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cover of the book Boarderlanders: photo of a green valley with a mountain in the background

Borderlanders

Documentary Photography

Daniel Meier and Hussein Baydoun, respectively political scientist and photojournalist, explored various borderland regions in the North, East and South of Lebanon. They met a large number of residents from different social origins, age, gender, sects and nationalities. Each of them explained how a border is not a simple phenomenon like a “line of sovereignty” but rather an entity that has an impact on those living nearby.

Kohl Journal has extended the call for for its upcoming issue: "Queer Feminisms". 

The call is open for essays, reflections, opinion pieces, testimonies, collective and collaborative writing, audiovisual material, and literary pieces. This call is currently closed to research papers.

Deadline for submission of papers: Sunday, 6 September, 2020

Our Films & Videos

Hani Al Sawah's (aka Al Darwish) second album “MALAHI” (Arabic for “Temptations”) now available on Youtube.

The music album, a project in collaboration with the Heinrich Boell Beirut Office, tells the story of how the years of conflict in Syria has influenced individuals’ way of thinking regarding revolutions, war and politics, and their implication on the day-to-day lives and relations including ideas of identity and belonging.  

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Perspectives Issue #15 - Unboxing the Game: the Obvious & the Obscure

Dossier

Politics are brimming with metaphoric references to games – be it the famous “Great Game” as the diplomatic confrontation of great powers in Asia at the beginning of the 20th century was referred to, the understanding of strategic moves in a region as a “chess board,” war “theatres” or references to the “players,” the strong of them framed as “actors,” the weak as “pawns”, or the crazy ones behaving like “wild cards.”