The Constant Fear of Shitting Yourself

Caitlin Clark, BA African Language and Culture I’ve had my first experience of the Kenyan health system thanks to a handy bacterial infection which I picked up from some sort of contaminated food. It started pretty much about an hour after we ate in our usual trustworthy restaurant while we were sat in an international […]

Murder, ISIS, and Sheep

Miriam Hickley, BA Arabic and Persian My second week in Fez managed to exceed all the wonder, fear and horror of my first week. What could possibly be worse than having your head plunged between an old woman’s breasts? Well, just you wait and see. However, again I’d like to focus on the educational element […]

Is Amman really that boring?

Ammanymous Once known as Philadelphia in Hellenistic times, Amman is the capital that was not supposed to be the capital of a country that was not supposed to be a country. Its history has always been shaped by wider events in the region, including the acceptance of waves of refugees during the Nakba and continuing to the […]