The Rise of the Radicals – The Narrative of Terror Hides Behind its Ideologues – Catherine Shakdam

The 2016 BBC documentary on Deobandis in the UK exposed what many of us knew all along. That the Muslim communities in the United Kingdom are not a monolithic and that there are some schools of thoughts that dominate terrorist violence and intolerance, while other Muslims are held collectively responsible. Most disturbingly, the vast and significant networkContinue reading “The Rise of the Radicals – The Narrative of Terror Hides Behind its Ideologues – Catherine Shakdam”

Diversity and Inclusion: Interview

Publication: Workforce Tomorrow (Issue 8, 2017) Interview with: Jawad Syed Excerpt: “Diversity premises on the understanding that there are multiplicities of identities, experiences, and perspectives. By inclusion, I mean the understanding that there are various interpretations and ways of life, apart from the mainstream version, and that these diverse identities and lifestyles should not beContinue reading “Diversity and Inclusion: Interview”

Djokovic business case for higher men’s pay in tennis harms equality – Jawad Syed

Source: The Conversation In a controversial yet thought-provoking comment, world number one Novak Djokovic has questioned the equality of prize money in tennis, suggesting that men should be paid more as they have more spectators. Djokovic made the remarks following the furore created by Raymond Moore, CEO of the Indian Wells tournament, who said thatContinue reading “Djokovic business case for higher men’s pay in tennis harms equality – Jawad Syed”

Oscars Diversity Row – Jawad Syed’s interview on Radio Huddersfield

Here, Prof Syed talk about the Oscars and how, for the second year in a row, all of the 20 acting nominations for the Academy Awards are for white actors. Interviewed by Nicole Reid of Music Radio Huddersfield on 16 Feb 2016. Link to the article on the University of Huddersfield web site: http://blogs.hud.ac.uk/academics/blog/2016/01/29/oscars-presenters-announced-amid-diversity-row/