Leila Essa

Leila Essa is a PhD candidate at King's College London studying national partition and post national narratives. She holds an MPhil in European Literature and Culture from Cambridge University. She blogs at @NotGonnaLei and tweets @LeilaEssaI.

Solidarity Actually: A Post-Referendum Reality Check

  When agreeing to write something about solidarity and the referendum a day before the whole thing actually took place, I envisioned a more or less fluffy piece proclaiming that all our little acts of EU love had not been for nothing: after all the British had voted Remain. I had this sentence in my head about how I’d want to hug the whole world after reading the good news, […]