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
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...
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.
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
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
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
Professeur de sociologie et de pluralisme social et conflits culturels
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 challenges of religious visibility in the liberal public space
Western modernity has engaged the religious question, over the past thirty years in processes that show an increased interaction between religiosity, visibility and urban public space. At a time when expres...
Religious minorities in France
Who is an authority in Islam in Switzerland and France?
Elements of answers to a question studied by the research group on the theme “Authority and regulation in Islam” of the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions (CECR, UCLy) The question i...
Innovative social work practices by Islamic grassroots organizations in Switzerland
In Switzerland, specific issues related to Muslims have recently emerged in public debates. In addition to the question of radicalization, Muslim migrant populations are affected by social problems such as ...
A Response to Public Discourse? Intracultural Islamic Social Work in a Plural Society
The Ḏhimmī as the Other of Multiple Convivencias in al-Andalus
The ﬁgure of ḏhimmī is certainly the most emblematic juristic ﬁgure in the history of Islamic law. Strangely, it also has the juristic status of being the most ambiguous and complex, as it lacks a coherent,...
The Law of the Other
Abstract As the Other is indispensable for the construction of self-identity and collective identity, the question of the Other is viscerally linked not only to the question of identity but also to law. Sta...
Geography of a forbidden land, women’s bodies: the image of women in Hanbalite fatwas in French-language works
Invertebrate Islam in Catalonia: a problematic anchor
Original title : Invertebrate Islam in Catalonia: a problematic anchor Abstract In this paper I study the presence of Islam in the history and present of Catalonia, fundamentally analyzing its internal orga...
Authority and Regulation in Islam – Research group in Lyon
Presentation of the research group on “Authority and Regulation in Islam” of the Centre for Cultural and Religious Studies (CECR, UCLy) with Michel Younès, Erwin Tanner and Haoues Seniguer. The ...
Islamic Reformist Thought in Western Europe: Zakat for Non-Muslims as an Illustration
Islamic reformism is an increasingly popular concept in Europe. However, it refers to distinct currents of thought. Baptiste Brodard proposes to explore a particular current of Islamic reformism that is dis...