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50th Anniversary of the Ugandan Asian Expulsion
Latest podcast sessions from around the world
The Journey Onwards
Podcaster: Anand Dattani
In this episode, we discuss:
Writing her father's memoir
Understanding and 'appreciating' our previous generations' struggles (and vice versa?)
What it means to be a 'positive disruptor' (the topic of her Tedx talk)
Navigating an East Africa, Indian and Pakistani identity in a Catholic school
The key to becoming a better communicator within different communities
How to become free of who you think you're meant to be
1-on-1 With Noreen Nasim
Podcaster: Leo Adley
Amir Majothi had an ideal childhood in Uganda. That is, until dictator, Idi Amin decreed that all Ugandan Asians had 90 days to leave the country or risk death. Writer Noreen Nasim documents the frightening events of her father's escape from the violence and rule of a bloodthirsty despot. Join me as I discuss this beautifully crafted narrative that highlights the experiences of one man's escape from Amin's tyrannical rule of Uganda.
Podcaster: Dolar Vasani
Interviewees: Amir Majothi & Noreen Nasim
In this episode, Amir Majothi speaks about his carefree life in Uganda and how everything turned upside down for his family when he was 19 years old. In 2019, his daughter Noreen Nasim was inspired to write the story of her father after watching a BBC documentary. In 2021, Noreen published the book, Expelled from Uganda. This episode is about their respective journeys and is in both Gujarati and English.
Danum Library - Doncaster
Filmed by Oliver Reeve
Here's a quick trailer to Noreen's talk at Danum Library on chronicling family history. Noreen shares her enthusiasm for great writing and how she educated herself on the art of storytelling. As a professional Author, Tedx speaker and Lecturer, Noreen shares her tips and tricks in attempting creating writing projects.