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

COMMENT: Müslümanlar’ın Entegrasyonunda “Çözülmesi Gerekenler” – Perspektif

Here’s a link to my most recent contribution to the German-published, Turkish language periodical, Perspektif. This month’s contribution is titled “Müslümanlar’ın Entegrasyonunda ‘Çözülmesi Gerekenler’” which loosely translates as “Solving the Needs of Muslim Integration” and focuses on the findings from the Commission on Islam, Participation and Public Life that were published in the report, “Missing… Read More COMMENT: Müslümanlar’ın Entegrasyonunda “Çözülmesi Gerekenler” – Perspektif

COMMENT: Müslümanlar’ın Entegrasyonunda ‘Çözülmesi Gerekenler’ – Perspektif

As you may be aware, I now write regularly for the German-based Turkish language periodical Perspektif. When I do, I write about issues relating to Muslim communities or the religion of Islam in the British setting. This is a piece I recently had published titled, “Müslümanlar’ın Entegrasyonunda ‘Çözülmesi Gerekenler’” which (loosely) translates as “‘Solving’ the… Read More COMMENT: Müslümanlar’ın Entegrasyonunda ‘Çözülmesi Gerekenler’ – Perspektif

BRIEFING: Towards a Working Definition of Islamophobia

Following on from the publication of the report by the Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life – titled, “The Missing Muslims – Unlocking British Muslim Potential for the Benefit of All” – I have pulled together a briefing paper that responds specifically to recommendation number 9 (page 13) and the need for Government to… Read More BRIEFING: Towards a Working Definition of Islamophobia

Evidence: Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life – 22nd April 2016

With the Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life visiting Birmingham today and tomorrow, I’m making available the three pieces of written evidence that I submitted to it. The first focuses on key issues facing Muslim communities in Birmingham and can be downloaded here. The second, focuses on the impact Islamophobic attacks have on Muslim women… Read More Evidence: Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life – 22nd April 2016