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Lived Cosmopolitanisms: An AjamMC/THE STATE Zine

Ajam Media Collective recently worked with THE STATE, a Dubai-based publishing practice, to make a ‘zine. We provided the words and art while they provided the design to make a wonderful collaborative document. We are also publishing the work on our site, beginning with this introduction. Continue reading »

Palestinian Shared Worlds of Meanings, between George and Reuben

Just south of Jaffa is the shrine of Nabi Reuben, once the site of a boisterous Palestinian religious festival that combined the Christian and Muslim, the spiritual and the profane. Today, the shrine sits amid the sand dunes, a reminder of a pre-Zionist cosmopolitanism forcibly uprooted from the land. Continue reading »

Juma Reading List #16

Ajam’s Juma Reading Lists are a weekly feature curated by Ajam co-editor-in-chief Alex Shams that compile the top articles, photographs, and music videos from our social media pages into one easy and accessible link round-up for you to enjoy over the weekend. The term “Juma” is an originally Arabic word for “Friday” that comes from a root meaning … Continue reading »

Ajam’s Juma Reading List #15

Ajam’s Juma Reading Lists are a weekly feature curated by Ajam co-editor-in-chief Alex Shams that compile the top articles, photographs, and music videos from our social media pages into one easy and accessible link round-up for you to enjoy over the weekend. The term “Juma” is an originally Arabic word for “Friday” that comes from a root meaning … Continue reading »

Ajam’s Juma Reading List #14

Ajam’s Juma Reading Lists are a weekly feature curated by Ajam co-editor-in-chief Alex Shams that compile the top articles, photographs, and music videos from our social media pages into one easy and accessible link round-up for you to enjoy over the weekend. The term “Juma” is an originally Arabic word for “Friday” that comes from a root meaning … Continue reading »

Ajam’s Juma Reading List #13

Ajam’s Juma Reading Lists are a weekly feature curated by Ajam co-editor-in-chief Alex Shams that compile the top articles, photographs, and music videos from our social media pages into one easy and accessible link round-up for you to enjoy over the weekend. The term “Juma” is an originally Arabic word for “Friday” that comes from a root meaning … Continue reading »

Ajam’s Juma Reading List #12

Ajam’s Juma Reading Lists are a weekly feature curated by Ajam co-editor-in-chief Alex Shams that compile the top articles, photographs, and music videos from our social media pages into one easy and accessible link round-up for you to enjoy over the weekend. The term “Juma” is an originally Arabic word for “Friday” that comes from a root meaning … Continue reading »

Ajam’s Juma Reading List #11

Ajam’s Juma Reading Lists are a weekly feature curated by Ajam co-editor-in-chief Alex Shams that compile the top articles, photographs, and music videos from our social media pages into one easy and accessible link round-up for you to enjoy over the weekend. The term “Juma” is an originally Arabic word for “Friday” that comes from a root meaning … Continue reading »

Ajam’s Juma Reading List #10

Ajam’s Juma Reading Lists are a weekly feature curated by Ajam co-editor-in-chief Alex Shams that compile the top articles, photographs, and music videos from our social media pages into one easy and accessible link round-up for you to enjoy over the weekend. The term “Juma” is an originally Arabic word for “Friday” that comes from a root meaning … Continue reading »

Ajam’s Juma Reading List #9

Ajam’s Juma Reading Lists are a weekly feature curated by Ajam co-editor-in-chief Alex Shams that compile the top articles, photographs, and music videos from our social media pages into one easy and accessible link round-up for you to enjoy over the weekend. The term “Juma” is an originally Arabic word for “Friday” that comes from a root meaning … Continue reading »

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