Ettijahat announces the Names of Researchers Accepted under the Fifth Edition of Research: To Strengthen Culture of Knowledge

(Oct 2017 ) Ettijahat – Independent Culture has announced the names of young researchers accepted under the fifth edition of Research: To Strengthen Culture of Knowledge programme, which is supported by Mimeta – Centre for Culture Sector Development and Arts Cooperation and Turquoise Mountain Foundation.

The judges’ panel, composed of Ms. Sarab Atassi, Mr. Farouk Mardam Bek, and Dr. Hassan Abbas, has selected 15 research papers out of 80 valid application forms received by Ettijahat up to August 27, 2017 – the deadline for receipt of applications.

Researchers accepted under the fifth session are as follows:

Alina Oueishek The Meaning of Home for Syrian Youth in Beirut

Arwa Sharaf Al Dein Geo-cultural Transformations of Cities: Case Study-Greater Damascus

Bassma Shaikho Signs of War in Syrian Artists’ Work in 2011-2017

Dima Nachawi Threads of Hope: Manufacturing Agahabani

Ghaith Al Shaar On the Cultural Backgrounds of Emerging Musical Identities in Syria

Hussam Al Hassoun Syrian Turkmens in Turkish Exile: Problems of Cultural Identity After the Syrian Crisis in 2011.

Maryam Samaan The Role of Puppet Theatre as an Artistic Tool in the Cultural Change the Syrian Society is Undergoing

Mostafa Alskaf Institutional Response to Management of Threats Posed to the Syrian Material Cultural Heritage

Moustafa Suleiman The Revolution’s Image in Syrian Theatre Over Six Years

Nour Abofarraj The Social and Cultural Functions of Syrian Cuisine and Its Shifts in Times of War

Oula Sheikh Hassan Syrian Handicrafts: A Way to Make a Living

Rana Alsheikh Ali The Militarisation of the Syrian Society: Manifestations and Effects on Society and Culture

Tala Al Shami and Lujain Halimeh Cultural Investment of Industrial Heritage in Damascus: Case Study-Cement Factory

Sultan Jalaby Ideolisation of Songs: Song Genres and Their Role in the Syrian Conflict

Zeina Shahla Damascene Crafts in Times of War: Case Study – Textiles

To view a description of selected research papers, please click here.