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Ms Kim Sadique

Job: Associate Professor in Community & Criminal Justice

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: +44 (0)116 257 7832

E: ksadique@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/hls

 

Personal profile

Kim Sadique’s main teaching and research interests are:

Religion, Faith & Crime: the role of religion in creation of legal systems, crime prevention and support mechanisms for victims and the excusatory/blame function attributed to religion.

Genocide & State Crime: particularly the socio-cultural contexts in which hatred and discrimination occur and the role of 'tolerance' as museum object in educating people about genocide/state crime.

Kim is also interested in community cohesion and work with multi-faith communities.

Research group affiliations

Institute for Research in Criminology, Community, Education and Social Justice

Chair: Global Peace and Transitional Justice Research Group

Key research outputs

Stanislas P., Sadique K. (2019) International Attitudes to Teaching Religion and Faith and the Policing of Minority Communities. In: Albrecht J., den Heyer G., Stanislas P. (eds) Policing and Minority Communities. Springer, Cham, pp 11-27

Sadique, K., Tangen, J. & Perowne, A. (2018) The Importance of Narrative in Responding to Hate Incidents Following ‘Trigger’ Events, [Online] Tell MAMA. Available from https://tellmamauk.org/wp-content/uploads/resources/Tell%20MAMA%20-%20Report.pdf

Sadique, K. (2016) The Effect of Religion on Crime and Deviancy: Hellfire in the 21st Century, in K. Sadique & P. Stanislas (eds) Religion, Faith & Crime: Theories, Identities and Issues. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Sadique, K. & Stanislas, P. (2016) Religion, Faith and Crime in Context, in K. Sadique & P. Stanislas (eds) Religion, Faith & Crime: Theories, Identities and Issues. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Research interests/expertise

  • Genocide and State Crime
  • Diversity & discrimination (inc. radicalisation/extremism, hate crime)
  • Religion, Spirituality and Crime

Areas of teaching

  • Genocide & State Crime
  • Religion, Faith & Crime
  • Hate Crime
  • Research/Dissertation supervision

Qualifications

  • Further & Adult Education Teaching Certificate (City & Guilds 7307) Barnfield College, Luton
  • MSc Criminal Justice Studies, University of Leicester

Courses taught

  • BA (Hons) Criminology
  • BA (Hons) Criminology with Psychology

Honours and awards

Upstanding Research and Innovation Award for Outstanding Contribution to Tackling Hatred, Intolerance and Prejudice, #No2H8 Crime Awards 2017

Membership of external committees

Chair of East Midlands Regional Board, Remembering Srebrenica

Leicestershire Police Hate Crime Scrutiny Panel

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • British Society of Criminology
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

Projects

Impact Study for Remembering Srebrenica Aug 2019 - Dec 2019 

Conference attendance

Sadique, K., Tangen, J. & Perowne, A (2018) ‘The Importance of Narrative in Responding to Hate Incidents Following ‘Trigger’ Events: Launch of the National Report for TellMAMA’ invited talk for TellMAMA UK, De Montfort University, 07 December 2018

Sadique, K & Tangen, J (2018) ‘Experiential Learning as Transformative: Teaching about Genocide and Crimes of the State’, delivered to 18th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology [Crimes Against Humans and Crimes Against Humanity], Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, University of Sarajevo 29th Aug-1st Sept 2018

Sadique, K. (2018) Religiously-Motivated Hate Crime: The Churches Response. Church of England Presence and Engagement, Diocesan Inter-Faith Relations Advisers Conference, 16 May 2018, Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick

Sadique, K. (2018) Mental Health & Spiritual Interventions (Keynote Address) Leicester Women’s Forum ‘Mental Health in the Muslim Community’, 24 February 2018, St Philip’s Centre, Leicester.

Sadique, K. (2018) Religio-Cultural Alternatives to ‘Treatment’ for MH conditions Royal College of Psychiatrists Transcultural SIG Annual Conference, 19 Feb 2018, Royal College of Psychiatry, London

Sadique, K. (2017) Chairs Welcome Address, Inside Government Conference ‘Effectively Reporting, Tackling and Preventing Hate Crime’ 13th December 2017, DeVere West One, London

Chakraborti, N. and Sadique, K. (2017) Moving Beyond the Echo Chamber: Hate Crime in Focus, BSC Midlands Seminar Series, 15 November 2017, De Montfort University

Recent research outputs

Stanislas P., Sadique K. (2019) International Attitudes to Teaching Religion and Faith and the Policing of Minority Communities. In: Albrecht J., den Heyer G., Stanislas P. (eds) Policing and Minority Communities. Springer, Cham, pp 11-27

Sadique, K., Tangen, J. & Perowne, A. (2018) The Importance of Narrative in Responding to Hate Incidents Following ‘Trigger’ Events, [Online] Tell MAMA. Available from https://tellmamauk.org/wp-content/uploads/resources/Tell%20MAMA%20-%20Report.pdf

Key articles information

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Current research students

Tina Billington-Hughes (p/t 2019-2025) (Second Supervisor)

Kim is interested in supervising doctoral students working in the following areas:

  • Genocide and State Crime
  • Hate Crime
  • Religion/Crime nexus

Internally funded research project information

#DMUGlobal, De Montfort University: Kim Sadique (Principal Investigator) & Dr James Tangen (Co-Investigator). Funding for two research and educational trips to Krakow, Poland, including visits to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and  interviews with educators and guides. These trips were key periods of fieldwork for research exploring the role of emotions in trasformational approaches to teaching about genocide and crimes of the state.

Professional esteem indicators

Research Fellow in South Asian Studies, European Foundation for South Asian Studies, EFSAS, Mar 2017 – present

Executive Member Royal College of Psychiatry, Transcultural Special Interest Group (Specialist Associate Member RCPsych) Jan 2017 – July 2019

Reviews Editor, British Journal of Forensic Practice 2008-2013

Reviewer, Body & Society Journal 2011-present.

Associate Editor, British Journal of Forensic Practice 2007-2008.

Review Editor, Community Safety Journal 2005-2006.