Nights for Tuesday 22 January 2013
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: The back roads of Myanmar
Keen cyclist John Boon returns having just spent his summer holidays pedalling down country lanes through Myanmar.
Female novices in Myanmar. Photo courtesy of John Boon.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 The World At Night: Indonesia
Rebecca Henschke, editor of Asia Calling, reports from the world's fourth most populous nation with the largest population of Muslims, the Republic of Indonesia, pop. 239,870,937 (est.2010). There's been massive flooding in the capital Jakarta.
9:00 News and Weather
9:06 The Macmilan Brown Lecture: Democracy in the South Pacific
After a break of two years, this long-running lecture series resumes with an address by Sitiveni Rabuka and an introduction by the Rt Hon Murray McCully. They discuss democracy in the South Pacific with particular focus on recent history in Fiji.
10:00 News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 The Putumayo World Music Hour
Rosalie Howarth hosts an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures around the world (Putumayo)