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Islamophobia Awareness Month comes to an end 

CW: Islamophobia, hate crime  The Student’s Association marked its first recognition of Islamophobia Awareness month this November.  Several events were set up by EUSA in collaboration with Edinburgh University Islamic Society (ISOC) to commemorate the month.  The events included both online and in-person discussions surrounding Islamophobia – the causes, the cures, identity and allyship.  The […]

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Islamophobia Awareness Month 2021

November was the month chosen to mark Islamophobia Awareness Month (IAM) back in 2012 by MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development) and several other organisations. Since then, it has grown and is recognised throughout the UK, and now finally by EUSA too, the first students’ association in the UK to do so. I was elected President […]

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James Fergusson: Al-Britannia, My Country

On Monday 7 October, the University of Edinburgh’s Islamic Society hosted James Fergusson to talk about his recent book, Al-Britannia, My Country. Fergusson’s works were the product of his career as a journalist, and a foreign correspondent specialising in Islamic international affairs. His notable books include: A Million Bullets, which is about the history of […]