Welcome to the FAU Research Centre for Islam and Law in Europe

The FAU Research Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (FAU EZIRE) conducts research and teaching on Islam and Muslim life in Europe from a multidisciplinary perspective. In addition to research and teaching, the FAU EZIRE offers services such as further training as well as advice, expertise and expert opinions. As an FAU research centre, FAU EZIRE is closely linked to the overarching research priorities of FAU.

Is the use of violence legitimized by Islamic Law? Is the Koran calling for the murder of non-believers? And what is the “Islamization of the Occident” all about? These are the questions that Mathias Rohe, founding director of the EZIRE, is concerned with in a new Focus series. In “Faktencheck Islam...

Category: Interview, News, Press review

In his new article ‘Rethinking Consanguineous Marriages in a Diasporic Setting: A Case Study of ar-Rashidiyya Kinship Community’, FAU EZIRE researcher Mahmoud Jaraba analyses how younger members of the ar-Rashidiyya community in Germany are challenging traditional marriage norms. He concludes that consanguineous marriages within the community are no longer rigid practices, but are increasingly adapting due to the dynamics within the community and broader societal influences.

Category: Publikationen