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The Value of Listening

Charles Hirschkind [1], author of the book The Ethical Soundscape: Cassette Sermons and Islamic Counterpublics, talks about Cassette Sermons, YouTube-Clips and the value of Listening in Egypt. With a Quran recitation by Abdul Basit Abd us-Samad, a Nasheed by Imad Rami, and field recordings by Seth Ayyaz.

Podcast (14')

Check this post [2] by Charles Hirschkind on the Egypt Demonstrations of 2011.

Sheikh Abdul Basit Abd us-Samad

This Podcast was produced for the project Global Prayers [3].