Tag: Contemporary

  • A Journey to Oman

    Last Friday, on January 13th, the ruler of Oman Sultan Qabus bin Said passed away. Nahostcast had only in December recorded an episode on the country and didn’t foresee this development. But in order to understand what this loss means to a country like Oman, it is even more important to provide an insight into its political and societal system. Read more...

  • What is Orientalism? – GER

    What do you think of, when you read, see or hear the word 'orient'? camels, desert, spices, food..? The term has a tremendous effect- and this itself is problematic. Together with Ayse from the association dis:orient we discuss the term orientalism. Read more...

  • The Use of Renewable Energy in Morocco – GER

    While Germany still discusses the 'climate package' and its prospective content, the turn towards renewable energy is already underway in Morocco and renders it a global example. But how does the energy transition look concretely? Our guest Salwa might provide some answers to this question. Read more...

  • Current topic: Syrians in Turkey – GER

    Due to the current happenings, Carlotta and Robin are discussing the situation of Syrian refugees in Turkey in this special episode. How is the political atmosphere ein the country? And what do Turkish and Syrian people think about the operation "source of peace"? Read more...

  • Shortage of Skilled Labour and a Doctor from Tunisia – GER

    Germany needs skilled labour - urgently! But how does it feel like for young skilled workers to come to Germany and work here? What is their motivation and challenges to do so? We have asked Amine, who is a doctor and Tunisian. Read more...

  • Taxi Drivers in Beirut – GER

    Driving taxi on the streets of Beirut - adventurous and without safety belt, but also an interesting object of research. Our sociologists Stella explains rules, social codes and strategies of the taxi world. Read more...

  • The Exposition “Contemporary Muslim Fashion” – GER

    The Museum für angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt presents Muslim fashion in her exposition and provokes a fierce debate in the press. But what exactly is Muslim fashion? And is this exposition art or politics? Svenja has gone there to get an idea herself. Read more...

  • The Algerian Festival “Raconte-Arts” – GER

    One week, 150.000 visitors, 700 artists in a village of 1.500 inhabitants - that's the Algerian festival Raconte-Arts 2018. The village together celebrates, discusses, eats and creates art. Carlotta has experienced this intensive week. Read more...

  • A Trip through Kurdistan/Iraq – GER

    Robin and Katrin have taken two weeks off from all the Christmas and New Years Eve hustle and flown to Northern Iraq. In this episode they take you on a trip through the autonomous region Kurdistan. Read more...

  • Journalists and their Mediators in Egypt

    How do journalists abroad work together with their respective fixers? We discuss this question with Julia who reports from Egypt. Read more...

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