Latest Entries
New Six Pillars Podcast – The Iron Speaks
Art / digital / History / Podcasts / Radio / resonance104.4fm

New Six Pillars Podcast – The Iron Speaks

A new four-part, monthly series The Far Becomes Near archives the history of radio broadcasting in the United Arab Emirates, as radiophonic experiments punctuated by oral histories from local historians, academics, cultural commentators and the federation’s earliest broadcasters. Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation, the archive describes a Gulf at the turn of the 20th Century … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Homo Religiosus
iran

Six Pillars Broadcast – Homo Religiosus

Dr. Eldad Tsabary has taught electroacoustic ear training, composition, performance, modular programming, and history at Concordia University since 2005. He also taught sound recording, digital audio, MIDI, synthesis, sampling, and sound for image at Formation Musitechnic. He is the founder and director of Concordia Laptop Orchestra and the President of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC.) … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast- “The past as propaganda: Mongol ‘World History’”.
Art / book / History / middle east

Six Pillars Broadcast- “The past as propaganda: Mongol ‘World History’”.

Wednesday Jan 18th 9pm, repeats Friday 20th January 3.30-4pm The first of a 2 part series from the British Academy “The past as propaganda: The Mongol ‘World History’. Professor Robert Hillenbrand FBA FRSE, discusses the fragmentary copy of Rashid al-Din’s World History held in the University of Edinburgh’s Library. An extreme rarity, huge in size, … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – “The Devolution of Arab Men from Humans to Fodder”
digital / digital arts / Media / middle east / resonance104.4fm / Schedule

Six Pillars Broadcast – “The Devolution of Arab Men from Humans to Fodder”

 “The Clash of Digitalizations: “The Devolution of Arab Men from Humans to Digital Fodder” A pithy talk by Saud Al-Zaid, a scholar of radical Islamic thought, at the 33th Chaos Communication Congress [33c3] in Hamburg. Al-Zaid, who holds degrees in Economics, Comparative Literature, Arab Studies, the Anthropology & Sociology of Religion, and Islamic Studies, was … Continue reading