World history podcast narrating stories from the margins of colonialism, science and cultures. Made in India, with immersive (3D) sound. Available on all podcast platforms and YouTube.

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Season 1: Trade Winds

How movement and migration across the Indian Ocean changed us.

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Do you feel the need for stories that transcend the rancour of this moment in history and can bridge divides? Scrolls & Leaves aims to recount transparently sourced, non-partisan histories of our shared roots. Together, we can form a partnership that fosters trust, togetherness and growth through storytelling.

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 Here’s the upcoming episode schedule for Season 1

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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. Hosted from India, journalists Mary-Rose Abraham and Gayathri Vaidyanathan tell stories about colonialism, science and cultures. This binaural (3-D) sound podcast will immerse you in the past.

Meet the Hosts

Mary-Rose Abraham

Mary-Rose Abraham

Gayathri Vaidyanathan

Gayathri Vaidyanathan

We are both long-time audio producers and journalists. We enjoy few things as much as hearing intriguing tales out of history. We think these stories can help make sense of our sometimes-inexplicable world.

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