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Becoming British: Faith and Belonging after 9/11

23rd October, 2017 @ 17:00

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Room 7


We are delighted to welcome Ismail Einashe to give a special guest lecture for the Woolf Institute at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

Ismail Einashe is a British-Somali freelance journalist based in London. His work has appeared in numerous publications including, The Guardian, The New York Times, The Nation, Prospect Magazine, The National, NPR, and The Atlantic. He has worked for BBC Radio Current Affairs and presented on BBC radio. He is also a 2017 Ochberg Fellow at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and an associate at the Cambridge University Migration Research Network (CAMMIGRES). In this lecture he will reflect on how notions of Britishness have changed since 9/11 and contemporary conceptions of identity and belonging.

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