1 hr 31 min

Understanding Belonging through Design and Displacement: A Conversation with Abeer Seikaly and Yousef Yousef Belongings

    • Society & Culture

Brace yourself for a journey of exploration into the realms of belonging, home, and identity with Lina's dear friend Abeer Seikaly, a brilliant figure known for her innovative work in architecture, design, and cultural production. This episode is a trove of insights as they discuss Abeer's extraordinary journey with the Bedouin communities in Jordan, her unique approach to design, her passion for restoring the intimacy of hand-making, and her deep-rooted connection to her Jordanian heritage. Lina also engages in a heart-to-heart with Yousef, a Karam House Mentor and Karam Scholars graduate, whose personal narratives of seeking home from Aleppo to Istanbul and then the UK are both inspiring and thought-provoking. Yousef's tale is not just one of displacement; it's a story of resilience, hope, and the relentless pursuit of education and self-improvement. This episode is a must-listen, filled with tales of home, belonging, and identity that will leave you profoundly moved and inspired to explore your notions of home and belonging.

Brace yourself for a journey of exploration into the realms of belonging, home, and identity with Lina's dear friend Abeer Seikaly, a brilliant figure known for her innovative work in architecture, design, and cultural production. This episode is a trove of insights as they discuss Abeer's extraordinary journey with the Bedouin communities in Jordan, her unique approach to design, her passion for restoring the intimacy of hand-making, and her deep-rooted connection to her Jordanian heritage. Lina also engages in a heart-to-heart with Yousef, a Karam House Mentor and Karam Scholars graduate, whose personal narratives of seeking home from Aleppo to Istanbul and then the UK are both inspiring and thought-provoking. Yousef's tale is not just one of displacement; it's a story of resilience, hope, and the relentless pursuit of education and self-improvement. This episode is a must-listen, filled with tales of home, belonging, and identity that will leave you profoundly moved and inspired to explore your notions of home and belonging.

1 hr 31 min

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