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Internationally recognised journalist, author and broadcaster to give lecture at University

16 March 11


The University of Bradford's School of Lifelong Education and Development will host a thought provoking lecture by internationally recognised journalist, author and broadcaster, Sarfraz Manzoor, on Wednesday 30 March.

The lecture, 'Between Two Worlds', is part of the 'Faith and the City' programme, and has been developed by the University's School of Lifelong Education and Development in partnership with Bradford District Faiths Forum.

During the lecture Sarfraz Manzoor will be discussing the challenges he faced around identities, faith and relationships whilst growing up as a Muslim of Pakistani heritage in the South of England.

Sarfraz is the author of the acclaimed memoir 'Greetings from Bury Park' which is currently adapting into a screenplay. He writes for The Guardian, presents documentaries for Radio 4 and is a regular contributor to The Culture Show and The Review Show. He recently won the prestigious Jinnah Award for media and also won the Anne Lindh Award for journalism.

Dean of the School of Lifelong Education and Development at the University of Bradford, Nadira Mirza, said: "We are very excited to welcome internationalist renowned author and social commentator Sarfraz Manzoor. We are certain that his lecture will offer an interesting insight into his life experiences."

The lecture will take place at 6pm in the JSB Lecture Theatre, D Floor, Richmond Building on the University's City Campus.

16 March 11

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Out of office hours call 07879 437996. Alternatively, e-mail press@bradford.ac.uk or fax on (01274) 236280.