Institute of Race Relations





Briefing Papers - Europe

Briefing Paper no. 10


Briefing Papers & Reports - UK

Racial violence and the Brexit state


Books, pamphlets & multimedia

Catching History on the Wing

News Service

Honouring Chris Searle: an afternoon in poetry

The unique contribution of teacher Chris Searle to education in London’s East End was celebrated at the launch of his autobiography, Isaac and I: a life in poetry, on 20 May. 

May 25, 2017

Calendar of racism and resistance (5 – 17 May 2017)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

May 18, 2017

Spanish fire-fighters who saved lives at sea must not be criminalised

As petitions are launched to stop the criminalisation of humanitarians, calls for the European Commission to intervene to change the law intensify.

May 18, 2017

Black, Brummie and British

IRR Chair, Colin Prescod, reviews a collection of poetry, Beginning With Your Last Breath, by Roy McFarlane. 

May 18, 2017

Who will defend the space to protest?

An insightful TNI discussion paper is a must read for anti-racist and social justice campaigners.

May 18, 2017

Upcoming Events

13 Dead, Nothing Said

Vron Ware’s photographs documenting the Black People’s Day of Action (1981) bearing witness to an important moment of resistance in post-war Britain.

May 27, 2017

Decolonise Fest

A three-day London DIY punk festival collectively organised by and for people of colour, with music, art & workshops

June 2, 2017