Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Ilan Pappe and the paradigm of Peace **Fund drive special **

A recent lecture by prominent Iraeli historian Ilan Pappe about what he calls ” The false paradigm of peace” through which the entire world understands and relates to the Israeli Palestinian conflict.

Our premium this week is The Case for Sanctions Against Israel; and the best of Pappe 3-CD set of lectures and interviews

20th Century Jerusalem; Iranian Filmmakers Jailed

Wednesday, December 22th, 2010

This week we’ll hear a conversation with the Director of the Institute of Jerusalem Studies about Jerusalem at the turn of the 20th century.

We also talk about acclaimed Iranian filmmakers, Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasulov both who have been sentence to six years in prison by the Iranian government.

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This Week: A Modern History of Jerusalem; Searching for Iraq’s Artistic Life

Wednesday March 31, 2010

This week on Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, Khalil Bendib speaks with Director of the Institute of Jerusalem Studies  and Birzeit University Professor of sociology Salim Tamari about an essay published in the Jerusalem quarterly titled “Jerusalem’s Ottoman modernity,” in which he depicts a very different Jerusalem around the turn of the 20th century than the one we are familiar with today.

Later in the program, Malihe Razazan speaks with Hadani Ditmars, a co-editor of  New Internationalist, who went to Iraq in February of this year to explore whatever is left of the art in post-invasion Iraq.

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