JOURNAL: Islamophobia and the Problematization of Mosques: A Critical Exploration of Hate Crimes and the Symbolic Function of “Old” and “New” Mosques in the United Kingdom – Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Really pleased to announce – and share – details about my new publication in the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs. First published in 1979, the Journal is an established and highly respected and widely acclaimed academic and scholarly publication that is known for providing accurate, reliable and objective information on Muslim minority communities worldwide and so… Read More JOURNAL: Islamophobia and the Problematization of Mosques: A Critical Exploration of Hate Crimes and the Symbolic Function of “Old” and “New” Mosques in the United Kingdom – Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

COMMENT: Britain must address the pervasive ‘white noise’ against Muslims – The Conversation

Here’s a piece I wrote for the always excellent The Conversation. Titled, “Britain must address the pervasive ‘white noise’ against Muslims” the piece was written in the immediate aftermath of the attack on the Finsbury Park Mosque. You can read the piece in full by clicking here. The first few paragraphs are reproduced below. Britain… Read More COMMENT: Britain must address the pervasive ‘white noise’ against Muslims – The Conversation

ARTICLE: Afzal Amin and the long, sad tale of the Dudley ‘super mosque’ – The Conversation

Following the news from Dudley at the weekend, I was invited to contribute a piece to The Conversation that draws upon my research surrounding the Dudley ‘super-mosque’. To read the article in full, click here. Alternatively, the first few paragraphs are pasted below: Afzal Amin and the long, sad tale of the Dudley ‘super mosque’… Read More ARTICLE: Afzal Amin and the long, sad tale of the Dudley ‘super mosque’ – The Conversation

Article: “For their attackers, mosques are seen as places of ‘difference'”

Following on from the excitement of having published last week in the Huffington Post, I was as excited to then publish an article in the New Statesman. Entitled, “For their attackers, mosques are seen as places of ‘difference’” the article can be read by clicking here. But if you want to try before you buy (as… Read More Article: “For their attackers, mosques are seen as places of ‘difference'”

Feature: Lancashire Evening Post “Islamophobia: myth or reality?”

In preparation of my public lecture in Preston tomorrow – details available here – as part of Interfaith Week, the Lancashire Evening Post yesterday published a very good interview and feature about my research. This can be read by clicking here. Alternatively, you can read the article below which is reproduced from the Lancashire Evening… Read More Feature: Lancashire Evening Post “Islamophobia: myth or reality?”