Zoom event: Universities as contexts of religious prejudice: reflections on research into the experiences of Muslim students
A Conversation@theRRC with Mathew Guest, Professor in the Sociology of Religion at Durham University and co-author of Islam on Campus: Contested Identities and the Cultures of Higher Education in Britain, which explores university life and the ways in which ideas about Islam and Muslim identities are produced, experienced and perceived and the changing nature of university life and the place of religion within it.
In this Conversation, Mat will be discussing the book and exploring:
How are Islam and Muslims viewed within university contexts?
How have government policies about terrorism influenced the way in which universities function, particularly in relation to the experiences of Muslim staff and students?
How can universities combat religious prejudice?