Scotland's Muslim Communities: Demographic Trajectories and Challenges

  • Elshayyal, Khadijah (Principal Investigator)

Project Details

Description

This project will be informed by the findings of a recently completed report, “Scottish Muslims in Numbers: Understanding Scotland’s Muslim population using the 2011 national census” (2016) and feed into ongoing research into Muslims and Muslim community institutions in Scotland.
The report highlights a number of key demographic trends within Scotland’s Muslim communities which have significant implications for government policy, public sector provision and Muslim community organisations.

This project aims to encourage a national conversation concerning the present and future needs of Scotland’s rapidly growing Muslim population. The project will target three specific audiences:

1) The general public, through the production of a three-minute animated infographic film to be widely circulated online;
2) Policy-makers and practitioners working in relevant public sector organisations (civil service, local authorities, health, education, policing);
3) Mosque communities (administrations and congregations).
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/12/1631/07/17

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  • BRISMES Annual Conference

    Khadijah Elshayyal (Speaker)

    5 Jul 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  • Muslims in Scotland: New Insights

    Khadijah Elshayyal (Speaker)

    24 Jan 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

  • Muslims in Scotland

    Khadijah Elshayyal (Invited speaker)

    29 Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course