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Join Sameer Desai as he chats with South Asians around the world to uncover their identities, successes, failures, and most importantly, stories. He profiles artists, writers, filmmakers, athletes, entertainers, and many more to discover South Asians who have taken a different path. Visit www.southasianstoriespodcast.com for full list of episodes and show notes!
 
Redefining ABCD is a platform to openly discuss various internal stigmas within the South Asian American community and how we as a collective can “change the conversation” to incorporate more South Asian Pride in our day-to-day lives. With this, Redefining ABCD hopes to bring to light different identities within the South Asian American community. https://linktr.ee/redefiningABCD
 
Welcome to the Asian Woman Festival Podcast. We use our vibrant culture, conversation, and art to smash stereotypes and stigmas South Asian people are often judged by, so they can define their own version of personal success. Each week we discuss a different topic and feature the diverse journeys of South Asians from across the world. Our guests pass on their knowledge and lived experience to the listeners, and nothing is off-limits. So if you’re starved of the community you crave or want to ...
 
The South Asian Studies at Stanford (SASS) Podcast features conversations between the Center for South Asia at Stanford and guests who have a connection to Stanford as faculty, staff, students, or alumni. The podcasts feature a wide range of topics, ranging from poetry to politics, from manuscript collecting to music, from business to Bollywood. Every podcast consists of an informal and informative conversation about South Asia and its meaning in the world, in our lives, and at Stanford.
 
Stand-up comedians and badmaashi boys Usama Siddiquee and Pranav Behari go way off the rails in this podcast about issues affecting the South Asian diaspora as well as immigrants in general. Rambunctious, irreverent, and incisive, Mango Bae is by desis but for everyone (even whites).
 
Each week we unfold and embrace what it means to be a brown person in a Western world, with your host Quarina who's just a South Asian girl being a little sassy, a little classy and a little hood! Join us as we have honest, open conversations about life, love and everything in between. If you want any questions, queries or comments message / follow me on instagram - @boldbrownandbritish.
 
Sonali is an international speaker and leadership consultant for marginalized & underrepresented visionary woman and emerging women-identifying leaders. - Sonali performs spoken word, is a TEDx Speaker, and leads retreats & workshops for women-identified leaders - She has appeared on several podcasts like, Layla Saad’s Wild Mystic Woman and The Priestess Podcast - Sonali is a member of International Council of Interfaith & Indigenous Women
 
For years, the “Model Minority” Myth has been used to place South Asians on a pedestal and create a racial divide by treating Asians as a monolith, lauding proximity to “Whiteness”, and continuing to perpetuate racism, inequity, and institutional injustice. This educational podcast challenges South Asian Canadians to reject the myth and point a critical lens inwards and outwards through learning, self-reflection, and informed action. Join your hosts Thulasi Kandiah and Nabila Khan as we expl ...
 
In 2016, Meenal co-founded Desi Outsiders as a medical student in Prague with the desire to challenge the conventional thinking that embodies the South Asian community. Meenal is now working as a doctor in London and has branched off on a solo journey to start an alternative podcast, Meenal’s World. With new guests on the show every week, this podcast discusses issues that affect our generation of South Asians with the aim of providing a platform to allow young South Asians to feel comfortab ...
 
Southern Fried Asian is a new podcast from The Nerds of Color hosted by Keith Chow. Typically, stories about Asian Americans are centered on the experiences of those who grew up on the coasts -- New York, Southern California, the Bay Area -- where communities of different Asian American subgroups have lived for many years. On this podcast, though, we're gonna look at a region of the country that isn't typically associated with these stories and unpack what it means to be Asian American in th ...
 
Monika and Natasha Samtani are mother-daughter co-founders and hosts of The Fem Word, a new show broadcasting stories of bold women in creative spaces. Monika is best known as the first South Asian female TV news anchor in Washington, DC. She is the Director/Producer of an award-winning documentary film; is a TEDx talker; and has been honored on ABC TV and multiple magazine cover features for her work on women’s issues. Natasha works in the music industry, advocating for artists and creators ...
 
We are Aarjan and Nikita, two South Asian leftists trying to make sense of the surreal times we are trapped in. Every week we’ll have conversations with incredible guests on a wide range of topics, from climate change to media to football to music, all within in the context of the pandemic, late capitalism and fascism, and try to work out what might be left over after it all ends... Produced by Sarah Sahim.
 
MannMukti.org is a one-stop resource for South Asians to learn about and address mental health concerns with each other. MannMukti translates to “mental liberation" in Hindi. Our mission is to encourage healthy, open dialogue of mental health issues in an effort to remove stigma, improve awareness and promote self-care. Together, let’s #SpeakUp.
 
