1400 OMG

1400 OMG is the millennial Muslim's guide to what the hell happened in Muslim history

About the show

1400 OMG with Muddassar Ahmed brings you a brand new special 3-part series about Emir AbdelKader. "Who was Emir AbdelKader, the hero of humanity?"

Host:

Muddassar Ahmed is Managing Partner at Unitas Communications Ltd, a British strategic communications consultancy, where he’s led on projects for the United Nations, Amnesty International, the NFL, the Arab League, the U.S. State Department and Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and many other governments, civil society and business organisations.

He also founded and, is the President of, the Concordia Forum, an annual retreat for senior Western Muslim leaders. In addition, he is President of the John Adams Society, the UK’s official US State Department International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) Association. He serves as a Director of the European Network of (US State Dept.) American Alumni, The IDEAS fund & Faith Forum for London. He is also on advisory boards at IAYP, the U.S. Atlantic Council, and Global Ties U.S.

Muddassar also recently joined the Office of Transatlantic Leadership Initiatives at the German Marshal Fund as a non-resident fellow with a focus on advancing inclusive leadership in Europe and North America.

Muddassar recently completed a term as an Independent Advisor on communities to the UK Government. He regularly writes and commentates for a variety of international media outlets including, London’s Evening Standard, CNN, the Hill, BBC, the Telegraph, Arab News and Haartez.

He has also been named as one of 500 most influential Muslims in the world for three years in row and amongst the 1000 most influential Londoners by the Evening Standard in 2018.

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Episodes

  • E2: Who was Emir AbdelKader, the hero of humanity?

    May 19th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  11 mins 44 secs
    algerian, army, commander, emir, emir abdelkader, french, leader, muddassar ahmed, muslim, muslim podcast, sufi

    As part of the 1400OMG show, we bring you a special series about Emir AbdelKader.
    "Who was Emir AbdelKader, the hero of humanity?"
    Hosted by Muddassar Ahmed.

  • E1: Who was Emir AbdelKader, the hero of humanity?

    May 12th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  13 mins 58 secs
    algerian, army, commander, emir, emir abdelkader, french, leader, muddassar ahmed, muslim, muslim podcast, sufi

    As part of the 1400OMG show, we bring you a special series about Emir AbdelKader.
    "Who was Emir AbdelKader, the hero of humanity?"
    Hosted by Muddassar Ahmed.

  • Trailer: Who was Emir AbdelKader, the hero of humanity?

    May 6th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 min
    algerian, army, commander, emir, emir abdelkader, french, leader, muddassar ahmed, muslim, muslim podcast, sufi

    As part of the 1400OMG show, we bring you a special series about Emir AbdelKader.
    Hosted by Muddassar Ahmed.
    First episode

  • S2E8: Palestine Pt 8

    April 29th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  10 mins 20 secs
    britain, british, conflict, history, israel, muslim podcast, palestine, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    In this series, we look into the key events in the Muslim world over the last two centuries and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many find themselves in today.

    In Season 2, we will dive deep into the events that led to the formation of the State of Israel. Together, we will understand the roots of the Palestine-Israel Conflict, and understand the history of this important region of the Muslim world.

  • S2E7: Palestine Pt 7

    April 15th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  11 mins 46 secs
    conflict, history, israel, muslim podcast, palestine, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    In this series, we look into the key events in the Muslim world over the last two centuries and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many find themselves in today.

    Over the next few episodes, in Season 2, we will dive deep into the events that led to the formation of the State of Israel. Together, we will understand the roots of the Palestine-Israel Conflict, and understand the history of this important region of the Muslim world.

  • S2E6: Palestine Pt 6

    March 26th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  9 mins 6 secs

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    In this series, we look into the key events in the Muslim world over the last two centuries and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many find themselves in today.

    Over the next few episodes, in Season 2, we will dive deep into the events that led to the formation of the State of Israel. Together, we will understand the roots of the Palestine-Israel Conflict, and understand the history of this important region of the Muslim world.

  • S2E5: Palestine Pt 5

    March 10th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  7 mins 59 secs
    britain, british, conflict, history, israel, muslim podcast, palestine, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    In this series, we look into the key events in the Muslim world over the last two centuries and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many find themselves in today.

    Over the next few episodes, in Season 2, we will dive deep into the events that led to the formation of the State of Israel. Together, we will understand the roots of the Palestine-Israel Conflict, and understand the history of this important region of the Muslim world.

  • S2E4: Palestine Pt 4

    February 26th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  10 mins 8 secs
    conflict, history, israel, muslim podcast, palestine, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    In this series, we look into the key events in the Muslim world over the last two centuries and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many find themselves in today.

    Over the next few episodes, in Season 2, we will dive deep into the events that led to the formation of the State of Israel. Together, we will understand the roots of the Palestine-Israel Conflict, and understand the history of this important region of the Muslim world.

