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Dr Shamim Miah on Islamophobia: A New Racism

Dr Shamim Miah on Islamophobia: A New Racism

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Wednesday November 25 2020

On Sunday 22nd November, UKIM Leeds partnered with MEND to invite Dr Shamim Miah to discuss Islamophobia as part of the annual Islamophobia Awareness Month campaign.

Dr Shamim Miah is a senior lecturer at the University of Huddersfield. He is the author of three books: Muslims, Schooling and the Question of Self-Segregation (Palgrave); Muslims and the Question of Security: Trojan Horse, Prevent and Racialised Politics (Palgrave) and most recently: Race, Space and Multiculturalism in Northern England: M62 and the Corridor of Uncertainty (Palgrave). He is in the process of writing a biography of the fourteenth century philosopher, jurist and historian, Ibn Khaldun (due 2021).

Dr Shamim discussed how Islamophobia has turned into a new form of Racism on a global level and the various ways in which Islamophobia has been experienced in China, Myanmar, India, USA and Europe. Later, he also looked at Islamophobia on a local level in the UK.

The full webinar can be viewed on Facebook: https://fb.watch/1XBzloLEdA/

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