THOUGHT PIECE: Abeir Soukieh discusses the hypocrisies and double-standards encountered by minorities living across cultures.
INTERVIEW: Darko Andreski of Dancers Without Borders talks to us about folk dancing across cultures.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Editors-in-Chief of be:longing, Dunja and Jasmine, reflect on the publication’s second year.
POEM: Vesna Cvjeticanin shares with us her award-winning poem, “Uspomene”, reflecting on the way memories can be fickle despite our best efforts.
THOUGHT PIECE: Harry Saddler considers the interconnectedness of our world through a discussion of the eastern curlew’s migration.
REFLECTION: Marwa Rida brings us an extract from her gratitude journal, which was inspired by a recent, deeply honest conversation.
POEM + RECIPE: Jolly Bhattacharjee shares with us a poem about the nostalgic feelings stirred up in her when she prepares a breakfast of poha and chai.
ART: Marissa Rodriguez Schimizzi brings us a delicate papercut that ponders the difficulty of finding one’s path as a cross-culture kid.
POEM: Amala Jayasekara imagines the impact of migration on a child, through the eyes and mind of her daughter.
PHOTOS: Wouter Van de Voorde reflects on his recent trip back to Belgium, this time with his wife and son.