We’re three months into 2019! I thought this would have been enough time for me to reflect on the books I read back in 2018. I have explored many topics from anti-capitalism, environmental justice, career humanitarianism amongst many others. These are some of the books that some I have borrowed and later personally bought myself a copy – because they are so good and I know I will need to refer to them in the future! I’ve kept the list clean because I hate long lists!
3 years ago, I travelled to Bosnia by myself.
I took an 8 hour bus ride from Kotor, travelling through the North of Montenegro and the mountains of Eastern Europe to get to Sarajevo. As we got to Bosnia, the linguistic landscape of my surroundings changed. It became multilingual – yet, all these languages looked similar..
Ratu Safiatuddin Tajul Alam, Ratu Nurul Alam Naqiatuddin Syah, Ratu Inayat Zaqiatuddin Syah, Ratu Kamalat Syah.
These were the names of the Aceh’s four queens who ruled for almost 60 years.
In 1947, the Jawi script was very much alive and thriving in the Malay community Continue reading “Jawi in Braille”