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The Mystery of the Qur’an Sold for £7 million

By |2021-09-16T12:14:54+02:00Jun 18th, 2021|Categories: All Topics, Articles, Articles Featured, Articles Latest, Expressions|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On 25 June 2020, Christie’s auction house in London made history. In their first in-person auction following the first set of pandemic lockdowns, they sold a Qur’an for £7 million - the highest price ever

The Right Age for Marriage?

By |2021-03-19T16:35:02+02:00Mar 19th, 2021|Categories: All Topics, Articles, Articles Featured, Articles Latest, Expressions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I recently started following pages on Instagram relating to South Asian heritage and saw this caption posted by @southasianqueens: “I feel like marriage conversations and pressures often start much before the age of 24. I

Exploitation Disguised as Empowerment: A Review of ‘Little Birds’

By |2020-12-17T13:53:48+02:00Dec 17th, 2020|Categories: All Topics, Expressions, Reviews, Reviews Featured, Reviews Latest|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Set in the ‘international zone’ of Tangier in the mid 1950s, prior to Moroccan independence, Sky Atlantic’s Little Birds seemed like the perfect escape to wind down the year. The show takes its title and

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

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