Professor Chris Allen
Professor Chris Allen
Total 2 Posts
  • Bermondsey, Brum & Leicester, UK.
Associate Professor in Hate Studies based in the Centre for Hate Studies at the University of Leicester.

Michael Gove’s extremism definition: Four things about his announcement that make no sense

5 min read
The UK government’s new extremism definition, aimed at curbing violence and intolerance, raises concerns. It is non-statutory, potentially politicised, lacks clarity on its role in counter-terrorism, and risks targeting specific communities unfairly.

Lee Anderson’s Islamophobia 101: How the Conservatives dodge responsibility for the prejudice that is rife in their ranks

6 min read
Despite the uproar over Lee Anderson’s attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, the Conservative Party, including Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, fails to address it as blatant Islamophobia. This reflects a persistent issue within the party.
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