TALK: Perceptions of the ‘Problem’ of Muslim Integration in the UK, British-Hispanic Foundation, 6 November 2018.
TALK: Voices of Victims, Birmingham City Council, 19 October 2018.
TALK: Understanding the Landscape of Hate Crime in the United Kingdom, University of Jena, 20 September 2018.
RADIO: talkRadio – Responding to Boris Johnson’s Comments About Veiled Muslim Women, 6 August 2018.
RADIO: BBC 5 Live – Interview on Tommy Robinson & Normalising the Far-Right, 1 August 2018.
RADIO: BBC Radio 4 Sunday – Interview Discussing Religiously Motivated Hate, 24 June 2018.
TALK: Prevent in Birmingham – Can it Be Constructive? University of Birmingham, 11 July 2018.
TALK: Resisting the Islamic Takeover – Invasion and Islamification Narratives of the Far-Right, University of Birmingham 15 May 2018.
TALK: Hate Hurts – Birmingham City Council, 8 February 2018.
TALK: Defeating Islamophobia – University of Oxford, 26th January 2018
TALK: Belonging, Brexit & Birmingham: How The Referendum Impacted Secondary Migration Somali Families, 10 January 2018.
TALK: Open in order to…engage communities and build constituencies of goodwill: Open Access Week at the University of Birmingham, 25th October 2017
TALK: What next, where next? Post-Brexit fears among secondary migrant Somali Muslims in Birmingham: University of Birmingham’s Research Conference, 26th September 2017
TALK: Establishing a Presence on Social Media: University of Birmingham’s Research Conference, 26th September 2017
RADIO: Appearance on BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Drive’: who and what are National Action following the arrest of serving members of the British Army, 5th September 2017
RADIO: Edited appearance on BBC Radio 4’s ‘The World at One’: Islamophobia in the wake of the attack on the Finsbury Park Mosque, 19th June 2017
RADIO: Appearance on BBC Radio Kent’s James Whale Show: Islamophobia and British values in the Aftermath of the Manchester Terror Attacks, 27th May 2017
RADIO: Appearance on BBC Radio Scotland’s Good Morning Scotland Weekend Edition: Radicalisation and Extremism in the Aftermath of the Manchester Attacks, 27th May 2017
RADIO: Appearance on BBC Radio Kent’s Julia George Mid-Morning Show: Islamophobia in the Aftermath of the Manchester Attacks, 25th May 2017
TALK: What next, where next? Post-Brexit fears among secondary migrant Somali Muslims: University of Southampton, 31 March 2017
RWAP | Dr. Chris Allen on not treating Islamophobia as extremism
Untangling Hate from Extremism, Finsbury Park Mosque – November 2017
World Denver Debate on Violent Extremism, Denver CO, July 2017
Citizens UK and the College of Social Sciences, University of Birmingham: impactful civic engagement, February 2017
Birmingham’s Muslims Conference – Community in Context, 21st October 2016
Birmingham’s Muslims Conference – Welcome, 21st October 2016
Home Affairs Select Committee, Hate Crime and its Violent Consequences, 13th December 2016
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BBC Midlands Today: Aftermath of Brussels Terror Attack, 23rd March 2016
The Profit of Islam: independent short film from Great George Productions, 2nd July 2015
BBC Midlands Today interview: New Counter-Terror Measures Announced by the Conservative Government, 13th May 2015
The Guardian & University of Birmingham: You Talk, They Listen Debate on Immigration 27th April 2015
University of Birmingham: General Election 2015 Shorts – The Muslim Vote, April 2015
Equality & Human Rights Commission (Wales) and Cardiff University Annual Public Human Rights Lecture, 3rd March 2015 (version 1)
Equality & Human Rights Commission (Wales) and Cardiff University Annual Public Human Rights Lecture, 3rd March 2015 (version 2)
Islamicate & University of Sheffield, “Tackling Islamophobia – Do we Need a Re-Think?”, 28th November 2014
University of Birmingham: Policy, Politics & Economics Undergraduate Programme, 2014
Al-Jazeera, The Stream: Muslim Prisoners, 5th November 2013
University of Birmingham: IRIS Faith and the Role of Faith in Society, 15th October 2013
BBC News Interview: Tommy Robinson Quits the EDL, 8th October 2013
Higher Education Academy: Changing the Learning Landscape Workshop, 18th June 2013
University of Birmingham: Birmingham Heroes Campaign (Teaching & Learning), 26th November 2012
Mac Birmingham & University of Birmingham: Brum Dine With Me, 28th September 2012
