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Sounds of Amman

As part of an exercise to engage with the people of Jordan, and to connect with the everyday citizen on a more personal and empathic way than merely reading an anthropological report, our class was given an assignment where we had to “live with” a piece of culturally significant art. It was our goal to […]

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Khhebez Dawle: Syrian Voice Politics Through Music

In 2011 the Arab Spring uprising that started in such a small spark in Tunisia spread vastly through the Arab world. In Syria when the civil war was occurring many Syrians had to flee their homes to find safety in the neighboring country of Lebanon. The demonstrators who didn’t support President Bashar al-Assad lives were […]

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