Islamophobia

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Report

Supporting Muslim families and children in dealing with Islamophobia

This paper provides insights into the challenges confronting parents and their children who experience Islamophobia in Australia, highlighting that countering Islamophobia, discrimination and bigotry continues to be urgent and essential for the mental welfare of Muslim families and the wellbeing of society.
Report

Islamophobia in Australia - II (2016-2017)

This report offers a multi-faceted analysis of verifed incidents reported to the Islamophobia Register Australia by victims, proxies and witnesses in the two-year period of 2016-2017. The authors call on policy makers and researchers to use the findings for their respective areas.
Report

Islamophobia in Australia 2014-2016

This report captures and critically analyses data collected by the Islamophobia Register of Australia reflecting Australian Muslims' lived Islamophobic experiences.
Submission

ICV Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade - Inquiry into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief

This is the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) submission to the inquiry into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief.
Audio interview

Aussies and Islamophobia: defying stereotypes

You might recall last September, a poll by Essential Media found 49% of Australians supported a ban on Muslims immigrating to Australia. The result so shocked Peter Lewis, the respected pollster who runs Essential, that he ran the question a second time. But as he...
Commentary

The condemnation of ISIS by the Qur'an and legal prohibition is absolute: so why keep blaming Islam?

There has been relentless media criticism of Islam and Muslims since the terrorist attacks in Paris last week. Since then, we have heard of an increased level of physical and verbal abuse hurled at Australian Muslims. We have been overwhelmed by calls from parents complaining...
Audio podcast

Muslim women and the War on Terror

Overview For this episode of Sub Rosa podcast, Kate Grealy spoke with Shakira Hussein, a researcher at the University of Melbourne’s Asia Institute and author of the recently released book From Victims to Suspects: Muslim Women Since 9/11. We discussed her new book’s main theme...
Report

Islamophobia, social distance and fear of terrorism in Australia: a preliminary report

Muslims in Australia are an ethnically and culturally diverse group. Muslims are currently the third largest religious group in Australia and their numbers are predicted to grow significantly in the coming decades. Previous research has shown that, even though Australian Muslims tend to be well...
Report

The resilience and ordinariness of Australian Muslims

This study was commissioned by The Challenging Racism Project of Western Sydney University (WSU) and the Islamic Sciences and Research Academy Australia (ISRA) affiliated with Charles Sturt University (CSU) to investigate the experiences and perceptions of ordinary everyday Muslims in Sydney and whether the perceptions...
Journal article

Defacing Levinas: vision, veiling and the ethics of republican citizenship in France

In 2010, the French parliament passed legislation banning the concealment of the face in public in response to a highly publicised debate over the place of the full-face Islamic veil in French society. This essay explores the thus far unexamined relationship between Jewish-French philosopher Emmanual...