Items by Emmanuela Eposti
- November 26, 2015 Emmanuela Eposti
In the media frenzy surrounding the escalating refugee crisis in Europe, and particularly in the wake of the Paris attacks on 13 November in which there have been hints that one of the perpetrators may have possessed a Syrian passport, it is often all too easy to forget the...
- October 2, 2015 Emmanuela Eposti
“Hip hop is a school,” says Yassin Alsalman, better known by his MC title of “the Narcicyst”, or simple “Narcy”, “it’s a school that taught me a lot about myself outside of the school environment. I didn’t have to pay for any books, I didn’t have to listen to...
- July 31, 2015 Emmanuela Eposti
“The Saudis bring stability back to the region, and stop Iranian intervention. That is the larger picture; that is the larger aim.” Never one to shy away from controversy, Saudi journalist and commentator Jamal Khashoggi has long been known within Saudi Arabia for his...
- June 26, 2015 Emmanuela Eposti
“Sectarianism” has fast become the buzz word of the 21st century Middle East politics; rolled out and dusted off every time a journalist or political analyst wants to make a pseudo-intellectual statement about intercommunal violence in the region. Much like Samuel Huntingdon’s much-denounced “clash of civilisations” thesis, the use...
- December 19, 2014 Emmanuela Eposti
“There is a wish for Palestinians to be stateless, but also faceless and voiceless.” Samah Jabr, one of Palestine’s first female psychiatrists and a trained psychoanalytic psychotherapist, has spent her life witnessing and treating the psychological effects of the continued Israeli occupation on the Palestinian population. Not content to...