Different Perspectives on the Syrian Reality

Research in the Diverse Fields of Syrian Culture

Ettijahat – Independent Culture. Foreword by Hassan Abbas.

ibidem Press

Different Perspectives on the Syrian Reality

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Pub Date: April 2018

ISBN: 9783838211619

240 Pages

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Pub Date: April 2018

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240 Pages

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Different Perspectives on the Syrian Reality

Research in the Diverse Fields of Syrian Culture

Ettijahat – Independent Culture. Foreword by Hassan Abbas.

ibidem Press

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This unique collection from Syria presents research papers focusing on topics in cultural research that are relevant to the current Syrian situation, especially with regard to the fundamental changes in the relationship of Syrians to the society they live in and the dynamic transformations they are witnessing. Through these inside views, the volume offers a fascinating alternative narrative of the current societal context in Syria. It comprises the following papers:
1. Features of the Home in a Refugee Camp: An Applied Study of the Al-Jarahiya Camp (by Alina Oueishek)
2. The Tormented Body Imagery in Contemporary Syrian Plastic Art (by Mohammad Omran)
3. Children in the Shadow of the Islamic State: Jihadi Schooling and Recruitment under the Darkness of the Islamic State (by Wasim Al-Salti)
4. Political Stereotypes during the Syrian Uprising (by Hani Al-Telfah).

About the Author

Ettijahat – Independent Culture is a Syrian cultural organization founded in 2011. Ettijahat seeks to involve independent culture and arts positively in the process of cultural and social change. Ettijahat supports artists and people engaged in cultural initiatives, works to build consensus and alliances between individuals and cultural institutions, promotes the arts and artists through regional and international platforms, helps Syrian communities in having access to culture and arts, and funds young researchers focusing on the current cultural and societal situation in Syria.