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. 7


Briefing Papers & Reports - UK

Investigated or ignored?

News Service

Hatred, hysteria and a Trojan Horse

A leading educationalist argues that the report by Peter Clarke into the ‘Trojan Horse’ affair, embraced by the new education secretary, is in fact a grave disservice.

July 31, 2014

The ‘Guantánamisation’ of Belgium

A new book on Belgium, Guantanamo chez nous?, is an important contribution to the analysis of racism and the war on terror in Europe.

July 31, 2014

A global witch hunt! Media narratives, racial profiling and the Roma

A recently-published report by Ireland’s Ombudsman for Children puts the media’s power to influence state action under the spotlight.

July 31, 2014

Taking on the fraudulent anti-globalisation rhetoric of the Front National

A timely pamphlet aimed primarily at French trades unionists provides an opportunity to reflect on the FN's growing appeal to working-class voters.

July 24, 2014

Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan and the evidential approach to justice

A racialised justice system providing second-class protection to Muslims can be challenged.

July 24, 2014

Upcoming Events

Mark Duggan vigil

A vigil for Mark Duggan on the third anniversary of his death.

August 4, 2014

Dangerous surveillance

A public meeting on Dangerous Surveillance: Drones, Data and Deprivation of Citizenship, including a screening of Dirty Wars and a discussion.

August 5, 2014