University of Birmingham: Social Policy Question Time Event, September 2012
University of Birmingham: Birmingham Heroes Campaign (research), 5th July 2012
Islamophobia – a Problem and Challenge for Today’s Europe, 3rd May 2012 (Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven)
BBC1’s The Big Questions, 15th May 2011
Who’s Afraid of Islamophobia? (Part 1) 24th February 2011 (University of Lancaster)
Who’s Afraid of Islamophobia? (Part 2) 24th February 2011 (University of Lancaster)
Speaking in God’s Name: Islamophobia and Muslim Women, 4th June 2011 (Greater London Assembly Building, London)
Europe and Islam: Whose Identity Crisis? November 2009 (European Parliament, Brussels)
Europe & Islam: Whose Identity Crisis? Part 1, November 2009 (European Parliament, Brussels)
Europe & Islam: Whose Identity Crisis? Part 2, November 2009 (European Parliament, Brussels)
Oral Evidence to the Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life: Public Hearing in Birmingham, 23 April 2016
Appearance on BBC Radio Kent’s Julia George Mid-Morning Show: Tackling Islamophobia, 24 March 2016
Appearance on BBC Radio WM’s Adrian Goldberg’s Breakfast Show: The Aftermath of the Brussels Attacks, 23rd March 2016
Appearance on Talk Radio’s Julia Hartley-Brewer’s Mid-Morning Phone-In: The Brussels Attacks, 23rd March 2016
Appearance on Ulster 105.8 FM’s Frank Mitchell’s Phone-In: The Brussels Attacks, 23rd March 2016
Appearance on BBC Radio Ulster’s Drive Show: The Legacy of 7/7 Ten Years On, 6th July 2015
Appearance on BBC Radio WM’s “Michelle Dawes Sunday Morning Show”: young British Muslims going to Syria and Iraq, 12th April 2015
Appearance on BBC Radio 4’s “The World Tonight”: Charlie Hebdo attack, 7th January 2015
Talk: Islamophobia Awareness Week 2014 – University of Birmingham Student Islamic Society, 24th November 2014
Appearance on BBC Radio WM: discussing my resignation from Government’s Anti Muslim Hatred Working Group, 31st October 2014
Appearance on Voice of Russia: debating Theresa May’s proposed counter-extremism measures, 7th October 2014
Appearance on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Tony Livesey Lunchtime Show: responding to the new counter-extremism powers announced by Theresa May at the Conservative Party conference, 29th September 2014
Appearance on BBC Radio WM’s Paul Franks Drive Show: British Muslims’ condemn Islamic State via a letter to the Independent, 18th September 2014
Talk: “Islamophobia – why it matters to Birmingham”, Think Corner, Birmingham 11th September 2014
Appearance on BBC Radio WM’s Breakfast Show: the shadow of Trojan Horse as Birmingham’s schools return for a new years, 1st September 2014
Paper: “Islamophobia in the British Policy Spaces retrospect and prospect”, Beyond Islamophobia conference at SOAS, University of London, 8th June 2014
Appearance on BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Question Time Extra Time’ programme: extremism in Birmingham schools and the Operation Trojan Horse allegations, 5th June 2014
Soundbite comment on Heart FM & Capital news: responding to the Operation Trojan Horse allegations, Birmingham, 4th June 2014
Appearance on BBC Radio WM’s Sunday Morning Early Breakfast Show: the impact of hate crimes following the arson attack on Ulfah Arts, Birmingham, 25th May 2014
Appearance on Gary Hickson’s Show, BBC Radio Lancashire: the reality of Islamophobia and my forthcoming lecture in Blackburn, 1st May 2014
Appearance on Pete Morgan’s Breakfast Show, BBC Radio WM: Operation Trojan Horse, Salafis & Tony Blair’s comments about global extremism, 24th April 2014
Keynote speech from the launch of the ‘Maybe We Are Hated’ report at the Houses of Parliament, 20th November 2013
POLSIS Podcast #3: The EDL, Tommy Robinson and the British Far-Right, 16th October 2013
Oral evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia, 16th October 2013
Interview on Radio WM following the resignation of Tommy Robinson from the English Defence League, 8th October 2013
What it Means to be Safe, Ideas Lab at the University of Birmingham, 14th August 2013
Oral evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophbia, 16th July 2013
Ideas Lab Predictor Podcast (Episode 31) – 9/11 Ten Years On: where are we now?
Ideas Lab Predictor Podcast (Episode 10) – Understanding Islamophobia