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Stories from the Middle East and the spaces in between. We release episodes twice monthly. Kerning Cultures is produced by the Kerning Cultures Network.
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28:40 | Dec 18th, 2019

In 1942, Lebanon’s National Museum opened in Beirut, celebrating the country’s golden age and inside, it housed some of the region’s most important artifacts. So when the Lebanese war started in 1975,...Show More

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Hey! I’m Alex, a producer at Kerning Cultures and the lead producer on this story. I’m hosting an AMA (ask me anything) about our most recen...Show More

1:00:25 | Dec 4th, 2019

Today, an update on a story from the Kerning Cultures vault. Elie was a journalist looking for her next story when she met Ziad at a party in Istanbul. Ziad was a Syrian refugee hoping to travel to...Show More

michelle_ebooks recommended:

this one is a perfect listen for me. it’s a story of the ziad, journeying through many countries to seek asylum as a syrian refugee, and the...Show More

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51:35 | Dec 31st, 2019

Today, an update on a story from the Kerning Cultures vault. The little-known, intertwining of history between Yemen and Vietnam, told through the lens of a single family. Then, a story of modern A...Show More

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31:04 | Sep 3rd, 2019

What happens when somebody dies in a country that’s not their home? This week on Kerning Cultures, stories about the group of volunteers who help repatriate the bodies of foreigners after they’ve died...Show More

michelle_ebooks recommended:

kerning cultures has a great episode on amazing volunteers in UAE who help families repatriate bodies of foreigners to different countries a...Show More

49:18 | Jun 15th, 2019

We asked you, our listeners what you wanted to hear next, and you said, “Baklava!”. So our team competed against each other to find the best baklava story: [03:55] Hebah’s Story: Harissat Al Halaby...Show More

mm recommended:

I LOVED this @kerningcultures episode about baklava as much as I love baklava ❤️ This episode contains three unique stories about baklava ...Show More

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