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Creating a Diasporic Public Sphere in Britain: Twelver Shia Networks in London

Creating a Diasporic Public Sphere in Britain: Twelver Shia Networks in London

2019-09-06
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Author: Oliver Scharbrodt Published online: July 24, 2019 Since the 1980s, the Borough of Brent, in north-west London, has been a major global hub of transnational Twelver Shiism. With the influx of Iraqi refugees, many clerical leaders of Twelver ...
Joining the Islamic State from France between 2014 and 2016

Joining the Islamic State from France between 2014 and 2016

2018-11-15
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An observational follow-up study Authors: Nicolas Campelo, Laura Bouzar, Alice Oppetit, Hugues Pellerin, Serge Hefez, Guillaume Bronsard, David Cohen & Dounia Bouzar Publisher: Palgrave Communications Publication Date: November 14, 2018 A new...
A minority within a minority?: the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain

A minority within a minority?: the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain

2018-11-11
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Author: Oliver Scharbrodt, University of Birmingham Published Online: November 8, 2018 Published in: Journal of Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life (2018) Publisher: Springer Netherlands Academic scholarship on Shia Muslim minorities in t...
Islam in Germany

Islam in Germany

2014-06-30
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 Demography, education, job, housing, discrimination, etc. in regard to Muslims in Germany.

Islam in Austria

Islam in Austria

2014-06-28
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