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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.

Latest

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

33

Briefing Papers - Europe

Briefing Paper no. 10

20

Briefing Papers & Reports - UK

Racial violence and the Brexit state

32

Books, pamphlets & multimedia

Catching History on the Wing

News Service

Calendar of racism and resistance (11-24 November 2016)

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

November 24, 2016

Rotherham 12: the jury finds defendants not guilty

Below we reproduce a statement made by the Rotherham 12 Campaign following not guilty verdicts on 16 November.

November 17, 2016

Calendar of racism and resistance (28 October – 10 November 2016)

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

November 10, 2016

Interview with Schools ABC

Below we interview members of a new campaign, Schools ABC, set up to resist the encroachment of border controls in schools.

November 10, 2016

Still privatised, still undervalued: new court interpreting contract from 31 October

Legal translator Aisha Maniar looks at the impact of privatised court interpreting services in England and Wales over the past five years and the new justice sector contract which came into force on 31 October.

November 10, 2016

Upcoming Events

People Power: Black British arts and activism in Hackney 1960s-2000s

An exhibition exploring aspects of Black British arts and activism which have developed in Hackney since the 1960s.

January 21, 2017

‘We are the lions’ 

An exhibition commemorating the Grunwick Strike 1976-78.

March 26, 2017