On the Settee with Sham Murad
In The Front Room, the settee offers a place of sanctuary; a place where you can take a load off. On ours, you’ll discover conversations that will slot into your day like a catch up with an old friend, or your favourite song – something that makes you feel at home, open, yet vulnerable and connected through the stories we tell ourselves and one another.
On the Settee…Beyond Books edition with the stories and voices we read and hear
Who’s on the Settee today?
Baghdad born, Masters in Law graduate Sham Murad is the co-founder of A is for Activism. A bookclub that serves as a community hub for political education, solidarity, love, raising class consciousness and hosts mutual aid programs.
A is for Activism is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation that started as a book club and morphed into something greater than we had imagined. The group welcomes and supports all who are disenfranchised. It hopes to bring like-minded people together in order to work collectively towards bringing a stronger and more enlightened communi
Join Danni and Sham as we hear more about A is for Activism, its roots and the work it has been doing at grassroots community level both at home and abroad. Can writers and books be a force for collective change?
This conversation will be held in a Zoom webinar format. The session will be streamed live from On The Settee, or you can register below to take part in the Q&A via Zoom.