Co-founded by alumni from IIT Delhi, St. Stephen’s College and South Asian University, The Bridge Project is an initiative set up by recent graduates to address the divide between academia and policy-making in the field of International Relations and Indian Foreign Policy. The objective is to ‘bridge the gap’ between academia and policy in International Relations by facilitating a dialogue between scholars and practitioners in the discipline. Spread the word and let's bridge that gap!
 
Welcome to the Sikh Forgiveness Podcast Sikh Forgiveness is a Not For Profit organisation set up in 2018, led by a group of Sikh volunteers in the UK. The aims of Sikh Forgiveness are to work within the Sikh community to identify and deal with mental health struggles that they are currently unaware of / less-able to deal with. If you want to donate to future Sikh Forgiveness projects, you can donate at ko-fi.com/sikhforgiveness for the price of a cup of coffee. Please leave a rating in Apple ...
 
Farah Yasmeen Shaikh is an international kathak artist - a renowned performer, choreographer and instructor, and Founder/Director of Noorani Dance. Farah is known for her evocative storytelling, technical precision, delicacy and grace, with a unique artistic voice that focuses on topics of historical, social and political relevance, whilst simultaneously maintaining the classical elements of this dance form from ancient India. Performing her own traditional and innovative works, most notably ...
 
Synopsis: Every week, get our distinct take on global issues with an Asian perspective, with ST’s 30-odd correspondents in 15 cities across the Asia-Pacific, the US and Europe, and the guest experts they line up. Produced by podcast editor Ernest Luis, The Straits Times & Money FM 89.3, Singapore Press Holdings
 
S ASIAN INTL is an editorial video bulletin documenting the global affairs of today for the South Asian Internationalist. These short cinematic documents, visually preserves and bring forth glimpses, of all aspects of the modern story, that deserves to be recorded and exhibited.
 
Facial Recognition Comedy is a group of stand-up comedians who identify as women of Indian, South Asian, or Arab descent. It was founded to dispel the myth that “there can only be one,” as well as to emphasize that “we are not the same person.” In our podcast, FRC founders Fizaa Dosani, Pallavi Gunalan, and Zahra Ali sit down with a new guest each week to probe their unique perspectives, as well as discuss our own history, culture, and challenges as women of color.
 
Hi..I'm Alexandra Mysoor and welcome to the Alexandra Mysoor Show. I have a lot of balls in the air. I'm an entrepreneur, a writer, a mother, a kathak dancer and a newbie tennis player and by newbie I mean I just got my racquet yesterday. Join me as I host The Alexandra Mysoor Show, a new Business-y show on Rukus Radio where I chat with entrepreneurs, obsessed visionaries, athletes, artists and experts from all over the world who are just epic. Are you thinking about starting that new busine ...
 
The Nameless Collective Podcast is hosted by Naveen Girn, Milan Singh & Paneet Singh - a trio of historians, researchers and explorers who travel to the archive to rediscover history, solve mysteries, and provide a space for the untold histories of Vancouver's South Asian community. A South Asian History and Vancouver History Podcast produced by Manjot Bains and Jugnistyle.com.
 
You Don’t Love Me Podcast with Amir and Aamir. Life from the perspective of a gay South Asian couple. We discuss many things from race, sexuality and our struggles with an aim to be a voice and get some representation out there! It does get better and there is always light in your life and we find that through every bit of darkness. There are so rude and crude jokes on the way too so...be warned! Leave a review, subscribe and enjoy.! You will also find us on apple podcasts and spotify too (r ...
 
Carolina Desis Gurtej Singh and Rashmili Vemula explore life as the children of Desi immigrants in today’s America. Constantly immersed in and inspired by two contrasting cultures, these South Asians raised in the American South discuss their experiences with “living a double life” and the challenges in reconciling the cultural and societal differences surrounding them daily. Thought-provoking, sharp, and occasionally silly, Gurtej and Rashmili question and flesh out the South Asian experien ...
 
Two Girls - One Canadian, One British. Risha Nanda and Priya Grewal discuss the similarities and differences of being raised in different countries, while both being South Asian. Risha is a Musical Theatre actress and Priya works in Tech. The arts plays a large role in both their lives and they have created a platform where they interview other South Asian artists in the creative world. They feel representation is important and what better way to celebrate the arts while discussing the South ...
 
