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Kerning Cultures
Kerning Cultures
Kerning Cultures Network

Stories from the Middle East and North Africa, and the spaces in between.  Kerning Cultures is produced by Kerning Cultures Network. Support this... more

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A Past Life

When Heba was very young, there was a knock at the door at her home in Lebanon. It was another... more

23 Mar 2023 · 31 minutes
Somalia's Banana Battles

You might remember Somali bananas from your childhood, lining the shelves at your local supermarket. During the late 80s and... more

16 Mar 2023 · 33 minutes
What's in a Name?

'Yasir?' That's too difficult. I'll just call you Tony. This episode originally aired in October 2017. Kerning Cultures is a Kerning Cultures... more

09 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
Bone of Contention

In 2014, the palaeontologist Nizar Ibrahim went public with an astonishing discovery he’d made while studying a set of dinosaur... more

23 Feb 2023 · 39 minutes
Viva Brother Nagi

Nagi Daifallah was a young farm worker from Yemen who moved to California in the early 1970s, when he was... more

16 Feb 2023 · 33 minutes
Aizen – Part 4: Do Good & Throw it in the Sea

After finally reaching Europe, Aizen was back in jail. He had calculated that the journey from Afghanistan to France would... more

09 Feb 2023 · 48 minutes
Aizen – Part 3: King of Serbia

Through smugglers, barbed wire fences and forests, Aizen arrives in Europe. But the sense of relief he feels at making... more

02 Feb 2023 · 36 minutes
Aizen – Part 2: The Game

‘A game’ is what smugglers and migrants call attempting to cross illegally from one country to another. As Aizen leaves... more

26 Jan 2023 · 40 minutes
Aizen – Part 1: I Hate Wednesdays

‘Aizen’ says he’s the most unlucky person in the world. This football-obsessed teenager from Afghanistan grew up in the chaos... more

19 Jan 2023 · 35 minutes
Tunisia’s Liquid Gold

When you think of good quality olive oil, which countries first come to mind? This week, we’re travelling to the... more

12 Jan 2023 · 36 minutes
Kerning Cultures
A Past Life
Kerning Cultures