Yearbook of Muslims in Europe

Volume 3

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The Yearbook of Muslims in Europe provides an up-to-date account of the situation of Muslims in Europe. Covering 46 countries of Europe in its broader sense, the Yearbook consists of three sections: the first section presents a country-by-country summary of essential data with basic statistics and evaluations of their reliability, surveys of legal status and arrangements, organisations, etc. Data have been brought up to date from the previous volume. The second section contains analysis and research articles on issues and themes of current relevance written by experts in the field. The final section provides reviews of recently published books of significance.

The Yearbook is an important source of reference for government and NGO officials, journalists, and policy makers as well as scholars
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Biographical Note

Editor-in-Chief
Jørgen S. Nielsen, Ph.D. (1978) in Arab history, American University of Beirut, has researched and published extensively on Islam in Europe, including Muslims in Western Europe (3rd ed., Edinburgh University Press, 2004). He is currently Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Copenhagen.

Editors
Samim Akgönül, Ph.D. (2001), historian and political scientist, is Associate Professor at Strasbourg University and senior researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). He studies the evolution of minority concepts as well as religious minorities in Eastern and Western Europe.

Ahmet Alibašić is a lecturer at the Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo, and director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Sarajevo. He was educated in Kuala Lumpur (Islamic studies, political sciences, and Islamic civilization). He also served as the first director of the Interreligious Institute in Sarajevo (2007-2008).

Hugh Goddard, Ph.D. (1984) in Christian-Muslim Relations, University of Birmingham, is Director of the HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World, University of Edinburgh. He has written on Christian-Muslim Relations in both Muslim-majority and Christian-majority contexts, and is the author of A History of Christian-Muslim Relations (Edinburgh University Press, 2000).

Brigitte Maréchal, Ph.D. (2006) in sociology, graduated in political sciences and islamology. She is Professor at the Université Catholique de Louvain and director of Cismoc (Centre Interdisciplinaire d’Etudes de l’Islam dans le Monde Contemporain). She has published extensively on European Islam and is the author of The Muslim Brothers in Europe - Roots and Discourse (Brill, 2008).

Review Quote

'The country reports are thorough, meticulous and analytical. [...] Reviews are [...] erudite, analytical and well-written.'
Sotirios S. Livas in Journal of Oriental and African Studies 22 (2013), 352-354.

Table of contents

Foreword

PART I
COUNTRY REPORTS
Introduction
Country Surveys
Albania; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Germany; Greece;Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Kosovo; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Macedonia; Malta; Moldova; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russia; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom

PART II
ANALYSIS
Deconstructing Luther’s Islam: The Turk As Curse or Cure? / Ian Almond
Interpreting Islamic Law for European Muslims: The Role and the Work of the European Council for Fatwa and Research / Karen-Lise Johansen Karman
Measuring the Muslim: About Statistical Obsessions,Categorisations and the Quantification of Religion / Riem Spielhaus

PART III
BOOK REVIEWS

Readership

Researchers, students, journalists, government and NGO officials, and officials of international organizations working with minorities, migration and Muslim communities inside and outside Europe.

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