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The second edition of Professor S. Sayyid’s book Recalling the Caliphate: Decolonization and World Order is now out. Description As late as the last quarter of the twentieth century, there were expectations that Islam’s political and cultural influence would dissipate as the advance of westernization brought modernisation and secularisation in...

On the 20th anniversary of Wimmer and Glick Schiller’s influential article on methodological nationalism, a series of blogs were commissioned by the NCCR, University of Neuchatel. Demir’s blog is entitled Migration and Methodological Amnesia https://nccr-onthemove.ch/blog/migration-and-methodological-amnesia/

CERS PGR Ayesha Siddika has co-authored an article with Md. Didarul Islam entitled ‘Implications of the Rohingya Relocation from Cox’s Bazar to Bhasan Char, Bangladesh’ in International Migration Review. Read the article here.

The first CERS work-in-progress seminar is taking place on 15 June 2022. CERS PGR students who presented their work: Shaheen Kattiparambil:  ‘The Racialization of the Muslim Subject in India’ Amina Boukheloua: ‘Context Change and Religiosity of Arab Muslim Women’ Nazli Muge Onder ‘The boundaries of Armenian ethnic and diasporic identities:...

On 9 June 2022, Prof S. Sayyid and Baroness Sayeeda Warsi will speak at the book launch and signing of Peter Oborne’s book The fate of Abraham: Why the West is Wrong about Islam. For more information and how to register, please see: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/book-launch-the-fate-of-abraham-tickets-346170745017

Tesfalem Yemane, CERS PGR student, has organised a panel on  ‘decolonising epistemological and methodological perspectives in migration studies: Language, translation and transcription’. Date and time: 9 May 2022 (2-4pm UK time). Please register here if you would like to attend.    

CERS  is delighted to announce that the Critical Muslim Studies conference will take place on 23-25 September 2022. It will be an in-person event held at the University of Leeds and led by Professor S Sayyid (CERS). The conference theme of ‘ReOrienting the post-Western’ will be an opportunity to explore...

We are delighted to welcome Johanna Loock and Claudia Radiven, University of Leeds, to deliver the School Research Seminar. This seminar includes two papers which speak to the theme ‘Discourses of Citizenship: Islamophobia, Integration, and Belonging’. Paper 1: Reconstructing German Citizenship (Johanna Loock, University of Leeds) Abstract: In this presentation,...