"A year and a half ago, I learnt what grief was. Before that I had known waves of sadness, despair, depression, heartbreak and anger. But grief was a different monster, an all-encompassing ocean, one that faithfully and indiscriminately stalks the human experience. And when grief found me, I wanted to run out of my skin.
In August of 2021 I was in Amsterdam... more
In the article Aleeha Zahra Ali writes about her own experience with a Majlis sermon in Amsterdam. The text reflects grief and her research topic that deals with Digital Mourning: YouTube Majlis amongst Shi’a Muslims in Europe. Her article was published on the Blog of the University of Amsterdam: https://standplaatswereld.nl/grief-is-a-thing-to-be-sung-solace-from-shia-lamentation/
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