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Towards a European Islam
European Islam or Islam in Europe?

If water stands still it spoils, and if it is spoiled it will make the trees that drink from it sick, and subsequently the fruits they bear. – ayatollah Sayyid Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad In research within the field of Islamic Studies, and especially with a focus on Islam in the West, the question is raised […]

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‘De Arabische Lente in Egypte’
BA thesis V.W. Vrijhoef (2012)

Op 25 januari 2011 verzamelen grote aantallen Egyptenaren zich in de straten van Caïro, om teprotesteren tegen de regering van Hosni Mubarak. Na enkele vreedzame uren van protest botsen dedemonstranten met de politie op het Tahrir Square (‘Vrijheidsplein’). Tegelijkertijd breken erprotesten uit in de steden Alexandrië, Mansura, Tanta, Aswan en Assiut. De meest gehoorde grievenonder […]

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‘Sjiïeten tegenover religie, etniciteit en burgerschap’, Begrip Moslims-Christenen

“Young Shiites in the Netherlands and Belgium” This article is a presentation and analysis of a research conducted among 88 young Dutch and Belgian Shiites. Via an online survey these people were questioned about three main themes: their religion, their ethnicity and their Dutch or Belgian citizenship. The authors are interested in the way the […]

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