Six Pillars Broadcast – Putting the Palestine Back into Christmas
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Putting the Palestine Back into Christmas

Who were the first Christians and where were they? The Maronite and other denominations of Christians in Palestine and Jordan explained, with Arab songs of the Christian tradition. Numbers have dwindled in Occupied Palestine, with many Christians moving to Lebanon or nearby. But how did Christianity start as a “thing’? “The earliest followers of Jesus … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – ‘At Home in Gaza and London’
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Six Pillars Broadcast – ‘At Home in Gaza and London’

This week on Resonance104.4FM, a visit from Julian Maynard, one of the directors of Station House Opera’s ground-breaking new piece: At Home in Gaza and London at Battersea Arts Centre. Using live-streaming, recorded video and innovative projection, At Home in Gaza and London brings performers from Gaza and London together live, in one performative, yet … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Music from Palestine
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Music from Palestine

Incensed by the provocation of the USA to move it’s Israeli embassy to the disputed area of Jerusalem, the orchestrated, cold blooded killings of civilians marking the 70th anniversary of their exodus (nakba) from their homeland, and motivated by the music project stemming from Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel on the ugly side of the West … Continue reading

Apply: Postdoc in Palestinian Literature — ArabLit
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Apply: Postdoc in Palestinian Literature — ArabLit

Apply: Postdoc in Palestinian Literature “June 18 is the last day to apply for a postdoc position in Palestinian Literature, based at the Freie Universität Berlin’s Institut für Arabistik: The two-year postdoc research position is to work with “PalREAD Country of Words: Reading and Reception of Palestinian Literature from 1948 to the Present,” to be lead by … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – A Mix from the “Global South”
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This Week’s Six Pillars – A Mix from the “Global South”

This week from the globe over we sample tracks identified as being from or inspired by cultures of the “Global South”, a much disputed concept of otherness and “third world” status that intersects with geo-politics, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, class and religion. Leigh Anne Duck, who reflects on the term Global South as co-editor of the … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Electronica and Folk from the Middle East
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Electronica and Folk from the Middle East

Iranian and Arab, including Palestinian tracks tonight on Six Pillars on Resonance104.4FM Experimental, instrumental and electronic dance music, with even a bit or hip-hop this week. SIX PILLARS BROADCAST TIMES Live On Air, On Digital Radio Signal and Online. – Wednesdays, 9 – 9.30pm – Mondays (REPEAT), 5 – 5.30pm Listen online HERE _____________________________________________________________________________________ PODCASTS … Continue reading

Six Pillars’ Broadcast: Palestine: A Century of Colonialism and Resistance II and II
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Six Pillars’ Broadcast: Palestine: A Century of Colonialism and Resistance II and II

Part 1 Dr Rabab Abdulhadi of San Francisco State University (SFSU), speaks frankly on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Treaty, at University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies. While the UK Prime Minister prepared a state visit by Netanyahu, and publicly announced she was proud of the foundation of Israel, many others … Continue reading