University News: Government Workshop with Baroness Warsi

Following on from participating in Baroness Warsi’s ‘Integration Roadshow’ in Birmingham last week, the University of Birmingham has covered the event in its news output. Pasted below is a copy of the article – if you prefer to read it on the University website, you can do so by clicking here. Government Workshop with Baroness Warsi… Read More University News: Government Workshop with Baroness Warsi

“Maybe We Are Hated” Mentioned on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

On Wednesday this week, BBC Radio 4’s “Woman’s Hour” programme made (the slightest) reference to the report I co-wrote in collaboration with Tell MAMA about the experience of Muslim women victims of Islamophobia. To listen to the programme – which focuses on British Muslim women and features both Sara Khan from Inspire and Salma Yaqoob… Read More “Maybe We Are Hated” Mentioned on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

Believing in the City: Islamophobia in Birmingham and the West Midlands

I had the pleasure today of presenting some of my research findings to students from the University of Birmingham’s Theology department as part of the ‘Believing in the City’ programme. Talking about Islamophobia, it was great to see them interested and engaged about the way in which Islamophobia manifests itself differently in the city of… Read More Believing in the City: Islamophobia in Birmingham and the West Midlands

Article: “Giving a voice to the invisible Muslim women victims of Islamophobia” Public Spirit

I have today had a new article published on the fantastic Public Spirit website. Titled “Giving a voice to the invisible Muslim women victims of Islamophobia”, the article focuses on the research undertaken into the experience of visible Muslim women victims of Islamophobia last year and is part of Public Spirit’s ‘Muslims Women in Britain’… Read More Article: “Giving a voice to the invisible Muslim women victims of Islamophobia” Public Spirit

Article: Acknowledging Birmingham’s Multicultural Music Heritage

Reproduced below is a short article I wrote for a Black History Month blog being hosted at the University of Birmingham. To read the article from the blog, click here. Alternatively, read on: Acknowledging Birmingham’s Multicultural Music Heritage The summer of 1976 is remembered primarily for it having been one of the hottest summers in… Read More Article: Acknowledging Birmingham’s Multicultural Music Heritage