Framing ‘Afghani Women’: Gender, Power & Mobility in the Kabul Airlift

This is a reflection on the Afghanistan airlift in August 2021 following the fall of Kabul to the Taliban. This piece was originally written in November 2021 for my postgraduate course Migration, Space and Identities at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), where I am studying as part of my Marshall Fellowship.

Walking to Pakistan

This is a reflection on my experiences witnessing the Wagah border closing ceremony in June 2017 and walking across the Pakistan – Indian border in June 2019. This piece was originally written in October 2021 for my postgraduate course Borders and Development at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), where I am studying as part of my Marshall Fellowship.

Visiting Bethlehem and Mount Nebo

Bethlehem, the birth place of Jesus, is one of the most important religions sites in the world. And although I myself am not religious, I very much enjoyed spending a day here. So if you are planning a trip to Palestine or Israel, consider visiting Bethlehem during your travels! It’s an easy day (or even … Read moreVisiting Bethlehem and Mount Nebo