her Ph.D at the University of California, Merced. Check out her article. Guest hosted by Alexander Aviña Unlocked from behind the paywall. Sign up for the bonus feed at Patreon.com/east_podcast to get great bonus content and help sustain the show. Go to eastpodcast.com for links to Gofundme, merch …
Guest hosted by Louis Allday (@Louis_Allday) Patrick Higgins on Peter Dale Scott’s The Road to 9/11 – Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America Louis Allday, a writer and historian, is the founding editor of Libertedtexts.com. Patrick Higgins is a Ph.D candidate in the Department of History at the University of Houston. Please consider supporting t…
Friend of the show Anjuli Raza Kolb (@anjulifatima) is joined by Mariam Ghani (@ghanimariam) and Chitra Ganesh to discuss the many legacies of the September 11th attacks. Anjuli Raza Kolb (University of Toronto) is a scholar, poet, essayist, and translator living in Harlem. Chitra Ganesh is a Brooklyn-based artist working in film, mural, photograph…
Dawud Ansari is a researcher based in Berlin and director of the Energy Access and Development Program We discuss this research project (link). Please consider supporting the show. Go to Eastpodcast.com for links to Patreon, GoFundMe, cash apps, and merch store.
Shah Mahmoud Hanifi teaches history at James Madison University and is the author of Connecting Histories in Afghanistan (2011) Please consider supporting the show. Go to Eastpodcast.com for links to Patreon, GoFundMe, cash apps, and merch store.
Kwame Ture interviewed in 1995 for Howard University's"Evening Exchange" Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eM4rP-qHMc&ab_channel=AAPRPbritain
Seymour Hersh in conversation with Afshin Rattansi in 2018 and followed by an interview with Tariq Ali from 2016. Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PI3ZkL9Soos&ab_channel=GoingUndergroundonRT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIBxGm08KY8&ab_channel=TeleSUREnglish
Judith Kalman is an author based in Toronto. Read her statement here. Co-hosted with Nathan Kalman-Lamb (@nkalamb) Please consider supporting the show
Friends of the podcast Justin Podur and Zeyad el Nabolsy return for a deep dive into the concept of nonviolence and its strange origin story in the work of Gene Sharp. We discuss these two articles by Marcie Smith in the episode. Please consider supporting the show
Hugo Chávez speaking in 2006 (at the UNGA) and in 2009.
A preview of the latest bonus episode. Get access to it and hours and hours of bonus content by signing up at the $5 level. You can donate directly through Gofundme, and PayPal/Venmo as well. Links to the latter on my website, eastpodcast.com Bikrum Gill (@realDrcabbie) teaches in the Department of Political Science at Virginia Tech. The episode op…
Edward Said speaking to Bill Moyers and Tariq Ali respectively.
A preview of the latest bonus episode. Get access to it and hours and hours of bonus content by signing up at the $5 level. You can donate directly through Gofundme, and PayPal/Venmo as well. Links to the latter on my website, eastpodcast.com Friend of the podcast Olivia Giovetti returns to discuss HBO's fancypants new historical drama, Oslo (2021)…
Cuban revolutionary hero Fidel Castro speaks in Harlem. Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kBgGLHMfnU&ab_channel=AfroMarxist
Friend of the podcast Amanda (@catcontentonly) has launched her own podcast. Gain access to this episode in its entirety by signing up at https://www.patreon.com/radiofreeamanda.
Tamara Nassar is an associate editor at The Electronic Intifada Please consider supporting the show
Chris Bernadel is on the Haiti Committee of the Black Alliance for Peace. See their recent statement on the country's illegitimate government Hosted by Justin Podur, author of Haiti’s New Dictatorship: The Coup, the Earthquake, and the UN Occupation (2012) Consider supporting the podcast patreon.com/East_podcast…
A lecture hosted by Azim Premji University in August 2016 Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv4bdkxXT_h4NlnmNhDbq4w
(A preview of the latest episode of Rewatchability. For the entire episode, subscribe to Rewatchability wherever you get your podcasts) Grab your space-ankh, this week we walk like an Egyptian-from-another-planet with STARGATE! Starring Snake Plissken, I mean Kurt Russell, and the part of James Spader not obscured by his exceedingly floppy mop, thi…
Suchitra Vijayan's book, Midnight's Borders: A People's History of Modern India, is available now. Check out the Polis Project and their podcast. Consider supporting the podcast. Go to eastpodcast.com for links to patreon, Gofundme, merch store, and cash apps.
Ussama Makdisi is the Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies at Rice University. Check out his book, Age of Coexistence: The Ecumenical Frame and the Making of the Modern Arab World Support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/east_podcast Consider supporting the podcast!
Mick Wallace (link) and Clare Daly (link) are Members of European Parliament. Check out their podcast, I4C Trouble with Daly and Wallace Support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/east_podcast
President Nasser interviewed in the Presidential Palace in Cairo by New York Times managing editor Clifton Daniel. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg9eC-otwCs&ab_channel=AfroMarxist
Arash Joblaghi returns to the podcast to talk about rocketry, missiles, and hegemony. Check out his YouTube channel. Support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/east_podcast
Richard Falk's keynote at the Edward W. Said Memorial Lecture in October 2014, hosted by Columbia University. The lecture begins around min 15. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZAVjIfTBVo&ab_channel=SOFHeyman