Shakira Hussein

Plenary Speaker

Shakira Hussein is a writer and researcher based at the The University of Melbourne’s Asia Institute. An updated edition of her book *From Victims to Suspects: Muslim Women Since 9/11* was published by Yale University Press in 2019. Shakira is a regular contributor to *Crikey* and has published essays in *The Griffith Review*, *Meanjin*, and *The Best Australian Essays*. A recent opnion piece in *Crikey* makes for thoughtful reading: “The media needs to prioritise writing by those with skin in the game.”