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Farzana Shain is an academic researcher at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has researched and written extensively about young people’s experiences of education in the context of broader social and political change. She is the author of The New Folk Devils: Muslim Boys and Education (Trentham Books: 2011), and The Schooling and Identity of Asian Girls (Trentham Books: 2003). She is currently working on a new book, Generation 9/11: British Muslim girls and education in England, which will be published by Policy Press in 2022.
Kirstie Henderson is a digital media filmmaker and motion visual artist who supports creativity and storytelling for wellbeing, growth and education. She works with people who want to explore through creative mixed media practices, to express themselves, build confidence and creative skills, share authentic stories, build community and connect with a wider audience to challenge stereotypes and change the narrative. Kirstie has worked primarily with arts and health organisations, and collaborating creative practitioners, who support community action for positive change in mental and physical health, exploring identity and encouraging connection and belonging.
Parvez Qadir is an award winning writer and director who is passionate about working with people from different walks of life, helping them to share their stories by providing them with a platform to be heard. I have directed and produced a range of creative projects from live theatre, film and animation with a range of diverse young people from all different types of backgrounds tackling themes around Child Criminal Exploitation, Mental health and identity.
Changing the Narrative
Film screening and Panel Discussion.
How can schools and colleges lead the way in challenging the inequalities that Muslim girls and women face?
Hosted by the Centre for Identities and Social Justice
Wednesday October 7th, 2020
Online Event. Watch here
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