15 Minute History: Islamic Extremism in the Modern World

In this episode of 15 Minute History,Joan Neuberger, Professor of History at UT Austin interviews Christopher Rose, Outreach Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UT Austin. Chris provides tips and techniques for teaching about Islamic e …

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15 Minute History: How Jews Translate the Bible and Why

In this episode of 15 Minute History, host Christopher Rose talks to Leonard Greenspoon, Professor of Near Eastern Civilizations and Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization at Creighton University. Dr. Greenspoon discusses the process of translating a r …

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15 Minute History: European Imperialism in the Middle East, Part I

In this episode of 15 Minute History, the first in a two part series, host Joan Neuberger talks to Christopher Rose, Outreach Director at the Center for Middle East History at UT Austin. Mr. Rose begins his discussion of European Imperialism in the Mid …

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15 Minute History: History of the Ottoman Empire, Part II

In this podcast, the second of a two part series, host Christopher Rose continues his discussion with Barbara Petzen, Director of Middle East Connections, about the Ottoman Empire. In this episode, Ms. Petzen begins by discussing what daily life under …

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15 Minute History: History of the Ottoman Empire, Part I

In this episode of 15 Minute History. host Christopher Rose talks with Barbara Petzen, Director of Middle East Connections. Dr. Petzen helps listeners understand who the Ottomans were, how they rose to power, and what made them so successful. This reso …

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15 Minute History: The Fatimids

In this episode of 15 Minute History, host Christopher Rose talks to Shainool Jiwa, Head of Constituency Studies at the Institute for Ismaili Studies in London about the Fatimids. This podcast illuminates an interesting element of sectarianism in the M …

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15 Minute History: Sunni and Shia in Medieval Syria

In this episode of 15 Minute History, host Christopher Rose talks to Stephennie Mulder, Assistant Professor of Art History and Middle Eastern Studies at UT-Austin. Dr. Mulder discusses sectarianism in Syria through the lens of medieval architecture, il …

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15 Minute History

15 Minute History is a collection of podcasts featuring short discussions about important topics in world history. These podcasts are a great refresher for teachers as well as an excellent way for students to learn about various historical people, even …

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