Through her novels and essays, Randa Abdel-Fattah examines issue of racism, multiculturalism and human rights in Australia. Together with activist and author Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Randa discusses what contemporary multiculturalism looks like in Australia today.
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Randa Abdel-Fattah (Australian)
Randa Abdel-Fattah is a prominent Palestinian Egyptian Muslim writer, former lawyer, anti-racism advocate and Islamophobia scholar. She is a postdoctoral research fellow at Macquarie University researching the generational impact of the war on terror on Muslim and non-Muslim youth. Randa’s books include Coming of Age in the War on Terror, Islamophobia and Everyday Multiculturalism. Randa is the multi-award-winning author of 11 novels published in over 20 countries, including multiple translations and stage productions in the US and Australia.