Breaking Musical Boundaries

Breaking Musical Boundaries introduces two ground-breaking Pakistani rap artists, both of whom showcase lyrics in Balochi and Urdu. Rappers Baloch Zombie and Eva B share their individual journeys into hip-hop and talk candidly about the obstacles they faced from within…

How do we talk about loss and grief?

In a world that is hurt and damaged, how do we begin to talk about death and the loss of a loved one? Where are the spaces for talking about grief? Join us for an intimate conversation about loss and grief…

Where are all the white voices?

The film Where are all the white voices? highlights the absurdities and dehumanisation inherent in contemporary discussions on race and representation by flipping the gaze, presenting a ‘diversity panel’ in a world where it is white people who are the…

Memory of Places

Writers explore places of their childhood and the impact that leaving those places behind had on their adult lives. This event is a conversation between people who have experienced various circumstances that created an attachment to a place. Memory of Places…

On a scale of one to Muslim, how Sufi are you?

In an age of increasing identity politics and Islamophobia, Sufism is often used to promote a ‘progressive’ version of Islam, particularly in the West. Although this can open up a space for cross-cultural dialogue, how does this popular ‘branding’ of…

Western Muslims in the Shadow of 9/11

  This event is part of our Bradford Literature Festival 2021 Digital Programme. Please click here to complete our short survey and let us know what you think. The 9/11 terrorist attacks targeting New York and Washington DC shook the…