Scrolls & Leaves was a world history podcast narrating stories from South Asia of colonialism, science and cultures. Made in binaural (3D) sound. Created by journalists Gayathri Vaidyanathan and Mary-Rose Abraham, and sound artist Nikhil Nagaraj, it received numerous accolades, including being long-listed for an audio award by One World Media and receiving a sound design award from the Asian American Podcast Association. It was supported by the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Yale University’s Order of Multitudes program and some individual donors. It wrapped up in 2022, but you can explore our archives on all podcast platforms and YouTube.
Epic histories from the developing world, through the eyes of the marginalized. Hear about ambitious Emperors, cunning corporations that colonized half the world, the treasure ship of an infamous sci-fi writer, and other tales, in Season 1: Trade Winds. Journalists Gayathri Vaidyanathan and Mary-Rose Abraham tell stories about colonialism, science and cultures. This binaural (3-D) sound podcast will immerse you in the past.
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