British Podcast Awards winner Masala Podcast is all about taboos in South Asian culture. Everything from sex, sexuality, periods, menopause, porn, mental health, shame, sexual harassment & more. Featuring fierce South Asian women all talking about things we're not supposed to talk about:
 
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In today’s episode, we speak with Ayesha Chaudhry about her new book, The Colour of God (Oneworld Publications, 2021). The book describes Chaudhry’s personal, spiritual, and professional journey as she navigates her life as a South Asian immigrant Muslim girl raised in Canada. Rich in its analysis of its major themes – such as patriarchy, religion,…
 
In this episode, we're joined by Dr Lalitaa Suglani and Nazia Khatun to discuss mental health and how the South Asian community is working to break down cultural barriers around discussing mental health. Dr Lalitaa helps clients with a range of issues such as anxiety, exam stress, depression, low self-esteem, family and relationship issues. She dis…
 
Letter From The Bureau Ep 1: Getting to know Little Singapore in the south of India 16:08 mins Synopsis: Join The Straits Times's foreign desk editor Bhagyashree Garekar in this podcast series as she talks about life as it goes on, amid, and in spite of the headlines, with one of ST’s 30-odd correspondents in 15 cities across the Asia-Pacific, the …
 
Karan Soni is an Indian-born American actor who is best known for playing Dopinder in the Deadpool films. He was born and raised in New Delhi, India and he grew up studying theater and continued his education at the University of Southern California. While in school Karan began auditioning for film and TV roles, eventually landing a lead role in Sa…
 
Welcome baaaack! Me, Mai-Anh Peterson, Karlie Wu and Charley Wong are your co-hosts this week and we chat about beauty standards from an ESEA perspective. We talk about our weird and wonderful bodily functions, people saying we look like Gok Wan, and critical families, colourism, fatphobia and so much more. Join in on the convo over at besean! Join…
 
Our series on India continues with an examination of the current COVID crisis there. This week we're joined by writer and journalist Nicole-Ann Lobo to talk about the market deregulation and lack of investment in infrastructure that has exacerbated the crisis, ongoing government censorship, neoliberal devaluation of human life, the long-standing co…
 
Sharan Dhaliwal founded, developed and now runs the UK’s leading South Asian magazine Burnt Roti, which is a platform for young creatives to showcase their talent, find safe spaces and destigmatise topics around mental health and sexuality, amongst others. Her particular interests focus on discussing the representations of young women, South Asian …
 
Asian Insider Ep 70: Descending into economic collapse 18:29 mins Synopsis: Each month, The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh presents an Asian perspective of the week's global talking points with expert guests. The international community needs to brace for a humanitarian catastrophe in Myanmar, as analysts Richard Horsey and Pwint Htun …
 
Tune into our episode with Drishti Patel and her super inspiring journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur who is "living her best life." She discusses her story from beating thyroid cancer at a young age, meeting the love of her life and supporting him through studying to become a medical doctor, and finally using network marketing to change t…
 
How do women claim rights against violence in India and with what consequences? By observing how survivors navigate the Indian criminal justice system, Roychowdhury provides a unique lens on rights negotiations in the world's largest democracy. She finds that women interact with the law not by following legal procedure or abiding by the rules, but …
 
Lalita du Perron talks to Suhaila Meera about her Theater and Performance Studies PhD at Stanford on border-crossing children in art, the emotional challenges of analyzing art which depicts painful histories, and the logistical challenges of producing theater in pandemic times. Transcript available on request (email us at southasiainfo@stanford.edu…
 
In this episode we sit down with Sikh scholar and historian Jvala Singh to discuss the history of yoga within Sikhi, the topic of his upcoming Yogic Studies course YS 116 | Sikhism and Yoga. Jvala tells Seth how he met his teacher, his work translating tales of the ten Gurus from the 19th century Sūraj Prakāś, the joys of podcasting, and the public…
 
In this episode Kennth Bo Nielsen of Asianettverket at the University of Oslo is joined by Niladri Chatterjee (University of Oslo), Zaad Mahmoud (Presidency University) and Arild Engelsen Ruud (University of Oslo) to analyse the results of the recently concluded West Bengal state assembly elections. The elections dealt a major blow to the expansion…
 
This week the boys get the long-awaited Indo-Caribbean perspective with one of NY’s best comics, the hilarious Ayanna Dookie! She talks about that Trini life, dating, and her hilarious and sweet courtship with her husband! thanks for listening and be sure to sub to our patreon for advanced release episode and hours of bonus content!…
 
MENTAL HEALTH KI HUNDI HAI: Sikh Forgiveness have launched Mental Health Ki Hundi Hai, a transformative translation guide that looks to explore and explain common mental health issues in a way that Sikh and Punjabi speaking communities can understand. If you’d like to find out more, please visit Sikhforgiveness.com and if you’re in the UK you can p…
 
