New book: Werner Schiffauer’s ethnographic study of the Milli Görüs movement

27 August 2010 Werner Schiffauer, who has pioneered cultural anthropological research into Turkish people in Germany, has taken the Islamic movement Milli Görüs as the subject of his new book. His analysis is more balanced than his critics claim, reviewer Susanne Schröter finds. Secular revolutionaries who embarked on their long march through enemy institutions were…

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Islam in Europe: Diversity, Identity and Influence

Events over recent years have increased the global interest in Islam. This volume seeks to combat generalisations about the Muslim presence in Europe by illuminating its diversity across Europe and offering a more realistic, highly differentiated picture. It contends with the monist concept of identity that suggests Islam is the shared and main definition of…

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Women’s Activism in the Muslim Community in Britain

Full title: Organizing for Our Rights: Women’s Activism in the Muslim Community in Britain – Developments, Challenges, Prospects This is the first event in the 2007 ISIM lecture series at Utrecht University on aspects of the Muslim presence in Europe. Keynote speaker is Cassandra Balchin. Further speakers in the series are Maleiha Malik, Christine Jacobsen,…

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