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Americans Don’t Travel Well – Podcast Episode 21

Between Iraq and a Hard Place: Episode 21
Hannah and Colleen rant a bit about the very annoying Americans they have met or seen in Iraq or in airports flying to and from Iraq. These are the cons of Americans abroad and then some of the good things we bring along with us too!

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December 5th, 2018|Categories: Audio, Iraq|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Square Root of Learning – Podcast Episode 20

Hannah and Colleen traipse through the world of Iraqi Education! What are public schools? What are private schools? How are things run differently? All these questions and MORE on this episode of Between Iraq and a Hard Place!

Learn more over on our Iraq page!
Ask questions or send comments to hannah@servantgroup.org.

November 20th, 2018|Categories: Audio, Iraq|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Square Root of Learning – Podcast Episode 20

We Don’t Actually Hate Animals – Podcast Episode 19

We Don’t Actually Hate Animals… Probably 
Hannah and Colleen talk about their many encounters with animals in Northern Iraq, from pets to wild animals, zoos to flocks in the mountains. Hannah really does hate birds as pets, but neither mind the cats and dogs owned by their friends. Really! It’s just that the animal situation […]

November 6th, 2018|Categories: Audio, Iraq||Comments Off on We Don’t Actually Hate Animals – Podcast Episode 19

It’s Electric! – Podcast Episode 18

One of our favorite topics about Iraq is all the ELECTRICITY! Also, the lack of it. It’s one of those things that we in the U.S. definitely take for granted and see as our right. Not so in Iraq! Power outages are common and wiring is… creative. =)

(Also, there is conversation about the electric […]

October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Audio, Iraq|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on It’s Electric! – Podcast Episode 18

The History of Iraq – Part 2: Podcast Episode 17

Hannah and Colleen continue with Director Dave on their jaunt through history of Iraq. This episode covers from World War I through to almost present day. They also continue the debate about which Carolina is best. 

If you missed Part 1 – Check it out here first!

Please send any questions about this material to hannah@servantgroup.org. 
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October 9th, 2018|Categories: Audio, Iraq||Comments Off on The History of Iraq – Part 2: Podcast Episode 17

The History of Iraq – Part 1: Podcast Episode 16

History of Iraq – Part 1
Hannah and Colleen have another guest, SGI Director, Dave Dillard, on to talk about the patterns and history of Iraq. Part one takes us from the Garden of Eden up through World War I.

Answer these questions: Where did Iraq come from? Why is it so hard to understand? Why […]

September 28th, 2018|Categories: Audio, Iraq|Tags: , |Comments Off on The History of Iraq – Part 1: Podcast Episode 16

Mystery and Minority Religions in North Iraq: Podcast Episode 15

Mystery and Minority Religions
Many people think that everyone in Iraq is Muslim. And it’s true that the majority are. Some people know of some of the Christians even. But there’s a long history and heritage of different minority religions in Iraq. Hannah and Colleen ran into a few themselves traveling around the area and […]

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Is it Safe? – Security, Guards, and Checkpoints in Iraq: Podcast Episode 14

Is it Secret? Is it Safe?
Hannah and Colleen finally dive into the question you have all really been wondering about. Is it safe? What they really wanted to do was give you the statistics about how much more likely you are to be killed by car accidents, falling pianos, or even your own clothing… […]

August 28th, 2018|Categories: Audio, Iraq|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is it Safe? – Security, Guards, and Checkpoints in Iraq: Podcast Episode 14

Keep Your Shirt On (and Tucked!): Podcast Episode 13

Keep Your Shirt On: Clothes in Kurdistan
Hannah and Colleen address one of the most commonly asked questions about living in Iraq: “Do you have to cover your head?” And they give a rough overview of women’s clothing in the Middle East with a focus on what they saw and wore in Northern Iraq. Then […]

August 14th, 2018|Categories: Audio, Iraq|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Keep Your Shirt On (and Tucked!): Podcast Episode 13

An Overview of the Kurdish Language – Podcast Episode 12

Kurdish Language Adventures
Hannah and Colleen bring along the amazing and talented Steve, who has been learning and speaking Kurdish for many many years. He shares with us about the history of Kurdish, the various dialects/languages that are part of Kurdish, and some of his own experiences speaking the language.

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July 31st, 2018|Categories: Audio, Iraq|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on An Overview of the Kurdish Language – Podcast Episode 12