Cafe Palestine Eleven on Saturday 5 September from Amman

Café Palestine Eleven on Sat 5 Sept from Amman
at 10.45am (UK time) / 12.45am (Palestine time)
with Jehan Bseiso

Reimagining our Resilience: Observations through poetry and from the diaspora

Jehan will discuss, unpack and try to reimagine the notion of resilience and how important it is to be put in context. She will share some of her poetry, with a focus on Gaza, which will provide a starting point to thinking about resilience.

The Cafe will open with live music
at 10.45am (UK time) / 12.45am (Palestine time)

The dialogue with Jehan Bseiso will start at 11.00am (UK time) / 1pm (Pal time)
The whole event is expected to last about 90 minutes

نوفر خدمة الترجمة إلى اللغة العربية في مقهى فلسطين لمن يحتاجون إلىها، سيكون هناك  ملخص حصري ومتداول باللغة العربية للعرض والأسئلة والإجابات
إذا كنت تحتاج إلى الترجمة إلى اللغة العربية، أرسل رسالة إلى الإيميل التالي

ستتوفر الترجمة من خلال الانضمام إلى مجموعة في تطبيق الواتساب

ARABIC TRANSLATION AT CAFE PALESTINE: Throughout Cafe Palestine there will be a rolling Arabic text summary of the presentation, questions and answers available via Whatsapp. Please contact if you would like to be added to the Whatsapp Arabic translation group.

Jehan Bseiso is a poet, researcher and aid worker. Her poetry has been published in several online platforms. Her co-authored book I Remember My Name is the Palestine Book Awards winner in the creative category (2016). She is the co-editor of Making Mirrors: Writing/Righting by and for Refugees (2019). Jehan has been working with Médecins sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders since 2008

Recording of Café Palestine Ten

In his presentation, Mustafa spoke about his understanding of the meaning of Nakbah and its profound impact on the political, social and psychological lives of Palestinians over the generations.He described the intimately connected ways in which the Nakbah enters into individual consciousness and relationships, some of the dilemmas this creates and he provided examples from his clinical practice.

An Arabic summary of proceedings is available on the web page.

The Cafe started with music by three students from the Bethlehem Branch of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music with their teacher Tamer Sahouri. Rama Shalabi played cello, Faris Bannoura oud and Mina Ayyad qanun.