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Tahir Abbas
Worked at Fatih University
Attended University of Warwick
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Just published - 'Limits of UK Counterterrorism Policy and its Implications for Islamophobia and Far Right Extremism',International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 4(3): 16‐29.https://www.crimejusticejournal.com/article/view/241
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My piece on Islamophobia in Europe in CritCom - published online by the Council for European Studies at Columbia University
by Tahir Abbas. Introduction. Muslims in Western Europe are in the news again. In January 2015, two events in Paris shocked the world. Employees of the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, were shot dead by Takfiri-Jihadi militants of Algerian ancestry. Days later, Jewish customers at a kosher ...
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Racism in Britain - dare we speak the word?
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My latest piece for Fair Observer 'What Impact Has US Foreign Policy Had on the Muslim World?'
Having suffered from Western interventions and internal decline, the Muslim world is unlikely to see much change.
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An open letter to my embattled Muslim professional colleagues in Britain
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I have often asked myself how I can best explain the nature of the relationship between two historical periods that have similar parallels...
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The Jeremy Corbyn bandwagon rolls on in Britain, but will there will be problems ahead?
The Jeremy Corbyn bandwagon rolls on in Britain, but will there will be problems ahead?
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My latest piece for Fair Observer
What is the root cause of conflict in the modern Middle East?
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Equality, a civil rights based legal system,  some form of representation in the government. Without these three it is a constant struggle against those in charge with a limited path toward economic development. 
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Observations from a recent Ditchley Park conference on the theme of local and global grievances in understanding political Islam held on 19-21 March 2015. 
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  • University of Warwick
    Ethnic Relations, 1995 - 2000
    PhD thesis entitled, 'How South Asians Achieve in Education'.
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Professor Abbas is a Senior Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London
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Tahir Abbas was Professor of Sociology at Fatih University in Istanbul, Turkey from 2010-2016. Born in Birmingham, England, he is author, editor and co-editor of ten books and (co)author of over 70 journal articles and book chapters on the subjects of ethnic studies and Muslim identity politics. He has been a fellow at the Universities of Oxford, Warwick and Exeter in England, and visiting professor at Leiden University in the Netherlands, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, International Islamic University in Islamabad and State Islamic University in Jakarta.

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Published 10 books, havr over 75 peer-reviewed publications, and given over 100 invited lectures abd talks.
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Professor Abbas is a Senior Research Fellow at RUSI in London
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Social research, teaching, administration and public speaking.
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  • Fatih University
    Professor of Sociology, 2012 - 2016
  • Warwick University Centre for Research
    Research Assistant, 1995 - 1995
    Research in Ethnic Relations
  • Birmingham City University
    Research Fellow, 1997 - 1999
    Research Fellow, Birmingham City University Business School, UK
  • Warwick University Centre for Research
    Associate Fellow, 1999 - 2001
    Research in Ethnic Relations
  • University of Birmingham
    Lecturer, 2003 - 2009
    Lecturer (2003-2005), Senior Lecturer (2005-2006) and Reader (2006-2009) in Sociology and Director of Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Culture,
  • University of Oxford
    Visiting Fellow, 2007 - 2008
    Oxford Centre for slamic Studies
  • University of Birmingham
    Fellow, 2007 - 2009
    Fellow of Security and Democracy
  • Exeter University
    Honorary Fellow, 2009 - 2011
    Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies
  • Fatih University
    2010 - 2012
    Associate Professor of Sociology
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Associate Professor, 2012 - 2012
    Schonbrunn Visiting Associate Professor
  • International Islamic University Islamabad
    Iqbal Fellow, 2012 - 2012
    Institute of Research and Dialogue
  • State Islamic University in Jakarta
    2012 - 2012
    Visiting Professor
  • Leiden University
    Visiting Professor, 2013 - 2013
    Department of Religious Studies
  • Royal United Services Institute
    Senior Research Fellow, 2016 - present
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