Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS)

The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) works to advance and promote the University's expertise in the emerging field of superdiversity. We are the first institute in the UK and one of the first globally, to focus on superdiversity.

Research

Research

IRiS is working to generate advanced, high quality research to underpin theory building, knowledge generation, policy making and public debate about superdiversity.

Working Paper Series

Working Paper Series

IRiS is one of the first research institutions globally that works to advance and promote expertise in the field of superdiversity.

Research videos

Research videos

Researchers from across the University, talk about their areas of research and how this fits with the work of IRiS.

Staff

Staff

IRiS brings together academics from 15 different schools including social policy, politics, theology, education, psychology, geography and sports science.

About IRiS

About IRiS

Leading thinking globally, nationally and locally on the nature and impact of superdiversity across a range of disciplines.

Practitioner research

Practitioner research

PRP is a ground breaking initiative that brings together policymakers and practitioners with IRiS academics to work on research ideas relating to superdiversity.

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Posted 20 June 2016

Integration and the European refugee 'crisis'

IRiS's Jenny Phillimore asks the question in her latest Blog 'Where is integration in the refugee crisis?', which was published recently for Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

Posted 15 June 2016

Celebrating South Asian Music in the West Midlands

University of Birmingham researcher and AHRC Cultural Engagement Fellow Dr David Kerr presents an evening exploring the South Asian musical heritage of the West Midlands, in collaboration with Sampad Arts.

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