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Remembering Partition with New North South: Risham Syed

Risham Syed showcases her first solo exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery as her postcard-sized paintings trace the developing landscape of her hometown, Lahore, Pakistan

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Kamila Shamsie in conversation with Jeanette Winterson

‘Art is not going to be the thing that brings down borders and barriers… but Art may remind us of humanity.’

Photo: Waqas Khan at Manchester Art Gallery, courtesy the artist and Manchester Art Gallery. Photographer: Michael Pollard

Remembering Partition with New North South: Waqas Khan

Manchester Art Gallery invites you to experience detail up close

Photo: Aziz Ibrahim

Gig Preview: Upclose: Manchester Camerata & Aziz Ibrahim: Lahore to Longsight

A story of his father, torn between the cultures of his home Pakistan and inner-city Manchester

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In conversation with Qaisra Shahraz

Books Editor Yasmin Mannan talks to the author and University of Manchester alumnus Qaisra Shahraz about writing, injustice, feminism, radicalisation, Muslim-Jewish relations, freedom of speech, Prevent, and the struggle of identity

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Review: Revolt

Books Editor Yasmin Mannan reviews Qaisra Shahraz’s third and most recent novel Revolt, which is a triumphant exploration of everything that is it to be human


Red or Pink: Test Cricket faces a dilemma over ball colour

After England’s draw with Pakistan, James Haughton assesses whether it’s time for an introduction of a new ball for Cricket to be played during bad light

The absent Diversity Officer Saad Wahid, has pulled out of the running for Gen Sec, making it a four-horse race.  Photo: Manchester Students' Union

Exec officer stranded in Pakistan after passport blunder

– Diversity Officer has been gone for 5 weeks
– Saad Wahid expected to return to campaign for
General Secretary