Institute of Race Relations
The Institute of Race Relations is at the cutting edge of the research and analysis that inform the struggle for racial justice in Britain, Europe and internationally.
This week, we publish a briefing paper on the future of human rights in Britain, written by the IRR’s vice-chair, Frances Webber.
As the twentieth anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence approaches, the IRR examines racial violence since his death in 1993.
Can European security services and law enforcement agencies be entrusted with policing the far Right?
Apr 4 2013
In the April 2013 issue of Race & Class leading UK thinkers, in a special section on Cuts, crime and racialisation, examine how neoliberalism, at a time of austerity, changes the very nature of racism and criminal justice.
Feb 14 2013
The IRR publishes a report today on how racial violence is shaping the UK.
Jan 15 2013
Kevin Searle’s ‘“Mixing of the unmixables”: the 1949 Causeway Green “riots” in Birmingham’ examines a hitherto unknown landmark in British race relations which throws into question standard accounts of postwar immigration.
Sep 27 2012
In the latest issue of Race & Class, Arun Kundnani analyses the concept of Muslim radicalisation now central in the counter-terrorism industry while Ashley Lavelle charts Eldridge Cleaver’s journey from radical ‘Soul on Ice’ to renegade ‘Soul for Hire’.
Jul 30 2012
Research published today by the Institute of Race Relations shows that recently arrived migrant workers are vulnerable to exploitation and xenophobic attacks.
Jun 22 2012
In the latest issue of Race & Class, the lead article ‘Four days in August: the UK riots’ examines reports and inquiries conducted in the aftermath of last summer’s disturbances.
Jun 12 2012
A shocking new report documents patterns of far-right violence across Europe.
Race & Class
Briefing Papers - Europe
Briefing Papers & Reports - UK
Books, pamphlets & multimedia
EU countries are accused of leaving asylum seekers from the Russian Federation vulnerable to the repressive reach of the Russian state.
May 16, 2013
On Monday 13 May 2013, the inquest into the death of Jimmy Mubenga begins.
May 9, 2013
A member of the Swedish anti-racist magazine MANA reflects on the challenges posed by Operation REVA.
May 9, 2013
This year, two men have died following their detention in immigration removal centres near Heathrow, and another two people have died in hospital shortly after release from detention in 2012 and 2011.
May 2, 2013
An overview of racially motivated attacks perpetrated by members of the far-right and convictions over the last few months.
May 2, 2013