Migration

Ziena Jalil: “You lose 100% of the race you don’t start, so dare to compete”.

Demosthenes wanted to lay claim to his family inheritance in court, however in 364 BC the only way to do so would be to argue his own case. He understood that his speech defect would hinder the chances of winning his petition so he practised his speaking skills by talking …

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This Mournable Body: A Review

This Mournable Body: A Review by Tsitsi Dangarembga Published by Faber & Faber, London, 2020. This book is a sequel to the authors first acclaimed novel, Nervous Conditions, which won the Commonwealth Writers Prize in 1989. Dangaremba explores the theme of race, gender and colonialism in Zimbabwe. This Mournable Body continues …

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Our Shared Shelf Pass the Book Challenge

We did this short video to promote our Talanoa session with MAUK on Tuesday 19/05. A huge thank you to everyone who helped get this done and a special mention to George Lagilagi who opened with his Ukelele and Athaliah Searell who closed with her biscuit❤️ We now have a …

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“When One Door Closes”: The Challenges and Opportunities of Military Transition.

Statistics show that military spouses are unemployed at four times the rate of civilians and those military spouses seeking work are unemployed for an average of four months every time they move. These statistics are the lived reality of many military spouses in the UK and it is one I closely identify …