Oliver Scharbrodt, Ph.D. (2006) in Islamic and Religious Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, is Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Birmingham. His research interests include modern and contemporary Islam, Shii Islam, Sufism and Muslims in Europe.
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).
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 (Edinburgh University Press, 2004). He is currently Hon. Professor at the University of Copenhagen.
Egdūnas Račius, PhD (2004) in Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Helsinki, is Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and the Head of the Department of Regional Studies at the Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy of Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania). His academic interests encompass Muslim communities in Europe, and in particular, European converts to Islam, as well as revivalist Islam.
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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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