Publications

In their latest publication, Isabella Schwaderer and EZIRE member Gerdien Jonker look at the religious relationship between Germany and India. Religion as a form of cultural expression constitutes a critical element in the relationship between Germany and India. The discovery of Indian traditions in Germany and re-interpretations of those traditions in India fueled not only new theological and philosophical explorations, but also extensive innovations in the fields of music, dance, bodily experience, and political intervention.

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In his new article Hüseyin Cicek writes about "René Girard's Mimetic Theory and Its Value in Understanding Sura Maryam: A Mimetic Analysis of Mythical, Biblical, and Apocryphal Transformations" in the academic journal Religions.

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In his article, Mahmoud Jaraba examines the new relationship between German Salafism and Saudi Arabia. In the past, Salafism in Germany was often viewed as a product of Saudi efforts to spread their own conservative brand of Islam. However, in the course of its social liberalization, the Kingdom has increasingly distanced itself from Salafism in recent years. Specifically, Jaraba explores the question of how the German Salafism, once supported by Saudi Arabia, now constructs its own version of Salafism adapted to the German context, while also criticizing the liberalization in Saudi Arabia.

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In 2019, the annual conference of the Society for Arab and Islamic Law on the topic of "Migration and Homeland Law: Challenges of Muslim Immigration to Germany" took place at the Georg-August University in Göttingen, including contributions by Hatem Elliesie and Mathias Rohe. Now, the lectures have been compiled in a collection, edited by Irene Schneider, Hatem Elliesie, and Silvia Tellenbach

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For years, Arab-Turkish extended families have been at the centre of political and media debates. The families are often described as "criminal clans". Dr Mahmoud Jaraba has been researching the topic for several years. In a new expertise for Mediendienst Integration, he examines how the structures of extended families have developed and in which structural contexts crime takes place.

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