Donatella Della Ratta


Donatella Della Ratta is a Ph.D. fellow at the University of Copenhagen and the Danish Institute in Damascus.

Articles by this Author
Dramas of the Authoritarian State

During August of 2011, which corresponded with the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, viewers of the state-run satellite channel Syrian TV might have stumbled upon quite a strange scene: A man watches as a crowd chants “Hurriyya, hurriyya...