The constant desire to keep points of view within Europe exhibits what I believe is the underpinning factor behind the resistance to decolonising the reading lists: people see decolonisation as a potential threat to their white privilege.Read more "Decolonising French Reading Lists | Anonymous"
Students carry on organizing because they care, because the cause is important, because they understand that feminist and decolonial work is justice work and is therefore a necessity.Read more "On feminist organizing | Lola Olufemi"
It was inconceivable to many members of my extended family that I was going to Cambridge. To them, Pakistanis don’t go to Cambridge, and Pakistani girls will go to Cambridge when pork is halal – when hell freezes over.Read more "Pakistani girls are doing it for themselves: Establishing the worth of a daughter | Mishal Bandukda"
To claim that refugees are ‘queue-jumpers’ is to close one’s eyes to the hell that they live in. Being a refugee is dangerous, regardless of age.Read more "Reframing the Discussion of Child Refugees | Tiara Sahar Ataii"
CN: Immigration, depression, anxiety, suicide mention, abuse
Being a failed migrant in this way is both the different and the same as everyone else: you have similar experiences with those around you, you identify with the culture – you laugh at the same memes and are concerned with similar political issues. But you’re not actually allowed to stay hereRead more "The Good Failed Immigrant | Miz Zoe Hashimoto"
I feel like I stick out, like I have to perform even better and fight for my right to be on the pitch like no one else has to.Read more "Cambridge Sport: A Mountain to Climb for BME Talent | Kaylyn Chan"
A roundtable of reviews of SCENE, a play by Lola Olufemi and Martha Krish, performed at the Corpus Playroom from 14th-18th March 2017.Read more "Thoughts on SCENE"