Institute of Race Relations


About Us

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.




Briefing Papers - Europe

Briefing Paper no. 10


Briefing Papers & Reports - UK

Briefing Paper no. 9


Books, pamphlets & multimedia

Catching History on the Wing

News Service

Calendar of racism and resistance (8 – 21 May 2015)

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

May 21, 2015

Where the war on welfare and the war on migrants and refugees lead

The war on welfare has parallels with the war on migrants and refugees, both in terms of rhetoric and impact.

May 21, 2015

Race & Class radio: crime and punishment

The latest Race & Class radio is now online.

May 21, 2015

One Nation: but whose?

The first of a post-election three-part series on civil liberties in the UK examines the government's proposal to replace the Human Rights Act by a British Bill of Rights.

May 20, 2015

From Bedford to Baltimore, families demand justice

A solidarity vigil at the US Embassy last week made links between the policing of black communities in the US and UK.

May 11, 2015

Upcoming Events

School Exclusions: denying rights, destroying lives

A discussion on school exclusions and the denial of parents' rights to challenge the mistreatment of their children.

May 28, 2015

Under attack we fight back

A meeting for supporters of the Mark Duggan campaign and community members to discuss the role of Operation Trident in Duggan's death and wider issues of police corruption and malpractice. 

June 7, 2015