Author evening with Dr Irene Zempi: The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia

Join IHRC for a conversation with Dr Irene Zempi where we will be exploring the key readings in Islamophobia, the rise in far-right extremism, Criminology and Law.

WHEN: Thursday 13 June 2019, 6.30pm

WHERE: IHRC Bookshop, 202 Preston Road, Wembley, HA9 8PA

RSVP by emailing events@ihrc.orgP

Free event
Refreshments available
Wudu and prayer facilities available

IHRC Bookshop is a minute’s walk from Preston Road Underground station (Metropolitan line). 

Please note, it is an event day in Wembley today therefore there will be parking restrictions. Please see here for car parking information. 

About the book:

Islamophobic hate crimes have increased significantly following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and 7/7. More recently, the rhetoric surrounding Trump’s election and presidency, Brexit, the rise of far-right groups and ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks worldwide have promoted a climate where Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiments have become ‘legitimised’.

The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia provides a comprehensive single-volume collection of key readings in Islamophobia. Consisting of 32 chapters accessibly written by scholars, policy makers and practitioners, it seeks to examine the nature, extent, implications of, and responses to Islamophobic hate crime both nationally and internationally.

This volume will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as postdoctoral researchers interested in fields such as Criminology, Victimology, Sociology, Social Policy, Religious Studies, Law and related Social Sciences subjects. It will also appeal to scholars, policy makers and practitioners working in and around the areas of Islamophobic hate crimes.

About the author:

Dr Irene Zempi is a Lecturer in Criminology at Nottingham Trent University. Irene has published widely on issues of hate crime, researcher positionality, and ethnography. She is the principal investigation for the evaluation of Citizens at the Heart: A Citizen Centred Approach to Tackling Hate Crime, which is a two year pilot project funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme to tackle prejudice and respond to hate crime. She is a board member of British Society of Criminology Hate Crime Network and Nottinghamshire Hate Crime Steering Group. Irene has given written and oral evidence on anti-Muslim hate crime to parliament in 2015, 2016, 2017 and twice in 2018. 

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