BRIEFING: Missing Muslims Report: Identifying the Priorities for Birmingham – Birmingham’s Muslims Project

Click here to view a short briefing paper my friend and colleague Özlem Ögtem-Young pulled together from discussions had during a workshop we facilitated here at the University of Birmingham a few weeks ago. Seeking to explore and subsequently identify the priorities for Birmingham’s Muslim communities in the social, political and public spaces that exist across… Read More BRIEFING: Missing Muslims Report: Identifying the Priorities for Birmingham – Birmingham’s Muslims Project

ARTICLE: Brexit, Birmingham and Belonging: Anxieties About ‘Home’ Among Secondary Migrant Somali Families – Sociological Review Blog

Here’s a link to a piece recently published by the Sociological Review that was co-written with my long-term friend and collaborator Özlem Young. Focusing on new research we undertook in Birmingham with Somali families in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit referendum, the full piece can be read by clicking here. The first few paragraphs are… Read More ARTICLE: Brexit, Birmingham and Belonging: Anxieties About ‘Home’ Among Secondary Migrant Somali Families – Sociological Review Blog

Comment: Birmingham Isn’t The ‘Hotbed’ Of Islamist Extremism It Was Claimed To Be – El Estudiante

To mark the one month anniversary of the Westminster attacks, I reflect on some of the claims made about Birmingham not least that it’s the ‘jihadi capital’. To read the original, click here. Birmingham Isn’t The ‘Hotbed’ Of Islamist Extremism It Was Claimed To Be It’s been a month since Khalid Masood drove his car… Read More Comment: Birmingham Isn’t The ‘Hotbed’ Of Islamist Extremism It Was Claimed To Be – El Estudiante

IN THE NEWS: Westminster Attacks – International Coverage

Following on from last week’s attacks in Westminster, just thought that I would share some links to the international coverage my research and/or thoughts attracted in the aftermath: France 2 Terrorisme : quelles sont les mesures prises par les Britanniques ces dernières années? 24 March 2017 La Stampa Caccia alla cellula di Birmingham. Raffica di… Read More IN THE NEWS: Westminster Attacks – International Coverage