  • S2E3: Palestine Pt 3

    February 12th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  10 mins 48 secs
    conflict, history, israel, muslim podcast, palestine, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    In this series, we look into the key events in the Muslim world over the last two centuries and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many find themselves in today.

    Over the next few episodes, in Season 2, we will dive deep into the events that led to the formation of the State of Israel. Together, we will understand the roots of the Palestine-Israel Conflict, and understand the history of this important region of the Muslim world.

  • S2E2: Palestine Pt 2

    January 28th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  12 mins 41 secs
    conflict, history, israel, muslim podcast, palestine, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    In this series, we look into the key events in the Muslim world over the last two centuries and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many find themselves in today.

    Over the next few episodes, in Season 2, we will dive deep into the events that led to the formation of the State of Israel. Together, we will understand the roots of the Palestine-Israel Conflict, and understand the history of this important region of the Muslim world.

  • S2E1: Palestine Pt 1

    January 15th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  11 mins 3 secs
    conflict, history, israel, muslim podcast, palestine, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    In this series, we look into the key events in the Muslim world over the last two centuries and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many find themselves in today.

    Over the next few episodes, in Season 2, we will dive deep into the events that led to the formation of the State of Israel. Together, we will understand the roots of the Palestine-Israel Conflict, and understand the history of this important region of the Muslim world.

  • S1E8: Siege of Mecca Pt 2

    August 6th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  11 mins 52 secs
    history, iran, mecca, muslim podcast, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society, ww1

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    Muslim lands are currently wrought with war. The Caliphate formally ended. Sectarianism rampant. Terror in the name of Islam. Barely any theological progress.

    This series will reflect on the last 1400 years in the Muslim world and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many Muslims find themselves in today. The series is inquisitive and reflective.

    Host:
    Saeed A. Khan is currently in the Department of History and Lecturer in the Department of Near East & Asian Studies at Wayne State University-Detroit, Michigan, where he teaches Islamic and Middle East History, Islamic Civilizations and History of Islamic Political Thought. Mr. Khan is also a Research Fellow at Wayne State University’s Center for the Study of Citizenship. He is also Adjunct Professor in Islamic Studies at the University of Detroit-Mercy and at Rochester College, co-teaching a course on Muslim-Christian Diversity.

    With areas of focus including US policy, globalization, Middle East and Islamic Studies, as well as genomics and bioethics, Mr. Khan has been a contributor to several media agencies, such as C-Span, NPR, Voice of America and the National Press Club, as well as newspapers and other outlets, and is also a consultant on Islamic and Middle East affairs for the BBC and the CBC. In addition, he has served as consultant to the US-Arab Economic Forum. Mr. Khan has founded the Center for the Study of Trans-Atlantic Diasporas, a think tank and policy center examining and comparing the condition of ethnic immigrant groups in North America and Europe, consulting the US and UK governments on their respective Muslim communities. Most recently, Mr. Khan has become co-host of the radio show “Detroit Today” on Detroit Public Radio.

  • S1E7: The Siege of Mecca

    July 22nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  16 mins 10 secs
    history, iran, mecca, muslim podcast, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society, ww1

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    Muslim lands are currently wrought with war. The Caliphate formally ended. Sectarianism rampant. Terror in the name of Islam. Barely any theological progress.

    This series will reflect on the last 1400 years in the Muslim world and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many Muslims find themselves in today. The series is inquisitive and reflective.

    Host:
    Saeed A. Khan is currently in the Department of History and Lecturer in the Department of Near East & Asian Studies at Wayne State University-Detroit, Michigan, where he teaches Islamic and Middle East History, Islamic Civilizations and History of Islamic Political Thought. Mr. Khan is also a Research Fellow at Wayne State University’s Center for the Study of Citizenship. He is also Adjunct Professor in Islamic Studies at the University of Detroit-Mercy and at Rochester College, co-teaching a course on Muslim-Christian Diversity.

    With areas of focus including US policy, globalization, Middle East and Islamic Studies, as well as genomics and bioethics, Mr. Khan has been a contributor to several media agencies, such as C-Span, NPR, Voice of America and the National Press Club, as well as newspapers and other outlets, and is also a consultant on Islamic and Middle East affairs for the BBC and the CBC. In addition, he has served as consultant to the US-Arab Economic Forum. Mr. Khan has founded the Center for the Study of Trans-Atlantic Diasporas, a think tank and policy center examining and comparing the condition of ethnic immigrant groups in North America and Europe, consulting the US and UK governments on their respective Muslim communities. Most recently, Mr. Khan has become co-host of the radio show “Detroit Today” on Detroit Public Radio.

  • S1E6: The Iranian Revolution pt 2

    July 9th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  17 mins 14 secs
    history, iran, muslim podcast, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society, ww1

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    Muslim lands are currently wrought with war. The Caliphate formally ended. Sectarianism rampant. Terror in the name of Islam. Barely any theological progress.

