Shakira Hussein — Writer and academic in multiculturalism

Shakira Hussein

Writer and academic in multiculturalism

Shakira Hussein is a writer and academic in multiculturalism and Muslim studies at the National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies, University of Melbourne.

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Hawking wasn’t bound to his wheelchair, he was empowered by it

March 16, 2018 9

Eulogies of Stephen Hawking miss the mark in understanding the pop icon and scientist's wheelchair.

The death of legendary Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir is a blow to human rights everywhere

February 13, 2018 1

The death of Jahangir, who was a champion of women and human rights, drew calls to continue her work from across Pakistani's ideological spectrum.

How an Islamic fashion exhibition exposed the true Aussie spirit

January 31, 2018 20

Hijabi fashion is here to stay, but The Australian didn't get the memo writes Shakira Hussein.

Why I’m done fact-checking Islamophobes, racists and trolls

November 10, 2017 32

It's hard to come up with the perfect come-back when you're accosted by racists like Sam Dastyari was. But it's what happens next that is more important.