Celebrating Halloween: victory not defeat

VICTORY IS COMING = HALLOWEEN

Tomorrow evening many young and old(er) will be donning costumes for Halloween – some will be ghosts, witches, zombies or the like; others will be Super Mario, a Ninja Turtle or even Miley Cyrus. When one actually looks around at the way the vast majority of people ‘celebrate’ Halloween it can hardly be denied that Halloween […]

Personal Narratives and their Potential for Dialogue: Stories told by young Muslim women

Personal Narratives and their Potential for Dialogue: Stories told by young Muslim women

Muslim women wear headscarves that make them visible in societies as being different. They are undervoiced or misvoiced and the stories told about them are usually fuelled by and also reinforce narratives of patriarchy, subjugation and difference.

In my research I aimed to give a voice to Muslim women […]