Archive for January, 2012

Upcoming Talks

I’ll be speaking about our book, The Crises of Multiculturalism: racism in a neoliberal age at two separate events at the University of Sussex over the next few weeks.

I will be speaking at the Social and Political Thought seminar series on Wednesday January 25 at 17h00 and at the Justice and Violence Research seminar series on Wednesday, February 15 at 15h00 (Room A71).


The Alternative Leveson Enquiry

I was invited to a conference to launch the Alternative Leveson Inquiry into Islamophobia in the media on the 9th of January 2012.

An “alternative Leveson inquiry” is being set up by an Islamic TV channel in order to investigate the way in which British media report on Muslim and Islamic affairs.

The Islam Channel is planning to appoint a judge with an independent panel of assessors – just like Leveson – to carry out the inquiry. Read the rest of this entry »

Diane Abbott’s tweet and the red herring of anti-white racism

Gavan Titley and I wrote in The Guardian that Shortly after the end of the Stephen Lawrence trial, Abbott’s remarks are being used as a chance to restore white victimhood.

Read more on The Guardian website

Stephen Lawrence killers found guilty

Finally, after 18 years two of the killers of Stephen Lawrence have been found guilty. Too little, too late perhaps but an important day for justice for the victims of racism.