Yasmin Alibhai-Brown at Beyond Borders
- 24 Aug 2015
- 12:00 -12:50
- Traiquar House, Peeblesshire
Join Bonnie Greer with journalist Ramita Navai as she lifts the veil on contemporary urban life in Iran in her explosive new book Tehran: City of Lies, and author and columnist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown - ahead of the publication of her newest book Refusing the Veil as she examines the reasons why Muslim women in the West are in danger of retreating back behind the veil.
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is a Ugandan-born British journalist and author, who describes herself as a 'leftie liberal, anti-racist, feminist, Muslim, part-Pakistani, and... a very responsible person'. Currently a regular columnist for The Independentand the London Eveninig Standard, she is a well-known commentator on issues relating to immigration, diversity and multiculturalism.
Getting there Traquair House, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire EH44 6PW
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