Café Palestine Eleven from Amman with Jehan Bseiso
“Reimagining our Resilience: Observations through poetry and from the diaspora”
Jehan Bseiso is a poet, researcher and aid worker. She discussed the theme of “Reimagining our Resilience: Observations through poetry and from the diaspora” which led to a rich interaction with the mental health practitioners and others present at the Cafe.
Jehan’s 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
Conversation with Jehan:
Discussion following Jehan’s presentation:
This is a link to the poems that Jehan read during the Cafe
Cafe Palestine started with music from Jerusalem with Loab Hammoud playing oud.