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Dr Abel Ugba (CERS) has been appointed as the Leeds partner and mentor of Dr Matthew Michael (University of Nasarawa, Nigeria) under the Africa-focused fellowship scheme launched this year by the Leeds University Centre of African Studies (LUCAS) and Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute (LAHRI). The theme of their...

Johanna Loock (CERS PGR) has written a blog post entitled ‘ An Alliance of Nationalism and Feminism: The Case of the Swiss Burqa Ban’ for the ReOrient blog https://www.criticalmuslimstudies.co.uk/an-alliance-of-nationalism-and-feminism/  It was re-published on the Northern blog .          

CERS member Professor Adrian Favell, CERS PhD students Tesfalem Yemane and Kheira Arouche take part in a conversation on ‘integration’ along with PhD students Hyab Yohannes (School of Education, University of Glasgow) and Souad Boumechaal (School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds). For more info and to watch...

Ipek Demir gave an invited talk and led the session on Decolonising Global Health Education at the final closing session of the University of Maryland’s (Baltimore) Global Health Summit 2021.

CERS PhD student Tesfalem Yemane and Hyab Yohannes have written a blog entitled ‘From structural vulnerability to resilience: A reflexive essay on refugee-led responses to COVID-19’ for the Racial Justice Network. You can read their piece here.

In his latest post for the School of Sociology & Social Policy's Northern Notes blog, Dr Paul Bagguley explores the acronym 'BAME' and how it is used in UK media and institutions.

A new blog post by postgraduate student Johanna Loocke responds to the discussions held CERS' ‘Decolonising Human Rights’ event, co-organised with Leeds Human Rights Journal.