Libyan public
[search 0]
More
Download the App!
show episodes
 
Artwork
 
The Libyan Diaspora is a podcast, blog, and global community striving to create an open dialogue with Libyans across the diaspora. Through this podcast, we will be talking about Libyan Politics, society, culture, and socioeconomic issues facing Libyans today. All from the point of view of the diaspora. I hope you enjoy the show and the community we are building together. Don’t forget to be proud, be you, be Libyan.
  continue reading
 
Artwork

1
History of Africa

The History of Africa Podcast

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly+
 
Take a deep dive deep into African history with this in-depth podcast. From Casablanca to Cape Town, tune in to this podcast to learn about the magnificent and oft-forgotten history of Africa. To access more free resources about African history, provide feedback, or support the show, check out our associated website at https://historyofafricapodcast.blogspot.com
  continue reading
 
A podcast exploring how social identity and cultural heritage impact mental and emotional health. Through conversations with people from different backgrounds and professions, Third Culture Therapy's host Layla Maghribi delves into the layers of social, cultural, religious and political factors that add complexity to caring for our inner well-being. Listen to interviews with third culture artists, lawyers, entrepreneurs, healers, therapists and more.
  continue reading
 
Artwork
 
A podcast on all things war and politics, offering an insight on the history, politics and the theoretical nuances of old and contemporary conflicts. The podcast aims to bring in different perspectives of conflict and violence and looks at case studies from a geopolitical and strategic lens, and historic, legal, ethical and moral grounds.
  continue reading
 
Artwork

51
Arab Tyrant Manual Podcast

Arab Tyrant Manual Podcast

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly
 
Iyad El-Baghdadi and Ahmed Gatnash study global authoritarianism, with a focus on the MENA region, and dive deep into universal strategies and tactics of authoritarians, as well as the best ways to resist. Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/kawaakibi
  continue reading
 
Artwork

1
FT Energy Weekly

Financial Times

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly
 
A weekly roundup of the top energy news and themes, with the Financial Times's energy team.Energy Weekly is no longer being updated, so visit the FT Energy page at ft.com/energy for the latest energy news. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  continue reading
 
Loading …
show series
 
In this episode, our host, Oswa Kaheel, discusses the remarkable life and lasting legacy of Omar al-Mukhtar, a revered figure in Libyan history famously known as the Lion of the Desert. Amidst the turbulent periods of Libya’s past, Omar al-Mukhtar’s story shines as a beacon of courage, resilience, and unwavering commitment to the cause of freedom.…
  continue reading
 
Today we begin our journey into the history of the Garamantes, a civilization from the Libyan Sahara. This fascinating civilization transformed the barren wasteland of the Idehan Ubari into an impressive metropolis of late antiquity. Our current episode examines the prehistory of Libya through close inspection of rock art.…
  continue reading
 
Brought to the Sahara following the Persian conquest of Egypt, the spread of a new irrigation technology allowed Garamantian civilization to expand dramatically The earliest evidence of a unique Garamantian culture comes from the settlement of Zinkekra, located at the top of a rocky plateau near the Wadi al Ajal. However, settlements gradually drif…
  continue reading
 
This episode is with the musician, author & mental chiropractor & Palestine advocate, Daniel Mate. Daniel co-authored the renowned best-selling book, The Myth of Normal, with his father, Gabor Mate. The illustrious duo also run the workshop series, HELLO AGAIN: A Fresh Start For Parents and Their Adult Children and are co-writing a book by the same…
  continue reading
 
Hadar Cohen is an Arab Jewish scholar, mystic and artist whose work focuses on multi-religious spirituality, politics, social issues, and community building. She is the founder of malchut, a spiritual skill-building school teaching Jewish mysticism and direct experience of god. she teaches and consults in a variety of settings and formats, from one…
  continue reading
 
