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Islam and democracy

Number 85-86 of the scientific journal “POLIGRAFI” about “Islam and Democracy”

It is co-edited by Anja ZALTA, who gave a speech titled ““House of agreement” – The Islamic tradition of Bosniaks and It’s European-ness” during the Second International Congress of PLURIEL “Islam and Belonging” (Rome, June 2018)

This journal proposes seven articles about case studies in Bosnia-Herzgovina, Kosovo, Slovenia and Turkey.

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Le numéro 85-86 de la revue POLIGRAFI a pour titre “Islam and Democracry”.

Il est co-édité par Anja ZALTA, qui a donné une communication sur La tradition islamique des Bosniaques et son européanité, lors du Second Congrès international de PLURIEL à Rome (Juin 2018)

Cet ouvrage propose sept articles sur des cas d’études en Bosnie-Herzégovine, Kosovo, Slovénie et Turquie.

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إنّ العدد 85-86 من مجلّة بوليغرافي POLIGRAFI يحمل العنوان “الإسلام والديمقراطية”.

أشرفت على تحريره أنجا زالطا، التي قدّمت مداخلة حول التقليد الإسلامي الخاصّ بالبوسنيّين وطابعه الأوروبي ضمن إطار المؤتمر الدولي الثاني لشبكة PLURIEL الذي عُقد في روما (حزيران/يوليو 2018).

يقدّم هذا المجلّد سبعة مقالات تناولت دراسات حالات من البوسنة والهرسك وكوسوفو وسلوفينيا وتركيا.

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