Islamaphobia, Islam and Education – BERA SIG Conference 4th March 2010

The British Educational Research Association’s conference, “Islamaphobia, Islam and Education” conference is taking place at the University of East London on the 4th March 2010. The flyer for the event can be downloaded here. As well as my own paper which will be entitled, “Islamophobia in an educational context” other papers will be presented by… Read More Islamaphobia, Islam and Education – BERA SIG Conference 4th March 2010

Interview for Publico newspaper (Portugal): Discriminação contra muçulmanos está a aumentar na Europa

Following an interview with the Portugese journalist Alexandra Lucas Coelho last Friday, my comments have been published as part of an article in the national Portugese newspaper, Publico: “Discriminação contra muçulmanos está a aumentar na Europa”. To read the article – in Portugese – click here. A ‘Google’ translation is pasted below. Warning, it’s not… Read More Interview for Publico newspaper (Portugal): Discriminação contra muçulmanos está a aumentar na Europa

Event: ‘Europe & Islam: Whose Identity Crisis?’

As part of the British Council’s ‘Our Shared Europe’ project, I have been invited to participate in a debate at the European Parliament on the 19th November 2009 entitled, ‘Europe & Islam: whose identity crisis?’. If anybody would like to attend the debate, then please contact osedebate@britishcouncil.be before the 11th November. Full details of the… Read More Event: ‘Europe & Islam: Whose Identity Crisis?’

Islamophobia Redux: the ‘first’ decade

Following on from my announcement that I’m currently putting together a historiography of contemporary Islamophobia, I’m re-posting a think-piece that I wrote in October 2007 to mark the tenth anniversary of the publication of the Runnymede Trust/ Commission on British Muslims & Islamophobia report, “Islamophobia: a challenge for us all”. “The ‘first’ decade of Islamophobia”… Read More Islamophobia Redux: the ‘first’ decade