UoB Islamophobia Awareness Week
Mon 24 Nov – 6pm – Nuffield G17
Student-led seminar with Muslim students at UoB, Abdel Rahman Mussa and Chris Allen (Professor).
Tue 25 Nov – 7pm – Arts LR7
Documentary screening ‘Zone of Nonbeing: Guantanamo’
Documentary on Guantanamo Bay, Drone warfare and the institutionalisation of Islamophobic racism within the USA.
Followed by Q&A + discussion with Turab Shah (Writer/Director) and Arzu Merali (Producer)
Wed 26 Nov – 5pm – Arts LR5
‘Challenging Islamophobia’ workshops, including deconstructing Islamophobia and challenging Islamophobic stop & search
Taher Gulamhussein (STOPwatch), Alaa Elaydi (NUS) and Hilary Aked.
Thu 27 Nov – 6pm – Arts LR2
The ‘Good-Muslim’/’Bad-Muslim’ Myth panel discussion
featuring Salman Sayyid (Author of ‘Thinking Through Islamophobia’),
Malia Bouattia (NUS Black Students’ Officer),
Oliur Rahman (Deputy Mayor of Tower Hamlets),
Afroze Zaidi-Jivraj (Researcher in Islamophobia)
All events are free and open to all.