Muslim spiritual guidance in the interfaith and secular context
Conference organised by the Swiss Center for Islam & Society Muslim chaplaincy in public institutions in Switzerland was born in response to a concrete need. On the one hand, it is situated at the thres...
to 30/05/22 to 31/05/22
International Conference On the Future of Islamic-theological Studies
The Swiss Centre for Islam and Society (University of Fribourg) is organising a conference in Zurich on 9 and 10 February 30 and 31 May 2022 on the theme “On the Future of a Young Discipline – I...
‘Islamophobia’ in Spain ?
The Bridge Initiative is a project led by Georgetown University that focuses on the problem of ‘Islamophobia’ in the world. Its ‘Islamophobia Resource Center’ (IRC) is a tool for academics and researchers, ...
to 18/11/21 to 19/11/21
Conference / Religious authority in Islam
Conference organised by the Centre d’études des cultures et des religions (UCLy, Lyon) on 18 and 19 November 2021 Presentation Being a repository of authority or being recognised as a place of authori...
to 24/09/21 to 19/10/21
PriMED Webinars : Religion, Law and Economy in the Mediterranean Space
The PriMED Project, in partnership with the Research Centre “Religion, Law and Economics in the Mediterranean Space” (REDESM, University of Insubria) are organising a new online conference progr...
Switzerland / Launch of the project “Muslim organisations as social actors. 3”
The Swiss Centre for Islam and Society, an inter-faculty research and training centre at the University of Fribourg, is launching the third phase of its “OMAS” project under the direction of Pro...
to 14/04/21 to 26/05/21
Webinars on the prevention of religious radicalisation
The Research Centre “Religions, Rights and Economy in the Mediterranean Area” (REDESM), based at the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria in cooperation with the PriMED project to prevent ...
Launch of a website about Islam in Switzerland
In conclusion of the project “Muslim organizations as social actors”(OMAS), the Swiss Center for Islam and Society (CSIS, University of Friborg) designed the website Islamandsociety.ch. It provides the gene...
to 06/11/20 to 07/11/20
Conference ‘Islam in school’
Conference oragnized by the by the Swiss Center for Islam and Society at the University of Fribourg.
Religious Traditions in the Face of the Crisis of Liberal System. The Case of Islam. (Milano, October 9th, 2019)
Conference organized by the department of religious science of Università Cattolica di Milano
Islam and Otherness: Contextualizations, Transformations, and Influences
From a cross-section of dogmas, discourses, doctrines and reference texts, the contributions aim to examine, from a specific angle of approach (philosophical, theological, political, religious, anthropologi...
For a preventive Islamic de-radicalization. The Re-Configuration of the Humanities within an inter-religious approach. (Milan)
Research group held by the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan. The return to the humanities is not only necessary, but crucial for the promotion of a de-radicalising approach to both societi...
Comparative study on religious freedom across the two Mediterranean shores (Como and Varese)
The Research Centre “Religion, Law and Economy in the Mediterranean Area” (“Religioni, Diritti ed Economie nello Spazio Mediterraneo” – REDESM), established within the University of Insubria, aims to foster...
Religion – Violence – Communication – World Order (Innsbruck)
RGKW (Religion-Gewalt-Kommunikation-Weltordnung) is an interdisciplinary centre of research based at the Faculty of Catholic Theology (Innsbruck). It conducts fundamental research in the field of religion-c...
Islamic-theological studies with a focus on “Islam and society” (Fribourg)
The Swiss Centre “Islam and Society” runs a doctoral programme “Islam and Society: Islamic-theological studies” designed to study specific, multidisciplinary themes and to support do...
Authority and Regulation in Islam (Lyon)
After a research programme on religious, Islamic and Biblical fundamentalism, and a deconstructivist approach to fundamentalism, we thought it was important to approach the notion of authority in link with ...
Islam and society in contemporary Spain (Granada)
Because the presence of Muslim communities in Spain is relatively recent, and because there is not a long tradition of theological study of Islam, we want to start our dialogue with the Islamic tradition by...
