Confronting Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes in Britain
About The Event
Challenges and Opportunities
Part of the Islamophobia Awareness Month (iAM)
Date: November 29, 2017
Venue: Finsbury Park Mosque, 7-11 St Thomas’s Rd, London, UK
Supported by: University of Birmingham | University of Sussex | The Lokahi Foundation | Forward Thinking | Think Forum
In the wake of the London and Manchester attacks, hate crimes targeted at Muslims and their places of worship have soared. More recently, Dr Nasser Kurdy (a surgeon) was stabbed outside the Altrincham Islamic Centre in Greater Manchester; and the late Makram Ali, died and many more injured when a van ploughed into worshippers leaving late night prayers in Finsbury Park, London…
- Dr Chris Allen
Lecturer, Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology, University of Birmingham; author, Writings in Contemporary Islamophobia (Vol. 1, Mar 2017, Politics, Women & Social Issues), and Islamophobia (2010).
- Prof. Gwen Griffith-Dickson
Director, The Lokahi Foundation; Visiting Professor, King’s College London.
- Prof. S. Sayyid
Professor of Social Theory and Decolonial Thought, Head of School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds; Author, A Fundamental Fear (2015), and Thinking Through Islamophobia (2010).
- Dr Susann Wiedlitzka
Lecturer in Criminology; Research Fellow in hate crime, School of Law, Politics & Sociology, University of Sussex.
- Hugh Tomlinson Qc
Founding Member of Matrix Chambers; media and information law specialist; joint author of the leading practitioner texts on the law of human rights and on civil actions against the police.
- Dr Amina Easat-Daas
Counter-Islamophobia Kit’ Project Officer, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds. Co-author: European Islamophobia Report (2016, 2017).
- Jordan Morgan
UK Program Manager, Forward Thinking; formerly with the International Center for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence (ICSR).
- Dr Abdullah Faliq
Honorary Research Fellow, London Metropolitan University; Convenor, Think Forum
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Finsbury Park Mosque, 7-11 St Thomas's Rd