The East is a Podcast

A critical lens on the history of the present on West Asia and North Africa. Interviews with experts and archival mashups. Created by Sina Rahmani (twitter: @urorientalist)

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 46m. Bisher sind 382 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 12 days 7 hours 25 minutes


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