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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

Europe can no longer pretend to respect human rights

Anger is building at the return of refugees from Europe to war zones and the EU’s deals with dictators and torturers to prevent refugees from leaving their own countries.  In the first of two articles, Frances Webber looks at the EU’s deals with Afghanistan and Turkey. The second article will examine the deals with African states.

December 8, 2016

Calendar of racism and resistance (25 November – 8 December 2016)

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

December 8, 2016

‘Dangerous’ Casey, failing and blaming victims

A number of experts comment on the recently published ‘Casey Review: A review into opportunity and integration’.

December 8, 2016

Job vacancy at the Institute of Race Relations

Are you passionate about racial justice?

December 8, 2016

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

Upcoming Events

Candelit vigil for justice outside the UK Supreme Court

Campaign group Killing the Law will be lighting candles and singing carols for those convicted under the doctrine of Joint Enterprise.

December 13, 2016

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