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About Yazan Badran

Yazan Badran is a Syrian blogger and media researcher based in Brussels, Belgium. He is the English editor of SyriaUntold, and is currently pursuing his postgraduate studies in Communications and Media at the Vrije Universitiet Brussel.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The crowds and the individual: why we should rethink how we debate complex issues on social media

This is not an attempt to relitigate this episode, but to critically reflect on the underlying dynamics of social networks that contribute to such outcomes.

الانتفاضة وإعادة تشكيل الذاكرة الجمعية في سوريا

استطاع نظام البعث منذ توليه السلطة في سبعينيات القرن الماضي أن يحكم قبضته على الفضاء العام فارضاً سيطرته المطلقة، ما أدى إلى إحداث فجوة في الذاكرة السورية امتدت حتى اندلاع الثورة في آذار 2011. In English

The uprising and Syria’s reconstituted collective memory

After many decades of strict control over historical narratives under the Baathist regime, the uprising broke this hegemony allowing Syrians to reexamine their inherited history.

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