Tala Jarjour is author of Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo. She is Visiting Research Fellow at King's College London, and Associate Fellow of the Yale College.
Global support for Syria needed to rebuild human life
March 24, 2023
Mental health crises don’t always manifest clearly in college students
In a previous column, I turned the spotlight on a serious problem that is facing colleges and universities around the world: Student suicide. The gravity of this problem stems not only from its mere existence, which is a dreadful enough fact in itself, but rather its shocking prevalence.
June 11, 2022
Failed refugees, musicians left to starve in Afghanistan
April 07, 2022
In Saudi Arabia, as elsewhere, music reflects cultural wealth
Music is a universal language. This common saying, or belief, is possibly one of the simplest, yet most problematic statements I hear on a regular basis. People say it usually when they hear unfamiliar music which speaks to them on some level or stirs unexpectedly positive reactions.
August 12, 2021
Music education owed to all children in the Middle East
August 04, 2021
Resilience part of everyday life in the Middle East
July 01, 2021
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