University platform for research on Islam

Initiated by
the Federation
of European

Supported by
the International
of Catholic

Centre suisse islam et société

International Conference on Islamic Social Work (11./12.9.2019)

Conference of the Swiss Center for Islam and Society (University of Freiburg) on September 11-12, 2019 :

Islamic Social Work? From Community Services to Committment to the Common Good

Conferences in french and english




Call for Research Posters (Deadline : May 31st) :

A series of poster-panels will be displayed on the conference site (11th September 16.00h to 12th September 19.00h) and used to showcase ongoing or completed post-graduate and early-career research projectsas well as projects of research institutes. Presenting a poster means reaching the conference audience and providingthe opportunity for in-depth discussion about your current work

Contact to submit a poster : Arlinda Amiti M.A. :

Contact for the conference : Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Schmid
Direktor, Schweizerisches Zentrum für Islam und Gesellschaft

Le Centre Suisse Islam et Société (CSIS)de l’Université de Fribourg organise un colloque international les 11 et 12 septembre 2019 :

Le travail social islamique: des services communautaires à l’engagement en faveur du bien commun

Conférences en français et en anglais.




Possibilité de participer à une exposition de posters qui seront exposés lors de ce colloque :


Contact : Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Schmid
Directeur du Centre Suisse Islam et Société

Resources related to keywords


Overcoming the Imperialist Seduction: A Polylogue Reading of Mary towards a Theology of Peace

  • Michaela Quast-Neulinger

"The current war waged by Russia against Ukraine once again sheds light on the ambivalent role of religion in violent conflicts, and especially the use of religious figures for imperialist politica...


Islamochristiana 48 : Christian Theological Engagement with Islam

“PISAI is pleased to announce the publication of Islamochristiana 48 (dated 2022), an issue devoted to the theme “The theological engagement of Christians with Islam”. The encount...


The Science of Letters and Alchemy in Ibn ʿArabī’s Jesus

  • Jaime Flaquer Garcia

"This article briefly presents what the science of letters and alchemy meant for Ibn ʿArabī and explains why this Sufi mystic attributes the highest degree of these sciences to Jesus. We will see h...


Bad guy or good guy? The framing of an imam

  • Noemi Trucco

In this paper, we investigate framing in the case of an imam in Switzerland. We conducted a qualitative content analysis of 175 articles from Swiss newspapers and public broadcasting websites in Ge...


Breaking Ramadan in the city centre. The public presentation of a young Muslim association

  • Guillaume Chatagny

By Federico Biasca and Guillaume Chatagny "This article presents, describes, and analyses an event for breaking the fast organized in the public sphere by a local association of young Muslims in...


Syriac Theology: Past and Present

  • Klaus von Stosch

“This volume takes us back to the roots of Christianity and exemplifies the significance of Syriac Theology for our time. Bringing together articles by scholars from diverse disciplines, this...


Being yourself through the other. How I grew up in a context of diversity

  • Michel Younès

“This book retraces the itinerary of Michel Younès in which he shows that otherness is part of identity. In a context where cultural and religious diversity is no longer an option, he seeks t...


The Caliphate and Secularism. Syrian perspectives

  • Wasim Salman

The book confronts us with two opposing possibilities facing contemporary Arab society, namely the caliphate and secularism. While the former refers to the Islamic monarchy, theocracy and absolute ...