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    Research Interests

    I am an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, University of Coventry. I have research interests in social policy, Muslim identity, integration and Islam in the modern world as well as interfaith dialogue and cohesion. I blog at: and tweet @DilwarH.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    External positions

    Research Fellow, Lokahi Foundation

    1 Oct 201831 Jul 2019

    Consultant / Co-ordinator / Trainer, Church Urban Fund

    1 Apr 2017 → …

    Evaluator, European Union Horizon 2020

    1 May 2016 → …

    Consultant / Inspector, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

    1 May 201530 Nov 2017

    Lecturer, University of Leicester

    1 Aug 201331 Jul 2019

    Chair, New Horizons in British Islam

    2013 → …

    Trustee / Vice Chair, Holocaust Memorial Day Trust


    Trustee, The Faith and Belief Forum, UK

    2011 → …

    Research Fellow / Consultant, Institute for Strategic Dialogue

    1 Jul 2007 → …

    Director, Policy Research Centre

    1 Jul 200731 Mar 2013

    Commissioner, Commission for Racial Equality

    1 Feb 200630 Nov 2007


    • BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
    • Islam in Britain
    • identity
    • BL Religion
    • dialogue
    • religion
    • religion and public life
    • interfaith
    • leadership training
    • religion and belief discrimination and equality
    • HT Communities. Classes. Races
    • integration
    • cohesion
    • discrimination
    • policy
    • identity
    • JZ International relations
    • terrorism and counter terrorism
    • radicalisation
    • extremism


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