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. 9


Briefing Papers & Reports - UK

Investigated or ignored?

News Service

Protecting European democracy or reviving the Cold War?

A new report by Human Rights First on fascism in Hungary and Greece raises important questions. But its orientation towards US national interests smacks of Cold War thinking.

September 18, 2014

Calendar of Racism and Resistance (5 – 18 September 2014)

A resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key news stories in the UK and Europe over the past fortnight.

September 18, 2014

Valerie Allport 1945-2014

A tribute to an IRR supporter.

September 18, 2014

When class becomes a commodity

A new Open Society Foundations research project on Europe’s white working class provides a welcome corrective to those who champion the class as a victim of immigration while colluding in the abandonment of working-class areas.

September 4, 2014

Calendar of racism & resistance (27 August – 4 September 2014)

A calendar of stories from the last week.

September 4, 2014

Upcoming Events

A revelation that must be heard

A public meeting to explore the role of art in challenging structural violence and changing public perceptions. 

September 21, 2014

Inquiry into immigration detention

A meeting to collect evidence from people who have been detained and from organisations that support people in detention for the parliamentary inquiry into immigration detention.

September 23, 2014