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Irna Qureshi

My Journey On The Grand Trunk Road

Irna QureshiIrna is an anthropologist, writer and oral historian specialising in British Asian heritage.

She has collaborated on several exhibitions and books on this theme, including Coming of Age: 21 Years of Mela in the UK and The Grand Trunk Road: From Delhi to the Khyber Pass.

She has also written about the public perception of Muslim actresses working in the Pakistani film industry. Irna writes a blog about growing up in 1980s Bradford against the backdrop of classic Indian films.

At TEDxBradford, Irna recalls her journey along the Grand Trunk Road, interviewing the subjects for her remarkable book…

You can find Irna’s slides here.