Rethinking Islamophobia: From Renaissance to WW1 to the Radical Right

Issa, Islam and Awan, Imran (2020) Rethinking Islamophobia: From Renaissance to WW1 to the Radical Right. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. (In Press)

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Abstract

In recent years, there have been numerous studies about the definitions and impacts of Islamophobia. The premise of this article is that by combining a number of different disciplines, including history and literature, we may elucidate further key contexts and realities about Islamophobia. As such, this article is a reflection on Islamophobia as a multifaceted and developing phenomena that in turn requires multidisciplinary reflection. Indeed, we approach the issue from different perspectives: one author is a literary critic and historian (who has written about early modern Europe and curated a high-profile exhibition on Muslims in World War One), one is acriminologist (a leading expert on Islamophobia and a key advisor to the UK government on how it might be defined).

Item Type: Article
Date: 29 January 2020
Subjects: L300 Sociology
Q200 Comparative Literary studies
V300 History by topic
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > School of English
Depositing User: Issa
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2020 10:22
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2020 10:22
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9834

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