Sesta

Embracing the colours of culture! Sesta is a culture podcast produced and presented by Meltem Burak, a Düsseldorf-based content creator and critic of Cypriot origin. Meltem reviews artistic productions from Cyprus, and hosts intellectuals who contribute to the establishment of a culture of peace in the island. Sometimes, the podcast also welcomes artists and intellectuals from continental Europe. Sesta is overall a platform where the transformative power of arts and culture in peacebuilding is discussed with an open and bottom-up approach.

https://islandtalks.fm/series/se/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 22m. Bisher sind 8 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 4 Wochen.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 hours 50 minutes

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Sesta – Episode 8: Abortion with Fezile Osum (1/8/2022)


Sesta-embracing the colours of culture! In this eighth episode of Sesta, Meltem Burak hosts Fezile Osum, an award-winning human rights lawyer. Throughout the podcast, Fezile elaborates on abortion as a legal concept and sheds a light on the latest socio-


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Sesta – Episode 7: Sesta Pride Special with Alexis Hercules (30/6/2022)


Sesta-embracing the colours of culture! In this seventh episode of Sesta, Meltem Burak hosts author Alexis Hercules. Throughout the podcast, Alexis elaborates on his short story Walk which was published in March 2022 by Arts Against Extremism, a new lite


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 2022-06-29  26m
 
 

Sesta – Episode 6: Sesta Pride Special with Erman Dolmacı and Diego Aparicio (16/6/2022)


Sesta-embracing the colours of culture! In this sixth episode of Sesta, Meltem Burak talks to Erman Dolmacı (they/them/theirs) and Diego Aparicio (he/him/his). Erman is a PhD candidate on Gender Studies, and a project coordinator at the Human Rights Plat


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 2022-06-17  24m
 
 

Sesta – Episode 5: On The Crescent Moon Fox with Metin Murat (24/5/2022)


Sesta-embracing the colours of culture! In this fifth episode of Sesta, Meltem Burak talks to Dr Metin Murat who is the author of the recently published novel The Crescent Moon Fox. Throughout the podcast, Metin elaborates on his compassionate, heart-bre


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 2022-05-24  20m
 
 

Sesta – Episode 4: Constructing a culture of peace with Buffer Fringe: An interview with Ellada Evangelou (8/4/2022)


Sesta-embracing the colours of culture! In this fourth episode of Sesta, Meltem Burak talks to Dr Ellada Evangelou who is the Executive and Artistic Director of the Buffer Fringe Performing Arts Festival since 2019. Throughout the podcast, Ellada elabora


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 2022-04-08  33m
 
 

Sesta – Episode 3: On the universality of poetry with Nafia Akdeniz (5/3/2022)


Sesta-embracing the colours of culture! In this third episode of Sesta, Meltem Burak talks to the ethnographer and poet Dr Nafia Akdeniz. Nafia is currently working as a senior instructor at Eastern Mediterranean University, as a post-doctoral researcher


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 2022-03-05  21m
 
 

Sesta – Episode 2: Review of Andreas Karayan’s Dark Tales (6/2/2022)


Sesta-embracing the colours of culture! In this second episode of Sesta podcast, Meltem Burak reviews Andreas Karayans award-winning book Dark Tales. Andreas Karayan is an author, artist and critique from Nicosia. Dark Tales is the second book of Karayan


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 2022-02-06  10m
 
 

Sesta – Episode 1: On the Meanings of Saint Nicholas Cathedral/Lala Mustafa Paşa Cami (9/1/2022)


In this first episode of Sesta, Meltem Burak talks about Saint Nicholas Cathedral/Lala Mustafa Paşa Cami which is one of the most important cultural heritage sites in Famagusta and Cyprus. She explains the architectural and political meanings of the buil


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 2022-01-09  9m
 
 
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