"Muslim Consciousness" as a Challenge to the British Tradition of Multiculturalism: the case of Riz Ahmed

Author(s): Manuela Latchoumaya

Type: Poster

Department: European Institute

Exhibit no: 27

British multiculturalism emerged around racial rather than religious categories. As a result, Muslims have traditionally been excluded from dominant understandings of multiculturalism. In this paper, I explored the ways in which the resistance of British Muslims challenges these understandings through the case of actor and rapper Riz Ahmed.