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.
Apr 7 2016
The latest issue of Race & Class features articles examining the roots of paramilitary and structural violence in Jamaica and Hungary.
An IRR discussion paper on the Housing and Planning and Immigration Bills 2015-16.
A paper, Prevent and the Children's Rights Convention, published today by the Institute of Race Relations supports the NUT's call for a more rational debate on the Prevent duty in schools.
Jan 28 2016
The January 2016 issue of Race & Class is a special issue on the theme of ‘reparative histories’.
Oct 22 2015
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.
The latest issue of Race & Class features Mark McGovern’s timely analysis of the colonial roots of state violence and collusion in Northern Ireland.
The July issue of Race & Class takes up three topical themes: the monetarisation of private information, the politics of film and the demonisation of ‘anti-racism’.
The April 2015 issue of Race & Class argues that Northern Ireland’s BAME communities have been living the peace process in reverse.
The IRR publishes a disturbing new report, Unwanted, unnoticed: an audit of 160 asylum and immigration-related deaths in Europe, revealing the extent of Europe’s departure from its vaunted humanitarian ideals.
Mar 20 2015
On Monday 23 March, the Institute of Race Relations published Dying for Justice which gives the background on 509 people (an average of twenty-two per year) from BAME, refugee and migrant communities who have died between 1991-2014 in suspicious circumstances in which the police, prison authorities or immigration detention officers have been implicated.
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June 23, 2016
Below we reproduce the IRR submission to the Labour Party Inquiry into anti-Semitism and other forms of racism, including Islamophobia.
June 23, 2016
Frontex plays a key role in screening of new arrivals on Europe’s southern borders, with its interpreters often deciding nationality. Aisha Maniar shows the inappropriateness of this role, given Frontex’ quasi-military role in policing the borders.
June 23, 2016
Lawyers are seeking support to launch a much-needed legal centre in Lesbos for those detained in refugee camps on the Island.
June 22, 2016
It is with immense sadness that we record the death of the IRR’s great friend and stalwart supporter Cedric Robinson in Santa Barbara California on 4 June.
June 9, 2016