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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.

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Oct 22 2015

Prevent duty ‘heavy-handed and discriminatory’

In the week that the government announced new counter-extremism measures, the IRR publishes contributions from its seminar on 'Securitisation, Schools and Preventing Extremism', held at Garden Court Chambers on 7 October, where participants considered the consequences of a new statutory duty on public bodies to prevent non-violent extremism and whether it breached the Equality Act.

Publications

34

Briefing Papers - Europe

Briefing Paper no. 10

19

Briefing Papers & Reports - UK

Entitlement and belonging

32

Books, pamphlets & multimedia

Catching History on the Wing

News Service

Calendar of racism and resistance (8 – 21 April 2016)

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

April 21, 2016

Anti-Semitism – thought or deed?

Significantly, but without much fanfare, an expanded definition of anti-Semitism entered the UK’s policy arena this April. 

April 21, 2016

The deradicalisation of education

Below we reproduce an excerpt from an article in the April 2016 issue of Race & Class, 'The deradicalisation of education: terror, youth and the assault on learning'.

April 21, 2016

Calendar of racism and resistance (25 March – 7 April 2016)

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

April 7, 2016

The inversion of accountability

While the government increasingly treats human rights as optional and legal accountability for its actions as undesirable, it demands more and more accountability from citizens in the policing of migrants and 'extremists'. 

April 7, 2016

Upcoming Events

Internationalism and black agency in the African American radical Press (1918-1924)

A talk in the ‘Marxism in Culture’ seminar series.

April 29, 2016

Migrant Solidarity Network (North) launch

Launch event of of the new Migrant Solidarity Network (North) for groups working for refugee and migrant rights.

April 30, 2016