Hana is a British-Libyan multifaceted creative, grief counsellor and end-of-life carer. She runs monthly grief circles called Permission to Grieve and works with clients 1-to-1. Using a holistic approach, including vibrational sound medicine, Hana strives to create a safe space for people to address & heal their loss. Hana draws on her own personal…
  continue reading
 
The Bantu Migration is one of the most important and seminal events in the history of the African continent. But what if this theory of Bantu origins, concocted by a European colonial administrator trying to understand the history of the continent he was colonizing, was entirely off base? What are some of the holes in the theory of Bantu expansion?…
  continue reading
 
Alya Mooro is the Egyptian born, London raised writer & best-selling author of The Greater Freedom: Life as a Middle Eastern Woman Outside the Stereotypes. Many of Alya’s Instagram followers will be familiar with her The Greater Conversation newsletter & community (& if you don’t, go sign up!) but did you know that Alya is also a TV producer with a…
  continue reading
 
Bantu is a term which has become one of the most contentious in the study of African history. The name of a language family stretching across much of the southern half of the African continent, the term has been used in many distinct ways. In anthropology, it has often extended beyond mere linguistics into an idea of a larger shared culture and his…
  continue reading
 
This week’s conversation is with Palestinian-Polish @thehumanitariantherapist, Tasha Matar. Tasha is therapist living in Canada who specializes in generational wounds, including struggles with belonging, diasporic grief and complex trauma. Raised in Canada to a Polish mother and a Palestinian father, Tasha understands the third culture life and its…
  continue reading
 
Dr Omar Abdel-Mannan is a British Egyptian paediatric neurologist and humanitarian activist who has been leading a global civil society movement for the protection of healthcare workers in Palestine amid the ongoing bombardment of Gaza by Israeli forces. In this episode of Third Culture Therapy, Omar talks about the mental and emotional toll witnes…
  continue reading
 
In a betrayal of previous commitments to Madagascar, Britain revoked its recognition of Malagasy sovereignty in a deal with France, in exchange for French recognition of a British protectorate over Zanzibar. Soon after this deal, the French invaded Madagascar, landing troops in Mahajanga and Toamasina. The final war to conquer Madagascar had begun.…
  continue reading
 
In this episode, our host Oswa Kaheel was joined by Salahedin Garabaj, a man who has made a name for himself by being both a man of influence in his local government and with Libyan Americans across the country. They discussed his early years in the U.S., what it was like during Gaddafi’s regime, college in America as a Libyan expat, assimilating t…
  continue reading
 
The Libyan Diaspora is a podcast, blog, and global community striving to create an open dialogue with Libyans across the diaspora. Through this podcast, we will be talking about Libyan Politics, society, culture, and socioeconomic issues facing Libyans today. All from the point of view of the diaspora. I hope you enjoy the show and the community we…
  continue reading
 
As the French begin their invasion of Madagascar's major ports in 1883, the queen of Madagascar falls deathly ill. In this atmosphere of chaos, the prime minister Rainilaiarivony must mount a desperate attempt to protect Merina sovereignty with the help of an unexpected ally. Support the showBy The History of Africa Podcast
  continue reading
 
As Malagasy prime minister Rainilaiarivony tries to distance his kingdom from French commercial interests, the French strike back. Eager to avenge his country's recent defeat in Europe, the French head of state becomes increasingly invested in colonial conquest. In an effort to drum up international support, Malagasy diplomats make a trip to London…
  continue reading
 
In the aftermath of the controversial coup against Radama II, the new head of state, prime minister Rainivoninahitriniony, was in a tumultuous position. He and the fellow orchestrators of the coup had committed the unprecedented act of overthrowing the mpanjaka Imerina. He attempted to legitimize the bureaucratic takeover by marrying one of Radama'…
  continue reading
 
Radama II had a short reign over Madagascar, and his legacy is heavily debated. Charitable accounts of his reign paint him as a forward-thinking and humanitarian reformer, the "Renaissance Prince of Madagascar." However, more critical accounts highlight his capitulation to foreign interests and unwillingness to adhere to Merina norms of power shari…
  continue reading
 
