In this episode we meet Ben Priest, who is a PhD candidate at Indiana University working on his dissertation on Kurdish Nationalism and Islam. Ben is also the Sorani instructor at IU’s Summer Language Workshop, making him the perfect person to give us a language lesson on Sorani Kurdish!
On the Silk Road with CeLCAR is an educational podcast brought to you by the Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region at Indiana University. Each month, we bring guests from different parts of Central Asian to talk about the people, the culture, and of course the languages of their country! This podcast is perfect for the Central Asian enthusiasts out there, linguaphiles, and all of those who just generally have a thirst for knowledge and a curiosity about other cultures. We hope you will follow along with us as we journey through this exquisitely colorful area of the world, so rich in history and ancient cultures!