Farah Nazir

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Farah is a UK-based linguist (South Asian languages), editor, writer, and academic writing coach. She is currently playing with ways to disseminate her PhD and current research to an academic and public audience in a meaningful manner.

Book Review: ‘The Runaways’ by Fatima Bhutto

By |2020-11-19T13:31:02+02:00Nov 19th, 2020|Categories: All Topics, Expressions, Reviews, Reviews Featured, Reviews Latest|Tags: , , , , , |

This novel embodies radical empathy. It’s radical to understand the lives of the radicalised; to understand what it is that made them take their path. Fatima Bhutto gives a counter-narrative of three radicalised teenagers that

The Capacity of Language

By |2020-11-19T13:31:51+02:00Nov 19th, 2020|Categories: All Topics, Articles, Articles Featured, Articles Latest, Expressions|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Although I mostly write about linguistics, I’ve recently wanted to and had the pleasure to write about my relationship with language and language’s relationship with the identity of its speakers. This has left me conscious

A Linguistic Analysis of ‘Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko’

By |2020-08-13T09:06:09+02:00Aug 13th, 2020|Categories: All Topics, Articles, Articles Featured, Articles Latest, Expressions|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The song chura liya hai tumne jo dil ko has echoed around the world and back, from India, Pakistan and their respective diaspora communities to South Africa, Malaysia, and the Middle East. And recently I

Book Review: ‘The Family Tree’ by Sairish Hussain

By |2020-07-15T19:32:23+02:00Jul 15th, 2020|Categories: All Topics, Expressions, Reviews, Reviews Featured, Reviews Latest|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s set so close to home; in the British Pakistani diaspora community of Bradford from 1993-2020. The characters are so lovingly familiar, as are the authentic descriptions of them and the Bradford architecture —that with

Woman of the Week: Sairish Hussain

By |2020-07-15T19:34:52+02:00Jul 15th, 2020|Categories: All Topics, Expressions, Woman of the Week, Woman of the Week Featured, Woman of the Week Latest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As we talk about Dr. Sairish Hussain’s debut novel ‘The Family Tree’, we learn how much of the themes of the book are woven into issues and experiences that are at the heart of Sairish

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