Sights and Sounds

Over 30 years The Barakat Trust has supported  700 projects  in 40 countries .

We bring together the sights and sounds of some of  our projects, initiatives and collaborations.

Sights

Explore the sights of The Barakat Trust’s videos, and our partners videos of their work.

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The Barakat Trust: Our Story

The Barakat Trust 30 Years Gala Grantee Projects Video

The Architecture of the Veil – Damascene Houses

M’Hamid Oasis

Post-Conflict Urban Recovery: A Capacity Building Workshop for Aleppo

Joseph Tawadros – Preview of Asia House oud concert

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Sounds

Listen to the podcasts we have developed in collaboration with Asia House and the unique contributions of the interviewees.

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Venetia Porter

Episode 1

New with the Old! Islamic Art at the British Museum with Venetia Porter

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Nasser

Episode 2

Can We Learn From the Past? A Conversation with Nasser Rabbat

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Art in Peril

Episode 3

Layla S. Diba Talking About Art In Peril

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Episode 4

“God is Beautiful and Loves Beauty” with Doris Behrens-Abouseif

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Episode 5

Ottoman Complexities with Edhem Eldem

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Episode 6

The Gardens of Palestine with Lara Zureikat

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Episode 7

The Crusades – Merchants and Monarchs with Scott Redford

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Anna Contadini

Episode 8

The Fascination of Islam with Anna Contadini

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Michael Backman

Episode 9

World Trade and Art – The Malay World with Michael Backman

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Episode 10

The Forgotten Kingdoms of India with Navina Haidar

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Episode 11

New Storytelling: The Art of Greater Being by Alia Alzougbi

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Episode 12

A Game of Thrones in Medieval Egypt with Tarek Swelim

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Episode 13

The Sanctuary at the Heart of Islam with Simon O’Meara

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Episode 14

China and the Other  – a conversation with Nixi Cura

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Episode 15

Rethinking Identities — Iran and Beyond with Sussan Babaie

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Episode 16

A Matter of Perspective with eL Seed

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Episode 17

The Importance of the Moon with Ulrike al-Khamis

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Episode 18

The Spirit of Hagia Sophia with Bissera Pentcheva

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Season 2: Episode 1

Cultural Resilience in a Changing World with Salma Tuqan

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Season 2: Episode 2

The Story of Coffee with Nancy Um

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Season 2: Episode 3

A Journey to the Summit of Mount Sinai with George Manginis

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Season 2: Episode 4

The Epics of Heroes with Jaimee Comstock-Skipp

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Season 2: Episode 5

A World of Pearls with Robert Carter

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Season 2: Episode 6

The Taj Mahal with Mehreen Chida-Razvi

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Season 2: Episode 7

Contextualising the Occult with Liana Saif

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RatishLarge

Season 2: Episode 8

Reviving the Cradle of Hindustani Culture with Ratish Nanda

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Parsis

Season 2: Episode 9

Who are the Parsis? with Sarah Stewart

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Season 2: Episode 10

“Art, Revolution and People’s Voices” a new podcast with Bahia Shehab

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Season 2: Episode 11

Converging Paths Podcasts 2021 “Why Art History?” with Wendy Shaw

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Season 2: Episode 12

Searching for Minarets in the Mountains with Tharik Hussain

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Webinars

Enjoy our explorations into webinars!

Webinar 1: Egyptian Applique Work in a Global World

Webinar 2: The Pearling Path: The Revitalisation of Muharraq, Bahrain, with Noura Al Sayeh

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