Oliver Scharbrodt is Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Birmingham. His research interests include modern and contemporary Islam, Shi’ism, Sufism, and Muslims in Europe. He is the author of Islam and the Baha’i Faith: A Comparative Study of Muhammad ‘Abduh and ‘Abdul-Baha ‘Abbas (London: Routledge, 2008) and co-authored Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015).
Samim Akgönül is Professor at Strasbourg University and researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). He also teaches Political Science at Syracuse University, USA, and International Relations at several Turkish universities. Among his recent publications are The Minority Concept in the Turkish Context: Practices and Perceptions in Turkey, Greece and France (Leiden: Brill, 2013), Göçebe Yazilar (Istanbul: BGST, 2015), and La Turquie “nouvelle”: du rêve d’Europe au cauchemar du Proche Orient (Paris: Lignes de Repères, 2017).
Ahmet Alibašić is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo, and Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Sarajevo. He writes on Islam in Southeast Europe, contemporary Islamic political thought, and interreligious relations.
Jørgen S. Nielsen is Professor of Contemporary European Islam, University of Birmingham, UK, and Hon. Professor of Islamic Studies at the Faculties of Theology and Humanities, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Since 1978 he has been researching and writing about Islam in Europe. He is the author of Muslims in Western Europe (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 4th edition, with Jonas Otterbeck, 2015), editor of Islam in Denmark: The Challenge of Diversity (Lanham: Lexington, 2012), and editor of Muslim Political Participation in Europe (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013).
Egdūnas Račius is Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at the Department of Area Studies, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania. His field of interest is European Muslim communities in Eastern Europe, particularly European converts to Islam. His most recent publication is Muslims in Eastern Europe (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018).
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Islamophobia, Muslimophobia: From Words to Acts
Sevak Karamyan and Gevorg Avetikyan
Kerem Öktem and Güler Alkan
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Aziz Nazmi Shakir
Ali Dayıoğlu and Mete Hatay
Brian Arly Jacobsen
Thomas Liles and Bayram Balci
Konstantinos Tsitselikis and Alexandros Sakellariou
Martijn de Koning
Sindre Bangstad and Olav Elgvin
Agata S. Nalborczyk
José Mapril, Pedro Soares and Laura Almodovar
Ivan Ejub Kostić
Göran Larsson and Simon Sorgenfrei
Mallory Schneuwly Purdie and Andreas Tunger-Zanetti
Ahmet Erdi Öztürk