Extraordinary stories from the most interesting artists, writers, athletes, and thinkers on the kaleidoscope of Muslim experience.
This Being Human is an arts and culture podcast from the Aga Khan Museum devoted to amplifying the voices of leaders redefining what it means to be Muslim in today’s world. Through expert storytelling and thoughtfully cast interviews, the series aims to break down stereotypes, highlight connections between cultures, and uncovers new insights on the human condition.
Hosted by writer, journalist, educator, and pop culture aficionado Abdul-Rehman Malik is currently lecturer at Yale University's School of Divinity. At Yale, he also leads the Council on Middle East Studies cultural literacy initiative. He was a past artist-in-residence at the Doris Duke Foundation's Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Design and Culture, where he curated a series called "What is Muslim Culture?" His most recent work for the BBC was a radio essay for Holy Week entitled "Behold the Man," a Muslim meditation on a medieval depiction of Jesus. His work has been broadcast on BBC Radio, Radio 4, Radio 2, and the World Service, and in countless online and print publications. He is a Toronto native and an enthusiastic Aga Khan Museum supporter.
Listen to the entire series here: This Being Human