Discovering New Realities: Delve into the world of Syrian refugees as they navigate an entirely new rhythm of life during the pandemic. This event showcases how rhythm analysis serves as a critical lens, allowing us to comprehend the essence of 'being a refugee' beyond its legal and social definitions. A Mode of Being: Explore the transformative concept of 'mode of being in the world.' Gain insights into the profound shift these refugees experienced, transcending their past lived realities to embrace a new, challenging, and rhythmically distinctive existence. Capturing Complexity: Witness the power of artistic expression as participants, armed with iPods, visually capture and audibly reflect on their daily encounters. Experience their spatial and non-spatial realities, offering a vivid portrayal of the multifaceted tapestry of everyday life. Fractured Rhythms: Immerse yourself in the narrative of shattered rhythms that epitomize the pandemic era. Understand how lockdowns and the post-Covid social landscape have sculpted an ever-evolving rhythm of existence for these refugees. The Resonance of Emptiness: Explore the overarching theme of 'emptiness,' where time and space intertwine to evoke a poignant nostalgia for what was and a sense of paralysis for what currently is. Uncover the deep-seated yearning for belonging and the concept of 'home.' This event is in collaboration with: Scottish Refugee Council, Edinburgh Napier University, Al-Maktoum College, Abertay University Dundee.


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2023, 'In-between Belongings: Impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the Lives of Syrian Refugees in Scotland', Edinburgh Napier University. https://napier-repository.worktribe.com/output/3181787/in-between-belongings-impact-of-covid-19-pandemic-on-the-lives-of-syrian-refugees-in-scotland

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