Ranavalona reluctantly begins to thaw the relations between her island kingdom and her long-time French adversaries. However, when a French businessman immediately tries to take advantage of the thaw, and prepares a coup to overthrow Ranavalona, place her son in power, and create a company with a monopoly on the Malagasy economy. Support the show…
  continue reading
 
Ranavalona has a reputation that precedes her as Madagascar's most unhinged and cruel despot. However, while this narrative is based in some truth, it severely lacks in an understanding of the nuances of her reign. This episode examines the truth and fiction behind Ranavalona's reputation as the "mad empress" of Madagascar Support the show…
  continue reading
 
Due to sickness, I'm releasing a premium episode from the vault while I take the time to recover. This premium episode focused on Abraham Samuel, a mixed-race Caribbean man who joined a pirate crew seeking adventure, freedom, and riches, only to suddenly find himself king of his own small country in southern Madagascar. Support the show…
  continue reading
 
The economic progress made under Ranavalona's early reign was seemingly awe-inspiring. The country had rapidly transformed from a feudal state pumping endless sums of cash into perpetually failing companies, into a more coherent system of state-run capitalism. However, this economic progress came at an enormous human price and was propped up by a s…
  continue reading
 
When Radama I died without a clear heir, his wife, Ranavalona I, allied with a group of military officers to secure her place as the new queen of Madagascar. Almost immediately, she was faced with numerous challenges, including revolts from conquered peoples, criminal lynch mobs attacking Christians, growing resentment against missionary schools, a…
  continue reading
 
An industrial revolution in Southeast Africa? Following the abolition of the slave trade in 1817, the future of the economy of Imerina was in flux. Looking for a replacement for the system of slave trading, the Merina king Radama initiates a strategy of industrialization, one of the first intentional industrialization initiatives in history. Large …
  continue reading
 
In this episode, I share some of my reflections on my recent trip to Damascus, the place my mother was born and raised in, the place I spent all my childhood summers, the place I have some of my most loving and joyful memories and the place that is at the heart of one of the worst wars of the past century. Here is where I answer some of the many qu…
  continue reading
 
Prior to his coronation, the king of Imerina, Radama, promised to his father that he would expand the kingdom towards the coast. In 1817, he accomplished this goal, conquering the largest port on Madagascar's eastern coast, Toamasina. But this was only the beginning. With a new coastal possession, Imerina was launched into a global world of interna…
  continue reading
 
Amir Bozorgzadeh is the cofounder and CEO at Virtuleap, a startup that combines neuroscience with virtual reality (VR) to help increase attention levels and address cognitive disorders, such as ADD/ADHD, addiction and phobias. Born and raised in Canada to Iranian parents, Amir worked in the UAE for over a decade and is now based in Spain. In this e…
  continue reading
 
If his father is the most remembered king in Madagascar, Radama is probably the best-known Malagasy king in the rest of the world. Radama is famous not only for leading the first major push to unify his home island but also for his later efforts to modernize and industrialize the Merina Empire. But how did this fascinating man come to power in the …
  continue reading
 
Dubai-born Reema Baniabbasi is a USA-trained counselling psychologist from the United Arab Emirates. On this episode, Reema shares how she felt a "raw disintegration" after returning to her city of Dubai following 10 years abroad to find it dramatically changed. The therapist reflects on the ongoing developments within the mental health space in he…
  continue reading
 
In our last episode, Andrianampoinimerina reunited the warring kingdoms of Imerina after seven decades of intermittent civil war. While this alone is a significant achievement, Andrianampoinimerina also had to shoulder the considerable burden of trying to repair his economically and socially devastated kingdom. Through smart and efficient use of th…
  continue reading
 
Hazara-Brit Roh Yakobi fled Afghanistan as a young man after being tortured by the Taliban and is now a UK-based activist and journalist and is currently standing to be selected as the Labour Party's parliamentary candidate for Shrewsbury and Atcham. In this episode, Roh talks about running from danger, the struggle to find inner peace in safety an…
  continue reading
 
