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What does national identity mean in an era of multiracial culture? Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is one of Britain’s most important commentators on multiculturalism: in Exotic England she describes ‘a curious nation’ that has developed thanks to its long history of immigration. Bidisha is a writer and human rights journalist whose book Asylum and Exile depicts the bravery of people who have left everything behind to seek sanctuary on this island.

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. Yasmin will read from and talk about her recently published book, Refusing the Veil.

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