About Us

The East is a Podcast is a show that focuses a critical lens on the history of the present of West Asia and Other cultures. Interviews with experts and archival mashups.

The show is produced and often hosted by Sina Rahmani.

Sina Rahmani completed his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at UCLA. He is a translator, scholar, and writer. His work has been published in the PMLA, Iranian Studies, boundary 2, Radical History Review, and Public Books.

He does this podcast in his spare time, of which he has plenty. He has never gone fishing.

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