Monthly Archives: November 2014

Hate speech, the letter and the law

This month has seen the publication of the very first primer on hate speech in my native Norway. Associate Professor Anne Birgitta Nilsen’s (Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway) primer is of particular value in that it addresses hate speech, its social, political and legal implications in a short and succinct form which makes the book’s […]

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Islamophobia – what’s in a name?

A recent special issue of the scholarly journal Patterns of Prejudice dedicated to the study of Islamophobia past and present provides a welcome opportunity to reflect both upon current usage of the concept and the academic research into the phenomena in question. As the editors of this special issue – Damir Skenderović, Christina Späti and […]

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