We are pleased to invite submissions for the second issue of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research , slated for publication in December 2015. Young activists, independent researchers, graduate students and fresh graduates are particularly encouraged to apply. We also welcome submissions from seminal contributors in the field.
The deadline for submission has been extended to August 2, 2015. This issue is in cooperation with Heinrich Böll Stiftung Middle East
In the midst of the Syrian turmoil, the joint passion for arts and theater leads Rafat, the director of this film exiled in Beirut, to a trip to North Syria with a group of young hopeful friends around the ballet dancer Ahmed, army deserter Mohammed and Taj. Despite the difficult circumstances and the conservative society in their hometown Manbij, the young men use the new fragile freedom to realize their dream and create a creative space they call “Home”.
At “Home”, they exchange their hopes, reveries and fears, and a bond of friendship develops between the group and Rafat who himself searches for his home country. But in the light of the random shelling by Syrian aircraft and the impending rise of ISIS, they find their dreams shattered and their hopes for a different country giving eventually place to disillusionment.
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Heinrich Boll Foundation Middle East Office welcomes articles to be published on its website www.lb.boell.org. We consider unsolicited original submissions on arts, culture, politics, social and environmental affairs in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq or addressing issues related to the Arab World. Articles should be rigorous written in language accessible to the educated general reader interested in the region. Queries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
There needs to be a clear concept for the article, pointing out the question the article tries to answer. Articles need to be in line with hbs values and publication ethics. more
Heinrich Boll Middle East and North Africa Office, Beirut does not offer scholarships. Please send your applications to the HBS foundation website