Home and Displacement

The Daily Star – Ahrar Ahmad

The two words in the title are evocative, complex and slippery. What after all is “home”, and what does “displacement” really mean? 
The first word conjures up notions of romance and nostalgia, the second has more political and territorial implications. The first is based on ideas of entitlement and belongingness, the second of exile and alienation. The first suggests permanence and confidence, the second temporality and desperation.Read more on The Daily Star

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