Dr Abdellali Hajjat, University Paris-Nanterre
EURIAS/IASH Research Fellow, Sept 2017-June 2018
Abdellali Hajjat is Senior Lecturer of Political Science at the University Paris-Nanterre.
Worked on the concept of ‘assimilation’ of Muslims, and immigration in post-colonial France. Most recently, his research has focused on Islamophobia as a ‘total social fact’.
As a Research Fellow at Edinburgh University, with his project How does the State fight Everyday Racism? The French Justice System facing Racist Acts and Speeches, Abdellali aims to shed a light on all forms of racism in French society today.
Prof. Anna Triandafyllidou, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Anna is Full Professor at the Global Governance Programme (GGP) of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS), European University Institute. Within the GGP she coordinates the Research Area on Cultural Pluralism. She teaches at the College of Europe in Bruges since 2002 and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies. Her recent books include What is Europe (co authored with R. Gropas, 2015, Palgrave) and four edited volumes: the Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies (2016), Global Governance from Regional Perspectives (2017, Oxford University Press), The Problem of Religious Diversity: European Challenges, Asian Approaches (co-ed with T. Modood, 2017, Edinburgh University Press), Multicultural Governance in a Mobile World (2017, Edinburgh University Press), and The E. Elgar Handbook on Migration and Globalisation (2018).
Prof. Dirk Moses, University of Sydney
Dirk Moses is Professor of Modern History at the University of Sydney. He is the author and editor of many publications on genocide and is senior editor of the Journal of Genocide Research. www.dirkmoses.com
Prof. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Duke University, U.S.
Eduardo is Professor of Sociology at Duke University. He gained visibility in the social sciences with his 1997 American Sociological Review article, “Rethinking Racism: Toward a Structural Interpretation,” where he challenged analysts to study racial matters structurally rather than from the sterile prejudice perspective. His book, Racism Without Racists (5th edition in 2017), has become a classic in the field and influenced scholars in education, religious studies, political science, rhetoric, psychology, political science, legal studies, and sociology.
His research has appeared in most prominent journals and, in addition to his many awards, to date he has published five books, namely, White Supremacy and Racism in the Post-Civil Rights Era (co-winner of the 2002 Oliver Cox Award given by the American Sociological Association), Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States (2004 Choice Award and again in 2015), White Out: The Continuing Significance of Racism (with Ashley Doane), in 2008 White Logic, White Methods: Racism and Methodology (with Tukufu Zuberi and also the co-winner of the 2009 Oliver Cox Award), and in 2011 State of White Supremacy: Racism, Governance, and the United States (with Moon Kie Jung and João H. Costa Vargas). He is the current President of the Southern Sociological Society and the American Sociological Association.
Prof. Ghassan Hage, University of Melbourne
Ghassan is the University of Melbourne’s Future Generation Professor of Anthropology and Social Theory and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. He has published extensively on the comparative anthropology of nationalism, multiculturalism, racism and migration, and is an expert on the work of the late French philosopher and sociologist, Pierre Bourdieu. Ghassan is a high profile voice in public debates on race and multiculturalism in Australia. His most recent book was published by Polity in 2017: Is Racism an Environmental Threat? The book is part of Polity’s new series ‘Debating Race’.