Islam in Bayern

Under the motto "Experience the Sciences", the Bavarian Academy of the Sciences in Munich helds an open day on Saturday, May 20th, from 11am to 6pm. The EZIRE takes part in the event: Throughout the day, Dr. Jörn Thielmann, executive director of the EZIRE, as well as Dr. Mahmoud Jaraba and Alexa...

On Sunday, April 16th, the citizens of Turkey voted on introducing a presidential system. This constitutional referendum marks a new pinnacle of political developments in Turkey that have left Western states uneasy. Many fear the country is slowly drifting toward autocracy. Where to is Turkey’s path leading? And what role does Islam play in these new developments? Hüseyin Çiçek, a research associate at the EZIRE, addressed these questions in various contributions for radio and television.

In his newly published book "Inside Islam", Journalist Constantin Schreiber draws a negative picture of mosques in Germany. Many of the prayers visited by him contained anti-democratic ideas. In conversation with Deutschlandradio Kultur , Mathias Rohe, Islamic scholar and director of the Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe, comments on Schreibers work.