News & Events

‘PROBLEM-SOLVING SOCIAL THEORY: RETHINKING SOCIOLOGY, POSTCOLONIALISM, and PRAGMATISM‘ will be held at the University of Edinburgh, on Friday 5 May 2023. It is organised by Steve Kemp and Ipek Demir.   PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME:   Welcome: 9.30-10.00   Session 1: 10.00-11.15 Chair: Steve Kemp Sarah Irwin Gregor McLennan Desmond King Zenon...

Date: Wednesday 19th October 2022 Time: 13:00 to 14:15 (Online) Speaker: Alex Charnley and Michael Richmond Title: Fractured: Race, Class, Gender and the Hatred of Identity Politics Recording can be listened to HERE. Abstract: “Identity politics” has been a smear for decades. The right use it to lament the loss...

Title: Book discussion: The Muslim Problem: From the British Empire to Islamophobia See recording HERE Abstract: The Muslim Problem: From British Empire to Islamophobia (Palgrave MacMillan, 2022) provides an understanding for the increasing incidences and normalisation of Islamophobia. Ismail Patel develops the notion of Islamophobia not as a continuation of...

CERS PGR Izram Chaudry has written two pieces –  an article and a blog relating to Islamophobia Awareness Month. You can read his pieces here: https://communitypolicyforum.com/responding-to-islamophobia-in-the-academy/ Muslimness as a ‘Matter Out of Place’ | Critical Muslim Studies  

Dr Roxana Barbulescu has won new projects which follow up from her ESRC grant Feeding the Nation. Accommodation offset for seasonal migrant workers in low pay funder Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Low pay Commission, Principle Investigator (12,000) Migrant workers in agri-food: global perspectives and international best practices, PI, funder...

Call for Papers Critical Muslim Studies Online Colloquium II Submission Deadline: 31 October 2022 Starting date: TBC, November 2022 Surviving in modern academia requires collective work and effort. The Critical Muslim Studies Colloquium offers a collaborative/supportive space for conversations about challenging topics and questions. The Critical Muslim Studies Colloquium was...