Daniel DeHanas

  1. Daniel DeHanas
Daniel DeHanas

Daniel DeHanas

King’s University London

Daniel Nilsson DeHanas is Senior Lecturer of Political Science and Religion at King’s College London and serves as co-editor of the journal, Religion, State and Society. His research on religion and politics includes work on religious identity, political participation, and London as a global city of migration. His book London Youth, Religion, and Politics (Oxford Univer- sity Press 2016) brings these interests together in a comparative study of young Muslims and Christians. He also recently co-edited the book Religion and the Rise of Populism (Routledge 2019) including a global range of case studies of religious influences on populism in Britain, the US, Switzerland, Turkey, and elsewhere. His current research (with Peter Mandaville) is a British Council Bridging Voices project on the ‘Muslim Atlantic’ that explores the connections between American and British Muslims.


Workshop: Race and securitization in the Muslim Atlantic (I) – the Muslim Atlantic in the era of Trump/Johnson

The American Countering Violent Extremism and British Prevent strategies, and the wider securitized environment in which they are operate, have contributed to a sense among American and British Muslims that they are embattled as ‘suspect communities’ at a time when Islamophobia is rife. This workshop will investigate our current politi- cal times including the position of Muslims under the Trump and Johnson governments, Muslim debates on the #BlackLivesMatter movement, and the intersections of racism, Islamophobia, and the postcolonial.

Please note: this is an interactive workshop where all participants will be expected to actively contribute to the discussion throughout. There is a maximum capacity of 20 participants per session, on a first-come-first-served basis.