Content written by Mark Bryant


I look at how stories are shared, as well as who shares the stories, in my research on the news media. In a former life, I worked as a journalist, and it’s given me good understanding of journalism practice and a fair bit of empathy for the journalists, even as it sharpens my own critiques: […]



Eid is a time for coming together as a family and as a community after the fasting of Ramadan – and this past Ramadan was an especially long fast for Muslims in Britain, straddling the longest days of the calendar at the height of summer in our northern latitude. In Cardiff, the Welsh Assembly hosted […]


On Wednesday 13th April 7pm Professor Grace Davie will be delivering a lecture entitled “Contextualising Islam in 21st Century Britain” in the Temple of Peace and Health, Cathays Park, CF10 3AP This lecture is organised in partnership with the Cardiff Centre for Law and Religion, Cardiff University, the Cardiff and District branch of the United […]




  We are Happy to announce two early career postdoctoral opportunities based in the Islam-UK Centre (Department of Religious Studies) at Cardiff University.  Both are full-time, for three years.   Lecturer in Social Science Methods and Theories, with an emphasis on sociology of religion and Muslim communities in Britain (vacancy reference number: 3110BR) Lecturer in […]