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 (19 June – 2 July 2015)

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

July 2, 2015

Past and present of the IRR

Two videos from the IRR’s recent conference Catching History on the Wing, which celebrated the work of the IRR and A. Sivanandan, are now available to view.

July 2, 2015

How the neoliberal project embeds corruption in Britain

The central message from an important new book is that combating corruption needs to be placed at the centre of social justice campaigns.

July 1, 2015

Why do we count the dead?

We reproduce here an article by Eddie-Bruce Jones, from his personal blog, reflecting on the counting of deaths.

July 1, 2015

Funding appeal for Europe Roma Network

On 2 August 2015, the Europe Roma Network UK will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Roma Genocide at the Hyde Park Holocaust Memorial, to coincide with events across Europe.

July 1, 2015

Upcoming Events

Racial discrimination and criminal justice in the EU

A British Academy panel discussion exploring the issues at the nexus of race, EU law and policing. 

July 9, 2015

Family migration day of action

A day of activities and actions on the third anniversary of the family migration rules.

July 9, 2015