    This series will reflect on the last 1400 years in the Muslim world and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many Muslims find themselves in today. The series is inquisitive and reflective.

    Host:
    Saeed A. Khan is currently in the Department of History and Lecturer in the Department of Near East & Asian Studies at Wayne State University-Detroit, Michigan, where he teaches Islamic and Middle East History, Islamic Civilizations and History of Islamic Political Thought. Mr. Khan is also a Research Fellow at Wayne State University’s Center for the Study of Citizenship. He is also Adjunct Professor in Islamic Studies at the University of Detroit-Mercy and at Rochester College, co-teaching a course on Muslim-Christian Diversity.

    With areas of focus including US policy, globalization, Middle East and Islamic Studies, as well as genomics and bioethics, Mr. Khan has been a contributor to several media agencies, such as C-Span, NPR, Voice of America and the National Press Club, as well as newspapers and other outlets, and is also a consultant on Islamic and Middle East affairs for the BBC and the CBC. In addition, he has served as consultant to the US-Arab Economic Forum. Mr. Khan has founded the Center for the Study of Trans-Atlantic Diasporas, a think tank and policy center examining and comparing the condition of ethnic immigrant groups in North America and Europe, consulting the US and UK governments on their respective Muslim communities. Most recently, Mr. Khan has become co-host of the radio show “Detroit Today” on Detroit Public Radio.

  • S1E5: The Iranian Revolution

    June 24th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  18 mins 44 secs
    history, iran, muslim podcast, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society, ww1

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    Muslim lands are currently wrought with war. The Caliphate formally ended. Sectarianism rampant. Terror in the name of Islam. Barely any theological progress.

    This series will reflect on the last 1400 years in the Muslim world and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many Muslims find themselves in today. The series is inquisitive and reflective.

    Host:
    Saeed A. Khan is currently in the Department of History and Lecturer in the Department of Near East & Asian Studies at Wayne State University-Detroit, Michigan, where he teaches Islamic and Middle East History, Islamic Civilizations and History of Islamic Political Thought. Mr. Khan is also a Research Fellow at Wayne State University’s Center for the Study of Citizenship. He is also Adjunct Professor in Islamic Studies at the University of Detroit-Mercy and at Rochester College, co-teaching a course on Muslim-Christian Diversity.

    With areas of focus including US policy, globalization, Middle East and Islamic Studies, as well as genomics and bioethics, Mr. Khan has been a contributor to several media agencies, such as C-Span, NPR, Voice of America and the National Press Club, as well as newspapers and other outlets, and is also a consultant on Islamic and Middle East affairs for the BBC and the CBC. In addition, he has served as consultant to the US-Arab Economic Forum. Mr. Khan has founded the Center for the Study of Trans-Atlantic Diasporas, a think tank and policy center examining and comparing the condition of ethnic immigrant groups in North America and Europe, consulting the US and UK governments on their respective Muslim communities. Most recently, Mr. Khan has become co-host of the radio show “Detroit Today” on Detroit Public Radio.

  • S1E4: The Fall of the Caliphate pt 2

    June 10th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  14 mins 41 secs
    caliphate, history, muslim podcast, podcast, saeed khan, toledo society, ww1

    1400 OMG is your guide to what the heck happened in Muslim History.

    Muslim lands are currently wrought with war. The Caliphate formally ended. Sectarianism rampant. Terror in the name of Islam. Barely any theological progress.

    This series will reflect on the last 1400 years in the Muslim world and dig deep into some of the root causes of the situation many Muslims find themselves in today. The series is inquisitive and reflective.

    Host:
    Saeed A. Khan is currently in the Department of History and Lecturer in the Department of Near East & Asian Studies at Wayne State University-Detroit, Michigan, where he teaches Islamic and Middle East History, Islamic Civilizations and History of Islamic Political Thought. Mr. Khan is also a Research Fellow at Wayne State University’s Center for the Study of Citizenship. He is also Adjunct Professor in Islamic Studies at the University of Detroit-Mercy and at Rochester College, co-teaching a course on Muslim-Christian Diversity.

    With areas of focus including US policy, globalization, Middle East and Islamic Studies, as well as genomics and bioethics, Mr. Khan has been a contributor to several media agencies, such as C-Span, NPR, Voice of America and the National Press Club, as well as newspapers and other outlets, and is also a consultant on Islamic and Middle East affairs for the BBC and the CBC. In addition, he has served as consultant to the US-Arab Economic Forum. Mr. Khan has founded the Center for the Study of Trans-Atlantic Diasporas, a think tank and policy center examining and comparing the condition of ethnic immigrant groups in North America and Europe, consulting the US and UK governments on their respective Muslim communities. Most recently, Mr. Khan has become co-host of the radio show “Detroit Today” on Detroit Public Radio.