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Dr Roxana  Barbulescu was interviewed by the BBC World Service on the impact of the war in Ukraine for seasonal migrant workers in Europe.  Her segment starts at min 4, 20 https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3ct3123

CERS member Dr Jose Pina-Sánchez (School of Law, Leeds) will lead an ESRC grant as PI, exploring ‘Disproportionality: Exploring the Nature of Ethnic Disparities in Sentencing through Causal Inference’. For more info on his and other CERS projectes, please see here.

This exhibition shows the role of migrant workers during summer on a UK strawberry farm. The story is based on interviews with workers and on photos they shared during the Feeding the Nation research project, an ESRC project led by CER member Dr Roxana Barbulescu.

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