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All posts with tag: Sufis

  • feature March 26, 2012

    Exclusive Egypt: Exclusive Podcast: The Ecstasy of a Sufi Moulid

    As a web exclusive downloadable podcast to accompany our Hip Deep Egypt 4 program, “Living Traditions,” we’ve decided to delve into the world of sufis. Join us as Afropop visits a sufi moulid celebration in Upper Egypt and delves into … Read more »

  • interview July 7, 2011

    Michael Frishkopf on Sufism and the Moulid

    Michael Frishkopf is a scholar of Egyptian music, and Associate Director of the Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology at the University of Alberta.  He has been an invaluable advisor to Hip Deep in Egypt. One of his greatest contributions was steering … Read more »

  • program March 30, 2011

    Muslim World Music Day

    The Muslim World Music Day will take place in April 12, 2011. The date was created to increase awareness and understanding of Muslim music through a day of thematic events and an online effort to identify and catalog all the … Read more »

  • feature February 22, 2007

    Feature: Africans in the Arabian (Persian) Gulf

    Joseph Braude, author of The New Iraq (Basic Books, 2003), writes a column for The New Republic on arts, culture, and politics in the Middle East. Fluent in Arabic, Hebrew, and Farsi (Persian), he studied Near Eastern languages and literature … Read more »

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