Who speaks for Muslims?

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 6th Mar 2018

Muslims are regularly presented in a negative light in mainstream media, and as a result, the word terrorism has become almost synonymous with Islam. Similarly, racist hashtags are commonplace online. Social media channels do however offer a space to counter toxicity. Sharing the findings of their British Academy funded research project into the #StopIslam Twitter campaign, Elizabeth Poole and colleagues discuss how – and by who – anti-Muslim sentiment is being challenged online.

Speakers include:Dr Eva Giraud Lecturer in Media, Communication & Culture, Keele University Dr Elizabeth Poole Lecturer in Media Studies, Keele University Dr Ed de Quincey Senior Lecturer, Keele University

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2018-03-06 2018-03-06 Europe/London Who speaks for Muslims? Elizabeth Poole and colleagues discuss how – and by who – anti-Muslim sentiment is being challenged online. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/03/06/who-speaks-for-muslims-161779 The British Academy,10-11 Carlton House Terrace,,London

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