News & Events

CERS PGR Izram Chaudry has written two pieces –  an article and a blog relating to Islamophobia Awareness Month. You can read his pieces here: 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...

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

Professor Ipek Demir is a member of the Decolonising Steering Group of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The Steering Group is preparing a Decolonising Toolkit which will be used in midwifery education and practice in the UK.

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.