A Voice from Egypt with Dina Hassan

Episode 16,   Nov 19, 2020, 06:00 AM

Dina Hassan lives in Egypt and works as a clinical forensic psychoanalyst.   In a wide ranging conversation, Dina shares her experience of life in Egypt and her time spent studying in Ireland.  Dina is 30 years old and a few years ago chose to wear a veil and she shares her experience of how this played out with her peers and challenges our perceptions of what it means to wear a veil.  Dina discusses her love of psychoanalysis and how it sits culturally in Egypt.  She identifies as half Egyptian and half Scottish, who is passionate about her country and the food of the country.  Enjoy the listen