Nawel Zbidi, from Tunisia, is interested in literature in English by authors from ethnic minorities, particularly Arab-American literature and poetry. Her personal interests include listening to music, writing poetry and short stories, artistic creation and design, especially painting and decoration.
"AKU-ISMC offers a very interesting programme that sheds light on the significant features of Muslim identity and thought. The variety of the multidisciplinary courses that the MA presents will help to broaden my knowledge about Muslim cultures generally. The cheerful and welcoming atmosphere that AKU-ISMC provides its students with is very conducive to creativity and hard work."