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We, the People – Trump’s Immigration Ban
History / iran / middle east / News / north africa

We, the People – Trump’s Immigration Ban

A guest episode from Kerning Cultures this week, examines Trump’s immigration ban from a a very human perspective. Since Trump announced his ban, thousands were affected. Most were prohibited from boarding planes from foreign destinations because airlines pay a fine of USD 3,000 per each passenger they permit aboard, if improperly brought to USA. Hundreds … Continue reading

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
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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’”.
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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