Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – Madani on Darfur, Politics and the War on Terror; Achaemenid Persian relief.

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In tonight’s program, Khalil Bendib speaks with Professor Mahmood Mamdani, prominent political scientist and anthropologist at Columbia University. Mahmood Mamdani’s new book is entitled “ Saviors and Survivors: Darfur, Politics and the War on Terror “ http://www.columbia.edu/cu/anthropology/fac-bios/mamdani/faculty.html

Later in the program, Malihe Razazan speaks with Dr. Renée Dreyfus, Curator in Charge of Ancient Art and Interpretation at Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco about a rare Achaemenid Persian relief that recently became part of the museum’s permanent collection. An all-day symposium celebrates this recent ancient art acquisition on Saturday, April 25, 2009.  http://www.famsf.org/legion/calendar/day.asp?calendarid=4505&day=4%2F23%2F2009

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