Tag: race

Is Islamophobia the Same as racism?

This Saturday, October 8th, I’ll be taking race and antiracism and the relationship between racism and Islamophobia with Yassir Morsi at the Lebanese Muslim Association. Save

Bringing Race Back in Racism in “Post-Racial” Times

I was delighted to be interviewed for the latest issue of the German Journal für kritische Migrations- und Grenzregimeforschung by Juliane Karakayali. Claudia Garcia-Rojas (@ClaudiaStellar) was kind enough to create this quote from the interview which you can read here.   Save

The Lure of Frozen Racism – The Occupied Times

My thanks to Michael Richmond of The Occupied Times of London for publishing this short comment on frozen racism, the European abuse of Holocaust memorialisation and the denial of coloniality in the current ‘crisisification’ of the arrival of refugees in Europe. The whole issue is on…

Race, class, gender and the ‘white left’

I was invited by Luqman Onikosi at Sussex University to address Black History Month, an event I used to enjoy immensely during my time there. I highlight for me was chairing the Black Panther speaking tour back in 2008. Luqman asked me to speak on the…

Postracial Silences

On September 17, I gave a talk at the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University, Postracial Silences. In it I explored the themes I have taken up in four recent papers on the occlusion of race in mainstream sociology and the foreclosure of…

What Does Race Do?

A new article by me has appeared in Ethnic and Racial Studies as part of a Symposium in response to an article by the British sociologist of ‘race relations’, Michael Banton. My article argues that we should understand race in terms of what it does instead…

‘Je Suis Pas Charlie’: Talk at the CUNY Graduate Center

On April 23 I was invited to talk at the City University of New York Graduate Center by the European Union Studies Center, the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, the Committee for the Study of Religion, Political Science, and Sociology and Just Publics. Here are…

My Comment on ‘Blood’ by Gil Anidjar

I was asked to participate in an event recently organised by the Philosophy @ UWS initiative, Encountering the Author, a discussion of Blood: A Critique of Christianity by the Columbia University Professor of Religion and Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Gil Anidjar. I could…