Prof. Shawkat Toorawa is one of the coolest people I know, and left a deep impression on me ever since I took his course on Abbasid-era Baghdad in college.
Every Tuesday, he hosts a Thirty-minute session with Tea, shortbread biscuits, and Three things worth knowing.
While you should hope to attend one of his riveting sessions in person someday, he posts the stuff he talks about to his blog — and each trio of ‘things worth knowing’ offers a fascinating rabbit hole to go down:
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our most recent crossing of paths in Sep ‘22