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Sovereignty, Religion and Violence in Middle East with Simon Mabon; Science and Power Politics: The Rule of Experts

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A sculpture with the inscription underneath 'Belgium offers civilization to Congo' in the main atrium of the Africa Museum in Tervuren, Belgium, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. The museum reopened on Saturday Dec. 8, 2018, after more than 10 years spent revamping the building and overhauling its dated, one-sided approach to history.

A sculpture with the inscription underneath ‘Belgium offers civilization to Congo’ in the main atrium of the Africa Museum in Tervuren, Belgium, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. The museum reopened on Saturday Dec. 8, 2018, after more than 10 years spent revamping the building and overhauling its dated, one-sided approach to history.

Virginia Mayo

On today's show:

  • Author Simon Mabon talks about religion and sovereignty in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Middle East
  • We kick off our week-long Science and Colonialism series with historian Timothy Mitchell

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