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Japanese soft power: Manga
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Japanese soft power: Manga

Manga, the Japanese genre of cartoon and comic book, has long held a minority appeal to non-Asians but a new publication, “Mangasia: the definitive guide to Asian comic”, indicates a growing interest in the art form.   Sean Sheehan   Superficial judgements of manga fail to acknowledge its cultural importance […]

You get me?… The face of Muslims
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You get me?… The face of Muslims

The theme of identity is found in all the portraits at the exhibition titled “You get me?” by artist Mahtab Hussain. Open until the 1st of July, the exhibition features young Muslims who live in the UK, saying a lot without saying a single word.   Multiculturalism and diversity have […]