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Alyasa Abbas

Alyasa Abbas

Doha Debates Ambassador 2023

Nabila Abbas

Nabila Abbas

Doha Debates Ambassador 2024

Kamran Abbasi

Kamran Abbasi

Doctor and journalist

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Australian Author

Muhammad Abduhoo

Muhammad Abduhoo

Doha Debates Ambassador 2022

Muhammad Abdullah

Muhammad Abdullah

Doha Debates Ambassador 2024

Ewaru Abel

Ewaru Abel

Doha Debates Ambassador 2023

Hossam Abo Shammallah

Hossam Abo Shammallah

Doha Debates Ambassador 2024

Yana Abu Taleb

Yana Abu Taleb

Jordanian director of EcoPeace Middle East

Ranneme Abu-Hajar

Ranneme Abu-Hajar

Doha Debates Ambassador 2024

Yilmaz Acar

Yilmaz Acar

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Duaa Adnan

Duaa Adnan

Doha Debates Ambassador 2024

Malka Older

Malka Older

Author and contributing writer, Necessary Tomorrows

About Malka Older

Malka Older is a writer, aid worker and sociologist. Her science-fiction political thriller Infomocracy was named one of the best books of 2016 by Kirkus, Book Riot and the Washington Post. Her novella The Mimicking of Known Successes, a murder mystery set on a gas giant planet, came out in March 2023 to rave reviews, and its sequel, The Imposition of Unnecessary Obstacles, will be published in early 2024. She created the serial Ninth Step Station on Realm, and her acclaimed short story collection And Other Disasters came out in November 2019. She has a doctorate in the sociology of organizations from Sciences Po and is a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University, where she teaches on humanitarian aid and predictive fictions, and hosts the Science Fiction Sparkle Salon. Her opinions can be found in The New York Times, The Nation, Foreign Policy and NBC THINK, among other places.

Malka is the co-writer of Ursula in the Necessary Tomorrows podcast.

 

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Necessary Tomorrows

Mixing speculative fiction and documentary, leading sci-fi authors bring us three futures that seem like fantasy. We meet the writers who dream of these futures and the activists, scientists and thinkers who are turning fiction into fact.

Episodes with Malka

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The Rights of Nature

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Sharing the Stars

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Indigenous AI

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