Host Layla Maghribi shares her thoughts on Karina's conversation about what it means to be Russian and reflects on her own assumptions and hang-ups about Russia. Layla also reflects on the emotional and mental burden of being associated with your country's politics and leaders, particularly when they aren't popular, and the effect that has.…
  continue reading
 
Karina Carter is a Russian-Dutch-Brit who has called 9 countries home! She’s actually just about to make Indonesia her next stop so glad I caught her while I could. Karina grew up in 1990s post-Soviet Union Russia at a time of widespread crisis and misery. Her grandmother died by su!c!de, her father left the family with mountains of debt, Russian m…
  continue reading
 
Andrianampoinimerina is the most famous monarch in Malagasy history, and for good reason. At a young age, Andrianampoinimerina, still then known by his birth name Rambosalamarazaka, quickly emerged as the favorite to inherit the kingdom of Ambohimanga. However, the kingdom was instead inherited by his uncle Andrianjafy. Throughout his rule, the kin…
  continue reading
 
Host Layla Maghribi shares her musings on the episode with a round-up what Bhanu shared about growing up between cultures and not completely fitting in either 'back home' or in one's adopted home. Layla also questions what societal 'norms' really are and where they come from with a look at how many of our contemporary beliefs or views, including ab…
  continue reading
 
Bhanu Bhatnagar is your textbook Third Culture Kid. Born in Sweden to Indian parents, Bhanu was raised between Stockholm and Delhi and has lived around the world. A former journalist for over a decade, Bhanu is now in charge of press and media relations for the World Health Organisation's regional office for Europe. In this episode, Bhanu talks abo…
  continue reading
 
After Andriamasinavalona's passing, his sons' feud will blossom into a 70-year long civil war. Communities will tear each other apart, slave raiding will reach new heights, and famine will re-emerge as a new threat. Meanwhile, Merina rulers will engage in some experimental policies, like the minting of the region's first local coins, but mostly jus…
  continue reading
 
In part 1, Louisa spoke about her youth growing up in Iraq amid two wars, seeking asylum in The Netherlands as an adult and her later struggles with anxiety, PTSD and addiction. In part 2, Louisa talks about her healing journey with the ancient South American psychoactive brewed drink, Ayahuasca, and how it helped heal her mental and emotional heal…
  continue reading
 
Louisa is an Iraqi Ayahuasca shaman and healer who trained in the Amazon jungle of Peru. After fleeing Baghdad during the first gulf war, Louisa sought asylum in The Netherlands. Louisa’s traumatic experiences of war and an eight-year asylum process in Europe impacted her mental and emotional health for many years, and she suffered from paranoia, a…
  continue reading
 
The 18th century will be a painful time for the people of Imerina. The once proud kingdom will devolve into a deadly multilateral civil war, splitting into dozens of smaller kingdoms, each suffering from intermittent famine and domination by foreign enemies. How could the kingdom of Andriamasinavalona, rapidly rising to become a major player in Mad…
  continue reading
 
Jihad is a British-Lebanese multimedia producer who was raised between Sierra Leone and the UK. In this episode, he talks about the intense grief and depression he experienced after his mother’s death from cancer, and how therapy helped him overcome the symptoms of PTSD that followed. He also speaks about surviving Lebanon's many compounding traged…
  continue reading
 
Tania Khojasteh is a UK-based Iranian-Canadian entrepreneur, educator and professional coach specialising in emotional intelligence. Tania founded Uber Tutors, a tailored and online private tutoring company, in 2012 and ten years later launched her second company, Fearless Knowledge, an academy and consultancy that provides intersectional emotional…
  continue reading
 
The class conflict of Imerina comes to a head, as the free peasants of central Madagascar overthrow the hated king Razakatsitakatrandria. In his place they elevate Andriamasinavalona, a king far more willing to listen and act on their concerns, ushering in a golden age of Merina history. Support the show…
  continue reading
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide