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VIRTUAL Lunch & Learn: Stories of Immigration: Writing and the South Asian Experience in Britain

11 June 2021, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

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For the final EDI lecture, join us in welcoming Shahnaz Ahsan, author of ‘Hashim and Family’ (2020), her debut novel which tells the story of the Bengali immigrant experience in Britain and offers a more broader meditation on how we write, tell stories about, and perceive stories about minority populations.

This event is free.

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UCL Political Science

For the final EDI lecture, join us in welcoming Shahnaz Ahsan, author of ‘Hashim and Family’ (2020), her debut novel which tells the story of the Bengali immigrant experience in Britain and offers a more broader meditation on how we write, tell stories about, and perceive stories about minority populations.

*Trigger Warning:

Please be mindful that listeners and viewers of this series may encounter subjects which could cause mental distress. This series includes discussions about slavery, colonialism, eugenics, colourism, and other forms of epistemic violence. If you do happen to come across any material which you find distressing, please feel free to leave the meeting and let us know if you’d like to return and we will make sure you are readmitted.

Bits of housekeeping:

Lunch and Learn is an open space, encouraging productive, yet challenging dialogue about complex and often uncomfortable issues. With this in mind, please be thoughtful and engage with integrity. Racism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism and classism will not be tolerated in these seminars.