The following essay was an auto-ethnographic assignment to my MRes anthropology module Migration, Borders and Space: Decolonial Approaches. Looking at recent case studies such as Shamima Begum and Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe as well as my experience with Iranian refugees, what does it mean to be multicultural?
The trauma of multiple nationalities
Nationality-wise I can make claim to 3 countries, but I'm not sure my heart belongs to any of them.
WHY is nobody talking about Iran???
My parents are currently in Iran, and stopped replying a few days ago. Last night, an Iranian comedian I follow on youtube uploaded a video. He apologised for not uploading a funny vlog because of the news in Iran. What news in Iran, I thought? On Friday the government announced a 300% price hike in... Continue Reading →