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Ben Ashraf

Benjamin Ashraf


Benjamin Ashraf is a Non-Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Jordan’s Department of International Studies, and Researcher at the University of Jordan’s Center for Strategic Studies. Benjamin is also part of The New Arab’s Editorial Team.

His interests encompass Critical Theory, Post-Colonialism, Aesthetics, and Sound Studies.  



, a Arabic web-magazine dedicated to contemporary Arab music, has released its latest compilation album "It's Not Complicated". An audio-protest dedicated to the Palestinian people, the compilation is a trans-sonic, trans-national triumph.

06 July, 2021

The battle over optics and perception has formally migrated online, where social media has been a gamechanger in revealing the rising tide of ultra-nationalism within Israel, writes Benjamin Ashraf.

29 June, 2021