This graphic story from Beeta Baghoolizadeh’s Diaspora Letters series explores themes of longing and loss through a series of letters sent between a young woman and her parents.
This resource was put together by volunteers from Track The Ban, Vigilant Love, and Ajam Media Collective, as well as independent members of our larger communities. Overview On Friday, January 27,…
Ajam rings in 2017 with the past year’s top ten articles.
These types of documentary ventures, both filmic and photographic, identify a racialized community as their subject, visibly recognizable by their visual characteristics. Despite this clear reliance on race, there is rarely much attention given to the issue of race itself. Instead, most tend to emphasize successful assimilation predicated on nationalist sentiments and champion the diversity of these communities. By ignoring race and its relationship to photography, we overlook crucial elements that have structured similar stories in the past.
Ajam Book Club continues with our last live-streamed discussion with Sohail Daulatzai on his book, BLACK STAR, CRESCENT MOON
To participate in the discussion forum on the Introduction, Chapters 1 and 2, click here. To listen to the first live-streamed discussion, click here. Some Sunday reading news–Ajam Media Collective is…
Another installment of the Emerging Scholarship series, where we sat down with Dr. Lior Sternfeld and talked about the Polish refugee community in Iran during and after World War II. Dr. Sternfeld explains Iranian relations with other countries during World War II and what this meant for its new European refugee community.