Articles and Papers 


Irish People of Colour - A Social History of Mixed Race Irish in Britain and Ireland between 1700 and 2000.

by Conrad Koza Bryan and Chamion Caballero - with contributions by William Hart, Mark Doyle and Maurice Casey

May 2024 

This is the first social history book to be published about Irish people of colour in Britain and Ireland. It will be published at the end on May. 

The Pursuit of Justice: International Human rights Law and Children of African Irish Descent

by Conrad Bryan

16  May 2023

On 8 May 2023 Conrad Bryan gave a talk at a symposium held in Ghent University in Belgium. The symposium was held by the Human Rights and Migration Law Clinic at the university and participants included human rights academics and lawyers. The topic covered the experiences of the Metis (mixed race) in Belgium who were taken from Belgium colonial territories in Africa and placed in institutions or foster/families in Belgium.  This symposium paper is published here :

Palestine V Israel and the Collective Obligation to Condemn Apartheid Under Article 3 of ICERD

By Dr David Keane

10 May 2023

In his article Dr David Keane, member of our Irish Racial Justice Forum,  considers article 3 in the context of the Palestinian State. The paper is available here:

Defying the exclusionary homogeneity of Irish whiteness: mixed-race children in Irish industrial schools in the twentieth century

By Dr Phil Mullen

October 2022

This article uses the findings from Phil's PhD research of an autoethnographic investigation of the construction and negotiation of racial identity(ies) for the researcher and 15 women, all of mixed Black-Irish descent, who grew up in the Irish institutional care system in the twentieth century. 

Alternative Perspectives: Ireland’s Centenaries.

Lecture on January 1922 Irish Race Congress, January 1922 Publication of Ulysses and some Interesting Research on black people in Ireland

By Dr Phil Mullen 

5 February 2022

A State Apology

Belgium apologised to mixed race people in 2019

by Conrad Bryan

4 April 2021


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