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Afua Hirsch – Brit(ish)

Afua Hirsch in conversation with Matthew Stadlen

72 mins watch time

Posted August 2021

Politics

Columnist, barrister, filmmaker, fashion entrepreneur: Afua Hirsh has excelled in many fields, but one theme unites her career – fighting against the injustice she finds in the world around her. She is best known for her ground-breaking book Brit(ish) – a bestselling, award-winning account of identity and belonging in modern Britain. Why, as a British citizen, born to British parents, raised, educated and socialised in Britain, is she constantly asked where she is ‘really’ from?