Based on an analysis of British mainstream print media coverage between 2006-2013, Dr Denny Pencheva examines how constructive engagement with EU nationals in the UK today is complicated by a history of divisive, racialised rhetoric, and persistent negative stereotyping of Eastern Europeans by the UK press, and argues for a more responsible approach to public debates on immigration, by politicians and the media. Continue reading What to do with (Eastern) Europeans after Brexit?
Pippa Sterk, PhD student at Kings College London, discusses how racialisation emerges through communication at airport security. Continue reading A Sign of Trouble: Airport Security and the Body of Colour
Shada Islam, commentator on EU affairs and owner of Brussels-based New Horizons Project, dismantles the idea of inclusivity in the EU, showing how racism and exclusion of minority groups continue to persist. She argues that to drive change in Europe, a monumental effort on part of the EU is needed. Continue reading The EU needs a new story on race and inclusion
Khaled Diab, Author of ‘Islam for the Politically Incorrect’ and Anti-Terrorism Expert, highlights how racism continues to manifest in Europe, providing an interesting perspective on racism in relation to ethnicity, equality and the environment. Continue reading Black lives matter in Europe too