Islamophobia Conference 2017

IHRC held its annual Islamophobia Conference on Sunday, 10 December. The theme for 2017 was ‘The Rise of Nativism.’

Here, IHRC co-founder Arzu Merali outlines the topic: ”whose nation is it anyway?”

Here, Dr Luis Hernandez Manuel Aguilar discusses the way the nation state is idealised to force individuals to integrate and prove they ‘belong’.

Here, journalist Phil Miller talks about immigration and detention centres.

Here, researcher Martijn de Koning discusses how nativism works.

Here, professor and author Hatem Bazian discusses nativism in the USA

Here, professor Ramon Grosfoguel talks about Islamophobia.

Here writer and activist Amrit Wilson discusses nativism and Islamophobia in India.

Here, lecturer and author Salman Sayyid talks at length about Islamophobia.