The Hyphenated interview: Dr Shabna Begum on the changing face of Brick Lane

The author fears gentrification of the east London neighbourhood threatens its heritage as a welcoming home for migrant groups

Photo courtesy of Shabna Begum, Hyphenated Podcast Interview
Photo courtesy of Shabna Begum

Hyphenated host Reya El-Salahi talks to Dr Shabna Begum about her book From Sylhet to Spitalfields – a history of the Bangladeshi squatters movement in Tower Hamlets – her work at the Runnymede Trust, and hears her tips for the best food in Banglatown.

This interview appeared in Episode 16 of our weekly podcast, Hyphenated

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