New criminology research highlights what Islamophobia feels like


Birmingham City University criminologist Dr Imran Awan and Dr Irene Zempi, lecturer in Criminology at Nottingham Trent University, will this week present research in Parliament highlighting their research into Islamophobic victimisation.

Centre for Applied Criminology

Birmingham City University

Speaking before Stuart Andrew MP and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia on Wednesday 12 October as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week, Dr Awan and Dr Zempi will share findings of their most recent autoethnography research which saw the researchers adopting identifiable Muslim identities in Birmingham and Leicester, before the UK had voted to leave the EU in June 2016.

“Our latest study draws on our experiences of Islamophobic victimisation as a result of being ‘visibly’ Muslim in public spaces”, said Dr Awan.

Read the full report here:Gendered Islamophobic Victimisation

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