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

Preserving Britain’s Black heroes

Below we reproduce a review of a new exhibition, 'No Colour Bar', which was previously published in The Voice.

July 21, 2015

Inquiring into police accountability and spying on family campaigns

On 16 July, the Home Office announced an inquiry into undercover police spies and their activities monitoring family campaigns and spying on protestors.

July 20, 2015

Joint enterprise in action

Below we reproduce an article written by trainee barrister, Josh Radcliffe, on a recent joint enterprise trial observed at Birmingham Crown Court.

July 17, 2015

Eat together, fight together, remember together

Solidarity also means remembering. 

July 17, 2015

Public order broadcasting: ‘The Met’ and the press

A critical analysis of the BBC’s ‘fly-on-the-wall’ documentary about the Metropolitan police.

July 17, 2015

Upcoming Events

The prognosis for medical justice after 10 years

The tenth Medical Justice annual general meeting,

July 30, 2015

FoodFight – Resistance is Fertile

A free five-day course, organised by the Voices That Shake, on art, race, media and power to explore the idea that resistance is fertile.

August 3, 2015