About Shahidha


Shahidha Bari is a writer, academic and broadcaster.

She was educated at the universities of Cambridge, Cornell and London.

She is a Fellow of the Forum for Philosophy at the London School of Economics.

From September 2019, she'll be Professor of Fashion Cultures and Histories at the London College of Fashion (University of the Arts London).

You can hear her regularly on radio as one of the presenters of BBC Radio 3's Arts and Ideas programme, Free Thinking, and an occasional presenter of BBC Radio 4's Front Row.

And you'll find her writing in Aeon, The Financial Times, Frieze art magazine, The Guardian, The Observer, The Times Literary Supplement and others.