Information Studies


DIS PhD student Abira Hussein on BBC Radio 4

8 November 2023

As part of her doctoral research, Abira Hussein is exploring the role of sound in sharing Somali oral transmissions and connecting diaspora knowledge.

Her sound piece is titled “Fish & Chips” will be out on November 14th 2023 on Shortcuts on BBC Radio 4. She will explore her Somali culture and identity. Through her recorded archives; she will piece together stories, work songs and poetry shared by Somali aunties to reimagine cultures disrupted by colonialism and migration.

Register here for the live listening or listen on BBC Radio 4 from 3pm.