Nur Turkmani

Nur Turkmani is a Syrian-Lebanese researcher based in Beirut, working on development policies, gender and secularism in the Middle East. She was previously Rusted Radishes' Managing Editor and is currently an editor-at-large. Nur's writing and poetry have been published in Jadaliyya, Eclectica, Sukoon, Juxtaprose, London Poetry, The New Arab and others.

A famine, a ship and a folk song that spanned borders

18 December 2020
Nobody is quite certain where the famous Levantine folk song “`Al Rozana” originated: whether from an Italian ship bearing food during Lebanon’s great famine, or from some long forgotten love...

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