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Special Issue: “Mapping Shia Muslim communities in Europe”

01 January, 2018 13:07
Special issue of the Journal of Muslims in Europe on ‘Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe — Local and Transnational Dimensions’
Special Issue: “Mapping Shia Muslim communities in Europe”

Journal of Muslims in Europe, Volume 6, Issue 2, 2017

Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe — Local and Transnational Dimensions

Guest Editors: Dr Yafa Shanneik, Dr Sufyan Abid and Chris Heinhold

Publisher: Brill (Spring 2017)

Table of Contents

  • Research Articles:

- Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe by Yafa Shanneik, Chris Heinhold, and Zahra Ali

- Karbala in London: Battle of Expressions of Ashura Ritual Commemorations among Twelver Shia Muslims of South Asian Background by Sufyan Abid Dogra

- A Minority in the Making: The Shia Muslim Community in Norway by Marianne Bøe and Ingvild Flaskerud

- Between the Politics of Difference and the Poetics of Similarity by Marios Chatziprokopiou and Panos Hatziprokopiou

- Shiite “Communities of Practice” in Germany by Robert Langer and Benjamin Weineck

- Being a “True” Shi’ite: The Poetics of Emotions among Belgian-Moroccan Shiites by Iman Lechkar

- Towards a United Shia Youth Community by Annemeik Schlatmann

  • Book Reviews:

- Making European Muslims: Religious Socialization among Young Muslims in Scandinavia and Western Europe, edited by Mark Sedgwick – review by Katarzyna Górak-Sosnowska

- Islamist Terrorism in Europe: A History, written by Peter Nesser – review by Katarzyna Górak-Sosnowska

- Understanding Muslim Chaplaincy, edited by Sophie Gilliat-Ray, Mansur Ali and Stephen Pattison – review by Umar Ryad

- Contesting Female, Feminist and Muslim Identities: Post-Socialist Contexts of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo, edited by Zilka Spahić-Šiljak – review by Đermana Šeta

- Being German, Becoming Muslim: Race, Religion, and Conversion in the New Europe, written by Esra Özyürek – review by Yafa Shanneik

Source: Brill Online

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