Podcasts

A platform for the study of the pre-modern Islamic(ate) past and beyond.
 
A podcast focusing on contemporary issues in Beirut and Lebanon.
 
An online space devoted to analyzing society and culture across the lands it refers to as Ajamistan. AMC imagines this landscape as spanning from eastern Turkey, across Iraq, the Caucasus, and Iran and into Central Asia, Afghanistan, and South Asia. These lands, AMC suggests, are united by a shared Persianate culture and heritage.
 
The ANAMED Library at the Koc University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations in Istanbul records all of their lectures, on subjects ranging from the archaeological to the contemporary.
 
The American Research Center in Egypt podcast program features exciting research and fieldwork, presented by scholarly authorities.
 
A podcast focusing on traditionally-inspired contemporary art and artists from the MENA region.
 
A podcast featuring wine stories from the Levant, Eastern Mediterranean, and the Caucasus.
 

Bulaq
A podcast about contemporary writing from and about the Middle East and North Africa.

Identity Politics
A podcast on race, gender, and Muslim peoples in the United States.
 
 
A podcast exploring Iranian history and culture with episodes available in both English and Persian.
 
A Middle East-oriented podcast collective with shows and episodes available in both English and Arabic.
 
KPFA explores the richly diverse world of MENA culture and politics, including the complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious, and regional differences which distinguish the ways of life and political and ideological perspectives of the region's peoples.
 
The Kurdish Edition
A podcast to present stories and analyses related to the Kurdish politics, society, art and culture. Some episodes are in English and some are in Kurdish.
 
A podcast sharing lectures, interviews, and book launches hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science.
 
A weekly podcast featuring discussion and analysis on U.S. foreign policy and contemporary political and social issues in the Middle East and North Africa.
 
The Middle Eastern Studies podcast of New Books Network hosts interviews with scholars of the Middle East about their new books.
 
Ottoman History Podcast
A podcast about the Ottoman Empire, the modern Middle East, and the Islamic world.
 
A podcast sharing lectures, interviews, and book launches hosted by the University of Oxford.
 
An interview-based show featuring women Muslim academics, which is meant to elevate the profile of Muslim women in academia.
 
An online radio station and production company based at SOAS, University of London. SOAS radio broadcasts weekly and produces a variety of music and speech podcasts with a focus on Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
 
Society for Armenian Studies Podcast
A podcast devoted to interviewing scholars in the field of Armenian Studies.
 
A podcasting network based in Amman, Jordan, that produces content (mostly in Arabic) for the Arabic-speaking world on topical matters like taboo culture, music, and politics.
 
An audio magazine started by the folks behind the popular e-zine Jadaliyya.
 
A series on North African history and culture by the Ottoman History Podcast.
 
A primary source blog that pairs incisive commentary with original historical materials related to people, creatures, and things within and beyond the Ottoman Empire.
 
Journalist William Armstrong has conversations with journalists, academics, and writers on Turkey and the surrounding regions.
 
An audio archive of lectures and conference panels hosted by UCLA's CNES.
 
 

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