Articles by Sameer Rahim
Verso, £14.99 Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities was an unlikely academic bestseller that profoundly influenced a number of disciplines—from political science to comparative...
Sameer Rahim / April 18, 2016
The writers of the dramatisation take artistic license—but bring subtlety to the issue of race
Allen Lane, £20 A tapestry still hanging in Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire shows the start of England’s discovery of Islam. The Prophet Muhammad lies at the feet of a personification of Faith...
Sameer Rahim / March 15, 2016
A powerful film tells her story in all its complexity
Beware defining a person’s beliefs for them
An unhinged American threatens the planet's safety? Surely only in fiction...
Sameer Rahim / March 1, 2016
The award-winning author speaks to Sameer Rahim about his mental health struggle
The Man Booker shortlisted author says the boundaries of African nations are arbitrary
The answer from an expert panel was yes, no and maybe
Sameer Rahim / February 22, 2016
The boundaries of the religion are wider than is often thought