Institute of Race Relations





Briefing Papers - Europe

Briefing Paper no. 10


Briefing Papers & Reports - UK

Racial violence and the Brexit state


Books, pamphlets & multimedia

Catching History on the Wing

News Service

Respecting the dead 

A statement from Last Rights proposing international legal standards for proper and decent treatment of migrants who die at Europe’s borders, and their families, is a vital campaigning tool. 

June 15, 2017

How right-wing media undermined Manchester’s message of ‘coming together’

Some media responded to the Manchester suicide-bomb attack by attacking liberals, while other extreme-right news outlets and personalities ridiculed the value of coming together in the face of terrorism.

June 2, 2017

Calendar of racism and resistance (18 May – 1 June 2017)

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

June 2, 2017

Archives, race, class and rage

Below we publish an excerpt of a commentary in the April 2017 issue of Race & Class, in which Colin Prescod (IRR Chair) examines the challenges of black heritage facing archivists today.

June 1, 2017

Honouring Chris Searle: an afternoon in poetry

The unique contribution of teacher Chris Searle to education in London’s East End was celebrated at the launch of his autobiography, Isaac and I: a life in poetry, on 20 May. 

May 25, 2017

Upcoming Events

Emily Maguire plays a gig for PAFRAS

A special charity event in aid of PAFRAS  (Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers).

June 23, 2017

Justice 4 Leroy Junior Medford

A vigil to show support for the family of Leroy Junior Medford who died in police custody, and to raise awareness of police brutality.

June 24, 2017