Veiled Threats: prevent, populism and patriarchy

Hosted by the Department of Sociology

32L.G.03, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields


Dr Naaz Rashid

Dr Naaz Rashid

Fatima Ahdash

Fatima Ahdash

Samayya Afzal


Dr Suki Ali

Dr Suki Ali

At this event Dr Naaz Rashid will be revisiting her monograph Veiled Threats (2016) which examined how Prevent, the UK's counter terrorism agenda, legitimated gendered anti-Muslim racism.

She will look at how these narratives have become more deeply entrenched in the UK in light of right wing populism. She will be joined by Fatima Ahdash, who will discuss how Prevent has practically impacted on Muslim women particularly in relation to family law.

Naaz Rashid (@naazrashid) is a Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex.

Fatima Ahdash (@Fatima_Ahdash) is a PhD Student within the Department of Law at LSE.

Samayya Afzal is the Community Engagement Manager for Muslim Council of Britain.

Suki Ali is an Associate Professor in Sociology at LSE.

The hashtag for this event is #LSEVeiledThreats

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