Being Muslim and white

Ella Rhodes reports from the Society's Annual Conference.

As part of her doctoral research social psychology PhD student Amena Amer (London School of Economics) explored the identities of an interesting group – those who are Muslim, British and white. Broadly, Amer was hoping to unravel how white Muslims challenge the generally held idea that Islam is a faith made up of people of colour, and how white British Muslims deal with a dual identity – being part of a majority from an ethnicity point of view and simultaneously belonging

 

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As a white British (revert) Muslim myself, I find the subject naturally of great interest. The above report from conference gives a glimpse of some important insights.  Might it be possible to obtain fuller information on Amena's research and findings?