Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – April 20, 2005

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Join Malihe and Khalil for this week’s program, during which, we will first hear the first part of a two-part interview on Syria’s Political situation with political science professor, Dr. Bassam Haddad of St Joseph’s University in Philadelphia conducted by History Professor Beshara Doumani of UC Berkeley. Later in the program, we will hear the first part of a two part series on the music of Gnawa Diffusion and the inspiration behind this prominent Algerian band led by Amazigh Kateb. We will also briefly commemorate the Berber spring Uprising in Algeria with local Amazigh musician Moh Alileche. Do not forget to join us for a KPFA sponsored talk by Tariq Ali titled "War, Occupation and the Future of the Middle East" at Stanford University on Monday, April 25 at 7 PM in Building 320 Room 105. Details Here.

The Middle Eastern and North African Perspectives (MENAP) produces the Voices of the Middle East and North Africa every Wednesday at 7 PM. To contact us, please call 510-848-6767 ext. 632, or send us an e-mail to vomekpfa@yahoo.com. For more information on our program, please visit our web site at www.menap.org.