You Don't Love Me Podcast is life from the perspective of a gay South Asian couple.•This week we bring you a very special LIVE episode! We had the honour of taking over @hungama_ldn on Instagram and do a live podcast recording last month! We talk about reality tv, religion, representation and respond to comments live!•Instagram- @youdontlovemeboys …
 
Welcome baaaack! We had the pleasure of speaking of with our pal, our gal, our mate, our comprade, our friend, Kim Richards aka Nanosounds. Mai-Anh Peterson, and Amy Phung are your co-hosts this week and we chat about how imposter syndrome makes us feel in this activism space, what exactly IS being an activist, how it messes with our noggins, and h…
 
Sahil K is a Singer, Songwriter and Music Director based in Toronto, Canada, and is the disciple of Late Ustad Sardool Sikander Ji. Sahil K @sahil_k_music has been training in Indian Classical Music, Sufi Music and Folk Music for the past 15 years, and now owns a music production company by the name of "Karma Productions" specializing in Music Prod…
 
For more than three decades now, Carl Ernst, through his scholarship and his public engagement on the study of Islam and Muslim societies, has modeled the finest form of intellectual inquiry and performance. The imprints of his work extend from the study of Sufism, South Asia, the Qur’an, arts and aesthetics, and more recently, Islamophobia in Nort…
 
Hello Everyone, and welcome to New Books in Gender and Sexuality, a channel on the New Books Network. I’m your host, Jana Byars, and I’m here today with Pallavi Guha, assistant professor in the Department of Mass Communication at Towson University in Towson, MD, to talk to her about her new book, Hear #MeToo in India: News, Social Media, and Anti-R…
 
Turkey, Egypt, and Syria: A Travelogue (Syracuse UP, 2019) vividly captures the experiences of prominent Indian intellectual and scholar Shibli Nu'mani (1857-1914) as he journeyed across the Ottoman Empire and Egypt in 1892. A professor of Arabic and Persian at the Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental (MAO) College at Aligarh, Nu'mani took a six-month leave f…
 
This week we've read the much-criticised Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities so you don't have to. Rifling through the veritable treasure trove of poor logic, bad-faith readings of statistics, and what happens when you start an investigation with a conclusion in mind and try to work backward despite all evidence to the contrary. We ask seriou…
 
Speaking Of Asia Ep 1: Do not mock India, learn from its Covid-19 troubles 9:26 mins Synopsis: Join The Straits Times's associate editor Ravi Velloor, in this series of podcasts based on his weekly columns on Asian issues, as he distils his experience from four decades of covering the continent. Ravi argues that while much of the global media has f…
 
Dismissal, in fact, is the default response to khayal (the preeminent genre of North Indian classical music), well before we get to know what khayal is, and vaguely term its strangeness 'classical music'. Those who later become acquainted with its extraordinary melodiousness forget that on the initial encounter it had sounded unmelodious. These wor…
 
In this special collaboration, Keerthi and Sneha sit down with Ara Ehamparam, co-founder of TamilCulture and myTamilDate, co-host of The Tamil Creator, and his other startup ventures in the tech space. They discuss why TamilCulture was created, how the idea of their organization came to be, and his other startup ventures he has created through his …
 
Asian Insider Ep 69: India's worsening Covid crisis 18:04 mins Synopsis: Each month, The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh presents an Asian perspective of the week's global talking points with expert guests. The new Covid-19 variants in India preyed on a complacent government and population, as ST's India correspondent Rohini Mohan and A…
 
Podcast Series on 'Taking SDGs to the Last Mile' in collaboration with Centre for Climate Studies, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) Episode 2 Global cities are increasingly becoming a crucial part of global climate governance, more so because of their ability to contribute to the journey of achieving the SDGs. Assessing the role of cities…
 
Smita Sharma is an award winning photojournalist and visual storyteller based in Delhi, India, reporting on critical human rights and social issues in her own community as well as in the Global South on assignments for Human Rights Watch, National Geographic Magazine, and other publications. From documenting the effect of pregnancy on girl’s educat…
 
When COVID-19 ravaged the world a year ago, it was touted to be the “Great Equalizer” - it was referred to as the disease that transcends wealth, fame, or prestige because everyone is equally at risk. However, over the last year, it has become very evident that we are not equally affected by COVID-19. And this inequality became even more apparent w…
 
A clear-eyed look at modern India's role in Asia and the broader world. One of India's most distinguished foreign policy thinkers addresses the many questions facing India as it seeks to find its way in the increasingly complex world of Asian geopolitics. A former Indian foreign secretary and national security adviser, Shivshankar Menon traces Indi…
 
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