WNYC airs a five part series, East Meets West, which examines the ancient and complex relationships among communities found along the Silk Road, produced by the staff of Wisconsin Public Radio’s To The Best of Our Knowledge. Series topics include spirituality, politics, music, movies, trade and art.
Sunday, February 24, 2008
A roundup of prominent Western and Muslim intellectuals debate the conflicting world views that spark tensions between East & West.
Sunday, March 02, 2008
A look at America's romance with Eastern spirituality.
Sunday, March 09, 2008
The ancient rading routes through Persia, India and China were once the crossroads between East and West. Is the blogosphere the new Silk Road?
Sunday, March 16, 2008
A "Bollywood" filmmaker talks about cross-cultural movies, a Pakistani comedian find the funny side of Islam, and an Iraqi heavy-metal band feels the noise.
Sunday, March 23, 2008
Can Muslims assimilate in the Secular West?