Tag: Foundation for Ethnic Understanding

Ernest Mach Gymnasium – Hurth, Germany

Introduction It was wonderful to be hosted by Ernest Mach Gymnasium in Hurth. School of my German host, Frau Thekla Von Dubois. The largest group I ever had in one hall – 370 students and a dozen of English teachers. I was warmly welcomed and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. Students Input Two students retold my story…




Launching the Chinese Holy Woman at the Manchester Museum

  I was hosted by the Confucius Institute, University of Manchester by Karen Wang and Tabea in the Manchester Museum, Kanaris Theatre. With my Chinese readers reading extracts from my Chinese The Holy Woman. Reading from my novel “Typhoon” and talked about my Chinese tour. The process of getting my book published, the cover and…




Spreading Messages of Peace at the Kerala Literature Festival 2017

  Qaisra Shahraz took part in Kerala Literature festival. As a writer using her work to cultural bridge building & peace activist she assidously promoted messages of peace & harmony, using Faith Network 4 Manchester (FN4M) & Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) banner with its logo, ‘Spread Hummus Not Hate.’ Throughout her literary session entitled “My…




Kerala Literature Festival, Calicut, India – 2017

    I was delighted to take part in Kerala Literature festival. I had a wonderful time! My hosts were terrific, I loved meeting international writers  as well as the local Malaylis and those from around India. I was warmly welcomed, looked after and honored including taking part in the inauguration and lighting of one…




Our Universities Twinning Event #Spread Hummus Not Hate at St Peter’s House

Promoting Peace and Spreading Hummus across Manchester! After months of planning on 3rd of December we were delighted to host our Manchester University Students & Community event for the season of twinning at St Peter Chaplaincy. Students and staff from the University of Manchester and the Manchester Metropolitan University alongside members of different faith communities took part in…





BRUSSELS: SIGHTSEEING

Today I was out sightseeing with my Muslim and Jewish friends. Later, I had a wonderful dinner with Samia and  Walter Ruby. American-Jewish, Walter is an eminent man in Brussels, and is Director of the Muslim-Jewish program for Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU). I learnt about global interfaith work, including within Paris and America, and we discussed the ‘twinning’ projects with…