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Sameer Rahim: Demonising Salman Rushdie

The Prospect Podcast

In light of the horrific attack on Salman Rushdie on the 12th August, Sameer Rahim joins the podcast to discuss The Satanic Verses and the debates contained within book. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

31mins

30 Aug 2022

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Sameer Rahim: The secrets of Stonehenge

The Prospect Podcast

Is Stonehenge a giant's ring conjured by Merlin? Or a temple for Druid priests? Or a prehistoric spa? Prospect's managing editor Sameer Rahim joins Sarah Collins to discuss the many interpretations of this iconic monument over the centuries—and the secrets revealed by a new exhibition at the British Museum. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

26mins

23 Mar 2022

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#57 Sameer Rahim

The Sacred

Sameer is Managing Editor for Arts and Books at P…Sameer is Managing Editor for Arts and Books at Prospect Magazine, and has been a judge for the Costa Poetry Book Prize, the Forward Prize for Poetry and the Orwell Prize for non-fiction.He is also the author of Asghar and Zahra, a novel about a young couple born into the same British Muslim community and their first year of marriage.He speaks about his religious childhood, loving his time studying English literature at Cambridge, his evolving Muslim faith and why the true history of our religions will always be just out of reach.

46mins

29 Jan 2020

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The Good, Bad, & Controversial | Naomi Goulder, Brendan O'Neill, Sameer Rahim, Sam Roddick

Philosophy For Our Times

Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimesWe all want to do the right thing. But from suicide bombers to Catholic priests, we have never been able to agree on what the right thing is. Should we give up on morality and see it as a fiction designed to justify beliefs? Or, despite our disagreements, is it still the most important tool we have to measure human behaviour? Spiked Online Editor Brendan O'Neill joins NCH philosopher Naomi Goulder, journalist Sameer Rahim, and Coco de Mer founder Sam Roddick to seek answers. In association with Prospect.There are thousands of big ideas to discover at IAI.tv – videos, articles, and courses waiting for you to explore. Find out more: https://iai.tv/podcast-offers?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=shownotes&utm_campaign=the-good-bad-&-controversialSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

51mins

6 Dec 2016

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