The Place of Islamophobia within Debates on Racism

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Date 29/02/2024 at 17.30 - 29/02/2024 at 19.00 Where Dining Room, Wolfson College - Note new venue
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This event is the second of three roundtables that Wolfson's REACH Research Hub will be organising over the academic year under the heading ‘Hierarchies of Racism?’ 

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Overview

Events within the series are planned one per term and will feature an amazing line-up of scholars who will explore the theme of racism from three different lenses: Antisemitism, Islamophobia and Antigypsyism.

 

Speakers

Professor Tariq Modood MBE is the founding Director of the University of Bristol's Research Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship. He has held over 40 grants and consultancies (UK, European and US), has over 35 (co-)authored and (co-)edited books and reports and over 250 articles or chapters in political philosophy, sociology and public policy.

Dr Aminul Hoque MBE is a lecturer in the Educational Studies Department at Goldsmiths College. Aminul's writing and work focuses on issues of multicultural Britain, identity, social justice, youth policy, religion, race relations and Islamic feminism. His book British Islamic Identity: Third Generation Bangladeshis from East London (2015) is an in-depth ethnographic study of young Bangladeshis from East London examining areas of cultural, linguistic, national, religious and gender identities.

Awa Farah is a PhD student at Churchill College. She obtained her MPhil from the University of Cambridge, Wolfson College and her MSc from the London School of Economics. Her research examines migration and mobility of Black Muslim diaspora groups in the UK. Outside of her academic work, Awa is also an award-winning filmmaker and founder of Siman Foundation, an NGO that democratises access to education.

 

Details

This event is open to all and free to attend - please book your place.

This event is organised by Wolfson's REACH Research Hub, an interdisciplinary meeting place for the promotion and facilitation of culturally diverse research.

 

Access

This event will take place in the Dining Room at Wolfson College. There is a lift and an accessible toilet.

For more details please view our AccessAble guide.

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