‘Decolonising the university’ in Germany: Debates and challenges

American and British universities in particular have been rocked by a wave of student-driven contestation focused on the content of curricula, on the predominance of white (and frequently male) authors and faculty, as well as on institutions’ enmenshment in colonial exploitation and racialised hierarchies. Students...

Boris Johnson’s anti-Muslim sentiments highlighted as he wins Prime Minister leadership contest in the UK

The conservative leadership contest in the UK for Prime Minister has come to an end, with Boris Johnson being elected Prime Minister. The contest has heavily featured discussion around Islamophobia, specifically centred around Johnson. In an article published during the lead up in the Huffington...

Anti-Islamic extremist Martin Sellner, linked to Christchurch shooter, permanently banned from entering the UK.

Martin Sellner, an anti-Islamic extremist, has been permanently excluded from entering the UK. Sellner is the Austrian leader of Generation Identity, an organisation which is being investigated in Austria over links to the Christchurch...

New project for Media Monitoring of Islamophobia releases first report: Most UK news...

The Centre for Media Monitoring (CfMM), a new Muslim Council of Britain project, has conducted a major study that has examined over 10,000 articles and clips referring to Muslims and Islam, coming to the...

During the middle of Ramadan: the French parliament hesitation about banning veiled mothers from...

On the 15th of May, the French Senate examined a proposal for a new law – named the Blanquer law, in reference to the minister of Education—anchored in a vast project of reforming the...

Artists withdraw from Bradford Literature Festival after Counter Extremism funding revealed

Six writers and activists pulled out of the Bradford literature festival, which took place 28th June - 7th July 2019, after it was revealed that it was funded in part by the UK Home...

French Senate agrees to ban veiled mothers from joining their kids on a school...

  On the 15th of May, the French Senate examined a proposal for a new law – named the Blanquer law, in reference to the minister of Education—anchored in a vast project of reforming the...

Responses and reflections as American Muslims are pulled into the Abortion debate

Accusations of Shariah The raging abortion debate has drawn in Muslims, in part because of the rhetoric used by those opposing the turn the country has taken in restricting abortion almost absolutely. In enacting...

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