FOLK + FOOD: Unable to travel to access her favourite treats, Jasmine Soukieh tackles the formidable challenge of making malban herself at home.
SHORT STORY: On a rainy day, Wafaa and Afsar wait for a bus home from the doctor’s.
CROSS-CULTURAL HEALTH: Jasmine Soukieh discusses some of her experiences of conducting health research in a cross-cultural setting.
POEM: Jasmine Soukieh discusses the cumulative effects of persistent othering.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Editors-in-Chief of be:longing, Dunja and Jasmine, reflect on the publication’s second year.
POEM: Jasmine Soukieh shares a poem touching on the mix of thoughts, feelings and assumptions involved in less-familiar language settings.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Editors-in-Chief of be:longing, Dunja and Jasmine, reflect on the publication’s first year.
POEM: Jasmine Soukieh shares with us a rolling, rhythmical poem that touches on the untouchable nature of ancestry, heritage, condemnation, pardon, disquietude…
SHORT STORY: Firas has just arrived in the country with his mother and father. From getting ready for school to making friends, Jasmine Soukieh brings us a story sketching his first impressions of this new place.
RECIPE: Jasmine Soukieh recounts her discovery of the delicious Fatteh (فتّة), and the ways in which cultural knowledge can be passed on.. or not.