Tagged: "Human Rights"


Africa Past & Present “Conflict in Mali”

Vicki Huddleston (former U.S. Ambassador to Mali) and anthropologist Bruce Whitehouse (Lehigh Univ.) discuss the ongoing political and military conflict in Mali. Focus is on the complex origins of the Tuareg and Islamist insurgencies in the north, French intervention and U.S. policy, and how to chart the way to peace and stability in a wounded West African nation. Africa Past & Present is a radio series about history, culture, and politics in Africa and the diaspora hosted by is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb.

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The Next Village (808 series) “Taweret Sculpture – MDG #5: Improve maternal health”

MDG #5: Taweret Sculpture – Improve maternal health.
Inspired by the BBC’s A History of the world in 100 objects, 808 is a new miniature series brought to you by The Next Village, which explores 8 objects and 8 objectives.
In each of these 8 short programmes, TNV chooses an object, artifact or artwork of Irish origin.
The object is explored with the aim of discovering and extracting its connections with one of the Millennium Development Goals. Produced by Maurice Macartney
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Refugee Radio “Sisu”

Refugee Radio volunteer Sisu shares some music and culture from her home country of Egypt and more besides. Featuring Amr Diab and Asalah Nasri. Refugee Radio was formed by refugee and human rights workers in 2008. Refugee Radio runs projects in the community to help bring people together. www.refugeeradio.org.uk

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The Nigerian homefront in WWII. The Biafran War and Igbo Identity

Dr. Chima Korieh (History, Marquette) on Nigerian experiences on the African homefront during World War II, agriculture and social change in the colonial era, the Biafran War and the politics of memory, and Igbo identity. The interview closes with a discussion of endangered archives in postcolonial Nigeria. Africa Past & Present is a radio series about history, culture, and politics in Africa and the diaspora hosted by is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb.


African Women in Politics

Aili Mari Tripp (U. of Wisconsin – Madison and ASA President) on African women’s movements and paradoxes of power in Museveni’s Uganda. Includes discussion of democratization and highlights the need for the African Studies Association to challenge the U.S. government’s draconian cuts to international education. With guest host Prof. Kiki Edozie (International Relations, Michigan State).
Africa Past & Present – A series about history, culture, and politics in Africa and the diaspora hosted by is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb and produced by Matrix.

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YOUnite “International Women’s Day – Downpatrick”

A Radio series produced by Homely Planet Radio in partnership with Unite against Hate supported by Community Relations Council (CRC). Each programme features interviews, music and audio arts from activities and events supported by Unite against Hate throughout Northern Ireland.
In this programme Venus McDonald talks with participants at the International Women’d Say event in Downpatrick.


The Next Village “Womens World”

Global education radio programme produced by Maurice Macartney.
Womens World : A century on from the first celebration of International Women’s Day, we examine some of the problems facing women in the world today and ask: has equality been achieved?
Just how much progress has been made?
where do we go from here?
Recorded on the Centenary of International Womens Day

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The Next Village “Begin with the smoke”

Global education radio programme produced by Maurice Macartney. More about The Next Village at www.thenextvillage.org.
“A special programme to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Maurice Macartney and Marcin Krziewicki look at the responses of artists and composers to the traumas of Polish twentieth century history.’


Black Travelers, Writers & Activists in Africa and the Diaspora

David Killingray (Emeritus, Goldsmiths College, U. of London) on the often-neglected role of African travelers and intermediaries in 19th-century Africa; black writers and activists in Victorian Britain; and the significance of documenting lived experiences of Africans to better understand processes of historical change.

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The Next Village “The Dickensian Bargain”

Global education radio series produced by Maurice Macartney
The first Millennium Development Goal aims to cut poverty in half by 2015. Some progress has been made in that direction, particularly in China, where millions have worked their way out of poverty, apparently through trade.
In The Dickensian Bargain TNV’s Maurice Macartney talks to Dr Alfred Hickey M’Sichili of Comhlámh and Dr Diane Holt of the Trickle Out Project, examining questions of power, trade and enterprise, and asking if the markets be made to work for the poor.