Speaker’s Corner: Nohoudh scholar Farrah Sheikh on “The futility of politicising Remembrance Day”

By Myriam Francois|November 14, 2015|Speaker's Corner|1 comments

The futility of politicising Remembrance Day   Above: Farrah Sheikh On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the Western Front finally fell silent after four years of continuous warfare. This week marks Armistice Day followed by Remembrance Sunday marking an important point in British history. A time to pause, to remember, and to reflect upon the horrors of war, and the sacrifices of

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RIPOSTES: Nohoudh PhD scholar Farrah Sheikh weighs in on “What’s going wrong in the public discourse on British Muslims?” Featuring Prof. Mona Siddiqui and Omar Khan

By Myriam Francois|July 29, 2015|Ripostes|0 comments

Speaker’s corner is a comment section of the MuslimWise blog which aims to provide young scholars with the space to reflect and discuss issues raised either in the media, or in the “Question Time” section of the blog. Nohoudh PhD scholar Farrah Sheikh weighs in: I welcome the opportunity to chime in with my thoughts on this important discussion. Omar Khan has already highlighted the challenges (and frustrations) for researchers

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