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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...

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.

Ipek Demir (CERS) will give a lecture on ‘Amnesia, Racism & White Identity Politics’ at the Interdisciplinary Doctoral School on ‘Contemporary Forms of Racism and Discrimination’, University of Ghent, Belgium.

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...