Discover: Bollywood – Actresses in Hindi Cinema (E6)

In my YouTube series 'Discover: Bollywood’ I have explored many aspects of the Hindi film industry. This episode I will be discussing the role of women in film and how they strive to create a more equal and accepting society. I hope you like this one and learn a thing or two! Please share it, … Continue reading Discover: Bollywood – Actresses in Hindi Cinema (E6)

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The Social Network Revolution – #BringBackOurGirls

In an online setting “participation is addictive.” Online activism is fast making a name for itself thanks to the chance for fast mobilisation, mass involvement and scalable openness. Anyone who has access to the Internet has the opportunity to be part of the social network revolution. With over 3.2 billion users constantly connected to this … Continue reading The Social Network Revolution – #BringBackOurGirls

(Mis)understanding the Female Orient – A Visual Essay

Orientalism and thus orientalist ways of thought pervade everyday life, alter individual experiences and change how one positions themselves within the world. Edward Said’s concept describing Western privilege and Eastern subjugation proved effective in determining the struggle faced by Muslim women in Western diasporic communities. An analysis of Said’s work highlighted the way in which … Continue reading (Mis)understanding the Female Orient – A Visual Essay

Counter-Mapping: How to Pave the Way for Social Justice

For centuries maps have been used on a global scale to educate, inform and assist individuals and the wider community on issues of geography by embodying cartographic imagery. But did you know that maps are not just utilised by individuals to get directions? “Maps make things happen” (Evans, 2015) and maps are an extremely powerful … Continue reading Counter-Mapping: How to Pave the Way for Social Justice