Professor of Ecclesiastical Law at the University of Piemonte Orientale
Associate Professor, Sociology Department, Faculty of Art, University of Ljubljana
Associate researcher at IREMAM (Aix-en-Provence), lecturer in the history of Islamic-Christian relations at Saint Paul University, Ottawa,
Jurist and Reserach coordinator
Faculty Member, Department of Political Science, Luiss University of Rome
Professor for Islamic Studies; Director of the Swiss Center of Islam and Society
Postdoctoral fellow in social sciences and Islamic studies.
Candidate in the PhD program ‘Human Rights: Ethical, Social and Political Challenges’, University of Deusto, Bilbao
Research Fellow at Friedrich-Schiller- Universität (Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies)
Agata S. Nalborczyk
Head of the Department for European Islam Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies – University of Warsaw.
Senior Lecturer in Political Science at Science Po Lyon
Guest lecturer at the Centre Sèvres, Priest in Ankara
Professor of islam in the Balkans and Caucasus
Honorary Professor of Canon Law
Professor of cultural Integration of Muslim Immigrants in EU – Card. Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw
Bénédicte Du Chaffaut
Researcher at the Centre d’Etudes des Cultures et des Religions of the Catholic University of Lyon
Professor of religious laws, human rights and hate speech – University of Milan.
Associated Professor of Arabic and Islam Studies
Professor of Comparative Religious Laws
Jaime Flaquer Garcia
Professor of Interreligious Dialogue, Theology of Religions and Islam Studies
Director of the Swiss Centre for Islam and Society
Professor of Fundamental Theology and Religious Studies at the Faculty of Catholic Theology in Innsbruck
Doctor in theology and anthropology, director of the ISEO
Dean of the Faculty of Theology of Universidad Loyola in Granada. Professor of Christian social ethics
Lecturer on the Arab-Muslim world and intercultural representations – Catholic University of Lyon.
Professor of christian-muslim relations, islam in Europe, religion and modernity – Heythrop College, University of London.
Hicham Abdel Gawad
PhD student in religious sciences, writer and trainer of religious facts in society.
Klaus von Stosch
Professor of catholic theology
Professor of Sociology and Social Pluralism and Cultural Conflict, University of Padua
Bad guy or good guy? The framing of an imam
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 German and ...
Breaking Ramadan in the city centre. The public presentation of a young Muslim association
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 the F...
The authoritarian republic. Islam in France and the Republican illusion
Religion and Democracy
“This article addresses mainly two widespread prejudices. The first claims that democracy flourishes only in a Christian culture, the second wants to keep religion out of politics to protect democracy...
Religious Radicalism. The Challenges of an Ill-Defined Concept in Europe
Ali Mostfa, professor of linguistics and discourse analysis at the Catholic University of Lyon, analyses the semantic shifts about the notion of religious radicalism, particularly since the September 11 att...
Thinking Islam in Europe
Interview with Alberto F. Ambrosio, dominican friar, professor of Theology and Histpry of Religions at the Luxembourg School of Religion & Society. Reporter : Raphaël Georgy With the collaboration ofAn...
Muslim as ‘Other’ in former Yugoslavia
Balkan Islam, and in particular that of the former Yugoslavia, is plural because of its ethnic diversity. However, the collective perception does not see it that way, due to a double homogenisation (histori...
Thinking Jihadist Radicalisation: Actors, Theories, Transformations
Between Standardization And Otherness: Being A Muslim In The In The French Armed Forces
Already present since the colonisation process, the question of Islam within the French army has reappeared strongly with the settling down of the populations resulting from the great waves of industrial im...
Protestantism and Islam
How did Martin Luther and John Calvin view Islam? How have Protestant theologians contributed to research on Islam? Pierre-Olivier Léchot, professor of modern history at the Protestant Institute of Theology...
The field of fatwa production in French: a scene of tough competition between Islamic authorities
Conference « Religious Authority in Islam », organised by the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions and the Research Unit of the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy), on 18 and 19 November 2021. Vide...
The imam, the “priest” of Muslims?
Conference « Religious Authority in Islam », organised by the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions and the Research Unit of the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy), on 18 and 19 November 2021. . Vi...