Dr Fatima Rajina (De Montfort University) will provide an analysis of Bangladeshi and Somali Muslims in the borough of Tower Hamlets.
Dr Fatima Rajina is a Legacy in Action Research Fellow based at the Stephen Lawrence Research Centre at De Montfort University. After completing her MA in Islamic Societies and Cultures at SOAS, she went on to do a PhD after successfully securing a Nohoudh Scholarship with the Centre of Islamic Studies, SOAS, University of London. Completing her PhD at SOAS, Fatima’s work looks at British Bangladeshi Muslims and their changing identifications and perceptions of dress and language. Her work specialises on issues around race, Islamophobia, British Muslims with a specific focus on the British Bangladeshi Muslim community.