Sep 21 2017
Institutional racism is not mentioned in David Lammy’s important review of the over-representation of BAME people within the criminal justice system. The IRR tries to understand why.
Sep 21 2017
On 7 September, an unnamed Polish man died in hospital after self-harming at Harmondsworth detention centre. Twelve days later a Chinese man was found dead at Dungavel in Scotland. Two deaths in twelve days making a total of four deaths already this year.
Jun 29 2017
Go Home? The politics of Immigration Controversies brings together voices against and surrounding the government’s tougher stance on immigration.
Jun 2 2017
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.
May 25 2017
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 4 2017
A new report by HOPE not Hate, Breitbart - A rightwing plot to shape Europe’s future, explores Breitbart’s influence on global politics, the creation of fake news and its expansion into London.
Apr 19 2017
Joseph Parrott has won an award recognising 'the best journal article or chapter in an edited book on the historical relationship between media and civil rights published during the previous two years'.
Apr 18 2017
The April 2017 Race & Class tackles two key current themes: the impact of Fox News in (mis)representing news and creating racist discourses, and the way in which Canadian ‘neoliberal multiculturalism’ is marginalising Arabs, Muslims and those in solidarity with Palestine.
Apr 5 2017
A play built around seventy long interviews with ‘leavers’ and ‘remainers’ about their feelings after the Brexit vote, inadvertently, provides insights into the immigration debate.