Why Adania Shibli’s ‘Silence’ is a story that speaks on International Women’s Day 2021

The theme of International Women’s Day 2021 is #ChooseToChallenge. Rawan Althunyan challenges us to read the work of Palestinian author Adania Shibli, who invites us to think about women who don’t have the voice to speak, or who are threatened with violence when they do. @AlthunyanRawan What does it mean to write and speak in... Continue Reading →

A Word about Privilege

The most recent manifestation of deep structural racism in the United States, which finds its echo in racist violence and discrimination all over the world, including in the UK, has once again prompted an outpouring of responses – some more adequate than others. Many organisations have issued public statements of solidarity, but not always in... Continue Reading →

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