REFLECTION AND POEM: Abeir Soukieh reflects on names, and on how much it can mean when people make an effort to pronounce them correctly.
CROSS-CULTURAL HEALTH: Jasmine Soukieh discusses some of her experiences of conducting health research in a cross-cultural setting.
REFLECTION: Scheherazade describes the profound harm that internalised inferiority can do to non-white women living in white-majority societies.
CROSS-CULTURAL HEALTH: Vinh Tran discusses his experiences of communicating in cross-cultural settings as a doctor.
THOUGHT PIECE: Abeir Soukieh discusses the distorted physical standards imposed on Arab women in North American film.
INTERVIEW: Vesna Cvjetićanin talks with be:longing about nostalgia and its role in the migrant experience.
REFLECTION: Marwa Rida remembers all her grandma embodied while Marwa was growing up in Egypt and how much of it she’s carried with her to Australia.
THOUGHT PIECE: Abeir Soukieh discusses the hypocrisies and double-standards encountered by minorities living across cultures.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Editors-in-Chief of be:longing, Dunja and Jasmine, reflect on the publication’s second year.
THOUGHT PIECE: Harry Saddler considers the interconnectedness of our world through a discussion of the eastern curlew’s migration.