the fire these times

34. Remembering Through Storytelling in Times of Hardship

This is a conversation with Ronnie Chatah, host of ‘The Beirut Banyan‘ podcast and organiser of the Walk Beirut tour.

We spoke about Ronnie’s experience with storytelling and his desire to maintain the memory of those we have lost in Lebanon such as Samir Kassir, the journalist and historian assassinated 15 years ago, and his father Mohammad Chatah, the Lebanese diplomat who was assassinated in December 2013. We of course touched upon the current crisis in Lebanon since it has worsened beyond most predictions.

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Music by Tarabeat. Photo by Michal GADEK on Unsplash.

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