Welcome to the Erlangen Centre for Islam & Law in Europe
The Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE) conducts research and teaching about Islam and Muslim life in Europe from a multidisciplinary perspective. In addition to research and teaching, EZIRE also offers services such as trainings, consulting, expertise and expert opinions.
Prof Mathias Rohe, speaker of the Independent Expert Commission on anti-Muslim sentiment in Germany was a guest at a conference of the Council of Europe on preventing and combating anti-Muslim racism and discrimination on June 7.
On May 25, the Berliner Zeitung published an article about the strategy of the police in the fight against so-called "clan crime".
EZIRE warmly congratulates Serdar Aslan on his PhD thesis, which has now been under the title "Die deutsche Koranliteratur. Biographie and Bibliographie". (The German Quranic literature. Biography and bibliography)
An article written by Dr Mahmoud Jaraba addresses the practice of khulʿ, a specific procedure, in which women can give a divorce by returning the dower (mahr) or anything else that she received.
After three successful years, "Islamberatung in Bayern" (Islamic Affairs Consultancy) has been extended until 2024. The project of the Eugen Biser Foundation in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Foundation and the Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE) has been acting as an advice centre for municipal actors since 2019 and provides professional as well as practical assistance on Islam-related topics.
The EZIRE cordially invites to the kick-off event of the working group "Medical Ethics and Islam" in Erlangen. On May 12, 2022 from 9:00-16:00, the contributors will introduce themselves and discuss the long-term goals of the working group.
An interview with Hatem Elliesie by Deutsche Welle is the source for an article on Islamic law in sub-Saharan Africa. Following the cooperation conference of EZIRE with the African Law Association, which took place in Erlangen in November 2021, the topic was taken up and processed as relevant.