Anna Piela publishes article on London School of Economics Religion and Global Society blog

In response to Boris Johnson’s comments about Muslim women’s attire, WGSS Visiting Scholar Anna Piela published an article on the LSE blog entitled “Wearing the Niqab in the UK: What is British Culture, Anyway?” The piece emphasizes how the media ignores the narratives of niqab-wearers in public debates about face coverings and tries to center them; it also reexamines British identity within a history of colonialism and Islamophobia. Read the full article here!

Published On: September 25, 2018 |
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