UoB Islamophobia Awareness week begins today

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BEMA, Muslimah Pride, Birmingham Islamic society, Ahlul Bayt society and Ahle Sunnah society present
UoB Islamophobia Awareness week,
in recognition of Islamophobia Awareness Month UK in November.

The week includes a number of events and awareness-raising throughout the week, so keep a look out.
For Twitter users, we’ll be using #UoBIslamophobiaAwareness tag – so join in the discussion there too.

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I wasn’t always dressed like this – Politics of the Muslim Veil
Documentary screening of ‘I wasn’t always dressed like this’, following 3 Muslim women on their decision to adopt the Hijab.
Followed by a Skype Q+A with director Betty Martins, and discussion led by Muslimah Pride
also with free refreshments.
25th November  – 6pm – Arts Lecture room 6

Deconstructing Islamophobia
Panel talk and discussion on Islamophobia, historic and ‘modern’.
Will cover topics on the causes of contemporary Islamophobia in Britain, the representation of Muslims/Islam in the media, Islamophobia as a form of racism and more.
26th November – 6pm – Arts Room 201

Islamophobia information stall
Stall and leafleting on campus to start conversations and create further awareness about Islamophobia.
28th November – 12-4pm – Outside Spar in the Guild

Peace,
BEMA

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