Pluriel

University platform for research on Islam

Initiated by
the Federation
of European
Catholic
Universities

Supported by
the International
Federation
of Catholic
Universities

Franziska Honsowitz-Friessnigg

Born in 1962 in Austria, Franziska Honsowitz-Friessnigg has headed the Department for Scientific Cooperation and Dialogue between Cultures and Religions at the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2022. A law graduate from the University of Graz (Austria, 1984), she was recruited by the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work with the United Nations in Southern and Eastern Europe. From 2014 to 2018, she was Austrian ambassador to Algeria, before being appointed ambassador to the Holy See (2018-2022), also accredited to the Republic of San Marino and the Sovereign Order of Malta.

Location

Loading ...

Resources related toLaw

publication

Religions put to the test by freedom of expression

  • Michel Younès
  • Mohamed-Ali Mostfa
  • Malek Chaïeb

“In the republican context, freedom of expression involves all the players in society and mobilises a wide range of intellectual resources. What then are the conditions that foster it while r...

publication

Islam & Otherness. Proceedings of the Pluriel congress in Beirut

  • Mohamed-Ali Mostfa
  • Michel Younès
  • Roula Talhouk

Edited by Michel Younès, Ali Mostfa and Roula Talhouk “In a contemporary context marked by a growing tendency to lock oneself into oppositional logics, reflection on otherness in Islam opens ...

publication

Citizenship in the Arab World: Kin, Religion and Nation-State

  • Gianluca Parolin

The book is the fruit of five years of on-site research on citizenship in the Arab world. It takes a broader legal perspective to the multifaceted reality of nationality and citizenship. The method...

publication

Contemporary Issues in Islamic Law, Economics and Finance

  • Alessandro Ferrari
  • Flavia Cortelezzi

This book explores how Islam can impact the structures and performance of firms, financial institutions and capital markets across a range of countries and industries. The Islamic finance industry ...

videos

Personal Status Laws of Women in Egypt and Palestine

  • Asli Karaca

Title of the lecture : 'Institutionalized Islam in Personal Status Laws and Challenged Position of Women as ‘the Other’' In most of the Muslim-majority countries, personal status laws are the main...

publication

The legal status of non-Muslims in Algeria. The example of evangelicals and Ahmadis.

  • Zohra Aziadé Zemirli

This book, which focuses on the situation before 2019, provides keys to explaining the origins of the popular protest movement, the hirak. It shows how the State controls the society, which is pred...

publication

Thinking Jihadist Radicalisation: Actors, Theories, Transformations

  • Elyamine Settoul

Like many countries, French society is facing the rise of violent radicalisation phenomena with a politico-religious referential. From the factors of jihadist commitment to the processes of disaffi...

publication

Is God a Lawgiver? Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Ius divinum

  • Timo Güzelmansur
  • Tobias Specker

Law that invokes divine appointment or other religious justifications is repeatedly the focus of general attention in Germany. Beyond the concrete religious legal provisions, there is a reflection ...